My Sweetheart Cries in the Night|
by Charles W. "Bill" Kilpatrick, Ensign
She was born in 1929, a true flapper, unfazed by a great worldwide
depression, and began practicing her designed profession on three oceans.
Date written unknown
This Tribute to USS Salt Lake City, the oldest US heavy cruiser in WWII, was written by Ensign C. W. "Bill" Kilpatrick, who served aboard for 15 months, in 1942-1943.
|Operation Crossroads Index|
History of the USS SLC during "Operation Crossroads" 1946
Cruiser's Brave Stand
Great Ship, by Dan Valentine, SLC, UT.
Valiant "Swayback" Nears Final Rest
Amazing Pictures of the Atomic Testing at Operation Crossroads
Meeting the Bomb at Close Quarters by Matin Zuberi, JNU
Navy to Sink Proud Old Cruiser
Bikini 'Guinea Pig' Comes to Sound
Boy Spy: Private Photos of the SLC after Bikini 02-24-11
Famed Cruiser's Last Day at Sea...May 25th, 1948
SLC Goes to her Watery Grave
Able-Baker Atomic Bomb Test Log for the USS SLC
SLC Veterans that went to Operation Crossroads
Elegy for "Old Swayback" by Donald C. Trenary, Lt.
Radioactivity Lingers Longer in Water Blast, 1948
Where is the SLC now?
"My Sweetheart Cries in the Night"
"Message in a Barnacle Coated Bottle"
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