Tin Can Sailors is the name of The National Association of Destroyer Veterans in the United States. It currently numbers approximately 20,000 members as of the end of 2010.
"Tin can sailor" is a term used to refer to sailors in destroyers.
Tales from a Tin Can: The USS Dale from Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay is a book by Michael Keith Olson which follows the destroyer USS Dale throughout World War II. The exploits of her sailors are told in their own words.
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