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: www.hazegray.org/danfs/destroy/dd15txt.htm

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  1. 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

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