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Salvage Sailor
On 5/3/2017 at 8:14 AM, 10esee said:

 

Spruance class USS PAUL F FOSTER (DD-964) In service 1976 to 2003. Still in service as EDD-964 Assigned to NSWC Port Hueneme as SDTS ship.

 

1970's Swiss Tex patch

DD 964 USS PAUL F FOSTER Swiss Tex 001.jpg

 

DD 964 USS PAUL F FOSTER Snipe 001.jpg

 

Engineering Department Snipe patch

 

DD 964 USS PAUL F FOSTER Snipe 002.jpg

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Gearing class Korean/Vietnam war gunline veteran USS CARPENTER (DD-825) In service 1949 to 1981

 

DD 825 USS CARPENTER 001.jpg

 

DD 825 USS CARPENTER 002.jpg

 

1960's patch and medallion after conversion to an ASW Hunter Killer at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard

LUKU MOKOLU'U - Killer of Undersea Boats in Hawaiian

 

DD 825 USS CARPENTER 003.jpg

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USS CHARLES P CECIL (DDR-835) Gearing class in service 1945 to 1979

 

DD 835 DDR 835 USS CHARLES P CECIL 001.jpg

 

She was a DDR radar picket from 1949 to 1963

 

DD 835 DDR 835 USS CHARLES P CECIL 002.jpg

 

DD 835 DDR 835 USS CHARLES P CECIL GEMSCO DDR 001.jpg

 

1950's Gemsco (DDR-835) - She was a DDR radar picket from 1949 to 1963

 

DD 835 USS CHARLES P CECIL GEMSCO 001.jpg

 

1960's Gemsco after her redesignation/conversion to a FRAM DD in 1964

 

DD 835 USS CHARLES P CECIL GEMSCO 002.jpg

 

1970's Swiss Tex ships' store patch (slightly smaller than the Gemsco version)

 

DD 835 USS CHARLES P CECIL Swiss Tex  001.jpg

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USS MULLINNIX (DD-944) Forrest Sherman class In service 1958 to 1983,

DESRON 15 "Foreign Legion", Homeport Yokosuka, Japan

 

DD 944 USS MULLINNIX 001.jpg

 

Grouping from a LCDR Surface Warfare officer who served with "The Foreign Legion", homeport Yokosuka, Japan

 

DD 944 USS MULLINNIX DESRON 15 001.jpg

 

DD 944 USS MULLINNIX 009.jpg

 

All green and gold version

 

DD 944 USS MULLINNIX 010.jpg

 

Five different versions

DD 944 USS MULLINNIX 011.jpg

 

DD 944 USS MULLINNIX 012.jpg

 

Green shield and white shield, white & merrowed edge grey versions

 

DD 944 USS MULLINNIX 013.jpg

 

DD 944 USS MULLINNIX 014.jpg

 

6" jacket patch

 

DD 944 USS MULLINNIX 015.jpg

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Bearmon posted these pages ago but as he said, "the scans don't do them justice", so here's another view

 

Fletcher class USS EATON (DDE/DD-510) In service 1942 to 1969

 

Fletcher class USS EATON (DDE/DD-510) In service 1942 to 1969

 

1950's Gemsco twill version

DD 510 DDE 510 USS EATON Gemsco 001.jpg

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A nice clean USS Watts patch still on the GEMSCO card..

attachicon.gifuss Watts DD567 001 (2).jpg

 

Really nice Bearmon,

 

That's also a DESRON patch, WATTS was the flagship of Reserve Destroyer Squadron 27 (ResDesRon 27), established on January 13, 1958 which dates this one in the late 1950's

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Really nice Bearmon,

 

That's also a DESRON patch, WATTS was the flagship of Reserve Destroyer Squadron 27 (ResDesRon 27), established on January 13, 1958 which dates this one in the late 1950's

Good to know Info Thanks

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On 11/10/2014 at 2:52 PM, Bearmon said:

USS Tucker DD 875 Japanese manufacture must have been DESRON 3 and DESRON 32 command ship at one time

attachicon.gifUSS Tucker DD 875.jpg

 

 

DD 875 USS HENRY W TUCKER 003.jpg

 

Different maker - Three war Gearing class USS HENRY W. TUCKER (DD-875) In service 1945 to 1973, DESRON 3, DESDIV 32

 

DD 875 USS HENRY W TUCKER 004.jpg

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On 5/2/2017 at 10:56 AM, Salvage Sailor said:

Gulf of Tonkin Incident - Forrest Sherman class Destroyer USS TURNER JOY (DD-951)

In service 1959 to 1982, now a museum ship at Bremerton, Washington

 

DD 951 USS TURNER JOY 003.jpg

 

Another Japanese made version of USS TURNER JOY (DD-951)

 

DD 951 USS TURNER JOY 004.jpg

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