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What’s in a Name: Pharmacist’s Mate Third Class John Russell Litchfield and his Namesake Ship

Pharmacist's Mate Third Class John Russell Litchfield, USN (1899-1918). Litchfield was the first hospital corpsman to have a warship named in his honor. To date, the Navy has named 22 destroyers and frigates after hospital corpsmen.

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