pixel
pixel
pixel
Home
Benefits
News
entertainment
shop
finance
careers
education
join military
community

pixel





 
Histories for USS Tarawa - CV 40




16 Jun CHAPLAIN JOSEPH F. PARKERCDR, CHC, USN ( Patricia Mock)
MY FATHER SERVED ON THIS SHIP OUT OF SAN DIEGO. JOHN THOMPSON WAS A PILOT--I THINK THEY WENT TO KOREA ON THIS SHIP. DID YOU KNOW HIM? PAT, HIS DAUGHTER
09 Jul HM-1 (Patrick Grande)
I was a Navy Corpsman during the years of 1949-1958. I served in the Korean War between 1950-1952. We went down to Paris Island, and I was stationed aboard the USS Tarawa -CV40. I was discharged in 1958.
09 Jul HM-1 (Patrick Grande)
I was a Navy Corpsman during the years of 1954-1956. I served in the Korean War between 1950-1952. We went down to Paris Island, and I was stationed aboard the USS Tarawa -CV40. I was discharged in 1958.
13 Nov 1999 USS Tarawa Reunion (Robert Pohorence)
The USS Tarawa Veterans Association is looking for shipmates for the reunion April 29, 30 and May 1 and 2. in Norfolk, Va. All former ships company, air crew, Marine detachments and officers who served aboard the USS Tarawa from commissioning in 1945 to final retirement in 1960 are... More
13 Nov USS Tarawa CV40 Complete history (Robert Pohorence)
CV-40: dp. 27,100; 1. 888'0"; b. 93'0"; ew. 147'6"; dr.28'7"; s. 32.7 k. (tl.); cpl. 3,448; a. 12 5", 72 40mm.; cl. Essex) The first Tarawa (CV-40) was laid down on 1 March 1944 at the Norfolk Navy Yard, launched on 12 May 1945, sponsored by Mrs. Julian C. Smith, the wife of Lieutenant General... More
04 May USS Tarawa - CV 40 - History
Tarawa, CV-40, was commissioned on 8 December 1945. Assigned to the Pacific Fleet, Tarawa operated extensively in the western Pacific. She was decommission in June 1949, but in less than 18 months was ordered reactivated in response to the Korean War. In February 1951, Tarawa was recommissioned... More



Back to Unit Page


Other Links: