Tarrant, Maude Gaines
Daughter of Captin Richard K. Gaines.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Richard K. Gaines Papers contains two items from his service aboard Intrepid, where he served as Intrepid's first executive officer. There is a postcard mailed to Thomas L. Sprague from the Chez Paree with inscribed names, including Gaines and Sprague. The other item in this collection is a photograph with cartoons of Gaines and Sprague.
Overview Richard K. Gaines was the first Executive Officer of Intrepid. His papers include the program from Intrepid's Commissioning ceremony, Intrepid printed newspapers, Plans of the Day, documents a report about the first Shakedown Cruise from September 14 to November 1, 1943, personnel records and reports, Naval dispatches, Naval song sheets, and other records pertaining to Intrepid's operations and the Pacific Fleet during Gaines' time as Commanding Officer.