Destroyer Crew Life: Destroyermen 1970 US Navy Ths is a navy film most likely shown to recruits or prospective recruits. Its kinda hokey in some parts but it brought back some vivid memories of over 44 years ago when I belonged to the Tin Can Navy.
EVERETT, Wash. (March 24, 2011) Sailors man the rails aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92) as the ship pulls into port at Naval Station Everett. Momsen returned home from a six-month deployment in the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kirk Putnam/Released)
"USS CHARLES F. ADAMS" (DDG-2) was the First (430') Guided Missile Destroyer Purely Built from the Keel Up – Commissioned: 10 September 1960 – Crew: 24 Officers and 330 Enlisted – Armament: 1 x Mk 11 Missile Launcher, 2 x 5 Inch (127mm) Mk 42 Gun (Single Mounts) 1 x RUP-5 ASROC Launcher and 6 x 12.8 Inch (325mm) Anti-Submarine Torpedo Tubes – Decommissioned: 1 August 1990 - Laid up, at the Philadelphia Naval Inactive Ship Facility.