Damon Cummings Dad

I knew that Damon Cummings grew up a navy brat.  What I didn’t know was that his dad was killed in action while on board the San Fransisco in 1942 and was awarded the Purple Heart and Navy Cross.

He even had a destroyer named after him,

The Damon M. Cummings

Photo comes from Jerry Church and this page where you can read more about the ship and Damon’s Dad.

That’s a pretty wild looking ship.

Here is more info about the history of the ship


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