Ex-USS Charles F. Adams, Forrest Sherman and Edson await disposition at Philadelphia Naval Business Center, April 2012.
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  • Destroyer Squadrons 60, 61, 62, 63, 64 and 66 — the Allen M. Sumner-class squadrons that went to war in 1944 and 1945.
  • Mine Squadron 3 — the twelve Robert H. Smith-class destroyer-minelayers, eight of which were decorated for action at Okinawa.
  • Destroyer Squadron 10 — the twelve Gearing-class destroyers deployed in 1945.
NEW BOOK: A Family Saga: Flush-Deck Destroyers, 1917–1955, revised edition of a study by the late John L. Dickey, II. Available from Amazon.
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NEW ONLINE COLLECTION: The George Albert Converse papers and photographs, 1861–1897, Mss 68, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Dallas, Texas — source of much of the material about early destroyers posted on this site.

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