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|122k||Artist's conception of Daniel A. Joy 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|
|24k||undated wartime image||-|
|170k||circa 1944: At sea - Starboard quarter view of USS Daniel A. Joy (DE 585) underway.
(U.S. Naval Historical Center photo #NH 54642, courtesy of Robert W. Staw, GMG2, USNRTC, Clifton, N.J., 1966; from the Naval History and Heritage Command)
Port Angeles, Wash.
|393k||Photo taken from USS Blue Ridge AGC 2 on 04 January 1945 en route from Aitape, New Guinea to Lingayen, Philippines. Joy is coming to port of Blue Ridge for a mail transfer, which no doubt was much anticipated by crew members.||Michael Patrick|
in honor of his father
John J. Patrick RT3c
USS Blue Ridge AGC 2
|305k||21 August 1948: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - USS Carp (SS 338) alongside Daniel A Joy (DE 585) in Vancouver.
Daniel A Joy was assigned to the 12th Naval District for duty as a Naval Reserve training vessel.
(Photo courtesy of Scott Koen and ussnewyork.com)
|836k||22 August 1948: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - USS Carp (SS 338) moored outboard
of USS Daniel A. Joy at a city wharf.
(Photograph by Walter E. Frost) (Photo CVA 447-8705 from the City of Vancouver Archives)
|208k||03 May 1950: location unknown||Ron Reeves|
|574k||early May 1950: New Orleans, La. - In going through my father's estate we have found many pictures, including a series of the USS Daniel A. Joy. His obituary reads "One of the highlights of his military career was serving on the destroyer escort USS Daniel A. Joy sailing from the mouth of the Mississippi in New Orleans to Lake Michigan where she was re-commissioned." (in May 1950). This photo shows Daniel A. Joy shortly after her arrival in New Orleans.||Christine Gray|
In memory of her Dad
Jay Dee Gray
|869k||early May 1950: New Orleans, La. - This photo shows additional ballast tanks being welded to Joy's sides to add additional buoyancy to her hull, raising her keel a few more inches.|
|222k||early May 1950: New Orleans, La. - Sailors from Daniel A. Joy demonstrate a new "inter-vessel transfer system" being employed locally.|
|545k||early May 1950: New Orleans, La. - This appears to be a division photo. Radiomen, quartermasters, and a Chief Hospital Corpsman.|
|400k||08 November 1952: Chicago, Ill. - A newspaper photo from the Chicago Sun-Times. Daniel A Joy holds "Open House" while moored at the Michigan Ave. Bridge. MM3 Carmelo Pavaglio explains the working of a 40mm anti-aircraft gun to Girl Scouts of Troop #44 of River Forest, Ill. The girls are Jean Taurtelot, age 12, Peggy Faul, age 12, Kathleen Mullaney and Judy O'Leary, age 13.||Tommy Trampp|
|95k||Spring 1954: Holland, Mich. - Daniel A. Joy secured to the pier at Holland, Mich. for the annual Tulip Festival. She was always quite an attraction for the festival.||Don Garner RM3|
August 1953 - October 1954
(Photos © Don Garner)
|122k||Summer 1954: Naval Station Great Lakes; Ill. - Daniel A. Joy moored at Great Lakes Naval Station. When reporting aboard, Don Garner was told at the 9th Naval District Receiving Station, "Walk down that street one block and turn left."|
|96k||Summer 1954: Naval Station Great Lakes; Ill. - Daniel A. Joy moored at Great Lakes Naval Station. She is shown at the same pier as above, but much closer and on a different date.|
|58k||Summer 1954: Naval Station Great Lakes; Ill. - Daniel A. Joy shown at the end of the cluster of the seven ships of the Great Lakes Reserve Training Squadron. They were gathered at the Great Lakes naval base, with DE 585 at the far end and six PCEs moored to the pier three deep in the foreground. The normal cruise schedules were to leave their home ports on Sunday afternoons with their new groups of trainees and put in at the base for supplies. The following Monday morning they would depart for their two-week training cruises.|
|182k||Summer 1954: Escanaba, Wis. - Daniel A. Joy secured to a wall at a lakefront city park in Escanaba, Wisconsin, a mid-cruise liberty port.|
|34k||She is shown here moored to her jetty next to the Chicago Naval Armory, across Lake Shore Drive from Chicago's Loop. For several years she cruised the Great Lakes as a Naval Reserve Training ship.|
|35k||In drydock at Milwaukee, Wis., note dog-eared screw, Don Garner Reminisces|
|252k||03 September 1954: Detroit, Mich. - A newspaper photo from the Chicago Sun-Times. Detroit Naval Reservists training aboard Daniel A Joy listen as a Naval Reserve officer explains the mechanism of the 20-millimeter gun. From the left are Cdr. D.C. Edwards, who is acting as officer in tactical command of the fresh water cruise; Lt. C.N. Reinelt and seamen Willis Talley, Richard St. John, Eugene Matto, Homer Tucker, Paul Curtis, and George Petersen.||Tommy Trampp|
|128k||06 February 1960: Chicago, Ill. - "THE ATTACK WAS FOILED" - The Coast Guard was ready when the enemy attacked in Chicago Saturday. Units of the Coast Guard Reserve were on a port security exercise. Involving about 250 men from Chicago, Gary, Forest Park and Evanston. The Evanston unit - the "bad guys" - attempted to infiltrate and do simulated damage at two spots; Calumet Maher Terminal and the area around the Naval Armory at the foot of Randolph. The other units were the defenders. Here a group of men are shown putting out a fire set by the "attackers" at the armory. The Coast Guard vessel Daniel A Joy is in the background. Defenders are (from left) Seaman Robert Weller, Timothy Donovan, John McGowan, David Neale and Donald Oleski, all of Chicago.|
|165k||08 February 1960: Chicago, Ill. - "THWARTS SABOTAGE" - Seaman Donald McLean uses a Geiger counter to check for nuclear bomb on deck of USS Daniel A. Joy. Four mock nuclear bombs were discovered aboard the ship during Coast Guard Reserve war games.|
|272k||Spring '61: USS Daniel A. Joy (DE 585) serving as a Naval Reserve Training Ship at Chicago.
(U.S. Naval Photographic Center Photo #NH73925 from the U.S. Navy BUMED Library and Archives 11-0014; Courtesy of Lt. John B Hattendorf, USN)
|105k||02 October 1961: Chicago, Ill. - UPI Photo: Crewmen of USS Daniel A. Joy, a destroyer escort, wave to friends and relatives here as vessel is restored to active duty. Ship has trained Navy reservists here for 11 years. It is first of 40 vessels called to active duty because of the Berlin Crisis. Joy will patrol Atlantic in anti-submarine service. There are 170 men aboard.||Tommy Trampp|
|160k||13 June 1962: Great Lakes, Ill. - "BACK TO SIDEWALK BEAT FOR THEM" - Returning to their "beats" as Chicago policemen when USS Daniel A. Joy returns to the Windy
City will be these five crewmembers of the destroyer escort. They are (from left) Steward Charles Hicks, 34, of 6541 S. Rose, a patrolman in the 35th District; Commissaryman 2nd class Edward
LaCourse, 25, of 712 W. 116th St., a patrolman in the 21st District; Chief Boatswains Mate Donald R. Burch, 31, of 6410 So. Keeler Ave., a patrolman in the Training Division; Gunners Mate 3rd
class Raymond M. Bibbs, 26, of 8117 So. Park Ave., a patrolman in the 3rd District; and Seaman Arthur L. Castrejon, 23, of 9331 Kingston, a rookie cop.|
(U.S. Naval Photo#121-62 from the 9th Naval District Public Affairs Office, Great Lakes, Ill.)
|Daniel A. Joy History|
|View the USS Daniel A. Joy (DE 585) DANFS history entry located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.|
|View the All Hands Magazine article of January 1962 about USS Daniel A. Joy's recommissioning.|
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