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White Hulls

1947 to 1960

1960 to 2000

By 1960, the Big White Ones were showing their age. The 311s and 255s would serve through Vietnam, but would then be decommissioned. Morris, the last 125 in active service, was decommissioned in 1970. In 1978, Cuyahoga was sunk in a collision in the York River. The 83s were slowly being retired. Taking their place …