May 1953 - January 1954 Cruise Book
(Bring the Cruise Book to Life with this Multimedia Presentation
A great part of naval history.
You would be purchasing an exact copy of the USS Clarence K Bronson DD 668 cruise book during this time period. Each page has been placed on a CD for years of enjoyable computer viewing. The CD comes in a plastic sleeve with a custom label. Every page has been enhanced and is readable. Rare cruise books like this sell for a hundred dollars or more when buying the actual hard copy if you can find one for sale.
This would make a great gift for yourself or someone you know who may have served aboard her. Usually only ONE person in the family has the original book. The CD makes it possible for other family members to have a copy also. You will not be disappointed we guarantee it.
Some of the items in this book are as follows:
Ports of Call: Panama, San Diego, Japan,Hong Kong, Singapore, Colombo, Ceylon, Bah rein, Aden, Athens Greece, Southern France and Gibraltar.
Brief History of the Ship
Ships Itinerary (Ports and Dates)
Change of Command
Task Force 77
Divisional Group Photos with Names
Many Crew Activity Photos
Plus Much More
Over 191 Photos on Approximately 81 Pages.
Once you view this book you will know what life was like on this Destroyer during this time period.
Several Additional Images of the Clarence K Bronson DD 668 (National Archives)
20 Minute Audio of a "1967 Equator Crossing" (Not this ship but the Ceremony is Traditional)
6 Minute Audio of "Sounds of Boot Camp" in the late 50's early 60's
Other Interesting Items Include:
The Oath of Enlistment
The Sailors Creed
Core Values of the United States Navy
Military Code of Conduct
Navy Terminology Origins (8 Pages)
Examples: Scuttlebutt, Chewing the Fat, Devil to Pay,
Hunky-Dory and many more.
25 Hi Res Images of the "World War Two Memorial" in Washington DC