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S-014 Donald M. McPherson Collection

Donald M. McPherson Collection
Title: Donald M. McPherson Collection
Caption: Collection photo number S-014.01: USS Fletcher (DD-445) and USS Radford (DD-446) are launched
Description: 38 copy negatives (with prints) made from donor’s originals. Launching of battleships, destroyers, and submarines during World War II. Ships include: Beatty (DD-640), Stevens (DD -479), Earle (DD-635), Tillman (DD -641), Brownson (DD -518), Fletcher (DD-445), Beale (DD -471), Converse (DD -509), Radford (DD -446), Edwards (DD -619), Hall (DD-583), Davison (DD -618), Saufley (DD -465), Bell (DD -587), Jenkins (DD -447), La Vallette (DD -448), Maddox (DD -622), Nelson (DD -623), Mervine (DD -489), Philip (DD -498), Renshaw (DD -499), Quick (DD -490), Sigsbee (DD -502), Waller (DD -466), Cisco (SS-290), Jack (SS -259), Capelin (SS -289), Kingfish (SS -234), Guardfish (SS -217), Lapon (SS -260), Hake (SS -256), Mingo (SS -261), Herring (ss-233), Pargo (SS -264), Albacore (SS -218), Apogon (SS -308), Bluefish (SS -222), Bowfin (SS -287), Cabrilla (SS -288), Peto (SS -265), Sandlance (SS -381), New Jersey (BB-62). Locations include: Boston, Charleston (SC), & Portsmouth (NH) Shipyards; Federal S .B. Co, Kearny, N J; Bath Iron Works, Bath, ME. Philadelphia Naval Shipyard.Electric Boat Co., Groton, CT; Manitowoc S.B. Co., Manitowoc WI. Some photos have been removed and assigned to the NH collection.
Accession #: S File
Catalog #: S-014
Donor: Donald M. McPherson
Copyright Owner: Images in this collection are copies. The Naval History and Heritage Command does not hold copyright for this imagery, and researchers should use at their own discretion.
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  • Boats-Ships--Submarine
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Wars & Conflicts
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