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|122k||Artist's conception of Thomas F. Nickel 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|
|23k||1945: Hollandia, New Guinea - Thomas F. Nickel (DE 587), taken while she was at anchor. My father, then Lcdr Claude S. Farmer, USNR, was her commissioning CO and was in command when she destroyed two Japanese midget submarine in August 1945.||Claude S. Farmer, Jr.
Commander, USN (ret.)
|449k||27 July 1955: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - USS Thomas F. Nickel (DE 587) lies off while preparing to moor at Vancouver.
(Photograph by Walter E. Frost) (Photo #AM1506-S3-3-: CVA 447-8445 from the City of Vancouver Archives)
Port Angeles, Wash.
|238k||Undated post-war view of Thomas F. Nickel underway.||Navsource|
|72k||1957: San Francisco, Cal. - Thomas F. Nickel, taken from Treasure Island.||Russell Cole|
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