United States. Navy
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Letter written April 27, 1854 from Joseph Beale, U.S. Germantown, Montevideo, South America, to his wife, in care of Col. Blow, Norfolk, concerning his fondness for his wife and child and his wish to leave the Navy as a doctor and enter into private practice. ALS
Large amount of letters from Bernard T. Lindsey to his wife, Julia from 1943-1946. During World War II, Lindsey served as a Bosuns' Mate, First Class in the United States Navy. He participated in the Pacific theater and served on board the USS RINGOLD (1940), USS ALBERMARLE (1941), USS NEW JERSEY BB-62 (1942), and USS WISCONSIN BB-64 (1943-1946). These letters cover the time that Lindsey served on the USS WISCONSIN.
Two page letter commending Rear-Admiral F. W. Dickins for his service as Commander of the Coast Squadron as he retires. Evans notes that Dickins was an excellent squadron commander and his hallmarks were "cheerful, prompt and efficient compliance with every requirement of whatever nature" throughout his years of service. Evans expresses hope that Dickins "will enjoy a well-earned rest" at this conclusion of his work.