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

About Joey C

The creator of goodmorninggloucester.org Lover of all things Gloucester and Cape Ann. GMG where we bring you the very best our town has to offer because we love to share all the great news and believe that by promoting others in our community everyone wins.
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2 Responses to Damon Cummings Dad

  1. Kathleen says:

    Seems like being amazing runs in the family.

  2. Realist says:

    Thanks, Joey, for giving us this history. Son Damon is much too modest!

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