Historical Facts Collision at Kwajelein

"Stand By For A Ram"
Man Overboard

Siapan Battle Flags
Battle Actions
Historic Photographs

Page One

Historic Photographs

"Life On Board the Mighty W"

1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 11 - 12 - 13 - 14 - 15
16 - 17 - 18 - 19 - 20 - 21 - 22 - 23 - 24 - 25 - 26 - 27
28 - 29 - 30 - 31 - 32 - 33 - 34 - 35 - 36 - 37 - 38 - 39
40 - 41 - 42 - 43 - 44 - 45 - 46 - 47 - 48 - 49 - 50 - 51
52 - 53 - 54 - 55 - 56 - 57 - 58 - 59 - 60 - 61 - 62 - 63
64 - 65 - 66 - 67 - 68 - 69 - 70 - 71 - 72 - 73 - 74 - 75
76 - 77 - 78 - 79 - 80 - 81 - 82 - 83 - 84 - 85 - 86 - 87
88 - 89 - 90 - 91 - 92 - 93 - 94 - 95 - 96 - 97 - 98 - 99
100 - 101 - 102 - 103 - 104 - 105 - 106 - 107 - 108
109 - 110 - 111 - 112 - 113 - 114 - 115 - 116 - 117
118 - 119 - 120 - 121 - 122 - 123 - 124 - 125 - 126
127 - 128 - 129 - 130 - 131 - 132 - 133 - 134 - 135
136 - 137 - 138 - 139 - 140 - 141 - 142 - 143 - 144
Third Battle of Savo Map of the Battle
Japanese Account of the Battle
"The Fork in the Road"
Dimensions & Diagrams TABLES
Ship Statistics
Machinery
Fuel Consumption
BB56 vs. HMS King George V

DIAGRAMS
Body Plan - Midship & Forward
Body Plan - Midship & Aft
Machinery Schematic
Overhead - Small
Overhead - Large
Side Profile - Small
Side Profile - Large
Cross Section

Ships Armament 16 Inch
40MM
5 Inch
20 MM
Ships Captain's
and Admiral's
Adm. Willis A. Lee
Adm. T.R. Cooley
Capt. H.H.J. Benson
Capt. G. B. Davis
Capt. J.E. Maher
Capt. T.R. Cooley
Capt. R.F. Good
Capt. F.X. McInerney
Ship's Crew
Shipmate Stories Many Thanks to Lt. R.P. Hunter by Billy Bryant
A Few Remembrances During W.W. II by James B. Bias
Remembrance by Paul W. Anderson
The Coldest Working Party by A. C. Anderson
Admiral Good Speech, July 67 by Brownie
Smoke Watch by Ray Mason
An Excerpt From A Ship's Log by Robert T. Shaffer, R Division
Scuttlebutt: Why We Call A Ship A "SHE" - Anonymous
Collision At Kwajalein by Francis Tellier EM 3c - E Division
Showboat by Sue Gamache (daughter of Francis Tellier)
Off Guadalcanal, 3rd Battle of Savo Island by E. W. Bronson
Recipe For A Sailor - Unknown
Heat of The Moment by William R. Hippard
Lost On A Island by Michael J. Ferrovecchio
The Sinking OF HMS Punjabi by K.A. Tipper
Bible Class by Frank E. Bullock
My Rendezvous With The Admiral by Billy Bryant
Death Ride by Robert G. Clark
Cougar Scream
Newsletters

Article Index
24 May 1941
12 June 1941
2 August 1941
9 August 1941
16 August 1941
23 August 1941
8 November 1941
22 November 1941
29 November 1941
6 December 1941
13 December 1941
21 December 1941
25 December 1941
1 January 1942
10 January 1942
17 January 1942
31 January 1942
14 February 1942
21 February 1942

4th ANNIVERSARY BOOKLET
Captain's Message
Our Admiral's Greeting
Fighting Ship
Our Captain
Cougar Sports
Zero, Coxswain, USNR
Ships Birthday Menu
28 February 1942
14 March 1942
21 March 1942
28 March 1942
5 April 1942
11 April 1942
18 April 1942
26 April 1942
3 May 1942
10 May 1942
18 May 1942
23 May 1942
31 May 1942
6 June 1942
14 June 1942
21 June 1942
28 June 1942
4 July 1942
1 August 1942
World War II Plus 55 31 Oct 42
30 Oct 42
29 Oct 42
28 Oct 42
27 Oct 42
26 Oct 42
25 Oct 42
18 - 24 Oct 42
11 - 17 Oct 42
6 - 10 Oct 42
5 Oct 42
4 Oct 42
1 - 3 Oct 42
27 - 30 Sep 42
20 - 26 Sep 42
13 - 19 Sep 42
6 - 12 Sep 42
30 Aug - 5 Sep 42
25 - 28 Aug 42
23 - 24 Aug 42
20 - 22 Aug 42
19 Aug 42
16 - 18 Aug 42
10 - 12 Aug 42
9 Aug 42
5 -8 Aug 42
2 - 4 Aug 42
26 July - 1 Aug 42
19 - 25 Jul 1942
12 - 18 Jul 42
5 - 11 Jul 42
28 Jun - 4 Jul 42
21 - 27 Jun 42
14 - 20 Jun 42
10 - 13 Jun 42
7 - 9 Jun 42
5 - 6 Jun 42
4 Jun 42
31 May - 3 Jun 42
27 - 30 May 42
24 - 26 May 42
17 - 23 May 42
10 - 16 May 42
6 - 9 May 42
3 - 5 May 42
26 Apr - 2 May 42
18 - 25 Apr 42
12 - 18 Apr 42
5 - 11 Apr 42
29 Mar - 3 Apr 42
22 - 28 Mar 42
15 - 21 Mar 42
8 - 14 Mar 42
1 - 7 Mar 42
22 - 28 Feb 42
15 - 21 Feb 42
8 - 14 Feb 42
1 - 7 Feb 42
25 - 31 Jan 42
18 - 24 Jan 42
11 - 17 Jan 42
4 - 10 Jan 42
27 Dec 41 - 3 Jan 42
20 - 26 Dec 41
13 - 19 Dec 41
8 - 12 Dec 41
7 Dec 41
5 - 6 Dec 41
28 Nov - 4 Dec 41
21 - 27 Nov 41
15 - 20 Nov 41
Associate Unit & Reunions BB56 History Book
23rd Reunion-October 96
24th Reunion-May 98
25th Reunion-May 2000
US Navy Memorial Plaque Dedication
26th Reunion-August 2002
27th Reunion-August 2004 28th Reunion-August 2005
Scale Model Fleet Charlie Galligan
John Marlin

Glenn Winter
Mike Bowen

Additional Ports of Interest
While you are onboard,
Please leave your comments in our Log Book
Sign Logbook View Logbook

USS Washington BB56 Home Port © Copyright 1998 - 2013 All Rights Reserved.
No portion of this site, including this home page and any of the separate pages, may be copied,
retransmitted, reposted, duplicated or otherwise used without the express written permission of Howard F. Wright