“For the strength of a ship is the Service,
And the strength of the Service the ship.”
– by Rear Admiral Ronald Arthur Hopwood (The Laws of the Navy, 1896)
Greetings from the USS STERETT Association
The USS STERETT Association is an organization that celebrates former and current crew members of all the ships that have proudly carried the Sterett name. Whether you have interest in the DD-27, the DD-407, the DLG/CG-31 or the DDG-104, this is the place for you. The USS STERETT Association exists because people just like you have fond memories of a special time aboard a ship named after Lt. Andrew Sterett.
So, grab a cup of coffee (or your favorite grog) and check out the USS STERETT Association web site. It might just take you back to a special place and time.
In keeping with the USS STERETT Association's objective to educate the public on the naval heritage of all ships named after Lt. Andrew Sterett (Bylaws, 2013), a new webpage has been added to our website to document the assist of and the rescue of Vietnamese refugees...
213 years ago today, Lt. Andrew Sterett passed away in Lima, Peru, at the young age of 30. In his short life, Andrew Sterett left the U.S. Navy with "a rich tradition of determination in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds. His bravery, gallantry and heroism...
USS STERETT Association Members in Good Standing (MIGS), A new Awards page has been added to the Association's website. The only way to get to the page is to first log into the website with your membership login and password. The link will appear on the main menu...
USS Sterett (DDG-104) leads the way on a show of force transit training exercise with USS Dewey (DDG-105), USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG-108), USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) and USS O’Kane (DDG-77) on Nov. 4, 2016.
September 1, 1983, Korean Airlines Flight007 was shot down by Soviet interceptors. The US Seventh Fleet’s USS Sterett CG31 became the flagship of the US search and rescue/salvage task force 71.
1915 Sterett sailors secure an AH-12 type seaplane on hoist aboard DD-27.
1941 DD-407 investigates an aircraft crash at sea during November 1941. Some plane wreckage can be seen floating in foreground off the starboard bow.
DDG-104 Launches First Tomahawk Missile
Busy skies over DLG-31’s helo deck during high tempo Operations Freedom Train and Linebacker.