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USS Piedmont AD-17

USS Piedmont (AD–17) was a Dixie class destroyer tender built during World War II for the U.S. Navy. She served Destroyers in the Pacific Ocean during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.

Veterans: 10
Latest Activity: Aug 4, 2017

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Comment by April Elizabeth Low on August 4, 2017 at 8:20pm

I served on the Piedmont in the 70's, was in the foundry then, but I was a different person then, been a long time ago, but still have some good memories from then, before I was on the Samuel Gompers

Comment by David D. Hughes on September 22, 2015 at 12:13pm

I was attached only a short time to the U.S.S. Piedmont from 1980 1980 until the Yellowstone transited from California

Comment by Norman Atwater HTCS on July 13, 2013 at 10:50am

Was on Piedmont 2 times first as a SFI in the Weld Shop Feb 1968-Oct1968 and then as a HTCS in the Pipe Shop from Dec1976-Jan1978

Comment by Roger A. Welsh on January 6, 2012 at 5:15pm

I served on Piedmont from 1967 till the end of 1969, three West Pac tours.

Comment by Thomas McFadzean Jr. on December 12, 2011 at 7:29am

My first sea duty after being stationed on NAS North Island. Came on board in 1966,left for USS Chicago CG-11 in 1969. Was in deck force, boat deck division.

Comment by Allen J. Schultz on November 8, 2009 at 11:30am
Served for a short time on the Piedmont in 1982. Was part of the decommisioning crew. In my profile pic I am on the right.

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