Carlton Caron,(SK3 46-47):
First, here is the Gearing moored in Rio on March 14, 1947 alongside the light cruiser Fresno with destroyers Gyatt and Greene outboard.
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Note the depth charge racks on Gearing and her sister ships.
Does anyone know when they were removed? Email the page author. Fresno had 6 twin 5 inch 38's as main battery. She was launched in 1946, decommissioned into reserve in 1949, scrapped in 1966.
This is Captain George E. T. Parsons
on the port bridge wing in 1946 or 1947.
Refueling from the USS Manchester CL-83
had just been completed. Note the triple
barrel 6" gun turret on the fantail.
on the Manchester...