Photo #: NH 97090
"Teamwork, Courage, and Skill"
"Men of Destroyer Division 91 crowd the foc'sle and superstructure of their ships in Sasebo, Japan, to receive their Navy Unit Commendations. During the presentation on the Mansfield, a crane crew in the background continues its task of installing new gun barrels on the De Haven. Streaks of red lead on the Collett and the Swenson in the foreground show the work that has occupied all the crews while in port. By coincidence the famed 'Sitting Duck' destroyers are berthed in their numerical order: USS De Haven (DD-727), Mansfield (DD-728), Lyman K. Swenson (DD-729), and Collett (DD-730)."
Photograph and caption released by Commander Naval Forces, Far East, under date of 18 December 1951.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the "All Hands" collection at the Naval Historical Center.
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1 November 1999