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ARTIFACTS SECTION

This section of the web site contains pictures of interesting artifacts and other items from the USS England DLG-22/CG-22. This section will grow as more crew members provide pictures of items in their possession and other sources of pictures are found.

ITEM PICTURE AND/OR INFORMATION
1965 Telephone Directory From David E. True, this is the ships 1965 dial phone directory. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
1986 Change of Command Ceremony  From Jason Griswold, this is the program from this event. CLICK HERE TO VIEW.
1976 Change of Command Ceremony From Gary Olson, this is the program from the event. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
USS England Ball Caps  From Jason Griswold, A USS England ball cap many of us wore and the 25th Anniversary ball cap! CLICK HERE TO VIEW
USS England Lighter From Gary Olson, this is a USS England cigarette lighter. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
Ships Patch

A ships patch as sold in the ships store from Dennis O'Brien. CLICK HERE TO VIEW

Master At Arms Badge From Bill Thompson, DMAA 3! CLICK HERE TO VIEW
Operation Sailor Hat Certificate From Jerry L. Brinegar, his certificate for participating in Operation Sailor Hat. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
USS England DLG-22 Jacket Dennis O'Brien purchased this at auction. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
1960 Navy Document From Jerry L. Brinegar, a document from 1960 that discusses John Charles England, USS Oklahoma and DE-635. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
1964 USS England Thanksgiving Day Menu. From Thomas Maki, the menu for the feast served on board the England for this holiday. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
3/6/78 USS England Plan of the Day  R. E. Dorn sends this POD he found in 1986. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
The Complete Commissioning Program from 12/7/63 Bob Vault sent this in on a Zip disk! All 35 pages of the commissioning program with pictures of the keel laying, launching, DE-635, Ens. J. C. England, a list of the crew and more! CLICK HERE TO VIEW
TECAN Brochure with USS England on the cover. Art Tassaro sent this ITT Brochure with England on the cover. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
"The Two Englands" Art Tassaro sent this portrait of the two Englands, DE-635 and DLG/CG-22. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
1966 Citation from the Secretary of the Navy One more from Art Tassaro, the 1966 Citation for England's many feats, authorizing her crew at the time to wear the Navy Untit Commendation Ribbon. CLICK HERE TO VIEW 
Commissioning Cover Richard Dorn submitted this commissioning Cover, en envelope canceled on the ship on her first day in commission. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
1974 Change of Command Ceremony Joe Coulter added this 1974 Change of Command Program when John Poindexter too command of the mighty England! CLICK HERE TO VIEW
1974 October Family Gram Joe Coulter added this last Family Gram from Captain Hogg. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
Interesting Patches from Olongapo Joe Coulter sent in these funny patches from a Olongapo. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
USS England Bumper Stickers! Ron Reeves sent in these two Bumber Stickers! CLICK HERE TO VIEW
Tom Selleck with his USS England Cap! Ralph Graham sent in this picture of Tom Selleck (Magnum PI). CLICK HERE TO VIEW
USS England Commissioning Program June 1971 The USS England was decommissioned on April 10, 1970, modernized at Bath Iron Works, Bath Main, and recommissioned there on June 26, 1971. This is the entire 28 page program from that ceremony and has been provided by Dennis O'Brien. Lots of pictures and names of the 71' crew! CLICK HERE TO VIEW

Appointment of Military Postal Clerk, Unit Mail Clerk or Mail Orderly

 

Al DiPasquale sent this form that was filled out when he because the mail PO for his division in 1981. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
Liberty Pass Al DiPasquale's Liberty Pass  CLICK HERE TO VIEW
Painting Flank Speed 1963 A watercolor by the famous artist Arthur Beaumont. CLICK HERE TO VIEW 
Christening and Launching Program Dennis O'Brien's collection: Program from March 6,1962, Todd Shipyards Corp., San Pedro, CA CLICK HERE TO VIEW 
Los Angles Times Dennis O'Brien's collection: Article for March 7, 1962 covering the launching of DLG-22. CLICK HERE TO VIEW 
1980s Tour Book Dennis O'Brien's collection: A tour book from the time Capt. Dunn was Commanding Officer. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
21 January 1994 - Decommissioning Program Dennis O'Brien's collection: The program from the decommissioning ceremony - the last for the gallant and might ship USS England CG-22. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
1984 Welcome Aboard Pamphlet Commander Terry L. Johnson contributed this item with others that are soon to follow. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
1988 Change of Command Program CAPTAIN C. van der Schroeff  (ret) and his wife Lesley contributed this invitation and program from the change of command ceremony during which he took command of USS England. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
Belt Buckle Kevin Morrison sent in a picture of this 1908s era belt buckle. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
USS England Mug From the Collection of Dennis O'Brien. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
USS England Brass Plaque From the Collection of Dennis O'Brien. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
Lenna Vee England's USS England Plaque From the Collection of Dennis O'Brien. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
Operating Guide for Propulsion Machinery From the collection of Terry Hazel. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
Precommissioning Welcome Aboard Letter From the collection of Terry Hazel. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
USS England Matchbook cover From the Collection of Dennis O'Brien. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
Early USS England Postcard From the Collection of Dennis O'Brien. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
USS England Drink Coasters! From the Collection of Dennis O'Brien. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
Brand New USS England Zippo Lighter! From the Collection of Dennis O'Brien. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
Very Large Brass Plaque Donald Russet had this made in the 60s. It is very large! CLICK HERE TO VIEW
A USS England Pennant from the mid 1980s. Wonderful! From the Ray Smid Collection. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
A Subpoena for a Pollywog names Smid from May 1982. From the Ray Smid Collection. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
A USS England Sweatshirt. From the Ray Smid Collection. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
A USS England softball jersey (#13). From the Ray Smid Collection. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
Another USS England softball jersey. From the Ray Smid Collection. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
A USS England Ashtray. From the Ray Smid Collection. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
A USS England POD from September 29, 1985. From the Ray Smid Collection. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
A number of USS England patches. From the Ray Smid Collection. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
Plaques form the CPO Mess door. From the Jim Mathias collection. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
A USS England Towel. From the Ray Smid Collection. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
A USS England Rose Festival 1983 T-Shirt From the Ray Smid Collection. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
A USS ENGLAND DLG-22 Patch From the David True Collection. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
A USS England Custom Belt Buckle From the David True Collection. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
Commissioning Invitation From the Dave Davis Collection. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
1992 Cruise book From Toby Holland. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
1990 Cruise book From Toby Holland. CLICK HERE TO VIEW
DLG-22 MAA Badge From John Mahoney CLICK HERE TO VIEW