USS Richard H. Best?

This is the place to put those reference links, posts on books, movies, photos, and etc.
Post Reply
dragon53
Officer - Brigadier General
Officer - Brigadier General
Posts: 8788
Joined: Thu Oct 18, 2007 7:56 pm
Location: Houston

USS Richard H. Best?

Post by dragon53 » Mon Jan 30, 2023 8:32 am

I'm surprised to find out the Navy never named a warship after Richard Best, who sank the carrier Akagi and possibly helped sink the Hiryu in the Battle of Midway.


LINK: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Halsey_Best

dragon53
Officer - Brigadier General
Officer - Brigadier General
Posts: 8788
Joined: Thu Oct 18, 2007 7:56 pm
Location: Houston

Re: USS Richard H. Best?

Post by dragon53 » Mon Feb 27, 2023 8:15 am

The Navy names a destroyer after one of it's first nurses: the USS Lenah Sutcliffe Higby.

LINK: www.military.com/daily-news/2023/02/24/ ... _230227.nl

Post Reply