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United States. Navy--History--20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

USS Hyades Shipmates' Reunion Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00160
Scope and Contents Official documents, photographs, and other material related to the service of the USS Hyades (AF-28), a store ship built during World War II and which served until the 1970s. Primarily includes copies of reports of changes, muster rolls, deck logs, and photographs relating to the USS Hyades' service during World War II. There are also copies of other similar documents scattered throughout the 1950s and 1960s. Finally, there is printed ephemera related to the USS Hyades. Addition material...

Walter F. Wescott Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00225
Scope and Contents Contains the diary of Walter F. Wescott while stationed on board the USS Comstock (LSD-19) during the Korean War. In the diary, Wescott give a day-by-day account of a deployment during the Korean war (198 days total). Wescott gave detailed accounts of significant events during the Korean War to include, but not limited to: LSD-19's entrance into mine squadron 3, USS Chief shelling on the USS Grapple, Typhoon Karen (1952), sinking of the USS Sarsi, enemy fire at LSD-19 and other naval...