Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Postcard from U.S.A. - USS Doyle (FFG-39)

Many thanks to postcrosser from U.S.A., Dan (airships) for this card, showing USS Doyle - (FFG-39) - the 30th ship to be constructed in the Oliver Hazard Perry-class of guided missile frigates of the United States Navy. The Doyle was named after Vice Admiral James Henry Doyle (1897-1982) Vice Admiral Doyle was most known for his contributions during the Korean War as Commander Amphibious Group One.

The USS Doyle was decommissioned at Naval Station Mayport on July 29th, 2011 after completing 27 years of service.

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