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The Daybook is the Hampton Roads Naval Museum's quarterly journal of local naval history. In each issue, this publication discusses the people, ships, and events that have made Hampton Roads the U.S. Navy's most important port; and educates and informs readers on historical topics and museum-related events. It is written by staff and volunteers. The latest editions are available via DVIDS, which includes our series on the U.S. Navy's role during the Vietnam War:


Starting with Volume 7, all Daybooks are in a PDF file. In order to read PDF files, you will need Adobe Acrobat reader which you can get for free from Adobe's web site.


The Daybook is also available in print as a benefit of becoming a member of the Hampton Roads Naval Historical Foundation. Go to or call 757-445-9932 to learn about the Foundation, how to join, and the many other benefits of joining.


Direct questions or comments to the Editor at (757) 322-3107 or via email at or write us at The Daybook, Hampton Roads Naval Museum, One Waterside Drive, Suite 248, Norfolk, VA 23510-1607.