Virginia New Deal Navy Ships - Photo #3 - USS Tucker DD-374


Destroyer USS Tucker DD-374. Built at Norfolk Navy Yard 1934-1936. Was at Pearl Harbor December 7th, 1941, was not damaged, and was able to fire on Japanese aircraft. Saw service in the Pacific until August 1942, when it sank near Espiritu Santo (Vanuatu) after a striking mine.
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