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Please click on the links above to learn about the USS Gatling. Richard Jordan Gatling is
the ship's namesake. The Gitmo Memorial page honors the shipmates killed in 1951 in an
on-board accident at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The ship's song, "The Rattlin’, Battlin’, Gatling," is sung to the tune of
"The Ramblin' Wreck from Georgia Tech."
Check back to learn details of the ship's lifecycle.