Navigational Charts used by the USS Laffey during WWII
These charts were found on the ship by Fred
Nardei. He was gracious enough to present
them to me as a momento. They now adorn the walls of my computer room.
This was a relatively confined Gulf.
Note the dark color of the scotch tape on the bottom right hand side.
This attests to the age of the chart. .
An amazing atoll that berthed every ship in
the Pacific theatre. Most of the time, our ship was in the Southern
This chart was marked "Confidential" on the back
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