Thursday, January 11, 2007

Ships Named in Honor of Hospital Corpsmen

Reference: Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships

USS Caron (DD-970)

USS David R . Ray (DD-971)

USS Valdez (FF-1096)

USS Benfold (DDG-65)

USS De Wert (FFG-45)

USS Francis Hammond (FF-1067)

USS Daniel A Joy (DE 585)

USS Don O Woods (APD-118)

USS Durant (DER-389) *Also sailed as USCGC Durant

USS Frament (APD-77)

USS Jobb (DE-707)

USS Liddle (DE-206)

USS Thaddeus Parker (DE-369)

USS Walter C. Wann (DE-412)

USS Henry W. Tucker (DD-875)

USS Jack Williams (FFG-24)

USS John Willis (DE-1027)

USS Lester (DE-1022)

USS Halyburton (FFG-40)

USS Litchfield (AG-95)

**Does anyone know the requirements that must be in place to have a ship carry your name? Who makes those decisions?

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