contains reunion information for the USS Patterson.
USS Patterson contains color picture of Patterson, commissioning picture of the Officers and
crew, picture of the USS Patterson (DD392) and USS Jarvis (DD393) leaving the building
dock after christening- 6MAY1937, and information on Bagley Class Destroyer, as well as
the Navy definition of a destroyer in 1943, taken from "THE BLUEJACKET'S
MANUAL" 1943 edition.
contains "In Service Flag" and Church program "Presenting A Service
Flag to the Church"
shows the list of items to be issued to new sailors and the price.
reprint of "The Hoist" at the US Naval Training Station San Diego November 26,
Christmas contains the cover and
inside of the Christmas Menu December 25th, 1943 at the US Naval Training
Station San Diego
Christmas Card Christmas card
sent from the USS Patterson
Christmas Card 2 Christmas card sent to
Letter Home Letter from dad at end
HMAS Canberra Poem By an Australian
sailor, A. V. Fellors on the sinking of the H.M.A.S. CANBERRA at the battle of
Lt. Commander Walker Official Naval
Report on Pearl Harbor Attack for the Patterson.
Lt. Commander Heath. Angelo Jr.
Lt. Comdr., USNR Commanding Officer picture and operations.
A. Hering Operations
of the USS Patterson (DD392) during the period of 6 June 1944 to 17 January 1945
Joe A. Bruman WAR IN THE
PACIFIC, 1945 Contributed by: Joe R. Bruman, Asst. CIC Officer
Press Release Account of the rescue of
sailors of the Bismarck Sea which was sunk by Japanese aerial bombs off Iwo Jima.
Haskell Free Press Friday, January 26,
1945 article about war in the Pacific.
Ship History Historical account of
the Patterson from the bombing of Pearl Harbor to 11 October 1945.
Intercepted message on 10 August 1945 about Japanese surrender
Dads Diary Account of
day by day activities from November 12, 1943 to October 11, 1945
Stores ADVICE TO ALL
HANDS By Herbert H. AUSBURN Poem written 194?
Final 5in Reports
It describes what the 5" REPORTS was, the history of the USS
Patterson onboard newspaper and news from around the world. This and New York City issue are both dated 11 October 1945, the day the
Patterson sailed into New York Harbor.
Luxury Liner cover
of the 5in Reports
Finis cover for 5in Reports
and news items from around the world.
Manuro cover for 5in Reports and news
items from around the world.
Crew List Contains members names of
the crew of the Patterson for the month of August 1945.
Crew Pictures Pictures of various
identified crew members.
Ship Pictures Various pictures of
the Patterson and other ships.
Onboard Pictures of officers of the
Patterson. Most are identified.
More Pictures Pictures of
initiation into the Shellbacks, burial at sea, rescue at sea and others.
Pictures Aircraft carriers, carrier
landing, onboard pictures, transfer between ships, going home.
Going Home Picture of the Patterson
with the "Going Home Pendant", 1945 postcard of the Empire State Building, 1945
postcard of Radio City Music Hall..
Decommissioning Pictures of the
Decommissioning invitation, picture of Collins and Dad, and picture of the
Officers and Crew at the Decommissioning Celebration at the Roosevelt Hotel October
Inside Invitation Picture
of the inside of the Decommissioning invitation
The End Newspaper and magazine article
about the scrapping of the USS Patterson.
Medals and Awards Contains a description
and a picture of the medals that dad was entitled to wear. Also has a list of the
awards that the USS Patterson won.
Links Links to various sites
concerning the US Navy.