Fredericksburg in Gillespie County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
USS Humphreys (APD-12/DD-236)
Commissioned: 21 July 1920 as USS Humphreys (DD-236)
Converted to a High Speed Transport
Redesignated: 1 December 1942 as APD-12
Assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Decommissioned: 26 October 1945
Earned Seven Battle Stars for WWII Service
Eastern New Guinea Operation
Bismarck Archipelagio Operation
Iwo Jima Operation
Okinawa Gunto Operation
Erected by National Museum of the Pacific War.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
Location. 30° 16.345′ N, 98° 52.034′ W. Marker is in Fredericksburg, Texas, in Gillespie County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of East Austin Street and North Washington Street. The marker is located in Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 311 East Austin Street, Fredericksburg TX 78624, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Destroyer Squadron 29 (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. L.S.T. 811 (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Pondera (APA-191) (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Taylor (DD/DDE-468) (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Kankakee (AO-39) (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Fletcher (here, next to this marker); Americal Division (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Trenton (CL-11) (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
Also see . . . USS Humphreys (DD-236).
USS Humphreys (DD-236/APD-12) was a Clemson-class destroyer in the United States Navy during World War II. She was named for Joshua Humphreys, a pioneer US shipbuilder.(Submitted on May 8, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
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