Forrest Sherman Class

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Forrest Sherman Class Fleet Escort Destroyers.  Photos and history of the Forrest Sherman Class Fleet Escort Destroyers, including USS Forrest Sherman, USS John Paul Jones, USS Barry, USS Decatur, USSDavis, USS Jonas Ingram, USS Manley, USS Du Pont, USS Bigelow, USS Blandy, USS Mullinix, USS Hull, USS Edson, USS Somers, USS Morton, USS Parsons, USS Richard S Edwards and USS Turner Joy. 
(DD931) USS Forrest Sherman 5th February 1956 Decommissioned 5th November 1982, Currently in Philadelphia Navy Yard.  (see message board)
(DD932) USS John Paul Jones 7th May 1955 Decommissioned 15th December 1982
(DD933) USS Barry 1st October 1955 Decommissioned 5th November 1982, Museum Ship, Washington 1984
(DD936) USS Decatur 15th December 1955 Decommissioned 30th June 1983, Stricken 16th March 1988
(DD937) USS Davis 28th March 1956 Decommissioned 20th December 1982, Broken Up 1993
(DD938) USS Jonas Ingram 8th July 1956 Sunk as Target 23rd July 1988
(DD940) USS Manley 12th April 1956 Decommissioned 11th March 1983, Broken Up 1993
(DD941) USS Du Pont 8th September 1956 Decommissioned 11th March 1983, Broken up 1993
(DD942) USS Bigelow 2nd February 1957 Decommissioned 5th November 1982, Broken Up 1993
(DD943) USS Blandy 19th December 1956 Decommissioned 5th November 1982, Broken Up 1993
(DD944) USS Mullinix 18th march 1957 Decommissioned 11th August 1983
(DD945) USS Hull 10th August 1957 Stricken 1983 as Target
(DD946) USS Edson 1st January 1958 Decommissioned 15th December 1988, Museum Ship, New York
(DD947) USS Somers 30th May 1958 Decommissioned 19th November 1982
(DD948) USS Morton 23rd May 1958 Decommissioned 22nd November 1982, Broken Up 1993
(DD949) USS Parsons 19th August 1958 Decommissioned 19th November 1982, Stricken 15th May 1984
(DD950) USS Richard S Edwards 24th September 1957 Decommissioned 15th December 1982
(DD951) USS Turner Joy 5th May 1958 Decommissioned 22nd November 1982
USS John Paul Jones

DD932 USS John Paul Jones, 1963. Sent in by Alex Cole

USS Decatur

USS Decatur in Sydney Harbour.

Contributed by John (JC) Rebel

USS Decatur moored in San Diego during the bicentennial, 1976.

Contributed by Doug Sharp.

USS Mullinix

USS Mullinix (DD944), closing to fuel from RFA Plumleaf, Indian Ocean, February 1983.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM218