USS John J. Powers (DE-528) : USS John D. Ford DD-228, USS Jesse Rutherford DE-347, USS Jerome County LST-848, Landing Ship, Tank, Surrender of Japan, United States Navy
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! After shakedown training off Bermuda, John J. Powers returned to Boston, Massachusetts, on 19 April for anti-submarine exercises. She then steamed to New York to join a convoy for northern Europe, departing on 2 May. The ship returned with another convoy on 28 May 1944. With American troops and equipment building up in England for the cross-channel invasion, John J. Powers made a second convoy voyage, arriving Boston on 2 August 1944. She then engaged in training followed by a coastal run from New York to Halifax and back.
- Susan F. Marseken, Miriam T. Timpledon, Lambert M. Surhone
- Paperback | 216 pages
- 150 x 220 x 13mm | 338g
- Publication date
- 01 Feb 2010
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