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Old 04-28-2002, 11:55 AM
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Registered to :Aug 22, 2001
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From :Baton Rouge, LA USA
Posted 08-11-2001 at 18:36
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We have a Fletcher class destroyer (USS Kidd) in Baton Rouge that is part of a museum. A reunion was recently held there for crew members of another Fletcher class destroyer; the USS Foote. The Foote was hit by a torpedo. It lost 55 feet off of its fantail and lived to tell the tale! I think that's amazing. Their story was in our local newspaper at http://www.theadvocate.com/news/story.asp?storyid=25400

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