Clemson Class Destroyers Video

Clemson Class Destroyers Video

Joined: February 27th, 2012, 1:02 am

April 14th, 2012, 10:42 pm #1

Greetings Gentelmen, I found a web site with a Video from 1932 showing US Navy Clemson Class DD's operations.


http://www.britishpathe.com/video/disar ... l-be-first


Best Regards to everone

Paul H. Chastain
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USN Retired
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Nelson
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April 15th, 2012, 3:45 am #2

Paul,

Good stuff! My dad was a naval officer in WWII, assigned to the Atlantic Theater. Although not a crew member of a Clemson Class DD, he sometimes went out on them on ASW patrol and often spoke fondly of "the old four-pipers". He was an engineering officer with a specialty in radar, but after the war--perhaps because of his wartime experiences--he headed one of the airborne ASW sections in the Navy Department in Washington. My wife and I graduated in the same class from a high school in suburban Maryland (her dad was a civil servant, too), though we did not reconnect and marry until years later. No accounting for the twists and turns of life.

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Joined: February 27th, 2012, 1:02 am

April 18th, 2012, 3:35 pm #3

FYI, I just purchased the Book and Video from amazon.com, Flush Decks and Four Pipes

Thank you for the information regarding your Fathers Navy Days. I miss my Navy Days.

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Paul H. Chastain
FCCS(SW)
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