|Franklyn Lowery Delaney : WWII - USS Bayfield - 1
Photographs on these pages are from Franklyn Lowery Delaney's photo collection from the World War II era. More photos from this series: 1 2 3 4 5
|This image shows some of the U.S. Navy officers who had been on Landing Craft Infantry (LCI) ships that were involved in various World War II operations in the Mediterranean area. In September 1944, the personnel were sailing on the USS Bayfield from Naples, Italy to Norfolk, Virginia for other assignments.
The title on the back of the photo is: "Homeward Bound! - Naples to Norfolk - 13-26 Sept. 1944 - USS Bayfield, PA 33. The Gang from LCI(L) Flotilla One."
Officer's names, followed by the ships on which they served - left to right: Bob Moore (LCI 17), Dave Eastman (LCI 236), Bob Woodruff (LCI 44 & LCI ___ ), _____________ , Ed Scott (LCI 190), Dan Rothermel (LCI 189), R. Leaventhal (LCI 195), Bill Ahearn (LCI 191), _______ Hirtenstein (LCI 2), Ed Doering (LCI 235 & LCI 46), Woody Hilburn (LCI 237), Tom Hoban (LCI 384 & LCI 670), Dave Burt (LCI 38), ____________ , J. Thomas (LCI 188), John David (LCI 194), and Jim Meehan (LCI 192).