September 2, 1945 - The
Includes Memories of September 2
Surrenders of Millie Atoll and Wake Island, both on board USS Levy DE 162
Surrender of Jaluit Atoll on board USS McConnell DE 163
Surrender of Northern Palau Islands aboard USS Amick DE 168
Surrender of Kusaie Island on board USS Ricketts DE 254
Surrender of Ponape Island on board USS Farquhar DE 139
Surrender of Woleai Atoll on board USS Sloat DE 245
Surrender of Wotje Atoll on board USS Baron DE 166
Photos on board USS Missouri and a list of DEs and APDs present at Tokyo Bay.
Battle of Leyte Gulf - Battle off Samar
"This will be a fight against
overwhelming odds, from which survival
cannot be expected. We will do what
damage we can." The crew of USS
SAMUEL B. ROBERTS DE-413 was about to
enter the most deadly, most heroic
battle fought by DEs in WWII.
Great Atlantic Hurricane of September
1944 - A DE Sailor's
| The Mothball Fleet at Green Cove
Springs, FL- Long after the war
ended, one man's quest to document the
resting place of hundreds of DEs and
|The Battle of Point Judith - includes USS Atherton DE 169, USS Amick DE 168, USS Frost DE 144, USS Carter DE 112 and USS Neal A. Scott DE 769. A story about the last
U-boat battle of the Atlantic.
USS Atherton DE 169 Donates Flag Flown
Aboard Shipduring the Battle of
Point Judith to USS SLATER - June 2008
USS Atherton DE 169 Crewmembers Reunite
With A German POW in 2006
Atherton DE 169 Still in Service in 2008 as BRP Rajah
Humabon (PF-11), a Frigate of the
Philippine Navy. See current photos.
|USS Tomich DE 242
|HMS Fitzroy K 553 - The Forgotten Operation. 33
U-boats Surrender in Loch Erinboll.
|USS Conklin DE 439 - The Typhoon of June 1945
|USS O'Flaherty DE 340
|Much more to come!
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