Antisubmarine Warrior in the Pacific: Six Subs Sunk in Twelve Days
The USS England was a 1200-ton, 306-foot, long-hull destroyer escort. Commissioned into service in late 1943 and dispatched to the Pacific the following February, the England and its crew, in one 12-day period in 1944, sank more submarines than any other ship in U.S. naval history: of the six targets attacked, all six were destroyed. For this distinction, legendary in the...more
Hardcover, 248 pages
Published March 6th 2005 by University Alabama Press
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Very few titles are as descriptive. This is what you think it is, a WWII memoir by the man who sank 6 subs in 12 days. Williamson was the exec officer of the USS England at the time. An excellent read, especially if you enjoy WWII naval history.