Korean War destroyers of the United States

(0) Erste Bewertung abgeben
CHF 68.00
Print on demand - Exemplar wird für Sie besorgt.
Kartonierter Einband

Beschreibung

Klappentext

Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 265. Chapters: USS Taylor, USS Wallace L. Lind, USS The Sullivans, USS Wiltsie, USS Carpenter, USS Thompson, USS Uhlmann, USS Waller, USS Theodore E. Chandler, USS Taussig, USS Bausell, USS Wedderburn, USS Van Valkenburgh, USS Twining, USS Alfred A. Cunningham, USS Laffey, USS Walke, USS Walker, USS William R. Rush, USS Philip, USS Fiske, USS Stickell, USS Allen M. Sumner, USS Waldron, USS Agerholm, USS O'Bannon, USS Nicholas, USS Yarnall, USS McKean, USS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr., USS Arnold J. Isbell, USS Henderson, USS Richard B. Anderson, USS O'Brien, USS Sproston, USS Southerland, USS Zellars, USS Lyman K. Swenson, USS James E. Kyes, USS Herbert J. Thomas, USS Kidd, USS Sigourney, USS Stormes, USS Fletcher, USS Prichett, USS Ingraham, USS Shelton, USS Halsey Powell, USS Hollister, USS Douglas H. Fox, USS Stephen Potter, USS John A. Bole, USS Barton, USS Moale, USS Laws, USS McDermut, USS Stembel, USS Maddox, USS Preston, USS Gatling, USS Renshaw, USS Tingey, USS Cony, USS Hyman, USS Rooks, USS Massey, USS Hank, USS Hopewell, USS Gurke, USS Rowan, USS Lewis Hancock, USS McGowan, USS Marshall, USS Charles S. Sperry, USS Higbee, USS James C. Owens, USS Leonard F. Mason, USS John R. Pierce, USS Irwin, USS Forrest Royal, USS Lowry, USS Hanson, USS Miller, USS Erben, USS Chauncey, USS Hickox, USS Owen, USS English, USS Hawkins, USS McNair, USS Conway, USS George K. MacKenzie, USS John W. Thomason, USS Strong, USS Daly, USS Caperton, USS Collett, USS Keppler, USS Mansfield, USS Hamner, USS Harry E. Hubbard, USS Rupertus, USS Cowell, USS Ernest G. Small, USS Soley, USS Jenkins, USS Norris, USS Rogers, USS Perkins, USS Shields, USS Hailey, USS Clarence K. Bronson, USS De Haven, USS Kimberly, USS McCord, USS Picking, USS Purdy, USS Jarvis, USS Gregory, USS Carmick, USS Cushing, USS Blue, USS Smalley, USS Borie, USS Dortch, USS Endicott, USS Ozbourn, USS Samuel N. Moore, USS Robert K. Huntington, USS Brush, USS Frank E. Evans, USS Colahan, USS Doyle, USS Black, USS Bradford, USS John Hood, USS Radford, USS Frank Knox, USS Lofberg, USS Orleck, USS Boyd, USS Eversole, USS Ingersoll, USS Fred T. Berry, USS Epperson, USS Chevalier, USS Duncan, USS Floyd B. Parks, USS Bristol, USS Beatty, USS Porter, USS Fechteler, USS Buck, USS Brinkley Bass, USS John R. Craig, USS Henry W. Tucker, USS McCaffery. Excerpt: USS Taylor (DD/DDE-468) was a Fletcher-class destroyer of the United States Navy, named for Rear Admiral William Rogers Taylor (1811-1889). She was laid down on 28 August 1941 at Bath, Maine, by the Bath Iron Works Corp.; launched on 7 June 1942, sponsored by Mrs. H. A. Baldridge; and commissioned on 28 August 1942 at the Charlestown Navy Yard near Boston, Mass., Lieutenant Commander Benjamin Katz in command. Taylor was the first destroyer to anchor in Japanese coastal waters at the end of World War II - one that, wrote Admiral William F. Halsey, "admirably performed every mission assigned to her." Taylor began her naval career with the Atlantic Fleet. Assigned to Destroyer Squadron 20 (DesRon 20), the destroyer trained at Casco Bay, Maine, and made her shakedown cruise in the northern Atlantic before beginning duty as a coastwise convoy escort. The latter duty lasted until mid-November when she escorted a transatlantic convoy to a point just off Casablanca. The transit was uneventful, save for the interception of a Spanish merchantman, SS Darro. A boarding party from Taylor sent the neutral ship off to Gibraltar to preven...

Mehr anzeigen

Produktinformationen

Titel
Korean War destroyers of the United States
Untertitel
USS Taylor, USS Wallace L. Lind, USS The Sullivans, USS Wiltsie, USS Carpenter, USS Thompson, USS Uhlmann, USS Waller, USS Theodore E. Chandler, USS Taussig, USS Bausell, USS Wedderburn, USS Van Valkenburgh, USS Twining
Editor
EAN
9781157505068
ISBN
1157505066
Format
Kartonierter Einband
Genre
Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten
268
Gewicht
1275g
Größe
H246mm x B189mm x T14mm
Jahr
2011
Untertitel
Englisch
Mehr anzeigen
Andere Kunden kauften auch