USS Charles J. Badger
DD 657 (Fletcher class)

Courtesy of: Donald J. Guilfoil TM2
Leaving Home Port Newport RI - early fifties

Builder:         Bethlehem Steel Staten Island NY 
Laid Down:       September 24, 1942
Launched:        April 3, 1943
Commissioned:    July 23, 1943
Decommissioned:  May 10, 1946
re-commissioned: September 10, 1951
Decommissioned:  December 20, 1957
Fate:            Stricken 2/1/74

We are seeking information on the USS Charles J. Badger and her crews. Files and photos may be E-mailed to us and we will incorporate them into these pages.

Courtesy of: Donald J. Guilfoil TM2
Spring, 1954: DESRON 34, USS Stockham DD 683,
USS Charles J. Badger DD 657, USS Hazelwood DD 531,
USS Heermann DD 532

Subject: USS Charles J. Badger (DD 657)
Date: Fri, 16 May 2003
From: Vincent Bove

I will pledge a sizeable donation if you will assist me in obtaining the World Cruise Book of 1954 of the USS Charles J. Badger DD657. The cruise started December 7, 1953 - did Korean duty and completed a world tour.

I would be so thrilled to obtain this book which i've tried so hard to do for several years.

Good luck in your endeavors and he best to all tin can sailors.

Vincent Bove

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