USS Kennison (DD-138) and USS Stansbury (DD-180)

USS Kennison (DD-138) and USS Stansbury (DD-180)

U.S. Destroyers: An Illustrated Design History, Norman Friedmann .The standard history of the development of American destroyers, from the earliest torpedo boat destroyers to the post-war fleet, and covering the massive classes of destroyers built for both World Wars. Gives the reader a good understanding of the debates that surrounded each class of destroyer and led to their individual features.


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    1931 Cord L-29 LaGrande Speedster

    This Cord is an authentic recreation (not a replica - but a “recreation”) of the 1931 Paris Automobile Show car. The original car was purchased at the Paris Automobile Show by Paul Berns, the husband of screen actress, Jean Harlow (however, there is some question as to the validity of this claim.) This vehicle was built using an original Cord chassis and running gear. Every detail of the original is seen in this recreation including door panel and humidor. Car collector Dr. Fay Culbreth commissioned Stan Gilliland, of Kansas, to build the vehicle. The coachwork was carefully constructed by Mark Kennison to identically match the vintage Cord.

    The fate of the “original” Phil Wright designed speedster is unknown……….. or rather, a mystery see my post of October 6, 2012, found here ( flic.kr/p/dTpopu ) for the full story.

    The 1931 front-wheel drive Cord is poweredby a 297 cubic inch Lycoming in-line eight-cylinder engine that produces 125 horsepower. This custom bodied speedster is built on the standard 138-inch wheelbase.

    Wedding of Julie and Wade. Maroochydore, Qld. 3rd May 2009.

    Photographed by Alicia Adamopoulos & Alex Kennison

    This was just one of those well timed moments that comes along now and then. I had Deb and Cos posed a certain way and Deb remarked, "This reminds me of ballet" and she pulled out this very cute arabesque. I started yelling at her, "Do it again Deb, DO IT AGAIN!" then just as Alex went to take the photo, a gust of wind blew and lifted Deb's veil.

    Photographed by Alex and Alicia Kennison (this was a true team effort). :)

    Family/maternity shoot. Shot in studio using natural light only then on location in Brisbane.

    Photographed by Alicia Kennison, Savvy Studios

    *Explored 21st October 2009*

    1931 Cord LeGrande Speedster (Reproduction)

    Separating fact from fiction, mystery from the known.

    While I do not claim to be an authority on vintage, antique, classic automobiles, I will profess to be an ardent “seeker of facts” especially in instances where there is so much mystery (and a bit of drama) surrounding a particular subject. The 1931 Cord LeGrande is one such subject. Even the nomenclature itself when describing this car is subject to some confusion – in various articles the car is sometimes designated “La Grande” (or LaGrande). In other references, it is described as “LeGrande (or Le Grande). Perhaps a Frenchman could clarify this seemingly minor discrepancy. For the sake of this article I will consistently use the terminology “La Grande” as I believe this is the more proper or correct spelling.

    The story of the 1931 Cord La Grande began as the brainchild of a young designer by the name of Philip O. Wright, who had been working for the Walter M. Murphy Company in Pasadena, California. Murphy was a premier body fabricator very popular in the 20’s and 30’s. Some of the sportiest Duesenberg Model Js were “Bodied by Murphy”. In 1930 the country was under the gripes of ‘The Great Depression’. Having been warned that his job was in jeopardy due to shrinking revenues, Wright left California and headed for Detroit in search of work. Stopping along the way at a sleepy little town in Indiana named Auburn, Wright landed an interview with then Auburn Automobile Company president, Roy Faulkner. Although Faulkner found Wright’s sketches of a sleek and innovative version of Cord’s L-29 car exciting, he informed Wright that due to the poor economy, he could not put Wright on his payroll. * But what Faulkner could do, despite the poor economy, is “steal” Wright’s plans for this sleek speedster model and this was precisely what he did! Very soon thereafter, Faulkner authorized the construction of a speedster based on Wright’s sketches. Cord’s stylist, Al Leamy was called in to rework the designs to reflect E. L. Cord’s minor design alterations. Although based on the chassis components and the 298 cubic-inch Lycoming eight cylinder engine, rather than the squared off, vertical and horizontal lines of the standard Cord L-29, this ‘boat-tail’ prototype model speedster was sleek and modern, with aircraft inspired ‘pontoon’ fenders and a steeply raked Vee windshield.

    The result was the one and only 1931 Cord L-29 La Grande Speedsters ever built.

    Sources indicate the La Grande Speedster made its debut at the 1931 New York Salon and was subsequently shown in Toronto, Canada and then at various Cord dealerships around the United States. It is at this point that things become a little ‘fuzzy’. Several sources report that the American movie actress, Jean Harlow’s new husband, Paul Bern, an executive at MGM purchased the Cord LeGande Speedster while attending the 1931 New York Salon and supposedly made arrangements to have the car shipped to Paris for the couple’s honeymoon. This does not exactly ‘fit’ with the facts. Paul Bern and Jean Harlow were not yet married in 1931 – they were actually married on July 2, 1932.

    Another story is (as reported by the ACD Museum in Auburn, Indiana) is that Paul Bern purchased the original La Grande Speedster while attending the Concours d’Elegance show in Paris. From other sources, it was indicated that after a major spat between Berns' and Jean Harlow while in France, the car was shipped back to the United States. Here again, there is no record or evidence of this event having taken place. No shipping manifests, no personal accounts, no pictures and no official documents to support this ‘theory’. Additionally, soon after returning to the United States and only two months after marrying Jean Harlow, (September 5, 1932) Bern was found dead from a gunshot wound, in their home in Beverly Hills. The trail involving the mysterious 1931 La Grande Speedster went totally cold. Actually there are no records in existence that substantiate that the Cord La Grande Speedster was ever purchased by Paul Bern. nor anyone else, for that matter.

    Putting aside the rumor that Jean Harlow’s husband bought the Cord Speedster, it is known that around late 1931 or early 1932 the La Grande Speedster was returned to the E.L. Cord Company and was refreshed for an appearance at the Concourse d’Elegance in Paris, France. It was necessary to replace the slim Woodlite headlights (as shown in the above image), which were illegal in Europe, with standard round headlights. The car then departed for France, were it appeared with actress Suzy Vincent at the Paris Concours d’Elegance. The car achieved First Place, repeating the success of Count Alexis de Saknoffsky and his Hayes-bodied Cord L-29 the preceding year. Immediately following its applause at the Paris Concours, the prize of the E.L. Cord Company appeared to drop off the face of the earth. The Cord La Grande Speedster disappeared in Europe and despite the best efforts of collectors, historians, restorers and dealers over the intervening years, not the slightest hint of its fate has yet surfaced. To this day, it remains one of the true enigmas of the classic car world.

    To the best of my knowledge, there are only two known Cord La Grande Speedster reproductions in the world today – the one shown above which Dr. Fay Culbreth, an orthodontist and antique car enthusiast, commissioned Stan Gilliland of Kansas to build. This reproduction was built using the original Cord L-29 chassis and running gear. Bodywork was performed by Mark Kennison partner/owner of D&D Classic of Covington, Ohio. This exquisitely detailed 1931 Cord La Grande Speedster is currently the property of the Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg Museum in Auburn, Indiana having been acquired by generous donation from the former owner, David Stevenson of Farmington, CT and from Museum Collection Funds.

    The only other known 1931 Cord La Grande Speedster reproduction is a beautiful Royal Cranberry and Cashmere Cream La Grande reproduction shown here. This particular car was completed in 2004. It has been displayed at many different venues Meadowbrook, Silverbrook, Palo Alto, Rancho Mirage and at the Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg Festival as well as probably many other venues of which I am not aware. In early 2007 this fine replica joined the collection of renowned collector, John O’Quinn until being sold through RM Auctions for $368,500. According to sjb4photos Stahls Automotive Foundation in Chesterfield, Michigan acquired this beautiful cranberry and cream Cord replica.

    Obviously, both exquisite La Grande reproductions have been (and hopefully will continue to be) photographed by many photographers, in many venues, over the years.

    Above picture of car taken at the ACD Museum in Auburn, Indiana

    Family/maternity shoot. Shot in studio using natural light only then on location in Brisbane.

    Photographed by Alicia Kennison, Savvy Studios

    Here's an updated table assignment list for the Saturday 8/4 dinner at the Riverwalk Cantina. Some changes have been made to accommodate additional attendees -- please double check your time and table. Also, please arrive at least 5 minutes early to find your group!

    Feel free to email or text me with questions. My cell # is 516.298.6715

    Also, Saturday afternoon pool gathering will begin at noon. Shuttle buses to the Paradise Springs water park leave the TOUR LOBBY of the Gaylord every 15 minutes. We'll plan to meet at the shuttle bus dropoff at noon. If you arrive after that, and can't find our group, please text me and we'll figure it out!

    Looking forward to seeing you all in Dallas!

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    These photos are pretty much SOOC with just a little cropping. This was a shoot for Clair Louise Bridal located in Paddington, Brisbane. This is some of the funkiest bridal wear I've seen for a while.

    Photographed by my awesome husband, Alex Kennison

    These photos are pretty much SOOC with just a little cropping. This was a shoot for Clair Louise Bridal located in Paddington, Brisbane. This is some of the funkiest bridal wear I've seen for a while.

    Photographed by my awesome husband, Alex Kennison

    Just editing some photos this afternoon. I think this was the last time I shot with my 5DmkII before I sold it.

    The U.S. Navy "Red Lead Row", San Diego Destroyer Base, California (USA), photographed at the end of 1922, with at least 65 destroyers tied up there. Ships present are identified as (left to right, in the right diagonal row): Stansbury (DD-180) MacKenzie (DD-175) Renshaw (DD-176) Howard (DD-179) Gillis (DD-260) Tingeyv (DD-272) McLanahan (DD-264) Swasey (DD-273) Morris (DD-271) Bailey (DD-269) Tattnall (DD-125) Breese (DD-122) Radford (DD-120) Aaron Ward (DD-132) -- probably Ramseyv (DD-124) Montgomery (DD-121) and Lea (DD-118). (left to right, in the middle diagonal row): Wickes (DD-75) Thornton (DD-270) Meade (DD-274) Crane (DD-109) Evans (DD-78) McCawley (DD-276) Doyen (DD-280) Elliot (DD-146) Henshaw (DD-278) Moody (DD-277) Meyer (DD-279) Sinclair (DD-275) Turner (DD-259) Philip (DD-76) Hamilton (DD-141) Boggs (DD-136) Claxton (DD-140) Ward (DD-139) Hazelwood (DD-107) or Kilty (DD-137) Kennison (DD-138) Jacob Jones (DD-130) Aulick (DD-258) Babbitt (DD-128) Twiggs (DD-127) and Badger (DD-126). (left to right, in the left diagonal row): Shubrick (DD-268) Edwards (DD-265) Palmer (DD-161) Welles (DD-257) Mugford (DD-105) Upshur (DD-144) Greer (DD-145) Wasmuth (DD-338) Hogan (DD-178) O'Bannon (DD-177) and -- possibly -- Decatur (DD-341). (Nested alongside wharf in left center, left to right): Prairie (AD-5) Buffalo (AD-8) Trever (DD-339) and Perry (DD-340). Minesweepers just astern of this group are Partridge (AM-16) and Brant (AM-24). Nearest ship in the group of destroyers at far left is Dent (DD-116). The others with her are unidentified.

    Wedding of Jade and Glyn, October 3rd 2009.

    Quay West and City Botanical Gardens.

    Photographed by Alicia and Alex Kennison, Savvy Studios.

    The wedding of Sara and Jake. 10th October 2009.

    Latrobe Chapel, Paddington and "Riverlife" at Kangaroo Point.

    Photographed by Alicia and Alex Kennison, Savvy Studios.

    Family/maternity shoot. Shot in studio using natural light only then on location in Brisbane.

    Photographed by Alicia Kennison, Savvy Studios

    This was an incredible storm front that was rolling up from over the ranges in the Hunter Valley. The weather looked miserable for a while then faded away to nothing.

    The Wedding of Katie and Michael

    Photographed by Alex Kennison

    Fighting Artichoke Mariann Kennison gets a hit against Mesa. www.azdewphoto.com/Sports/College/College-Softball/2015-S.

    Wedding of Julie and Wade. Maroochydore, Qld. 3rd May 2009.

    Photographed by Alicia Adamopoulos & Alex Kennison

    Minneapolis Fire Station No. 13 was built in 1923. The one-and-a-half story Arts and Crafts Style structure is reminiscent of Bungalows style houses common in the area where it was built. A low, pedimented gable is located over the recessed fire vehicle bay. Above the entrance pedimented gable, a shed-like dormer projects from the roof slope. The station was built to accommodate one fire engine. The former fire station is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

    Family/maternity shoot. Shot in studio using natural light only then on location in Brisbane.

    Photographed by Alicia Kennison, Savvy Studios

    The wedding of Natalie and Peter.

    Immanuel College, UQ, Brisbane.

    The Summit Restaurant, Mt Cootha, Brisbane

    Photographed by Alex and Alicia Kennison.

    Bec has a background in dance so when the opportunity presented itself with the perfect location and lighting, we had to caoture this image showing off her strength, grace and femininity.

    Wedding of Rebecca and Chris, Sunday 4th October 2009.

    St Mary's Anglican Church, Kangaroo Point.

    Brisbane Botanical Gardens

    Photographed by Alicia and Alex Kennison.

    Title: Florists' review [microform]

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    December 30, 1915. The Florists' Review 21

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    NEWS. NOTES AND COMMENTS Cromwell, Conn.—During the recent heavy suowa two greenhouses of A. N. Pierson, Inc., partly collapsed under the excessive weight, which also broke some glass in other houses. Montgomery, Ala.—W. C. Cook, who is employed by the Kosemont ©ardens, says that concern supplied sixty designs of an average value of $9 each for the recent funeral of Booker T. Washing- ton at Tuskeegee also many cut flow- ers to other florists who had work for the same funeral. Pontiac, HI.—''A humdinger!" That's the kind of a Christmas sales period W. J. Miller & Son say they had. Although they had prepared for an active trade, it far exceeded their expectations. Their entire force had to work far into the night during the final rush. Everything was cleaned up, the total sales eclipsing those of any previous Christmas period. Danvers, 111.—Fire damaged the greenhouse property of Wellenreiter & Son, December 22, to the extent of $5,000, with insurance of $200. All the stock was either cooked or frozen, ex- cept that of two houses, which was saved from freezing, after hard work, by putting in small stoves. A year ago the day of the fire the -boiler return pipe burst and the whole plant froze. Beacon, N. Y.—James McCall is dead. He had been foreman for the Hammond Paint & Slug Shot Works. His body was taken to Westchester county to be buried beside that of his wife. As a young man, in 1884, Mr. McCall came to Fishkill Landing, as Beacon was for- merly called, with his family. For these thirty-one years, without a break, he was an example of faithful, intelligent service. Sioux City, la.—John O. Freeburg, manager of J. C. Kennison's green- houses, says business was about twenty- five per cent over that of the previous Christmas. Poinsettia pans with ferns were the leading sellers. Cyclamens, primroses and cinerarias were in good demand. Koses and carnations were of good quality and brought fair prices. Delivery was facilitated by the mild weather. San Antonio, Tex.—Paying $60 a month, with free use of a 3-room cot- tage, the position of gardener for the San Antonio arsenal will be filled by competitive examination. This exam- ination is open- to all citizens of the United States who meet the require- ments. For application and examination blank J. M. Hassett, with office at the arsenal, should be addressed. No ap- plication will be accepted unless prop- erly executed and filed with Mr. Hassett by .January 15, 1916. De Kalb, 111.—J. L. Johnson says the 1915 Christmas trade was the largest and best the florists of this city ever had. Pot plants were in heavy demand, par- ticularly poinsettias. The cut flowers were plentiful, but there were not too many of them by any means. As every- thing sold out, the trade has reason to be thankful. Niagara Falls, N. Y.—E. A. Butler & Son had a double-page advertisement in the Journal of December 20. It was the largest florists' ad that has ever been run in a Falls paper. The Journal takes about four inches of space in its reading columns to comment on this and other features connected with the ad and the firm, which is the largest in the city. Clifton Forge, Va.—The Alleghany Horticultural Co., Inc., has been ac- quired by O. C. Ports, who formerly was general manager of the company. The establishment consists of inur acres and four greenhouses, each £5x50. Mr. Ports will operate his range in connection with the store at Clifton Forge. The name of the business has been changed to Clifton Forge Cut Flower & Plant Co. Canal Dover, O.—In the words of C. Betscher, in reference to the Christmas trade, "Everything fit to sell went." Carnations were scarce but of fine qual- ity more of them could have been sold. Koses and violets followed in demand. Plant sales were much larger than for Christmas, 1914. They sold in this or- der: Cyclamens, begonias, primroses and ferns. Total sales were decidedly greater than for the similar period of 1914 prices were about the same. Fort Smith, Ark.—"One thing nice about it was that two-thirds were cash sales, something which never happened before in my experience," remarked George Rye, in commenting on his Christmas sales. Mr. Rye carried a larger stock than he had ever carried before, but cleaned up both on plants and cut flowers. Not only that, but he had to reorder several times owing to four funerals that were held either Christmas or the Sunday following. He also had two funerals December 27. Sedalia, Mo.—The greatest Christmas for florists in the history of this city has just passed. The Archias Floral Co. not only has had an unusually profitable holiday trade, but business throughout December has been exceptionally brisk, with as high as ten funerals in one day. The State Fair Floral Co. had a good run, its new store being a center of attraction. Holiday flowers brought fancy prices in Sedalia. Carnations were at high-water mark and scarce, retailing at $1.50 to $2.50 per dozen. Roses sold freely at $1.50 to $8 per dozen poin- settias, $3 to $6. Denver, Colo.—C. F. Maler is erect- ing a greenhouse at 3914 West Twenty- ninth avenue, at a cost of $4,000. Colorado Springs, Colo.—William Foster, formerly associated with J. F. Wilcox & Sons, of Council Bluffs, la., has purchased the Broadmoor Green- houses and moved his family here. The change was made on account of Mrs. Foster's poor health. ZanesviUe, O.—C. L. Humphrey had to press two auto trucks into service to help get out deliveries during the Christmas rush. Little wrapping was needed for the stock, as the weather was mild. Mr. Humphrey says it was the biggest Christmas trade he ever has had. Falmouth, Mass.—H. V. Lawrence is- sued a unique booklet for Christmas. The cover in red and gold was folded twice, so that it served as the container for two separate 8-page leaflets tied in with ribbon, one leaflet listing greens, the other cut flowers and plants, one printed in green ink, the other in red. - Minneapolis, Minn.—On the occasion of his tenth anniversary as superintend- ent of parks of Minneapolis, Theodore Wirth was tendered a dinner by 200 prominent citizens. The speakers eulo- gized Mr. Wirth for his "achievement in bringing Minneapolis to the foremost place in the world by the beauty and art of its park system." Plans for more neighborhood parks and play- grounds were made after the dinner, and $200,000 a^ year for ten years, to finish the imprrovements, was recom- mended by C. M. Loring, who has been styled the father of t)ie Minneapolis park system. Mitchell, S. D.—W. T. March, man- ager for The Newburys' Mitchell Nurs- ery & Floral Co., is of an opinion con- trary to that of those who consider Chrysanthemum William Turner of comparatively poor commercial value. His company had a great deal of suc- cess in growing this variety last season and disposed of most of them at from $5 to $6 a dozen, which is considered a good price hereabout. This company's November trade showed an increase of almost thirty per cent over November, 1914. It has recently completed a con- tract with the state of South Dakota in which it landscaped, planted and cared for the state capitol grounds for the last twelve months. "We consider this job of more than usilal import- ance," said Manager March, "befcause of the advertising we derived in hav- ing it known that in filling the con- tract we planted 6,000 trees and shrubs, comprising about 300 varieties some- thing unusual for this part of the country.''

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    • USS Forrest – DD-461
    • USS Fox – DD-234
    • USS Frank E. Evans – DD-754
    • USS Frank Knox – DD-742
    • USS Frankford – DD-497
    • USS Franks – DD-554
    • USS Frazier – DD-607
    • USS Fullam – DD-474
    • USS Gainard – DD-706
    • USS Gamble – DD-123
    • USS Gansevoort – DD-608
    • USS Gatling – DD-671
    • USS George E. Badger – DD-196
    • USS Gherardi – DD-637
    • USS Gillespie – DD-609
    • USS Gilmer – DD-233
    • USS Gleaves – DD-423
    • USS Glennon – DD-620
    • USS Goff – DD-247
    • USS Goldsborough – DD-188
    • USS Grayson – DD-435
    • USS Greene – DD-266
    • USS Greer – DD-145
    • USS Gregory – DD-802
    • USS Gridley – DD-380
    • USS Guest – DD-472
    • USS Gwin – DD-433
    • USS Haggard – DD-555
    • USS Hailey – DD-556
    • USS Hale – DD-642
    • USS Halford – DD-480
    • USS Hall – DD-583
    • USS Halligan – DD-584
    • USS Halsey Powell – DD-686
    • USS Hambleton – DD-455
    • USS Hamilton – DD-141
    • USS Hammann – DD-412
    • USS Hank – DD-702
    • USS Haraden – DD-585
    • USS Harding – DD-625
    • USS Harrison – DD-573
    • USS Harry E. Hubbard – DD-748
    • USS Hart – DD-594
    • USS Hatfield – DD-231
    • USS Haynsworth – DD-700
    • USS Hazelwood – DD-531
    • USS Healy – DD-672
    • USS Heermann – DD-532
    • USS Helm – DD-388
    • USS Henley – DD-391
    • USS Henshaw – DD-278
    • USS Herbert – DD-160
    • USS Herndon – DD-638
    • USS Heywood L. Edwards – DD-663
    • USS Hickox – DD-673
    • USS Higbee – DD-806
    • USS Hilary P. Jones – DD-427
    • USS Hobby – DD-610
    • USS Hobson – DD-464
    • USS Hoel – DD-533
    • USS Hogan – DD-178
    • USS Hopewell – DD-681
    • USS Hopkins – DD-249
    • USS Hovey – DD-208
    • USS Howard – DD-179
    • USS Howorth – DD-592
    • USS Hudson – DD-475
    • USS Hugh W. Hadley – DD-774
    • USS Hughes – DD-410
    • USS Hulbert – DD-342
    • USS Hull – DD-350
    • USS Humphreys – DD-236
    • USS Hunt – DD-674
    • USS Hutchins – DD-476
    • USS Hyman – DD-732
    • USS Ingersoll – DD-652
    • USS Ingraham – DD-444
    • USS Ingraham – DD-694
    • USS Irwin – DD-794
    • USS Isherwood – DD-520
    • USS Izard – DD-589
    • USS J. Fred Talbott – DD-156
    • USS Jacob Jones – DD-130
    • USS James C. Owens – DD-776
    • USS Jarvis – DD-393
    • USS Jarvis – DD-799
    • USS Jeffers – DD-621
    • USS Jenkins – DD-447
    • USS John A. Bole – DD-755
    • USS John D. Edwards – DD-216
    • USS John D. Ford – DD-228
    • USS John D. Henley – DD-553
    • USS John Hood – DD-655
    • USS John R. Pierce – DD-753
    • USS John Rodgers – DD-574
    • USS John W. Weeks – DD-701
    • USS Johnston – DD-557
    • USS Jouett – DD-396
    • USS Kalk – DD-611
    • USS Kane – DD-235
    • USS Kearny – DD-432
    • USS Kendrick – DD-612
    • USS Kennison – DD-138
    • USS Kidd – DD-661
    • USS Killen – DD-593
    • USS Kilty – DD-137
    • USS Kimberly – DD-521
    • USS King – DD-242
    • USS Knapp – DD-653
    • USS Knight – DD-633
    • USS La Vallette – DD-448
    • USS Laffey – DD-459
    • USS Laffey – DD-724
    • USS Lamberton – DD-119
    • USS Lamson – DD-367
    • USS Lang – DD-399
    • USS Lansdale – DD-426
    • USS Lansdowne – DD-486
    • USS Lardner – DD-487
    • USS Laub – DD-613
    • USS Lawrence – DD-250
    • USS Laws – DD-558
    • USS Lea – DD-118
    • USS Leary – DD-158
    • USS Leutze – DD-481
    • USS Lewis Hancock – DD-675
    • USS Litchfield – DD-336
    • USS Little – DD-803
    • USS Livermore – DD-429
    • USS Lofberg – DD-759
    • USS Long – DD-209
    • USS Longshaw – DD-559
    • USS Lowry – DD-770
    • USS Luce – DD-522
    • USS Ludlow – DD-438
    • USS Lyman K. Swenson – DD-729
    • USS MacKenzie – DD-614
    • USS MacLeish – DD-220
    • USS Macdonough – DD-351
    • USS Macomb – DD-458
    • USS Maddox – DD-622
    • USS Maddox – DD-731
    • USS Madison – DD-425
    • USS Mahan – DD-364
    • USS Mannert L. Abele – DD-733
    • USS Mansfield – DD-728
    • USS Marshall – DD-676
    • USS Massey – DD-778
    • USS Maury – DD-401
    • USS Mayo – DD-422
    • USS Mayrant – DD-402
    • USS McCall – DD-400
    • USS McCalla – DD-488
    • USS McCook – DD-496
    • USS McCord – DD-534
    • USS McCormick – DD-223
    • USS McDermut – DD-677
    • USS McDougal – DD-358
    • USS McFarland – DD-237
    • USS McGowan – DD-678
    • USS McKean – DD-90
    • USS McKee – DD-575
    • USS McLanahan – DD-615
    • USS McNair – DD-679
    • USS Meade – DD-602
    • USS Melvin – DD-680
    • USS Meredith – DD-726
    • USS Meredith – DD-434
    • USS Mertz – DD-691
    • USS Mervine – DD-489
    • USS Metcalf – DD-595
    • USS Miller – DD-535
    • USS Moale – DD-693
    • USS Moffett – DD-362
    • USS Monaghan – DD-354
    • USS Monssen – DD-436
    • USS Monssen – DD-798
    • USS Montgomery – DD-121
    • USS Morris – DD-417
    • USS Morrison – DD-560
    • USS Mugford – DD-389
    • USS Mullany – DD-528
    • USS Murphy – DD-603
    • USS Murray – DD-576
    • USS Mustin – DD-413
    • USS Nelson – DD-623
    • USS Newcomb – DD-586
    • USS Niblack – DD-424
    • USS Nicholas – DD-449
    • USS Nicholson – DD-442
    • USS Nields – DD-616
    • USS Noa – DD-343
    • USS Norman Scott – DD-690
    • USS O’Bannon – DD-450
    • USS O’Brien – DD-415
    • USS O’Brien – DD-725
    • USS Ordronaux – DD-617
    • USS Osmond Ingram – DD-255
    • USS Overton – DD-239
    • USS Owen – DD-536
    • USS Palmer – DD-161
    • USS Parker – DD-604
    • USS Parrott – DD-218
    • USS Patterson – DD-392
    • USS Paul Hamilton – DD-590
    • USS Paul Jones – DD-230
    • USS Peary – DD-226
    • USS Perkins – DD-377
    • USS Perkins – DD-877
    • USS Perry – DD-340
    • USS Phelps – DD-360
    • USS Philip – DD-498
    • USS Picking – DD-685
    • USS Pillsbury – DD-227
    • USS Plunkett – DD-431
    • USS Pope – DD-225
    • USS Porter – DD-356
    • USS Porter – DD-800
    • USS Preble – DD-345
    • USS Preston – DD-379
    • USS Preston – DD-795
    • USS Prichett – DD-561
    • USS Pringle – DD-477
    • USS Pruitt – DD-347
    • USS Purdy – DD-734
    • USS Putnam – DD-757
    • USS Quick – DD-490
    • USS Radford – DD-446
    • USS Ralph Talbot – DD-390
    • USS Ramsay – DD-124
    • USS Rathburne – DD-113
    • USS Reid – DD-369
    • USS Remey – DD-688
    • USS Renshaw – DD-499
    • USS Reuben James – DD-245
    • USS Rhind – DD-404
    • USS Richard P. Leary – DD-664
    • USS Ringgold – DD-500
    • USS Robert K. Huntington – DD-781
    • USS Rodman – DD-456
    • USS Roe – DD-418
    • USS Rooks – DD-804
    • USS Roper – DD-147
    • USS Ross – DD-563
    • USS Rowe – DD-564
    • USS Rowan – DD-405
    • USS Russell – DD-414
    • USS Sampson – DD-394
    • USS Samuel N. Moore – DD-747
    • USS Sands – DD-243
    • USS Satterlee – DD-626
    • USS Saufley – DD-465
    • USS Schley – DD-103
    • USS Schenck – DD-159
    • USS Schroeder – DD-501
    • USS Selfridge – DD-357
    • USS Shaw – DD-373
    • USS Shields – DD-596
    • USS Shubrick – DD-639
    • USS Sicard – DD-346
    • USS Sigourney – DD-643
    • USS Sigsbee – DD-502
    • USS Simpson – DD-221
    • USS Sims – DD-409
    • USS Smalley – DD-565
    • USS Smith – DD-378
    • USS Soley – DD-707
    • USS Somers – DD-381
    • USS Southard – DD-207
    • USS Southerland – DD-743
    • USS Spence – DD-512
    • USS Sproston – DD-577
    • USS Stack – DD-406
    • USS Stanly – DD-478
    • USS Stansbury – DD-180
    • USS Stembel – DD-644
    • USS Stephen Potter – DD-538
    • USS Sterett – DD-407
    • USS Stevens – DD-479
    • USS Stevenson – DD-645
    • USS Stewart – DD-224
    • USS Stockham – DD-683
    • USS Stockton – DD-646
    • USS Stoddard – DD-566
    • USS Stormes – DD-780
    • USS Stringham – DD-83
    • USS Strong – DD-467
    • USS Strong – DD-758
    • USS Sturtevant – DD-240
    • USS The Sullivans – DD-537
    • USS Swanson – DD-443
    • USS Talbot – DD-114
    • USS Tarbell – DD-142
    • USS Tattnall – DD-125
    • USS Taussig – DD-746
    • USS Taylor – DD-468
    • USS Terry – DD-513
    • USS Thatcher – DD-514
    • USS Thompson – DD-627
    • USS Thorn – DD-647
    • USS Tillman – DD-641
    • USS Tingey – DD-539
    • USS Toucey – DD-282
    • USS Tracy – DD-214
    • USS Trathen – DD-530
    • USS Trever – DD-339
    • USS Trippe – DD-403
    • USS Truxtun – DD-229
    • USS Tucker – DD-374
    • USS Turner – DD-648
    • USS Twiggs – DD-591
    • USS Twining – DD-540
    • USS Uhlmann – DD-687
    • USS Upshur – DD-144
    • USS Van Valkenburgh – DD-656
    • USS Wadleigh – DD-689
    • USS Wadsworth – DD-516
    • USS Wainwright – DD-419
    • USS Waldron – DD-699
    • USS Walke – DD-416
    • USS Walke – DD-723
    • USS Walker – DD-517
    • USS Wallace L. Lind – DD-703
    • USS Waller – DD-466
    • USS Ward – DD-139
    • USS Warrington – DD-383
    • USS Wasmuth – DD-338
    • USS Waters – DD-115
    • USS Watts – DD-567
    • USS Wedderburn – DD-684
    • USS Welles – DD-628
    • USS Whipple – DD-217
    • USS Whipple – DD-217
    • USS Wickes – DD-578
    • USS Wiley – DD-597
    • USS Wilkes – DD-441
    • USS Willard Keith – DD-775
    • USS William D. Porter – DD-579
    • USS Williamson – DD-244
    • USS Wilson – DD-408
    • USS Winslow – DD-359
    • USS Woodworth – DD-460
    • USS Woolsey – DD-437
    • USS Worden – DD-352
    • USS Wren – DD-568
    • USS Yarnall – DD-541
    • USS Young – DD-580
    • USS Zane – DD-337
    • USS Zellars – DD-777

    U. S. Navy Destroyers and Naval Shipyard Asbestos Exposure

    • Avondale Marine Ways, Avondale, LA
    • Bath Iron Works Corp., Bath, ME
    • Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard, Hingham, MA
    • Bethlehem Steelworks, MD
    • Bethlehem Steelworks, NY
    • Boston Navy Yard, Boston, MA
    • Charleston Naval Shipyard, Charleston, SC
    • Consolidated Steel Corporation, Orange, TX
    • Dravo Corporation, Wilmington, DE
    • Electric Boat Company, Groton, CT
    • Federal Shipbuilding & Dry Dock , NJ
    • Long Beach Naval Shipyard, Long Beach, CA
    • Hunter’s Point Naval Shipyard, San Francisco, CA
    • Lockheed Shipbuilding, Seattle, WA
    • Mare Island Naval Shipyard, Vallejo, CA
    • Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock, VA
    • New York Naval Shipyard, Brooklyn, NY
    • Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, VA
    • Philadelphia Navy Yard, Philadelphia, PA
    • Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, ME
    • Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, WA

    Navy Sailors and shipyard workers were daily exposed to toxic asbestos dust and fibers where they inhaled and ingested them without any protection in their workplace. Families of workers and other government contractors that were exposed to asbestos secondhand are also developing Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related disease.

    Malignant Mesothelioma has been linked to workplace asbestos exposure.

    TO GET HELP – Our Nationwide Toll Free Mesothelioma Helpline Number is 888.640.0914

    Navy Veterans and Asbestos Exposure

    Thousands of U. S. servicemen and women came into contact with asbestos fibers during their tour of service. Many Veterans diagnosed with Mesothelioma have complained that they were not given any warning, training or respiratory protective gear when handling, installing, loading, repairing, or removing asbestos-containing products.

    • Asbestos was used by the U. S. Military in more than 300 different materials and products.
    • Millions of U. S. Veterans have been exposed to asbestos during their tour of service.
    • A recent study showed that as many as 30-40% of Mesothelioma victims is U. S. Veterans.
    • Mesothelioma has affected veterans from all branches of service including those who worked in Navy shipyards.
    • The U.S. Military used thousands of asbestos-containing products in their ships between the 1920-late 1970’s.
    • Asbestos was listed as the top contaminant at 32 U.S. Army base closures during the 1990s.
    • Mesothelioma and other asbestos related diseases primarily occur in Veterans between the ages of 55-75.
    • Veterans who served between 1940 and 1980 have the greatest risk of developing Mesothelioma or an asbestos-related cancer.
    • 14 in every 1,000 WW II shipyard workers died of an asbestos-related disease compared to 18 in every 1,000 combat related deaths.
    • Asbestos was used heavily in the shipbuilding and in military ships. Many veterans working in confined quarters have been exposed to asbestos.

    Asbestos is most dangerous when inhaled or ingested. Most U. S. Veterans are particularly at risk because that worked on building and demolition projects that exposed them to asbestos fibers and dust. It was nearly impossible to avoid coming into to contact with asbestos if you worked on military construction sites.

    Veterans were daily exposed to toxic asbestos dust and fibers where they inhaled and ingested them without any protection in their workplace. Families of workers and other military veterans that were exposed to asbestos secondhand are also developing Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related disease.

    Veterans diagnosed with Mesothelioma have complained that they were not given any warning, training or respiratory protective gear when handling, installing, loading, repairing, or removing asbestos-containing products.

    Veterans have the right to sue asbestos manufacturers that exposed them to asbestos.

    Navy Destroyers and Asbestos Exposure

    Navy Sailors and shipyard workers were daily exposed to toxic asbestos dust and fibers where they inhaled and ingested them without any protection in their workplace. Families of workers and other government contractors that were exposed to asbestos secondhand are also developing Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related disease

    U. S. Military Branches of Service

    U. S. Military Veterans U. S. Military Base Exposure U. S. Medical Veterans
    Air Force Reserves Air Force Bases Air Force Nurse Corps
    Air Force Squadron List Air Force Housing Hospital Ships
    Air Force Veterans Air Force Installations Military Chaplains
    Air National Guard Aircraft Buildings Military Doctors
    Army Corps of Engineers Ammunition Depots Military Housing
    Army National Guard Army Bases Military Medical Centers
    Army Veterans Army Housing Military Nurses
    Civilian Contractors Boiler Rooms Navy Nurse Corps
    Coast Guard Cafeteria Mess Halls
    Korean War Veterans Engine Rooms U. S. Women Veterans
    Marine Veterans Fire Rooms
    Merchant Marines Machine Shops SPARS – U. S. Coast Guard Women’s Reserve
    Military Veterans Military Aircraft U. S. Marine Corps Women’s Reserves
    National Guard Military Bases U. S. Marine Veterans
    Navy Veterans Military Buildings WACS – Women’s Army Corps
    Retired Veterans Military Equipment WAF – Women in the Air Force
    Seabees Military Personnel WASP – Women Air Force Service Pilots
    U. S. Marine Veterans Military Ships WAVES – Women in the Navy
    Vietnam War Veterans Military Vehicles Women Veterans
    WW 2 Veterans Missile Bases Women’s Army Corps WACS
    Navigation Rooms
    Navy Housing U. S. Veterans Asbestos Lawsuits
    Navy Installations
    Navy Shipyards Legal Rights for Veterans
    Radar Stations Mesothelioma 24/7 Helpline
    Sleeping Quarters Veterans at Risk
    U. S. Navy Ships Veterans Mesothelioma Claims
    Vehicle Motor Pools VA Recommended Scans

    Navy Destroyers and Asbestos Containing Products

    Navy Destroyers Veterans that worked in boiler rooms, engine rooms, installing brakes, gaskets, insulation, valves and pipes have a higher risk of developing an asbestos related disease in their lifetime

    Access Panels
    Acoustic Tiles
    Acoustical Insulation
    Adhesives
    Air Handling Systems
    Aircraft Engines
    Aircraft Stitching Wire
    Ammunition Hoists
    Armored Vehicles
    Army Gas Masks
    Army Transport Vehicles
    Asbestos Blankets
    Asbestos Boards
    Asbestos Cement Sheets
    Asbestos Coated Steam Pipeline
    Asbestos Concrete
    Asbestos Containing Coots
    Asbestos Containing Gloves
    Asbestos containing Parts
    Asbestos Filters
    Asbestos Sheets
    Asbestos Suits
    Asphalt Plastic Cement
    Base Floor Covering Materials
    Base Structures
    Block Insulation
    Boiler Insulation
    Boiler Room Equipment
    Boiler Valves
    Boilers
    Brake Linings
    Brake Pads
    Brakes
    Bulkhead Systems
    Cables
    Capacitors
    Caulks
    Ceiling Tiles
    Cement Asbestos Shingles
    Cement Chalk Boards
    Cement Covered Flues
    Cement Mixtures
    Cement Pipes
    Cements
    Clutch Facings
    Clutch Pads
    Clutches
    Cockpit Heating Systems
    Communication Systems
    Concrete Additives
    Concrete Foundations
    Cooling Towers
    Cords
    Cork Board
    Deck Covering Materials
    Decks
    Drywall
    Ducts
    Electrical Insulation
    Electrical Wiring
    Engine Heat Shields
    Felt and Tar Joint Compound
    Fire Bricks
    Fire Doors
    Fire Resistant Clothes
    Fireproofing
    Fireroom Equipment
    Firewall Seals
    Flexible Duct Connectors
    Floor Tile
    Flooring Materials
    Foundation Cement
    Gaskets
    Generators
    Grinders
    Gun Mounts
    Heat Resistant Gloves
    Heat Resistant Materials
    Heat Shields for Engines
    Heating Systems
    Hot Water Pipes
    Hot Water Tank Insulation
    Hulls
    Hydraulic Assemblies
    Hydraulic Systems
    Instrument Paneling
    Insulating Materials
    Insulation
    Insulation Cement
    Insulation Felts
    Insulation of Tanks
    Insulation on Boilers
    Insulation on hot water pipes
    Insulation on Steam Pipes
    Jet Engines
    Joiner Bulkhead Systems
    Joint Compound
    Lubricants
    Machinery
    Marine Hosing
    Military Vehicles
    Military Aircraft
    Mixes
    Mortar
    Packing Materials
    Packing Assemblies
    Paints
    Pipe Coverings
    Pipe Insulation
    Pipe Wrap
    Pipes
    Plumbing Systems
    Propeller assemblies
    Protective Fire Retardant
    Pumps
    Pyrotechnics
    Refractory
    Rivets
    Rods
    Roof Shingles
    Roof Tar
    Roofing Materials
    Sealants
    Sealing Firewalls
    Seals
    Ship Compartments
    Smoke Screen Generators
    Sound dampening materials
    Steam Pipes
    Steam Valves
    Structural Fireproofing
    Stucco
    Surfacing Materials
    Systems used to Heat Cockpits
    Tadpole Tapes
    Tanks
    Thermal Insulation
    Torque Valves
    Tubes
    Turbines
    Valves
    Vibration Dampeners
    Vinyl Flooring
    Wall Insulation
    Wallboard Joint Compound
    Weapon Systems

    We Do Not Sue the Military or the Government

    Asbestos related cancers among Veterans are not the fault of the military or even the government. It is the fault of the asbestos manufacturers and companies. Asbestos companies knew of the potential health issues related to asbestos exposure as far back as the 1920’s, but knowingly hid this information from the public, the medical community and even the U.S. Military and continued to profit off their deadly asbestos materials.

    If you are a Veteran and are suffering from Mesothelioma cancer, you can seek justice from these greedy asbestos manufacturers. It’s not unpatriotic to fight back against the big asbestos companies that have exposed you deadly asbestos products.

    Veterans injured from asbestos exposure during their service have the right to sue the asbestos companies that produced and sold the asbestos materials and products used by the U. S. Military

    Mesothelioma and Asbestos Veteran Related Settlements & Verdicts

    • $1.25 Million Navy Veteran Mesothelioma Settlement: For a Navy carpenter that developed malignant Mesothelioma at age 76.
    • $2.7 Million Veteran Mesothelioma Settlement: For a Navy sheetmetal worker that developed malignant Mesothelioma at age 79.
    • $2.4 Million Navy Veteran Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Veteran telephone installer and repairman that developed Mesothelioma at age 61.
    • $1.1 Million Navy Veteran Mesothelioma Settlement: For a Navy mechanic and drywall installer that developed malignant Mesothelioma at age 71.
    • $4 Million Army Veteran Mesothelioma Verdict: For a U. S. U. S. Air Force veteran that developed Mesothelioma at age 76.
    • $6 Million Veteran Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Navy fireman and boiler tender that developed Mesothelioma at age 64.
    • $7.2 Million Air Force Veteran Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Navy electrical engineer and electronic technician that developed malignant Mesothelioma at age 67.
    • $2.4 Million Navy Veteran Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Veteran telephone installer and repairman that developed Mesothelioma at age 61.
    • $12.3 Million Navy Veteran Mesothelioma Verdict: For a Veteran cement worker that developed malignant Mesothelioma at age 57.
    • $32 Million Navy Veteran: For a veteran who worked in fire and boiler rooms of naval ships that he served on.
    • $75 Million Navy Supplier Trust Award: Against a Navy Supplier Sets Up $75 Million Trust for Veterans with Mesothelioma.

    Mesothelioma has been linked to asbestos exposure in U. S. Veterans.

    Asbestos Trust Funds and Mesothelioma Claims

    U. S. Asbestos Bankruptcy Trusts Funds have paid out nearly 21 billion to more than 600,000 asbestos claimants. There are about 60 active Asbestos Trust Funds with an estimated $32 billion in remaining assets.

    Asbestos Settlement Trusts were established to help compensate workers and their families for asbestos exposure causing Mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. When an Asbestos company establishes a Trust Fund all settlements are managed by trustees that decide the compensation amounts paid to Mesothelioma claimants. U. S. Courts allow Asbestos defendants to file for protection under a legal process known as bankruptcy reorganization. This allows the company to pay claims and stay in business.

    Asbestos Trust Fund settlements typically do not come with an admission of guilt by the asbestos company that set up the trust.

    If you have a history of asbestos exposure you should be checked each year by a qualified doctor.

    We have been helping victims of asbestos exposure and their families for more than 20 years.

    If you or a family member has been diagnosed with Malignant Mesothelioma or an Asbestos-related disease, we are here to help you file a claim with an experience Mesothelioma lawyer that will fight for you!

    Need Help Choosing a Mesothelioma Lawyer?

    We have been counseling Veterans and Mesothelioma patients for more than 13 years on Mesothelioma and other asbestos related cancers. A Mesothelioma case can settle in the seven figure range. Be very careful in choosing a Mesothelioma lawyer to represent you and your family.

    Mesothelioma is highly specialized legal field and having an experienced Veterans Mesothelioma lawyer can make a huge difference in the amount of your settlement.

    Mesothelioma cases can take 1-3 years in the busy U. S. Court system. Lawyers for Asbestos companies will try to stretch out the time to settle and some Mesothelioma patients will die during this time. At this point, it will become a Mesothelioma Wrongful Death case.

    Family members are allowed to seek financial compensation from negligence of asbestos manufacturers for their loss.

    Malignant Mesothelioma Cancer

    Malignant Mesothelioma is rare form of cancer that affects lining of the lungs, abdomen, heart, and major organs in the body. Mesothelioma is a disease in which malignant cancer cells are found in the sac lining the chest (pleura) or the abdomen (peritoneum).

    There are about 3,000 new malignant Mesothelioma cases diagnosed each year in the U. S. If you are experiencing any Mesothelioma symptoms you should contact a doctor immediately.

    Veterans Diagnosed With Mesothelioma?

    If you or a family member has been diagnosed with malignant Mesothelioma you are going to have a lot of questions about living with Mesothelioma and what legal options you have against asbestos manufacturers and asbestos companies for your asbestos exposure. Mesothelioma is a seriously deadly disease.

    According to the American Cancer Society with the average survival time for people with Mesothelioma is 4-18 months.

    Call TOLL FREE 888.640.0914 right now to talk with a live Mesothelioma Counselor that can answer many of your questions and give you the peace of mind that you need.

    Family Member Died From Mesothelioma?

    If you have a family member that has died from Mesothelioma cancer you should immediately consult with an experienced Mesothelioma diagnosis lawyer about what compensation may be available to you from asbestos trust funds that total more than 30 billion dollars.

    It is VERY IMPORTANT that you file your Mesothelioma claim within your states Statute of Limitations.

    We have seen many families lose their right to file a lawsuit because their Statute of Limitations had expired while they were grieving. We know it is a tough time to grieve the loss of a loved one, but please do not let your Statute of Limitations expire for filing your Mesothelioma lawsuit. In most states the Statute of Limitations is 2-3 years. Some states have 6 year Statute of Limitations.

    Mesothelioma Latency Period

    Mesothelioma has a long latency period of 10-50 years. Many Veterans, Shipyard Workers, Construction Workers, Power Plant Workers, Mill Workers, Steel Workers, Railroad Workers, Pipefitters, Insulators, Electricians, Carpenters, Welders, Auto Mechanics, Veterans, Factory Workers, and laborers are living in the early stages of a variety of asbestos related diseases.

    Many Mesothelioma lawyers will not accept asbestosis, asbestos lung cancer, asbestosis, pleural plaques, pleural thickening, colon cancer and esophageal cancer cases.

    There is More Than 30 Billion Dollars Set Aside for Mesothelioma and Asbestos Victims in Asbestos Bankruptcy Trusts

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