Description: Photographed on the deck of his ship, circa 1939. Captain Kidd has inscribed the original print: To my able gunnery officer and friend Commander Abercrombie. Sincerely, Isaac Campbell Kidd.
Lieutenant Commander Laurence A. Abercrombie was assigned to Arizona during the latter part of Kidd's tour as her Commanding Officer.
Donation of Richard C. Beggarly, Jr., June 2000. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph
USS Arizona: Rear Admiral Kidd died Dec 7, 1941, the Pearl Harbor sucker punch to him/his men.
17th century pirate: Captain Kidd.
USS Kidd: It is the only ship to fly the Jolly Roger. "Surrender or die."
You know that the motto of the Marines is "Semper Fidelis—Always Faithful", but did you know that the motto of Space Force is "Semper Supra—Always Above"?
United States Air Force Senior Airman Daniel Sanchez proposed "Semper Supra" both because of ease of pronunciation and alliteration of the Latin phrase and English translation.