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1941

USS Cassin's (DD 372) crew mess.

Photo by Army Pvt. William Roof

1945

USS Lyman K. Swenson (DD 729) steams through heavy seas in the Western Pacific alongside USS Brush (DD 745).

1938

USS Ralph Talbot (DD 390) is silhouetted against the New York City skyline.

1944

American survivors of the battle off Samar are rescued by a U.S. ship. Some 1,200 survivors of USS Gambler Bay (CVE 73), USS Hoe (DD 533), USS Johnston (DD 557) and USS Samuel B. Roberts (DE 413) were rescued during the days following the action.

1965

Sailors aboard USS Small (DDR 838) clear the deck of 5-inch .38-caliber shell casings. Small fired more than 25,000 rounds of ammunition in support of U.S. and Republic of Vietnam forces.
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