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|127k||Artist's conception of McNulty by the renowned graphic illustrator John Barrett, with the text written by naval author and historian Robert F. Sumrall. Their company, Navy Yard Associates, offers prints of most destroyers, submarines and aircraft carriers in various configurations during the ship's lifetime. ALL the destroyer escorts ARE available in their WWII configuration. The prints can be customized with ship's patches, your photograph, your bio, etc. When you purchase artwork from them, please indicate that you heard about their work from Navsource.||Navy Yard Associates|
|5k||John Thomas McNulty was born 23 April 1897 at Philadelphia, Pa. He enlisted in the Navy 14 August 1917 for World War I service, until discharged 07 August 1919.
He reenlisted 15 July 1920 for the period to 10 July 1924, and after his third enlistment, 29 July 1924, served continuously until his death while serving in USS Astoria during
the Battle of Savo Island on 09 August 1942. Commissioned ensign 03 November 1941, he was promoted to lieutenant (jg.) 15 June 1942.
USS McNulty (DE 581) (1944-1946) was the first ship to be named in his honor.
|Gene M. Maresca|
|526k||05 April 1944: off Boston, Mass. - Two completion views of McNulty taken in waters near the Boston Navy Yard.
(U.S. Navy photos #CP-DE-581 19-N-68391 and CP-DE-581 19-N-68392 from the National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md.; courtesy of Chris Wright)
|71k||04 November 1944: Brooklyn, N.Y. - USS McNulty (DE 581) on the far side of a pier at New York, with USS George A. Johnson (DE 583) on the near side.
Both are wearing Measure 33a/26d camouflage scheme.. Two other unidentified DEs are tied to this pier. Both Johnson and McNulty were assigned to Escort Division 67,
which left for the Pacific the same day these photos were taken.
(U.S. Navy photo #80-G-287712 from the National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md., courtesy of C. Lee Johnson, Ships of the U.S. Navy in WWII “Dazzle” Camouflage)
Port Angeles, Wash.
|60k||undated wartime image||-|
|114k||16 November 1972: being used as target|
|View the USS McNulty (DE 581) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|McNulty's Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler
|Dates of Command||Commanding Officers|
|1.) 31 Mar. 1944 - 19 Aug. 1944||Lcdr. William G. Jennings, USNR|
|2.) 19 Aug. 1944 – 09 Nov. 1945||Lcdr. Donald Albert Crafts, USNR|
|3.) 09 Nov. 1945 - .. Apr. 1946||Lt. E. M. Sandberg, USN|
|4.) .. Apr. 1946 – 02 Jul. 1946||Lt.(jg) C. Johnson, USNR|
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