Radioman: An Eyewitness Account of Pearl Harbor and World War II in the Pacific

                                                Chapter 6.  "The Cruiser"  

                         
Bonus Photos--not among the 42 included in the book
The light cruiser Richmond (CL-9) was 555' long, 55' 4" wide, with a maximum speed of 34.7 knots.   
     Standard crew for this U.S. Navy warship in 1940, including officers and enlisted men:  512.

      Above photo illustrates Radioman, Chapter 6 ("The Cruiser"), page 39
                     Source of Photo:  Naval Historical Center # NH 63573
Radioman/Petty Officer, third class Ray Daves, 20, poses with "the girl on the sidewalk"
outside the YMCA in Honolulu, Hawaii, November 30, 1940.  

[Uniform in this photo is the US Navy's "dress white", worn by enlisted men in warm
climates.  Eagle on left sleeve indicates petty officer status; radioman's insignia and single
chevron indicating "third class" are covered by the woman's right hand.]
Above photo illustrates Radioman, Chapter 6 ("The Cruiser"), page 42
            Source of Photo:  Ray Daves Collection
Ray Daves, 20, is promoted to Radioman/Petty Officer, second class (RM2c) aboard the light cruiser
Richmond (CL-9), March 24, 1941.   

Above document illustrates Radioman, Chapter 6 ("The Cruiser"), page 46
                 Source of Document:  Ray Daves Collection
                                              
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         Radioman: An Eyewitness Account of Pearl Harbor and World War II in the Pacific


Chapter 1  "The Tree Army"

Chapter 2  "Joining the Navy"

Chapter 3.  "Basic Training"   

Chapter 4   "The Destroyer"  

Chapter  5  "Radio School"     

Chapter 6.  "The Cruiser"                                                 current page, see photos above

Chapter 7.  "The Submarine Base"  

Chapter 8.  "The Attack on Pearl Harbor"

Chapter 9.  "Aftershocks"  

Chapter 10.  "The Submarine"   

Chapter 11.  "The Aircraft Carrier"   

Chapter 12.  "The Battle of Coral Sea"                 

Chapter 13.  "The Battle of Midway"                      

Chapter 14.  "Abandon Ship"  

Chapter 15.  "Rescued at Sea"  

Chapter 16.  "The Summer of '42"                        

Chapter 17.  "First Leave"

Chapter 18.  "The Naval Research Laboratory"

Chapter 19.  "Cold Bay"      

Chapter 20.  "Kodiak"   

Chapter 21.  "Victory Days"

Epilogue
Bonus Photos for All Other Chapters:
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