This is the launching page for historical information related to the Calvert’s service during WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.
The three main history sections of this site are:
- WWII-era (1942 – 1947) – including color film footage taken aboard the Calvert in 1944. 31-minutes in length, with narration!
- Korea-era (1950s)
- Vietnam-era (1960 – 1966)
The 48-page, A History of the USS Calvert (APA-32), by David. B. Cullen, Jr., covers the ship’s history from 1942 to 1966 and includes a detailed account of the Calvert’s invasions, operations and voyages during WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.Mr. Cullen served as an officer aboard the Calvert during WWII and he published this book in 1986. Copies were made available at cost via the Calversion newsletter and at reunions for many years. You can download the full .pdf document here.
Overall Historical Timeline for the USS Calvert (APA-32):
The following timeline highlights the Calvert’s history, beginning in 1942 and ending in 1977.
Timeline accomplished via Timeline JS