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|148k||USS Dempsey (DE 267) and USS Wintle (DE 266) were christened on the same day, 22 April 1943, and are both named for Naval officers killed in the Battle of Savo Island on 09 August 1942. The mother of Richard John Dempsey, Mrs. J. A. Dempsey, and the widow of Jack William Wintle christened each respectively. The picture shows Mrs. J. A. Dempsey (L) and Mrs. Mary Clyde Wintle (R), at the Boston Navy Yard, on the day of the christening. (Photo courtesy of USS Dempsey (DE 26) Association thanks to Steve Carlson)||Bill Gonyo|
|326k||22 April 1943: Boston, Mass. - Mrs. James A. Dempsey, Sponsor of USS Dempsey (DE 267), christening and launching the destroyer escort at Boston Navy Yard, Boston, Massachusetts, April 22, 1943. Rear Admiral Robert A. Theobald, USN, is in the background. Mrs. Dempsey was the mother of ship’s namesake, Lieutenant Junior Grade Dempsey who was killed in the Battle of Savo Island, August 09, 1942, when his ship USS Vincennes (CA 44) was sunk. (U.S. Navy Photo from the National Archives #80-G-62011)|
|108k||HMS Cooke (K.471) underway in 1943.
(Photo NPS Catalog #10703-3907 from the Charlestown Navy Yard National Historical Park Collection)
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