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USS Phelps (DD-360)

Jesse Russell

High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! USS Phelps (DD-360) was a World War II-era Porter-class destroyer in the service of the United States Navy. She was named for Thomas Stowell Phelps. Phelps was laid down 2 January 1934 by Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Quincy, Massachusetts; launched 18 July 1935; sponsored by Mrs. Richard A. Kearny; and commissioned 26 February 1936, Commander Albert H. Rooks in command. In November 1936 Phelps, along with the cruiser Chester, escorted the heavy cruiser Indianapolis carrying President Franklin D. Roosevelt to Buenos Aires, Argentina for the opening of the Inter-American Peace Conference of 1936. The cruise included good-will visits to Montevideo, Uruguay and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Book Details

  • Publisher: Book on Demand Ltd.
  • Publish Date: Jan 28th, 2013
  • Pages: 152
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.27in - 5.83in - 0.33in - 0.42lb
  • EAN: 9785511800240