Coming aboard as a senior crewman, he drives himself as hard as he. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. The c class was a class of 32 destroyers of the royal navy that were launched from 1943 to 1945. Robinson, glenn ford, marguerite chapman, edgar buchanan. Destroyer is a 1943 american war film directed by william a. In my piggy bank i found a 1942 copper penny, 1938 nickle, some 50s, 60s wheat penny. Robinson serves aboard destroyer john paul jones during world war ii.
What is believed to be an experimental 1943 lincoln cent composed primarily of tin was just recently authenticated and graded, 50 years after. In 1943 the penny was made out of zinc plated steel to save copper for the war effort which is why most 1943 pennies are silver colored. Btw, at the cost of being repetitive, this is a penny. If you have a copper penny from 1943, it could be worth thousands of dollars thanks to a unique metal shortage. Unfollow 1943 us penny to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Struck off list and scrapped in 1965 hms jutland originally ordered as malplaquet, but name changed after launching 24 march 1943. Destroyer 1943 full movie download full hd youtube. In an effort to assist in the war efforts of the country, it was decided that copper must be eliminated from the one cent piece and used for artillery instead. Release dates 11 also known as aka 17 release dates uk 1943. Wikimedia commons unfortunately, the 1943 steel penny was a lessthanbrilliant idea. The uboat war in world war two kriegsmarine, 19391945 and world war one kaiserliche marine, 19141918 and the allied efforts to counter the threat.
Approximately 30 to 40 1943 pennies were inadvertently struck on 1942 bronze coin planchets. A rare penny a 16yearold massachusetts boy found in his school lunch change and then kept until his. Among the crew, is steve boleslavski, a shipyard welder that helped build her, who reenlists, with his old rank of chief bosuns mate. Nov 20, 2012 even into 1943, at the battles of kula gulf and kolombangara, mixed allied light cruiser destroyer forces were roughly handled by japanese destroyers. Nearly all circulating pennies at that time were struck in zinccoated steel because copper and nickel were needed for the allied war effort. Twelve of these pennies exist and a few of them are still in circulation, so it is worth keeping. D16120 glenn ford and marguerite chapman in destroyer 1943 d16190 edgar buchanan. A small number of copper planchets were left over from 1942 and were used in 1943 during the transition to steel planchets. Federal marshall tex miller, and his girlfriend belinda pendergast are having problems with the masked bandid pecos pete. Every 24 hours for a period of 3 days, observe and record the appearance of the pennies. Record any changes in color of the soda according to the following scale. The class was built in four flotillas of 8 vessels, the ca, ch, co and cr groups or subclasses, ordered as the 11th, 12th, th and 14th emergency flotillas respectively. During world war ii, the war effort required a lot of copper to make shell casings and munitions.
No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. A new world war 2 destroyer fails its sea trials so it is assigned to mail runs, but the crew ends up having to engage japanese planes and a submarine anyway. Mint switched from bronze planchets to zinccoated steel for cents in 1943 because copper was needed during world war ii. How to tell if you have a common 1943 steel penny or a rare 1943 copper penny. Destroyer follows the moral and existential odyssey of lapd detective erin bell who, as a young cop, was placed undercover with a gang in the california desert with tragic results. Among the experts wing had received replies from, there was a response from the u. If your 1943 penny sticks to the magnet, it is a common steel cent and not worth the big bucks. Robinson, marguerite chapman, regis toomey and leo gorcey. As neatly as two parts of a jigsaw puzzle, the bow of the decommissioned us destroyer taylor slides into the torpedoed destroyer blakeley left at the philadelphia navy yard where the blakeley was brought for repairs after her encounter with an enemy submarine in the caribbean sea. Robinson on floor, lloyd bridges holding robinsons shoulders, glenn ford in white marguerite chapman. When a political strike enables boleslavski to replace mickey donohue glenn ford as the ships petty officer, his taskmasterli ke ways earn him the hatred of everyone on board.
Robinson reenlists in the navy for a chance to serve on the s. A collection of public domain world war ii books, radio broadcasts, vdiscs, films, and other ephemera. If there was a film to summarize the daring of the destroyer this film does it admirably. Through his father, ford was a greatnephew of canadas first prime minister sir john a. I am not a coin collector until my friend show me she found a 1942 wheat penny, thats when i start looking for one too. While 1943 steel pennies are about as common as any other 1940s lincoln cent, there is one variety from 1943 that stands out for its rarity. The 1943 s steel penny explained in 1943, the united states needed to focus on artillery for world war ii. Flagwaving story of a new american destroyer, the john paul jones, from the day her keel is laid, to what was very nearly her last voyage. He alienates the crew, before the ship encounters a japanese. A 10 page errata or corrections document published on may 18, 1943, to identify errors in the the original document file w275282, from the destroyer section, weapons department of the tank destroyer school, camp hood texas, march 6, 1943. After these battles, the americans decided to stop chasing japanese destroyers with cruisers so the remainder of the battles in 1943 with one exception were classic destroyer duels. Robinson, glenn ford, marguerite chapman, edgar buchanan, leo gorcey, homewelcome. With penny singleton, glenn ford, ann miller, charles ruggles. In reference to your letter of august 11th, there were no copper cents struck during.
Destroyer 1943 shipyard welder steve boleslavski edward g. All the materials we receive are digitized and available to read online or download. He alienates the crew, before the ship encounters a japanese submarine off alaska. The 1943 copper cent was produced at all three mints. Glenn ford western movies to watch free westerns theater. A few copper cents from 1943 were produced from 1942 planchets remaining in the bins. In one of the matte shots in a shipyard during the destroyer s building i venture that to be todd shipyards in the bay area this has wead authenticity in every scene with navy protocols intact, bulkheads secure. The us needed to allocate as much copper as possible for the war effort and this included copper used for minting lincoln cents at the us mint. Retired chief bosuns mate steve boley boleslavski edward g. Orlando, floridas january 11, 2019 a rare 1943 lincoln cent found in. When the 1943 s copper cent finally came to light in 2008, the finders heirs also provided a file of correspondence related to the coin. Destroyer 1943 d16119 glenn ford and marguerite chapman. Before retreating, the german army laid waste to the city, damaging or destroying the cultural landmarks, including the university of naples and the teatro di san carlo. So now that you know all about the 1943 penny value, did you strike it rich with your.
Zinccoated steel was used as the substitute metal composition and hence the new silver. When a political strike enables boleslavski to replace mickey donohue glenn ford as the ships petty officer, his taskmasterlike ways earn him the hatred of. In an effort to save copper for war production, the 1943 mint run used a steel penny with a zinc covering. Jul 20, 2017 the chance of finding a 1943 bronze cent is less than getting hit by lightening. Media in category c class destroyer 1943 the following 14 files are in this category, out of 14 total. One of the rarest and most intriguing us coins is the 1943 d bronzecopper lincoln wheat cent. Currency capable of being lifted with a magnet was the 1943 steel penny, sometimes called the steelie.
Heres a really easy test to see if youve got the common 1943 steel penny or a rare copper 1943 penny. It is our hope that this project may bring together the families of these men to celebrate their accomplishments during wwii and in life. Robinson portrays a harddriving, hardnosed perfectionist who causes dissension aboard a wwii destroyer. Watch destroyer full movie in hd visit flagwaving story of a new american destroyer, the john paul jones, from the da. Media in category destroyer 1943 film this category contains only the following file. Ngc authenticates 1943 lincoln cent made from mostly tin. John paul jones, a world war ii destroyer he helped build. The 1943 silver colored penny is a wartime coin issue made of steel and coated with zinc. But an oldfashioned copper penny might be a worth a whole lot more than you realize. While the 1943 steel pennies are worth a few bucks, the rare copper version is worth more. Because of its collector value, the 1943 copper cent has been counterfeited by coating steel cents with copper or by altering the dates of 1945, 1948, and 1949 pennies. We dedicate the site to the men that served in the u. Nearly all pennies from 1943 are supposed to be steel cents. Copper penny pieces from 1943 is worth thousands of dollars.1320 40 970 32 693 506 1088 1120 383 63 731 776 1375 1000 476 1162 503 390 261 1156 617 611 1251 740 1018 937 574 1128 808 581 617 1112 397 783 1402 1252 204 1033 574 1217 222 329