Upcoming Reunions

2019   reunion will be in Louisville, KY
2020   reunion will be in Grapevine, TX

Watch here and in the Newsletters for more information.    

For more information: Carole Violette (Treasurer) at carolev13@msn.com.    

Linda Noga Allen has taken over the website of the USSWalke.org and can be contacted at llranch@gmail.com.
         
If you served on board the USS Walke DD 723 and
not a member of the Walke Association, join now. 
Contact: Carole Violette at carolev13@msn.com.   
   
Membership over 400 but we need to keep growing.  
Many shipmates are listed on Hull.com, Tin Can Sailors and Destroyer on Line crew locator.  



 

 

                                                                 

     

 


 

 


The first Walke(DD-34) was launched on 3 November 1910; sponsored by Miss Mildred Walke Walter, granddaughter of Rear Admiral Walke; and commissioned on 22 July 1911 at the Boston Navy Yard, Lieutenant Charles R. Train in command.  It was laid down on 5 March 1910 at Quincy, Massachusetts, by the Fore River Shipbuilding Company.
 
The second Walke(DD-416) was laid down on 31 May 1938 at the Boston Navy Yard; launched on 20 October 1939, sponsored by Mrs. Clarence Dillon, grandniece of the late Rear Admiral Walke; and commissioned on 27 April 1940, Lt. Comdr. Carl H. Sanders in command.

The third Walke(DD-723) was laid down on 7 June 1943 at Bath, Maine, by the Bath Iron Works; launched on 27 October 1943; sponsored by Mrs. Douglas Dillon; and commissioned at the Boston Navy Yard on 21 January 1944, Comdr. John C. Zahm in command. 





                         
                                                                     

                                                                                                                          


 
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