Other Ships


USS Honolulu Survivor Passes Away

By: Mark Loproto

When we discuss the attack on Pearl Harbor, we’re often so focused on the eight battleships that were the prime targets of the Japanese attack that we almost forget that... Read More

The Story of the USS Helm

By: Mark Loproto

On May 27th, 1937, the USS Helm (DD-388) was launched at the Norfolk Navy Yard, sponsored by the widow of Rear Admiral James Meredith Helm. Five months later, the Bagley-class destroyer... Read More

The Pearl Harbor-Tacoma, Washington Connection

By: Mark Loproto

Separated by over 2,500 miles of ocean, the city of Tacoma, WA and the naval base at Pearl Harbor don’t seem to have much to connect them, but even 75... Read More

USS Neosho, Oiler at Pearl Harbor

By: Bruce D.

During WWII Navy oilers were named after rivers. USS Neosho was named after a river in eastern Kansas and northeastern Oklahoma. It's purpose was to refuel warships. She did far more... Read More

USS Sacramento Pearl Harbor Gunboat

By: Bruce D.

The USS Sacramento (PG-19) was at Pearl Harbor during the attack. Although she was in a repair berth, she was already opening fire by 0800, just five minutes after the attack... Read More