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USS EMMONS NEWS

October 30, 2019

     The Legacy Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Lt. John J. Griffin/USS Emmons Memorial Scholarship awards of $2500 each as Lyuka Devers, great-granddaughter of John H. Devers, RdM1c, and Troy Biermann, grandson of Joseph P. Pomykala, S1c....

October 17, 2019

In 1998, Cmdr. Andrew Wilde published "The U.S.S. Emmons in World War II," a meticulously researched compilation of historic accounts, pictures and reports. Cmdr. Wilde developed a strong interest in naval history and following retirement from the Navy began editing a...

October 1, 2019

A great time was had by all at the September 26-29 Emmons reunion in Gettysburg, PA. View photos of the festivities here.

November 29, 2018

SAVE THE DATE....Our 2019 USS Emmons Reunion is set for September 26-29 in Gettysburg, PA. The Battle of Gettysburg was a turning point in the Civil War and was also the inspiration for President Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address." Our Friday outing will include a visit to...

November 17, 2018

Spread the word to all Emmons family students!! Two $2500 scholarships will be awarded. Submission deadline is May 31st. Visit our Scholarship page for details and to download the application.

October 8, 2018

The 2018 Saratoga reunion is in the books! Read about it and see photos and videos on the Reunions page. And stay tuned for news on the 2019 reunion!

July 24, 2018

A study underway uses technology to create a 3D model of the Emmons for research into historical sites. Read the article from The International Journal of Nautical Archaeology and see the 3D images.

July 22, 2018

A recent ceremony honoring a USS Emmons shipmate helped us locate crew member Clarence Chantlin. We're so pleased to officially add Clarence to the USS Emmons Association Family. See a video report of the ceremony here.

April 17, 2017

From Abernethy to Zeringue, December 5, 1941, to April 6,1945, peruse the database of all USS Emmons officers and crew.  Included are everyone's rate/rank, time aboard the Emmons, status on April 6, 1945, who the Plank Owners are and whether Survivor Reports exist for...

February 17, 2017

Capt. Chris DeGregory, grandson of Emmons crewmember Thaddeus Tenerowicz, took command of guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG-61) in August, 2015.  For the past 7 months, the Monterey served as a member of the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group in the Middle East whic...

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