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Saturday, September 22, 2012

USS JARVIS [TOO SOON TO GLORY]

The "Jarvis" was a Gridley-Bagley-Class Prewar Destroyer.

Oh my....she was a tough ole bird...actually about as tough as they come.  Here and her crew never considered the consequences of leaving behind their damaged whaleboat and life rafts.

Here is the story about how the US Navy had to put the pressure on the top hats of the US Government to realize what had to be done to be a "Super Navy."

The article is HERE