Salvage Sailor Posted February 22, 2016 Share #51 Posted February 22, 2016 USS GREGORY (DD-802) Flagship of the 8 Fletcher class destroyers of DESRON 17 during the Korean War and into the Cold War Destroyer Squadron 17, photographed at the foot of Broadway, San Diego, California, in March 1955. Destroyers in front row include (left to right): USS Twining (DD-540); USS Erben (DD-631); USS Halsey Powell (DD-686) and USS Gregory (DD-802). Behind them are (left to right): USS Shields (DD-596); USS Colahan (DD-658); USS Marshall (DD-676) and USS Porterfield (DD-682). USS Kearsarge (CVA-33) is tied up in the left distance, at Naval Air Station, North Island. Structure in the bottom center is the "Naval Destroyer Boat House". U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph. COMDESRON 17 embarked aboard USS GREGORY (DD-802) Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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