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USS JACK W. WILKE (DE-800) Buckley class Destroyer Escort In service 1944 to 1960

USN Fleet Sonar School Key West experimental vessel

 

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USS WEISS (APD-135) Crosley class high speed transport conversion ex-Rudderow class DE-719 in service 1945 to 1970

 

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Another USS WEISS (APD-135) Used as a UDT platform in the Korean and Vietnam wars

 

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USS KYNE (DE-744) Cannon class WWII veteran In service 1944 to 1960

Training vessel for RESCORTRON TWO

 

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On 5/1/2017 at 2:07 PM, 10esee said:

USS PARLE (DE-708)

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Her other patch

The last of the Rudderow class Destroyer Escorts USS PARLE (DE-708) In service 1944 to 1970

 

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USS DELONG (DE-684) Rudderow class In service 1943 to 1962.

Reserve training ship of CORTRON 8 in New York City

 

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Cannon class USS SNYDER (DE-745) In service 1944 to 1960

Reserve Escort Squadron Two, Atlantic Fleet USNR training ship for Third Naval District

 

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USS LOESER (DE-680) Buckley class In service 1943 to 1968. USNR training ship for Washington DC district

 

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Different 1968 to 1975 DE versions Garcia class of USS O'CALLAHAN (DE-1051) In service 1968 to 1988

 

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Garcia class of USS O'CALLAHAN (FF-1051) Fast Frigate In service 1968 to 1988

 

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USS McGINTY (DE-365) John C. Butler class in service 1944 to 1968

 

Full size and Ball Cap size

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Ball Cap size

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USS EDWARD H. ALLEN (DE-531) John C. Butler class in service 1943 to 1958.  Primarily a WWII school ship for DE crew training and the post-war Atlantic Fleet Reserve (Note the mortarboard graduate cap on the 6"h patch). She also rescued the captain and crew from the Andrea Doria sinking.

 

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USS CHARLES E. BRANNON (DE-446) John C. Butler class in service 1944 to 1968

Tasked as a Naval Reserve Training Ship at San Diego Naval Station

 

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USS CHESTER T. O'BRIEN (DE-421) John C. Butler class in service 1944 to 1960

Primarily a Fleet Sonar School and Reserve Training ship

 

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USS MELVIN R. NAWMAN (DE-416) John C. Butler class in service 1944 to 1960

Primarily a Fleet Sonar School and Reserve Training ship

 

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Always Alert For Hidden Danger

 

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USS TABBERER (DE-418) John C. Butler class in service 1944 to 1960.  Submarine Killer, she sank the I-41 & also rescued 91 sailors from the destroyers HULL, SPENCE & MONAGHAN lost during "Halsey's Typhoon" in December 1944.

 

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USS ROMBACH (DE-364) John C Butler class in service 1944 to 1958. WWII, Korea, Fleet Sonar School ship San Diego, CA

 

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USS CHAMBERS (DER-391) Edsall class n service 1943 to 1960. She had a diverse career, first as a WWII Atlantic Fleet convoy escort and some Pacific service. She was loaned to the Treasury Department and redesignated as USCGC CHAMBERS (WDE-491) during the Korean War, and then converted to a USN radar picket in 1954

 

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Radar Picket patch "Watchdog of the Nation" circa 1954 to 1960

 

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Photo from Navsource USCGC CHAMBERS (WDE-491) Korean War commissioning 1952

 

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