Monday, December 13, 2010

Convoy Escort

Modified for Convoy Duty, Aug 1942, at Mare Island Naval Shipyard. This remained her wartime configuration as submarine hunter and convoy escort until conversion to high-speed target vessel, July 1945.

1 comment:

Yeoman's son said...

My father, Robert Ernest Cato, Jr. was a Yeoman on the destroyer USS Whipple near the end of WW2. He made a home movie of men on board while the ship was under way after Germany surrendered. I recorded him describing the film, converted it to video, and put it on He is now dead. Anyone can view the view at