What's New on the
USS Tuscaloosa/USS Wichita Site
Here is a quick summary of significant changes to make it easier for repeat visitors:
|Early 2003||CONSTRUCTION page: link to blueprints of Tuscaloosa.
HISTORY page: link for Tuscaloosa locations throughout its entire life.
|October 2001||VETERANS ASSOCIATION page: link to highlights for the 2001 reunion and other reunion pictures.|
|June 2001||HISTORY/FDR page - added new picture of signed FDR photo from POs' mess aboard Tuscaloosa.|
|May 2001||PICTURES page - Wichita - other: added picture.
CREW page: some new pages found on the internet.
|January 2001||CREW page (and also Vet Assoc and Contact pages): link to information on and link for the New Discussion Forum.
CREW page: link to information on and pictures of the Tuscaloosa County (Alabama) Veterans Memorial, including a mast and gun from USS Tuscaloosa.
|November 2000||VETERANS ASSOCIATION page: link to highlights for the 2000 reunion.
MAIN page: added webrings.
HISTORY page: link to list of Tuscaloosa's Commanding Officers and awards.
CREW page: New section for links to web sites featuring shipmates.
|October 2000||CREW page: new article by Buddy Bell on Psychological Warfare based on propaganda leaflets he encountered while flying a scout plane from USS Tuscaloosa over the island of Okinawa.|
The site now combines a site for USS Tuscaloosa with USS Wichita.
CREW page: link to a new SHIPMATE LOCATOR, and two documents about going ashore.
SEAPLANES page: new pictures.
PICTURES pages: Faster loading pictures. More pictures of Tuscaloosa and revised annotated diagram. New section of other views of Wichita.
VETERANS ASSOCIATION page: link to a new Veteran's Benefits page for information on obtaining military records, replacement medals and some VA benefits.