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Earl W. Quintrell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2594
Abstract

These papers consist of two December 1944 action records for the Destroyer USS Edwards made by the ship's Commanding Officer, Earl W. Quintrell. Also included are his typed answers to a 2002 questionnaire from a researcher, and a letter to the National Archives where copies of the action reports were sent.

Dates: 1994-2002

Edward P. Stafford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0210
Overview

This collection consists of an invitation to the commission ceremony for the USS Abercrombie in May 1944.

Dates: 1944 May 1

Erwin P. Currier Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0238
Overview

This collection documents Erwin P. Currier’s service with the U. S. Navy during World War II. Included is a CD of an interview with Currier as well as photocopies of photographs and service documents. Also included is information related to the histories of two ships on which Currier served: USS Card and USS Bennington.

Dates: 1998-2008

Sinking of the Rohna by Don Fortune

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2643
Abstract

This collection consists of a self-published book, Sinking of the Rohna: America's Worst Troopship Loss in World War II, by Don Fortune. The HMT Rohna was sunk in the Mediterranean on November 26, 1943 after being hit by a secret missile aimed from a German bomber. 1,015 American soldiers died.

Dates: 1997

U. S. Navy Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0233
Overview This collection includes 51 photographs from the U. S. Navy between the 1920s and 1940s. Included are photographs of the construction and use of the USS Los Angeles (ZR-3) in 1925. Also included are two sets of photographs from the U. S. Navy during World War II, one labeled “Borneo and New Guinea Action” and the other labeled “Carriers in Action.” Included with the “Borneo and New Guinea Action” set is a pamphlet that includes an index of all photograph sets available...
Dates: circa 1925-1945

Walter Goolsby Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0158
Abstract

The Walter Goolsby Collection includes correspondence to family and other officers, newspapers, photographs, and military and veteran documents from the 1940s and the late 1980s.

Dates: 1943-1945, circa 1957, 1968, 1986-1988, undated