USS Edson
DD 946 (Forrest Sherman class)

contributed by John Hummel


Builder:         Bath Iron Works, Bath ME
Laid Down:  	 December 3, 1956
Launched:        January 4, 1958
Commissioned:  	 April 3, 1959
Decommissioned:  December 15, 1988
Fate:            Stricken 1/31/89; 
                 National Historic Monument  
                 berthed at the Intrepid 
                 Sea-Air-Space Museum in New York City

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

More Photo's:

I took these photos from aboard USS Brush (DD-745) in 1964 or 65. This was a refueling incident which occurred between Edson (DD946) and USS Manatee (O58). What a mess! Bill Sander

Photo 003 Bill Sander

Photo 003 Bill Sander


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