Monaghan ... 

USS Monaghan DD 354

 

 The 2nd Monaghan (DD-354) ... 

 was laid down 21 November 1933 by Boston Navy Yard, launched 9 January 1935; sponsored by Miss Mary F. Monaghan, niece of Ensign Monaghan; and commissioned 19 April 1935, Comdr. R. R. Thompson in command.

This destroyer had its own post office. Over the years I have come across a whole lot of it's stuff. It is shown on the next pages.

 

For more historical information:

 http://www.hazegray.org/danfs/destroy/dd354txt.htm

For more pictures:

 http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/354.htm

                                        

 

 



USS Monaghan DD 354

(from an old post card, postally used 1944)