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  USN Ships--USS Astoria (CL-90)
USS Astoria, a 10,000-ton Cleveland class light cruiser, was built at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Astoria continued her carrier escort duties for the next five months, as the fleet raided targets on the Asian mainland, Formosa and in Japan and supported amphibious campaigns against Luzon, Iwo Jima and Okinawa.
USS Astoria was stricken from the Naval Vessel Register in November 1969 and sold for scrapping in January 1971.
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  USS Astoria (CL-90)
The third USS Astoria (CL-90) was a Cleveland-class[?] light cruiser of the United States Navy.
Astoria conducted shakedown training in the vicinity of Bermuda between 6 June and 23 July and returned to Philadelphia on the latter day for post-shakedown overhaul.
Astoria sortied with TF 38 on 11 December 1944 for her first war cruise.
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 USS Astoria
At least three ships of the United States Navy have been named USS Astoria, after the town of Astoria, Oregon.
The second Astoria (CA-34) was a heavy cruiser commissioned in 1934 and lost in the World War II Battle of Savo Island[?], 1942.
The third Astoria (CL-90) was a light cruiser commissioned 1944, active in the war, and decommissioned in 1949.
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 Naval History/USS Astoria CL-90
The third Astoria (CL-90) was laid down on 6 September 1941 at Philadelphia, Pa., by the William Cramp and Sons Shipbuilding Co.; launched on 6 March 1943; sponsored by Mrs.
Astoria sortied with Task Force (TF) 38 on 11 December 1944 for her first war cruise.
During that operation, Astoria remained at sea with the fast carriers for 80 days while their planes struck at shipping, airfields, and other installations on an around Kyushu, Shikoku, and Honshu as well as on Okinawa and the surrounding islands.
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The third USS Yorktown (CV-5) was lead ship of the Yorktown class aircraft carrier of World War II, sunk at the Battle of Midway.
The Yorktown is refueled by the USS Brazos (AO-4) mid-Pacific in July, 1940.
USS Hammann (DD-412) sinking with stern high, after being torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-168 during the Battle of Midway.
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 DANFS: USS Astoria (CL-90)
Her mission was to serve in e antiaircraft screen of the carriers while their planes supported the landings on Mindoro.
On 14 March, she returned to sea with TF 58 to begin support of the impending campaign to capture Okinawa in the Ryukyu Islands.
During that operation, Astoria remained at sea with the fast carriers for 80 days while their planes struck at shipping, airfields, and other installations on and around Kyushu, Shikoku, and Honshu as well as on Okinawa and the surrounding islands.
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 USS Fletcher DDE-445 deck log summary for the year 1950   (Site not responding. Last check: )
0747 Fletcher proceeded to rendezvous with USS Radford DDE 446, and USS Catfish SS 339.
USS Shelton DD 790 stood in and moored to bouy 20.
USS Fletcher DDE 445 was assigned to Destroyer Div 31, Destroyer Squadron 3.
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 Naval History/USS Astoria CL-90
Robert Lucas, the wife of the editor of the Astorian-Budget; and commissioned at the Philadelphia Navy Yard on 17 May 1944, Capt. George C. Dyer in command.
Early in February, the cruiser again sortied with the carriersnow redesignated TF 58 with Admiral Spruance's assumption of command-to launch the first strikes against the Japanese home islands since the Halsey-Doolittle raid of 1942.
During that operation, Astoria remained at sea with the fast carriers for 80 days while their planes struck at shipping, airfields, and other installations on an around Kyushu, Shikoku, and Honshu as well as on Okinawa and the surrounding islands.
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 Cruiser Art Profile Ship Prints, CA, CAG, CL, CLG, CG, DLG, DLGN, CGN prints
USS Belknap (CG-26), USS Josephus Daniels (CG-27), USS Wainwright (CG-28), USS Jouett (CG-29), USS Horne (CG-30), USS Sterett (CG-31), USS William H. Standley (CG-32), USS Fox (CG-33), USS Biddle (CG-34)
Yarnell (CG-17), USS Worden (CG-18), USS Dale (CG-19), USS Richmond K.
Turner (CG-20), USS Gridley (CG-21), USS England (CG-22), USS Halsey (CG-23), USS Reeves (CG-24)
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 Cruiser Photo Index CL-90 USS ASTORIA
USS Astoria (CL-90) Underway at sea, 22 July 1944, while en route to the Philadelphia Navy Yard for post-shakedown overhaul.
A tractor-trailer "bus" is passing by ashore, to the left of Astoria's pilothouse.
USS Astoria (CL-90) Plan view aft, taken at the Mare Island Navy Yard, California, 21 October 1944.
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 USS Astoria - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
An Astoria was laid down in 1867, but renamed Omaha prior to commissioning.
The first Astoria was seized by US Customs at the outbreak of World War I.
This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title.
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USS Tarawa (CV-40) took position 1,000 yards astern.*Changed course to 180 (T&pgc), 165 (psc).
WMoored port side to USS Floyd B. Parks (DD-884) in a nest of ships consisting of DesDivELEVEN at buoy #18 with 8 fathoms of chain out to the buoy in San Diego Harbor, San Diego, Calif., with boiler #2 on the line for auxiliary purposes.
Steaming on various courses and speeds to conform to channel on route to buoy 18.oMoored to buoy 18 with 6 fathoms of port anchor chain to the buoy and port side to USS Brinkley Bass (DD-887).
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 Naval Losses WWII
USS Northampton (CA-26) torpedoed by the Japanese destroyer Oyashio on 30 November 1942 during the Battle of Tassafaronga and sank on 1 December 1942.
USS Cisco (SS-290) sunk by Japanese warships and aircraft in the Sulu Sea, 28 September 1943.
USS Wahoo (SS-238) sunk by Japanese aircraft and Japanese submarine chasers 15 and 43 in Soya Strait, Japan, 11 October 1943.
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 USS Springfield, CLG-7 Page
USS SPRINGFIELD, CLG-7, (Guided Missile Light Cruiser) V.I. I served aboard the SPRINGFIELD with a ComSec Detachment on a joint NATO exercise to the Virgin Islands and vicinity in 1968.
The USS Springfield, CL 66, fought in the final year of World War II against Japan in the Pacific with Task Group 58.3 and Task Group 38.3 of the U.S. Third Fleet.
She was part of Crusier Division 17, which included the other Light Cruisers USS Wilkes-Barre, CL 103, USS Astoria, CL 90, and the USS Pasadena, CL 65.
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 New Page 1
THE WAR TALE OF THE U.S.S. Amid war subdued ceremonies on the afternoon of February 1, 1944, at the City Docks of Orange, Texas, the USS GUNASON (DE-795) was commissioned into the fleet.
The USS UNDERHILL (DE-682), a member of her Division, was split by torpedoes fired by Jap undersea craft and eventually sunk by our forces after the removal of survivors.
The USS Gunason (DE-795) now rests on the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, but she is not forgotten.
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 WWII Docking Pics
She may not look as graceful as she was when she was built, but she is able to return stateside for permanent repairs.
TF-59 consisted of DESDIV 106: Yarnall DD-541, Stockham DD-683, Twining DD-540, Wedderburn DD-684, Cushing (DD-797) and CRUDIV-17: Pasadena CL-65, Wilkes Barre CL-103, Astoria CL-90, and Springfield CL-66.
This ship has been identified as the DD-722, the USS BARTON, flagship for Division 119 and is another reminder of the sacrifices that were made by members of the US Navy during WWII.
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 The Story and Memories of the USS VIRGO AKA-20 / AE-30, USS Virgo History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On July 16, 1943 the U.S.S., was placed in commission by Commander H. Sasse at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Brooklyn, New York; Commander C. McLaughlin, Commanding with a crew of two hundred seven (207) enlisted men and twenty-four (24) officers.
On the 15th, the vessel departed from San Diego enroute to Pearl Harbor The U.S.S. arrived in Pearl Harbor on the 21st of September and proceeded to unload the marine equipment.
Here all cargo aboard was transferred to the U.S.S. MERCURY which had boon designated as our relief Many small craft were provisioned during the time cargo was being transferred to the U.S.S. Departed Ulithi Island on the 16th March for Kossol Roads, Palau Islands arriving there on the 17th.
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 USS JARRETT (FFG 33) | VALENS ET EGREGIUS   (Site not responding. Last check: )
USS JARRETT (FFG-33) is named for the late Vice Admiral Harry B. Jarrett, USN (1898-1974), an outstanding sailor of World War II.
He received the Navy Cross for heroism in the Battle of the Coral Sea and served with great valor as a destroyer screen commander for the fast carrier task force operations in the Pacific as well as a bombardment group commander in the Marshall and Marianas campaigns.
On May 14 2002 and May 15 2002 USS Jarrett commenced her Solomon Islands Memorial Transit.
www.jarrett.navy.mil /jar/jarrett.shtml   (1084 words)

  
 MaritimeQuest - Vice Admiral Harry B. Jarrett USN (1898-1974)
USS Jarrett FFG-33 is named for the late Vice Admiral Harry B. Jarrett, USN (1898-1974), an outstanding sailor of World War II.
He received the Navy Cross for heroism in the Battle of the Coral Sea and served with great valor as a destroyer screen commander for the fast carrier task force operations in the Pacific as well as a bombardment group commander in the Marshall and Marianas campaigns.
In the minutes all three cruisers of the North Force, the American heavies Vincennes, Astoria, and Qunicy, were afire and listing.
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 eBay UK Shop - Ian Hall Art Prints: US Warship Prints, Aircraft Prints, US Coastguard Prints
USS De Haven DD 727 in 1960s Navy Print by Ian Hall MBE
USS Bennington CV 20 in WW II Art Print by Ian Hall MBE
USS RANGER CVA 61 in 1960s Art Print by Ian Hall L1
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 USS Albireo (AK-90) at AllExperts
The USS Albireo (AK-90) was a Crater-class cargo ship in the service of the United States Navy in World War II.
Albireo departed San Francisco on 26 August in a convoy bound for Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides, and Wellington, New Zealand; arrived back at San Francisco on 20 November; discharged her cargo at Oakland, California; and entered the United Engineering Co. shipyard for repairs.
She was sold later that same year and was refitted for merchant service.
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 USS Hector AR-7 Navy Repair Ship - Photos 6   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hector with USS McKean (DD-784) and USS Higbee (DD-806)
and inboard USS Hector AR 7 at pier 90 Seattle,WA 1978
USS Hector and cruiser USS Astoria in Long Beach Harbor 1946 or 47
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 Cruisers of the United States
USS Newark - C1 USS Birmingham CS - 2
USS Charleston - C2 USS Pensacola CL 24
USS San Francisco - C5 USS Fall River Ca 131
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 USS Astoria CL 90 :: Light Cruisers :: Cruisers :: Navy Emporium
This is a beautiful ship display commemorating the USS Astoria (CL-90) and all those who served aboard.
USS Astoria CL 90 - Engraved Ship's Plaque with Stand
This is a fine, heavy, detailed engraving of the USS Astoria (CL-90) Ship's Crest on aluminum plate.
www.navyemporium.com /USS-Astoria-CL-90-p-1-c-1805.html   (86 words)

  
 Ship review
The USS Miami was one of these later types of Cleveland class cruisers.
It's incorporated finer molding than had been seen on previous waterline ships and raised the bar on the level of detail and quality that was expected.
This kit shares many component from it's companion kit the USS Cleveland and some of this review is from that kit.
www.modelwarships.com /reviews/ships/cl/cl-89/700-pr/miami.html   (458 words)

  
 USS Astoria (CL-90) at AllExperts
The flattops launched air strikes between 14 December and 16 December.
The carriers' direct support for that operation lasted from 6 January to 9 January.
Early in February, the cruiser again sorted with the carriers—now redesignated TF 58 with Admiral Spruance's assumption of command—to launch the first strikes against the Japanese home islands since the Doolittle Raid of 1942.
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 USS Princeton CV 37 - US Navy - Korean War Project
On Tue, 16 Feb 1999 Bob Butler Email address wrote: I am the Secretary of the USS Princeton Vets Inc. We are a reunion group formed in 1990.
I was a naval aviator, 1950-53, CAG 19 (USS Princeton CV-37).
On Mon, 23 Jun 1997 Dick Roller wrote: I served on the USS Princeton CV 37 from Oct 1951 to March 1952, when I was discharged.
www.koreanwar.org /html/units/navy/uss_princeton.htm?set=50   (3161 words)

  
 A Little U. S. Navy Hodgepodge quiz -- free game
Sailors on the USS Forrestal (CV-59) used to refer to her as the "FID".
USS Swallow (AM-4) - Run aground and abandoned at Kanaga Island, Aleutians.
USS Penguin (AM-33) - Sunk after hitting an iceberg near Adak, Alaska.
www.funtrivia.com /playquiz/quiz2053631783cf0.html   (256 words)

  
 USS Los Angeles CA 135 - US Navy - Korean War Project
While serving as a cook on the ship's maiden voyage to China, his battle station was passing 5-inch ammunition up to a gun mount.He recently toured the USS New Jersey in Camden NJ and enjoyed it very much.
Keywords: Korean War on the USS Los Angeles Personal Friends - Jerry Troy, Eddie Martello, Richard Kuryla-he lived in Liverpool, NY A guy that had a mother that was named Nora Hooten and Lloyd from Gardenia, Calif. in 1989.
On Mon, 16 Dec 1996 Dennis Pruett dpruett@hsonline.net wrote: 1208 East Bridgewater Road Scottsburg, IN 47170 812-752-5376 I am attempting to obtain a purple heart for my deceased father who was injured aboard the USS Los Angeles CA 135 during the Korean War.
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 Cruisers
Here is the USS Truxtun (CGN-35), as she was configured in the 1980's.
Shown here is the USS Macon (CA-132), as she was configured in at the end of World War II.
Shown here is the USS Providence, after she was converted to carry guided missiles and re-designated from CL-82 to CLG-6.
www.usmilitaryart.com /cruisers.htm   (2447 words)

  
 U.S. Navy Ship's Caps, Shirts, and Accessories
USS SALT LAKE CITY CL 25 CA 25
USS Perch to SSP SS 313 / SSP 313
USS Thomas Jefferson SSBN 618 / SSN 618
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Ships of class: USS Mahan (DD-364), USS Cummings (DD-365), USS Drayton (DD-366), USS Lamson (DD-367), USS Flusser (DD-368), USS Reid (DD-369), USS Case (DD-370), USS Conyngham (DD-371), USS Cassin (DD 372), USS Shaw (DD-373), USS Tucker (DD-374), USS Downes (DD-375), USS Cushing (DD-376), USS Perkins (DD-377), USS Smith (DD-378) and USS Preston (DD-379).
Taylor (DE-415), USS Melvin R. Nawman (DE-416), USS Oliver Mitchell (DE-417), USS Tabberer (DE-418), USS Robert F.
Badger as AVD-3 received three awards for the periods of April 20-June 20, 1943, as part of TG 21.12, her second award for the period of July 12-August 23, 1943, as part of TG 21.13; and, finally for the period of November 14-December 29, 1943, as part of TG 21.13.
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