Butler - Transported to Chine - 1946. The ship is facing to the right and is anchored. NH 59212 CSS Virginia rams USS Cumberland, 8 March 1862; NH 64088-KN USS Cumberland sunk However, an internal report to Congress from HUAC confirmed the veracity of the plot. Copy negative of U.S.S. Long before General Eisenhower's classic speech, General Butler sounded the alarm. From there the ship continued to Bremerhaven, Germany, and thence to New York, mooring 5 September 1951. General Butler State Resort Park preserves the Butler-Turpin Historic home built in 1859. Today’s post is by John LeGloahec, Archives Specialist in the Electronics Records Division at the National Archives in College Park, MD. In December 1942, before the first ship was laid down, the design was altered to include the low, enclosed bridge planned for the Rudderows. Butler was known for his leadership and commitment to the welfare of the men under his command. Bill Nesbit." USS Walton (DE-361) was a John C. Butler -class destroyer escort in the United States Navy. The text on the front reads, "U.S.S. Butler was charged for “negligently trained and certified helm watch standers on the controls of the Integrated Bridge and Navigation System onboard the USS John S. … USS John C. Butler (DE-339) was named after U.S. naval aviator John Clarence Butler (1921-1942), killed during the Battle of Midway in June of 1942. USS Butler (DD-636), a Gleaves -class destroyer, is the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for Marine Corps Major General Smedley Butler, twice awarded the Medal of Honor. USS Oberrender (DE-344) was a John C. Butler–class destroyer escort built for the United States Navy during World War II.She was named for Lieutenant Commander Thomas Olin Oberrender Jr., the engineering officer of the light cruiser USS Juneau, who was killed when that ship was torpedoed and sunk during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal in 1942. USS Butler(DD-636), a Gleaves-classdestroyer, is the only ship of the United States Navyto be named for Marine CorpsMajor GeneralSmedley Butler, twice awarded the Medal of Honor. He thought of himself as a cog in the imperialist war machine. 1. And what is this bill? She arrived in San Pedro 6 October 1944. Courtesy Naval History and Heritage Command. The house is a brick federal-style residence with eight large rooms and two wide halls, with a third floor attic and spacious basement area. The home has many period pieces as well as family heirlooms. The ship also served as a troopship in the occupation of Japan, leaving San Francisco 5 January 1946 she made four voyages carrying troops to the Pacific stopping at Yokohama, Shanghai, Tsingtao, and other ports in support of US efforts to stabilize the China situation and to occupy Japan. USS Butler. He had been recruited by a group of wealthy Pro-Fascists who had hoped to use him in a coup against President Franklin D. Roosevelt. She was turned over to the Maritime Administration (MARAD), and in March 1960 entered the National Defense Reserve Fleet, berthed in the James River, Virginia.She was sold for scrap for $604,050 to Luria Brother and Co. on 17 November 1976, and scrapped in Taiwan the next year. Except for occasional visits to the Mediterranean (June 1953 and September–October 1959) and to the Caribbean (November 1956 and November 1958) she continued this run until decommissioning. The last day of the year saw her depart from Okinawa for San Francisco. ... USS LEWIS DE535 (ASW)(Butler Cl.) He had come to believe that war--in particular WWI--was really a profitable business for the few and at the expense of thousands of lives. Is one of 19 men to receive the, Wrote the 1935 exposé that linked business and the military titled "War Is A Racket. The John C. Butler class—the Westinghouse Geared Turbine (WGT) type—featured a 12,000 shp Westinghouse steam turbine with double reduction gears.Gibbs and Cox prepared the detailed design and both Westinghouse and General Electric supplied machinery. The USS Butler (DD-636), a Gleaves-class destroyer, was named in his honor in 1942.This vessel participated in the European and Pacific theaters of operations during the Second World War. Butler believed that a similar type of explosion could knock down the walls of Fort Fisher. Biography At the time of his death, Major General Smedley Darlington Butler, also known as "The Fighting Quaker", was the most decorated Marine in US history; he was the only person to be awarded a Marine Corps Brevet Medal and a Medal of Honor for two separate military actions. She was sold for scrap for $604,050 to Luria Brother and Co. on 17 November 1976, and scrapped in Taiwan the next year. To Butler’s disgust, General John J. Pershing personally detailed him as commander of Camp Pontanezen in Brest, the main American replacement depot. USS General H. W. Butner (AP-113), named for Henry W. Butner, was a troopship that served with the United States Navy in World War II and the Korean War. She returned to San Francisco 12 May, departed 20 May for the Panama Canal, and from there steamed to Le Havre, France. Articles incorporating text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships, Articles incorporating text from Wikipedia, Cold War auxiliary ships of the United States, Korean War auxiliary ships of the United States, World War II auxiliary ships of the United States, Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships, List of auxiliaries of the United States Navy, https://military.wikia.org/wiki/USS_General_H._W._Butner_(AP-113)?oldid=4474576, Pages using duplicate arguments in template calls, 19 to 20.6 knots (35.2 to 38.2 km/h) (sources vary). 1. After shakedown in Chesapeake Bay, General H. W. Butner sailed 23 February 1944 from Norfolk, Virginia carrying troops to Morocco. Her ports of call on this long voyage were Durban, South Africa; Bombay; Melbourne, Australia; and San Pedro, California, where she arrived 1 July. General H. W. Butner was decommissioned 28 January 1960 at Bayonne. We would like to make copies of them and make them available to other model builders. Arriving off the beach 16 September, troopship General H. W. Butner landed her troops in this important action, and then departed for Japan. The Boston, Massachusetts chapter of Veterans For Peace is named the "Smedley D. Butler Brigade", and he is featured in the documentary The Corporation. Butner (AP-113) was launched by the Federal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co., Kearny, N.J., 19 September 1943 under Maritime Commission contract for the Army; sponsored by Mrs. John J. McCloy; acquired … After only 3 days in port General H. W. Butner sailed again, this time eastward to the West Coast. 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