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Robert R. Lahue World War II journal, 1943-1945.
Lahue, Robert R., 1921-1999.
Library Call Number Copy Material Location
Vermont Historical Society Library  MSA 248:10  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 

Personal Author : Lahue, Robert R., 1921-1999.
Title : Robert R. Lahue World War II journal, 1943-1945.
Physical Description : 1 folder.
Summary :

Journal kept by Robert R. Lahue while he served on the U. S. S. Ringgold. The front half of the journal contains technical information relating to the boiler system fo the U.S.S. Ringgold. The journal also includes ten pages of Lahue's "Personal Diary" covering the dates January 1, 1943 through August 25, 1945, containing terse entries describing the movements of the ship. A souvenir pamphlet dated October 27, 1945, listing the personnel and giving details of the history of the ship in the Pacific.

Biographical or historical data :

Robert R. Lahue was born August 3, 1921 in Swanton, Vermont. He enlisted in the U. S. Navy on December 10, 1940 and was on board for the christening of the U. S. S. Ringgold, a Fletcher-class destoyer, on December 24, 1942. Lahue served on the U. S. S. Ringgold as a Water Tender, First Class until her decommissioning on March 23, 1946. Robert R Lahue died March 14, 1999.

Corporate Subject : United States. Navy. Pacific Fleet.
Ringgold Destroyer : DD500
Subject Term : World War, 1939-1945 Naval operations, American.
Geographic Term : Swanton (Vt.) Archival resources.
Genre/Form : Diaries.