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Richard P. Jones Collection (1841) Finding Aid

Item Number: 18410000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Less than one linear foot of administrative documents, newspaper articles, and photographs documenting Richard P. Jones' service in Southeast Asia on board the USS Joseph Strauss.

Dates

  • 11 August 2006

Biographical / Historical

Richard P. Jones was born in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1930 and volunteered for the United States Navy in 1950 beginning 22 years of military service. Jones served on the Destroyer Squadron Three Staff aboard the USS Joseph Strauss (DDG-16). During the Vietnam War Jones supervised signal bridges and served as an Assistant Navigator and Chief Master at Arms. Jones was discharged in 1973 with a rank of Senior Chief Signalman. After his service in the United States Navy, Jones had a career as a commercial fisherman. He now resides in Seminole, Florida.
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
0.1
Pages
1
Location(s)
D083.6; Photograph Collection
1
Photographs

VA048196: 1 photograph of the USS Joseph Strauss' radar during battle

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D083.6 ]]

Inventory

  • Letter from J.D. Elliott to Friends and Families of USS Joseph Strauss crewmembers, 28 May 1967 -
  • USS Joseph Strauss (DDG-16) plan of the day for Monday 29 May 1967
  • United States Navy press release for 16 May 1967
  • USS Joseph Strauss (DDG-16) plan of the day for Saturday 27 May 1967
  • 2 press releases for USS Joseph Strauss, February 1967
  • Hand drawing of USS Joseph Strauss' radar during battle (refer to photograph in collection)
  • Photocopy of newspaper article titled US Ships Shell Roads in North, 28 February 1967
  • Photocopy of newspaper article titled US Denies Reds Sank Navy Ship
1
Photographs

VA048196: 1 photograph of the USS Joseph Strauss' radar during battle

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Pub Credit Line
18410000000, Richard P. Jones Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 11 Aug 2006 [Updated: 07 Nov 2006]