Raymond (Destroyer Escort) was built by Consolidated Steel Corporation in Orange, Texas. The ship was launched in 1943 and commissioned the following year. The ship participated in actions in the Pacific during World War II; after the war, the ship operated along the East Coast of the U.S. and in the western Atlantic Ocean. Raymond was taken out of service and berthed at Philadelphia in 1960, and struck from the Navy list in 1972.
This collection consists of a night orders book for USS Raymond, 1956-1959.