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|7k||Lewis Bailey Pride, Jr., born at Miami, Fla. 22 April 1919, was appointed Midshipman from Kentucky 23 June 1937. He was commissioned an Ensign 7 February 1941, and reported on board Oklahoma 13 March 1941. He was killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941.)
USS Pride (DE 323) (1943-1946) was the first ship named in his honor.
(Photo from The Official Web Site of the USS Oklahoma BB 37 thanks to Kevin King)
|56k||early 1944: USS Hamul (AD 20) with (from left to right) DEs USS Calcaterra (DE 390); USS Pride (DE 323); USS Falgout (DE 324); USS Alger (DE 101) and USS Eichenberger (DE 202), alongside at Bermuda. Note HF/DF antenna visible on three of the five DEs, and the two-tone Measure 22 camouflage on four of the five DEs. (U.S. Naval Historical Center photo #NH 86271, courtesy of the Captain D.L. Madeira Collection)||Robert Hurst|
|80k||1944: The Mediterranean Sea||David Buell|
|236k||1944: Pride nested with other DE's in an unknown Mediterranean port|
|95k||USS Mattole (AO 17) refueling Pride by the astern method, 17 August 1944. USS Newell (DE 322) is approaching from the far right. (U.S. National Archives Photo # 80-G-245464, a U.S. Navy photo now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.)||Robert Hurst|
|36k||February / March 1945: underway in the North Atlantic||Andy Cisternino
Booklet 2 March 1973
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