USS Ormsby (APA-49) Links Page
Amphibious Forces of WWII
- Russ Padden's labor of love. Russes father, Frank Padden, served in the US Navy during WWII.
WWII Cruise Books
- This is a subpage on the above site. Russ has collected cruise books of a number of WWII ships (Ormsby included).
USS Ormsby on Hullnumber.com
- This includes a list of crew members
Wikipedia on USS Ormsby
- This is the Wikipeidia page regarding the USS Ormsby
Wikipedia on Ormsby Class Attack Transports
- Regarding three Ormsby Class ships APA-49, 50 & 51
Books on Tarawa
- These are books I have read and recommend on the battle of Tarawa
NavSource Online: Amphibious Photo Archive (Ormsby)
- Photos & information about the USS Ormsby
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (Ormsby)
- Naval History summary of the USS Ormsby service in WWII.
Great Lakes Naval Training Station
- This is where Dad went for basic training.
Great Lakes Naval Museum Photograph Collection
- Training company class photos. Many are on-line.
Mesothelioma and The Navy
- Many Navy Vets were exposed to asbestos. Get help here.
Affordable Stump Removal in Arkansas
- Okay, this has nothing to do with the Ormsby. I am just plugging my nephew's business.
Memories of Phi Sigma Kappa
- Again, nothing to do with the Ormsby. This one is about my fraternity.
- My wife comes from a ranching family in Buttonwillow, CA