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USS Myles C Fox DD/DDR-829

Largest Single-ship Site in World!!*

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DDR Configuration 1950's; Fox "walking" is from WWII map of 1945-1946 Pacific Cruise


Service to the US Navy: March 1945 - October 1979

Steamed to 5 Continents Goodwill Visits to >60 Countries 
Over 350 Ports of Call Circumnavigated Globe Three Times
Atlantic Ocean, North & South Pacific Ocean, North & South
Arctic Ocean Mediterranean Sea
Caribbean Sea Sea of Japan
South China Sea East China Sea
Gulf of Mexico Red Sea & Indian Ocean
Occupation of Japan WWII Two Combat Tours Viet Nam
Other Waterways Navigated


1st Lt. Myles Crosby Fox

Born October 13, 1918


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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....)

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