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U.S.S. Naifeh Destroyer Escort

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Military and Wartime1602 of 4038Discharge papers 1945,Neptune Regis Certificate 1943Odd dig find
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Posted 2 years ago

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Sorry about the photo quality!

USS Naifeh (DE–352) was a John C. Butler-class destroyer escort in the United States Navy. It was named for Navy Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Alfred Naifeh (5 January 1915 – 16 October 1942) who died when the USS Meredith (DD-434) sank during the Solomon Islands campaign of World War II. Lt. (j.g.) Naifeh was posthumously awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal. Naifeh was laid down on 29 December 1943 at the Consolidated Steel Corporation shipyard in Orange, Texas; launched on 29 February 1944, sponsored by Mrs. Rathia Naifeh, mother of Lt. (j.g.) Naifeh; and commissioned on 4 July 1944, with Lieutenant J. S. Albert in command.Once bracketed by enemy shore fire, she successfully maneuvered out of range. With other assignments, she aided Republic of Korea Navy torpedo boats in interdiction missions against enemy supply lines. In late fall, Naifeh was flagship of the Wonsan Element Commander, protecting United States and Korean minesweepers and firing on shore targets. When USS Lewis (DE-535) was hit by artillery fire, Naifeh provided protective counter-battery fire as she laid a smoke screen to cover her withdrawal. In addition to blockade duty, the destroyer escort fired on North Korean supply movements in the Wonsan area. She returned to San Diego in December 1952.

My grandfather was on this ship during the korean war, he's told me many great storys :) btw i have his sailor suit, his utility knife and a bunch of other pics of him while in the navy which ill post eventually

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  1. kerry10456 kerry10456, 2 years ago
    Evening Nate, pretty neat picture. Just a short comment to wish You and Yours a "Happy Holidays" and thanks for all your support on my "Horde"
    Kerry
  2. Poop Poop, 2 years ago
    Heeey kerry! Ya i love this pic its hangin rite above my bed aha, happy holidays to u an thanks for the lovin!
  3. Poop Poop, 2 years ago
    Thanks kerry, matty g and mustang for the lovin!
  4. Poop Poop, 2 years ago
    Thanks scott and majestic for the lovin!!
  5. Poop Poop, 2 years ago
    Thanks belling :D it is a beautiful depiction of a wartime shop i must say lol
  6. Poop Poop, 2 years ago
    Ship** aha not shop
  7. Poop Poop, 2 years ago
    Lmao! :D i was suprised i cud use poop as a name aha i cudnt think of anything else to be honest lol
  8. Poop Poop, 2 years ago
    Lmao!! It sure does ahhah!! :D
  9. Poop Poop, 2 years ago
    Hey srry i took so long to respond, whats up belling!! Lol merry christmas to u too!! ;D thanks manikin!!
  10. Poop Poop, 2 years ago
    Thanks phildavid!!
  11. Poop Poop, 2 years ago
    Hello belling!! Lol poopy :)
  12. Poop Poop, 2 years ago
    I need a camera so i can start posting again! Got some new items i want to share but i cant without a camera! Grrr.
  13. Poop Poop, 2 years ago
    Thx collectiblesunlimited!
  14. Poop Poop, 2 years ago
    Thanks for the info ar8
  15. Poop Poop, 2 years ago
    Thanks lundy!!
  16. Poop Poop, 2 years ago
    Thanks toracat!!
  17. Poop Poop, 2 years ago
    Thanks again pops for the love and looking at what ive got posted from my collection!! There will be more to come, slowly but eventually lol :D
  18. Poop Poop, 2 years ago
    Thanks nicole and tom!!!
  19. Poop Poop, 2 years ago
    Thanks musichoo!!!
  20. Poop Poop, 1 year ago
    Thanks again budek!!
  21. Poop Poop, 1 year ago
    Thanks again moon!!!
  22. Poop Poop, 1 year ago
    Thanks again aghcollect!

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