Index Page to USS Laffey (DD459)


Launching of DD 459 in San Francisco

Photographs of DD 459 in the Pacific Theatre

Newspaper article

     A San Francisco newspaper account of the USS Laffey's (DD459) last battle

 Frank Baer

     A short article on one of the crew who lost their lives on the 459

Letter Excerpts

     Excerpts of letters written to the parents of Frank Baer

George Hoskko letter

     A more detailed and formal letter to Frank Baer's parents