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USS Wainwright DLG/CG-28

USS Wainwright (DLG/CG-28), a Belknap-class destroyer leader, was the third ship of the United States Navy to be named for members of the Wainwright family.

Website: http://www.usswainwright.org/
Veterans: 14
Latest Activity: May 3, 2015

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Comment by Harry Kozlowski on March 1, 2014 at 9:21am

I was on board from July 1970 to August 1973. Cruised around the world literally. Served in Vietnam 1970-1971 and the Mediterranean 1972-1973. Visited Asia, Europe, Africa, North, South, Central America, and Caribbean. Survived many storms, typhoons, and arctic weather. She was a sturdy ship. The most decorated ship in the Atlantic Fleet. 

Comment by mike carlson bm1 (sw) on April 19, 2012 at 6:17pm

i was on board her from 83-88 as an BM1(sw) out of all the time on her what really sticks out is when we were in the gulf for shield and storm we had 30 days to go till home i got my orders asked the cmc and x.o.&c.o. to let me stay on here till we got home no go i was flown off by desert duck hung out a few day partying till we flew back to states so at my shore command p.s. i took the bar pilot out to 2 charlie the c.o. had the b---- to ask me to ride her in as a BM u know what i said any way injoyed my tour on her 5 yrs on one ship is a long time gl fair winds and following sea"s.to all fellow boats.

 

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