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USS Blessman and I

Edward Hinz

USS Blessman and I

a memoir of shipboard life during World War II

by Edward Hinz

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Xlibris Corp. in [S.l] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hinz, Edward,
  • Blessman (Destroyer : DE69),
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdward Hinz.
    GenrePersonal narratives, American.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD811 .H563 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination105 p. :
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22666518M
    ISBN 101425786308, 1425786111
    ISBN 109781425786304, 9781425786113
    LC Control Number2008275396


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Being related to one of the crew, I had an interest in it for that reason - it helped to flesh out the war stories I heard in my youth, stories that were very abbreviated and delivered with the typical gruffness and stoic understatement of that /5.

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USS Blessman (DE/APD), a Template:Sclass/core of the United States Navy, was named in honor of Lieutenant Edward Martin Blessman (–), who was killed in action in the Pacific on 4 February Blessman was laid down on 22 March at the Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard, Inc., Hingham, Massachusetts; launched on 19 Junesponsored by Mrs.

Helen Malloy Blessman. USS Blessman (DE/APD), a Buckley-class destroyer escort of the United States Navy, was named in honor of Lieutenant Edward Martin Blessman (–), who was killed in action in the Pacific on 4 February The ship was built by the Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard at Hingham, Massachusetts in After commissioning, Blessman escorted convoys in the North Atlantic.

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Add Your Name to the DE Crew Roster. 's mission is to provide a means for shipmates to keep in touch with one another. On June 14th the United States celebrates Flag Day. During the battle of Iwo Jima in Februarythe USS Blessman was severely damaged in an attack by a Japanese bomber.

The ship was a destroyer escort converted to high-speed transport and only the day before it had been under bombardment by shore defenses as the underwater demolition teams that it carried were conducting.

At the end of their mission, the UDTs returned to their respective ships. For Team 15 that was USS Blessman (APD48), a former destroyer escort. On the evening of Feb. 17, the mess hall of the Blessman was filled with crewmen and frogmen relaxing. Thank you the everyone who participated in our 20th Annual Self-Published Book Awards.

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Blessman was appointed Midshipman from the 9th District of Wisconsin on June 21 and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy on June 4 Service at sea in USS MARYLAND BB and USS HALE DD preceded flight training at Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Fla., after which he served in VS-2B in USS LEXINGTON CV-2 and VPF, based on USS.

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Helen Malloy Blessman. This is a beautiful ship display commemorating the USS BLESSMAN (DE). The artwork depicts the USS BLESSMAN in all her glory. More than just an artistic concept of the ship, this display includes a custom designed ship crest plaque and an engraved ship statistics plaque.

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He was discharged in with the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign (with two stars), American Campaign, Philippine Liberation, and Victory medals. February 18 - USS Blessman (APD) damaged by an aerial bomb, 25 d.

05' N, d. 10' E. February 19 - USS Finnegan (DE) damaged by collision, 22 d. 46' N., d. 19' E., Iwo Jima area. February 22 - USS Melvin R. Nawman (DE) is damaged by a collision with LST in the Iwo Jima area.