Monday, December 13, 2010

Whipple (DD15) I

The first Whipple:
  • Commissioned on 17 Feb 1903
  • Sailed with the Great White Fleet, 1906
  • Anti-submarine patrols and and convoy escort duties, 1917, 1918, WWI
  • Decommissioned 7 Jul 1919
  • More:

1 comment: said...

My grandmother, Dora Lee King, had a brother whom was washed overboard in 1918 as Chief Quartermaster on the USS Whipple; Roscoe Ottis Lee, Topeka, Kansas. Roscoe was born in 1890 and was 18 years old coming back from France after WWI. Toni Nelson Beck, Topeka, Kansas