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Destroyers (Warships)

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Patrick Arnold Letters

Identifier: SC 01400
Content Description

Series of letters addressed to Patrick Arnold from family and friends while stationed on the USS Bronson (DD-668) out of Charleston, South Carolina, the USS Howorth (DD-592), and at the Naval Recruiting Station in Washington, D.C. from 1944-1949.

Dates: 1944-1949

William J. Maddocks papers

Identifier: SC 01888
Content Description

Collection contains newspaper clippings, military reports, letters, and book chapters related to the Destroyer Truxton and its sinking.

Dates: 1942-1974

Richard Woods Letters to Sally Samson Woods

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 00223
Content Description Collection contains 57 handwritten letters from Richard Dale Woods to his girlfriend and later wife Sally Rose Collins Samson Woods from 1964-1967. During this time, Woods served as a Boiler Technician Petty Officer Second Class in the United States Navy on board the USS Holder (DD-819), a Gearing Class Destroyer, and the USS Magoffin (APA-199). Woods used his middle name, Dale, as his signature. The letters primarily concern Dale’s desire to reunite with Sally and her young son, Rod (from...
Dates: 1964-1967