USS Myles C Fox DD/DDR-829
Largest Single-ship Site in World!!
(over 5,520 images within)
Born October 13, 1918
Killed in combat August 8, 1942 leading his platoon, part of a Marine Raider Battalion, in the victorious assault on the Island of Tulagi, Solomon Islands. He was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, Navy Cross, Presidential Unit Citation, and a US Navy Gearing Class Destroyer was named in his honor.
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13
WELCOME to our tribute to 1st Lt. Myles C. Fox and the US Navy Destroyer that bore his name. We celebrate the man, the ship, and the men that crewed the ship for 34 years. Please join us in this endeavor at: (yes, click on the purple square....)
Visits since 9/1/07
Site has averaged >2,000 hits/day for last 4 years
Last update: 03/23/10
------U.S.Naval Observatory Master
*Make sure to visit an almost equally big destroyer site: USS Allen M Sumner DD-692