Photographs, Video & History
January 4, 2011
Here is a slide show, set to “Anchors Aweigh”, of some of the photographs featured on the site.
Filed under Video
January 3, 2011
Below are two photographs of the Rixey’s sister ship, the USS Pinkney APH-2, after its conversion into an evacuation transport. The Pinkney was struck by a kamikaze while supporting operations on Okinawa.
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Below is film shot on board the USS Rixey en route from San Francisco to the South Pacific. The time frame of this video is July of 1945 just prior to the end of the war.
A painting of the Rixey based on a Navy photograph taken in San Francisco Bay.
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