USS The Sullivans

Local nameUSS The Sullivans
LocationBuffalo, New York, United States

USS The Sullivans is a retired United States Navy Fletcher-class destroyer. The ship was named in honor of the five Sullivan brothers aged 20 to 27 who lost their lives when their ship, USS Juneau, was sunk by a Japanese submarine during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal on 13 November 1942. This was the greatest military loss by any one American family during World War II. She was also the first ship commissioned in the Navy that honored more than one person.

After service in both World War II and the Korean War, The Sullivans was assigned to the 6th Fleet and was a training ship until she was decommissioned on 7 January 1965.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_The_Sullivans_(DD-537)

Address 1 Marine Dr, Buffalo 14202, United States

Coordinates 42°52'39.307" N -78°52'49.621" E

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