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Carmen Deriso sent us this information on his brother-in-law in
January of 2012.  According to the documents, it appears Vincent was put on active duty on September 12, 1945 and served for almost one full year and was discharged on August 16, 1946.  Vincent was in the
Naval Reserves and was called to duty once again on February 28, 1952 and he served until September 11, 1953 during the Korean War on board the ship the USS Salem CA-139.

Click here to view Vincent C. Amore’s Discharge Card when he served during the end of World War II.
Click here to view Vincent C. Amore’s Discharge Card when he served on board the USS Salem CA-139 during the Korean War.
Click here to view Vincent C. Amore’s Honorable Discharge document after his service during the Korean War.

Written by
Bob Meli
July 14, 2012

 


Background Image of the USS Salem CA-139
taken from:http://www.navsource.org/archives/04/139/04139.htm