SHIP IN PRINT
Listed bellow are articles or copies of pages from a variety of periodicals and books, all dealing with the U.S.S. ERIE. Click on the any links to access a PDF of each document (will open as anew window). All off the these, with one exception, are articles or pages from publications whose copyrights have expired or whose publishers have granted the webmaster permission to provide access to electronic copies. (The webmaster was unable to secure the publisher’s permission to post an electronic copy of the chapter in Gaylord Kelshall’s book dealing with the torpedoing of the ERIE.)
Armed & Alone: America's Century-Long Romance With Gunboats, by Jim Bloom, in Sea Classics, PART II, volume 40, number 12 (December 2007), pp. 57-62. Copyrighted 2007 by Challenge Publications, Inc. Used with permission of the Publisher. Article is for personal use only and may not be copied for distribution.
DAMAGED BY SUB ATTACK, in Our Navy, volume 37, number 14 (Mid-December, 1942), p.72.
Death of an Escort, Chapter 11, pp. 220-241 in Gaylord T.M. Kelshall, The U-Boat War in the Caribbean, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1988.
Envoys in Battle Gray: The Erie-Class Gunboats, by Rod Redman, in Sea Classics, volume 28, number 7 (July 1995), pp. 20-24, 26-27, and 59-60. Copyrighted 1997 by Challenge Publications, Inc. Used with permission of the Publisher. Article is for personal use only and may not be copied for distribution.
Erie Class Gunboats, by Robert S. Egan, Warship International, volume 6, number 2 (Spring 1969), pp. 115-123. Reprinted with permission of Allan C. Harris, Managing Editor.
Erie relieves Charleston as flagship of Special Service Squadron, Army Navy Journal, Volume 75, Number 29, (March 19, 1938), p. 1.
GUNBOAT – U.S.S. ERIE, unnumbered page from FIGHTING SHIPS OF THE U.S. NAVY, text by Fletcher Pratt and color illustrations by Jack Coggins. New York: Garden City Publishing Company, Inc., 1941.
Gunboats, pp. 188-190 from Our Navy, A Fighting Team, by Joseph K. Taussig and Harley F. Cope. New York: McGraw Hill Book Company, Inc., 1943.
Gunboats of the Erie Class, p. 53 from Our Fighting Ships, by Mitchell D. Katz, Herbert C. Lee and Edwin L. Levy, Jr. New York; Harper & Brothers, 1942.
Historic Fleets, by A.D. Baker, III, Naval History, volume 11, number 6 (November-December 1997), p. 55. Reprinted from Naval History with permission of publisher. © 1997 U.S. Naval Institute/www.usni.org.
Letter to the editor regarding Erie Class Gunboats –see Spring 1969 W.I., pp. 115-23, by R.D. Layman, Warship International, volume 6, number 4 (Fall 1969), p. 260. Reprinted with the permission of Allan C. Harris, Managing Editor.
Letters to the Editor regarding U.S.S. Erie, in ALL HANDS (Bureau of Naval Personnel Bulletin), June, 1950 (page 24) and September 1950 (page 28).
Officers and Men of the USS Erie, in Our Navy, volume 30, number 9 (First of September, 1936), pp. 44-45 and p. 47.
Patrol Craft, in The Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet, 1939, by James Fahey, New York: The Herald-Nathan Press, Inc, 1939, p. 22.
Patrol Craft, in The Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet, War Edition, by James Fahey, New York: Ships and Aircraft, 1942, p. 29.
PG-GUNBOATS, unnumbered page from O.N.I. 54-R U.S. NAVAL SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT, Washington: Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, June 9, 1942.
The Navy "Gunboat", article about the history of gunboats and the navy's newest gunboats, the ERIE and CHARLESTON, in "THE BLUE BONNET" (weekly newsletter published aboard the U.S.S. HOUSTON), November 13, 1937, pages 1 and 4.
U.S.S. Erie – Gun Boat, unnumbered page in War Ships, Official United States Navy Photographs, New York: Dell Publishing Company, 1942.
U.S.S. Erie (and U.S.S. Tambor), unnumbered page from Our Navy, a monograph with 36 lithographs of U.S. Navy vessels published for Krug’s Fine Bakery Products. New York. 1942.
U.S.A –Gunboats, page 510 in Jane’s Fighting Ships 1939, edited by Francis E. McMurtrie. London: Sampson, Low, Marston & Co., Ltd., 1939.