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About Us

USS The Sullivans Foundation is a 501(3)(c) non-profit benevolent association to promote the memory of the five Sullivan brothers who gave their lives while serving on the USS JUNEAU during WWII. Periodic reunions will be scheduled to foster fellowship and camaraderie among ship's complement and families of all U. S. Navy ships named THE SULLIVANS.

Shipmates of the U.S. Navy destroyers, USS The Sullivans DD537 and DDG 68, join together to:

  • Promote the memories of George, Francis, Madison, Joseph & Albert – the five Sullivan brothers – who died when their ship USS Juneau (CL-52) sank after being torpedoed by a Japanese submarine during the battle for Guadalcanal on November 13, 1942.

  • Continue to foster the spirit and unity that lived and continues to live among the crews of these gallant ships – USS The Sullivans (DD-537) & USS The Sullivans (DDG-68) – during the years of service to our country.

  • Build and sustain fellowship, camaraderie and communication among our members and their extended families.

  • Pledge our continued loyalty to our great nation, the United States of America.

  • Honor the dedication and service of our departed shipmates.


Our Mission

Our Mission

Our mission is to support the restoration and preservation of USS The Sullivans (DD-537) and to honor the brave men and women who served aboard the ship. We aim to share the history of this iconic ship with future generations and ensure that it holds a special place in our nation's military history.


Our Vision

Our vision is to see USS The Sullivans (DD-537) fully restored and maintained for future generations to appreciate and learn from. We envision the USS The Sullivans as a symbol of our nation's military history and a testament to the bravery and sacrifice of our servicemen and women.

Our Mission

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