Wednesday, March 6, 2013
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA
Some ships have all the luck. The USS William D. Porter was not one of those ships. From accidentally firing a torpedo at President Roosevelt to shelling an American naval base in Alaska, nothing seemed to go Porter's way. Nevertheless, when things were at their worst in Okinawa, the Porter's crew became one of the luckiest of the war. Join Curator Eric Rivet for a look back at the ‘luckiest unlucky ship in the Navy." For more information call 504-528-1944 x 229.