On May 27th, 1937, the USS Helm (DD-388) was launched at the Norfolk Navy Yard, sponsored by the widow of Rear Admiral James Meredith Helm. Five months later, the Bagley-class destroyer... Read More
When the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, more than one ship was sitting in the harbor that day. In fact, eight battleships, three cruises and four destroyers were present in the harbor when the bombs started to fall. Though some - like the USS Arizona would sink - others sustained minor damage. Others even returned Japanese fire.
Check out the histories of these fine ships of Pearl Harbor and discover how each one played a vital role on the "date that would live in infamy."
From any great battle, heroes are born. Though the ashes left behind tell tragic tales, the stories of the heroic acts that saved lives and deterred enemy forces should also... Read More
There were 100 commissioned warships and service auxiliary ships that were docked at Pearl Harbor on the day of December 7, 1941, when the Japanese acted. Although only 16 of... Read More