Online Library of Selected Images:
EVENTS - The Korean War, 1950-1953

Ships at Sea off Korea - Destroyer Types


This page features miscellaneous views of destroyers and escort ships at sea off Korea during 1950-53.

For additional miscellaneous views of ships at sea off Korea in 1950-53, see:

  • Ships at Sea off Korea (Battleships)
  • Ships at Sea off Korea - Cruisers
  • A precis of our Korean War images, and links to more comprehensive pictorial coverage of that conflict:

  • The Korean War, June 1950 - July 1953 - Introductory Overview and Special Image Selection

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    Photo #: 80-G-432955

    USS Renshaw (DDE-499)


    Photographed from a USS Sicily (CVE-118) aircraft, while operating in Korean waters.
    Photo is dated 27 July 1951.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

    Online Image: 133KB; 740 x 610 pixels

    Reproductions may also be available through the National Archives.

     
    Photo #: 80-G-427807

    USS Wallace L. Lind (DD-703)


    Plows through rough seas off Korea, after rescuing Lt. McDermott of VC-61.
    Photo is dated 16 April 1951.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

    Online Image: 105KB; 740 x 610 pixels

    Reproductions may also be available through the National Archives.

     
    Photo #: 80-G-440451

    USS Purdy (DD-734)


    Framed by a sister ship's 40mm guns, while en route to the U.S. from Korean War duty with Destroyer Division 122, circa February-March 1952.
    Photo was received by the Naval Photographic Center in March 1952.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

    Online Image: 52KB; 740 x 605 pixels

    Reproductions may also be available through the National Archives.

     
    Photo #: 80-G-440450

    USS Purdy (DD-734)


    En route to the the United States with Destroyer Division 122, following Korean War combat duty, circa 27 February - 21 March 1952. This voyage was made eastbound, via the Suez Canal to the U.S. East Coast.
    Photo was received by the Naval Photographic Center in March 1952.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

    Online Image: 105KB; 740 x 610 pixels

    Reproductions may also be available through the National Archives.

     
    Photo #: 80-G-440424

    USS Buck (DD-761)


    Underway during operations off the Korean coast, which is faintly visible in the distance.
    Photo is dated 22 February 1952.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

    Online Image: 106KB; 740 x 605 pixels

    Reproductions may also be available through the National Archives.

     
    Photo #: 80-G-443438

    USS James C. Owens (DD-776)


    Operating with Task Force 77 off the Korean coast.
    Photo is dated 3 June 1952.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

    Online Image: 115KB; 740 x 615 pixels

    Reproductions may also be available through the National Archives.

     
    Photo #: 80-G-436788

    USS Hanna (DE-449)


    Underway off the Korean coast, 11 September 1951.

    Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

    Online Image: 117KB; 740 x 610 pixels

    Reproductions may also be available through the National Archives.

     



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