22febnavymemsnapBased on the true story of USS Mason, a trailblazing World War II U.S. Navy Destroyer Escort that was manned mainly by African-American Sailors.  The PG-rated, 2004 movie stars legendary actor Ossie Davis, in his last film role.

United States Navy Memorial Naval Heritage Center

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