The only thing between the powerful Japanese force and Leyte was RADM Clifton Sprague and his small group, code-named Taffy 3, of six escort carriers, three destroyers, and tour destroyer escorts
, none with guns greater than five-inch.
Myron Scott, a photographer for the company's advertising agency, came which described a small, fast and maneuverable warship that often functioned as a destroyer escort
The original motors were taken from naval destroyer escort
vessels and had 12-foot flywheels and 6,000 horsepower," recalls Hymie.
Navy where he served in the destroyer escort
WITH Jock Brown prowling the Job Centres, Kenny Dalglish pondering the parking arrangements in Kerrydale Street, and Fergus considering a destroyer escort
when he ships his gold to Bermuda in the spring, Celtic get back to basic business.
He enjoyed his time in the Navy and served as a SHB3 on the Navy Destroyer Escort
USS John Willis (DE-1027) and then transferred to the USS Charles P.
The USS Harmon, a destroyer escort
, was launched on July 25,1943.
When the destroyer escort
was well clear, the River Afton received a signal ordering the convoy to scatter and proceed independently to the nearest Russian port.
Navy from 1942 to 1945 aboard the USS Amick destroyer escort
Fleming her son's posthumous Medal of Honor, and the following September the Navy commissioned a destroyer escort
named in the deceased pilot's honor.
Worth says of the American diesel-driven Cannon-class destroyer escorts
that they "rolled as badly as the Evarts type," an earlier class of destroyer escort
that he reports was prone to "lurid" rolls.
To all appearances she was a typical Mackenzie Class destroyer escort