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US Navy Awards and Medals
How to obtain personal awards, unit awards and replacement medals.

Click Here to view a list of all Unit Awards and Campaign Medals awarded to the Lyman K. Swenson.


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Naval Weapons, Naval Technology and Naval Reunions

   USS Sigsbee DD502
Information and photos about the USS Sigsbee DD502. Has a plot map of Task Group 58.1 (MAR 1945) in which the Swenson was also included.

USS Allen M. Sumner DD692 home page. The first of the class. See the deck plans for the Sumner class including

FRAM II conversion.


Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park. Largest inland Naval Park in the US. Home of the USS The Sullivans


Battleship Cove
Located in Fall River, MA. Has the USS Massachusetts BB59, USS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. DD850, USS Lionfish SS298, two PT boats and a Soviet built missile corvette on display.

   Tin Can Sailors
An ever expanding and very informational destroyer related site.

   United States Navy
Official United States Navy Website

   Official US Navy All Hands OnLine page.

USS DeHaven Organization
A very good site about the USS DeHaven DD727. Great photos and Korean era information. Many links.

The Goatlocker
Great site for CPO's.

Official Department of Navy Photos of the Swenson
Great ship photos and information from the Department of Navy

Official Department of Navy Photos of Captain Swenson
Great personal photos and information about Captain Lyman K. Swenson from the Department of Navy

Department of the Navy - Naval Historical Center
Very informative site including list of ships for which photos are available.

United States Navy Memorial Foundation
USN related site.

   Includes the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships  (DANFS)
Excellent site for ships and their histories including the Lyman K. Swenson.

HyperWar: U.S. Navy in World War II
Another excellent site for ship statistics.

HyperWar: USS Lyman K. Swenson

N.V.R. - Naval Vessel Register
The Official Inventory of US Naval Ships and Service Craft.

Ernie Knowles Home Page
Retired Captain (USNR), former USS Lyman K. Swenson officer. Read poetry written by Ernie while aboard the Swenson here.