DE Ship Photos
and Historical Data
More than 150 photos
and historic information submitted by DE sailors, their families or from
the DESA Photo Archives. Many photos are unique and available only
on this website.
View The DE Photos
Life Aboard a DE - A Photo Tour
These pages contain over 100 photos taken aboard DEs.
Relive the memories or come aboard to learn about life in a DE.
Remember the Pollywog to Shellbacks ceremony? See the photos.
The Photo Tour Aboard Ship
The Typhoon of 1944
18 December, many units of the Third Fleet, east of the Philippines,
were overtaken by an unusually severe typhoon which formed near the
force, resulting in the capsizing and sinking of three destroyers as
well as considerable damage to other units.
First-hand Account and More
DECO Officers Visit USS SLATER DE 766
7 May 2001
View a photo of the Officers and read
about this historic event.
Do you have photos?
Read the instructions for scanning and submitting
and other information.