Talk:USS Glendale (PF-36)

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Uncooked fish in the hold[edit]

The crew had been fishing and caught a number of large ones, which were then frozen in the ships freezer. The cooks didn't prepare them, and they wound up being given to the Russians. source:second hand oral history of crew member

US -> USSR[edit]

How many ships after World War II were sold or given from the US to the USSR? (And back?) Some context would be useful in the article; it's rather surprising without context. Tempshill 22:16, 27 March 2006 (UTC)

Lots of ships were leased to the USSR immediately following WWII. This is largely because very near the end of the war the USSR declared war on Japan, however they had relatively few ships at the time. 28 Tacoma class frigates were loaned to the USSR, but I'm sure that others were also loaned from other classes. The fact of the matter is that the US was not yet at war with the USSR, and frankly the US Navy had a significant surplus of ships already built for a war that was now over. -- malo (tlk) (cntrbtns) 18:24, 11 June 2006 (UTC)

Strange Opening Sentence[edit]

"USS Glendale (PF-36), a Tacoma-class frigate, was the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for Glendale, California."

Does this mean there were many airships named for other U.S. cities--a dozen Los Angeles? Six Pennsylvanias. Eight New Yorks? Fifteen Chicagos? Why not simply say it was named after Glendale, CA? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 67.180.44.133 (talk) 23:58, 24 April 2012 (UTC)