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U.S.Naval Destroyer Sailors

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  • ENS Philip Micheal Joyce (1920 - 1942)
    I wish to thank both Find A Grave Contributors KWhite and P.Johnson for permission of the photo of ENS.Joyce. Here is further information on the photo used.
  • Chief Machinist's Mate Eugene Blair (1909 - 1942)
    Find A Grave #81455607Son of Dakota and Margret Powers Blair. Brother of Everette, Woodrow, Daisy and Malvia. Paternal grandson of Jacob and Sallie Johnson Blair. Maternal grandson of James Harvey and ...
  • Lt. Cdr. John Andrew McKeown (1883 - 1946)
    John Andrew McKeown served first as a lieutenant, then later as a lieutenant commander, in the US Naval Reserve Force during World War I. He served aboard the USS Bridgeport, a destroyer tender (AD-10/...
  • Charles Howard Mathis, Jr (1917 - 2001)
    Update 6/29/2019 (CLM): Please Consult Sources.Charles Howard Mathis Junior in the U.S. World War II Navy Muster Rolls, 1938-1949View U.S. World War II Navy Muster Rolls, 1938-1949 Name: Charles Howard...
  • CPO(Chief Petty Officer) Vernon Marshal Mathews (1941 - 2013)
    Updated 6/11/2023 (CLM) Note: Photo of VMM in a Marine uniform was allowed even though he was in the U.S.Navy. Vernon M. Mathews(VMM)AKA Pop was third of seven children of whom four are still living. P...

The Destroyer has been called the"Grayhound of the Sea." Those that served on them were called "Tincan Sailors." This is created in memory of my late Father CPO Vernon M. Mathews(1941-2013).