What ever happened to the u. In am looking for former shipmates from this era. Attached to other units during my career and y retired in Nov. I was discharged in September of 1969. So, other than that mentioned above, the Vietnam War was a riverine war. I then went to Barbers Point in Hawaii making box lunches for aircraft.
Many others were sunk in action, but were raised, repaired, and put back into service. After fitting out, Seattle departed Puget Sound Naval Shipyard on 24 September 1969, en route to. We received the Pre idential Unit Citation for being successful Hunter-Killers. Went to San Diago, Calif. To tell you the truth I didnt learn much there.
Also hear stories about your ship or to find out what may have happened to it. You can add any number of shipmates. And today, if information does service on the subject; it will not be very accurate. Aircrew r dioman on R4D's. Many applications are denied, often before the paperwork has been submitted. He called my daddy Slick.
Living in Florida, playing golf, and loving it! South Vietnam has not existed for over 30 years; it … 's records are probably questionable. I had a over all good experience there and meet some really great people. As Navy veterans we know the significance of these books and what they represent. I am still active in my Reunion Association. But since it was the cold war days, that information was almost always covered up. Working a sechedule of 2days on, 1 ay off, 2 mids on, and this is my favorite part 4 days off. They are not official Navy publications, and the Navy does not stock, sell, or republish these books.
I was attached to the Naval Air Station Blue Angles. Hi Ed, I served with you back in 1990 at the State Street Rercruiters office. My enlistment would have been 4 years. Net Tenders were quite unique in a lot of ways, and the stories from the crew members is like unto 'McHale's Navy'. If you know any thing please e-mail me at manda nwol. Served at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba during the Cuban Missel Crisis. Do I need a green card? Was involved in Saipan, Iwo JimaAnd Okinawa campaigns.
Cruise during 1971 and 72. An 18th battle star period was recently added to cover the 1975 evacuation of Vietnam, but this was after our involvement in the war came to an end. School then aerial gunnery school Hollywood,Fl. Served my country honarbly and am a disabled veteran. This data collection contains U.
I look forward to seeing what you have done with the Navy Club of Rochester. Our recent posts call for Veterans to do most of their own legwork. The entire staff at Bluewater is proud to be a part of this incredible Navy tradition! Thanks for the sign on Barney Marshall G. If anyone is interested in writing to me feel free. Returning to New Jersey and later a period of extensive repairs at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyards. We ask that you enter only enough information about yourself that your shipmates can recall you. Allen, chairman of the board of the Association, ; and commissioned on 5 April 1969, Capt.
A major difference compared to today's cruise books is that the early log books, as they were called, covered a period of up to two years which was the common period for a standard deployment at that time. He has a tatoo of a Hawaiian girl in a grass skirt on one of his forearms. A menu will open that will let you view a readme first file, open the Cruise Book and even play some background music. Please note that the does not offer the option to print an entire cruise book. So please show some and be mindful of others. Use the method described above to narrow your search parameters.
I was in the first div. Honorably Discharged in June, 1966. Any one who was in recruit company 778 in the year 1968. We can make this promise because we know you will be pleased with the final product. I understand she was sunk dur ng maneuvers after I left the navy. Deployment in both cases w s in support of Viet Nam War. Was also on the Isabill dd869 from 72-74.
Please email me or call. They could've, but they didn't have too. After going through the canal left the s ip in San Diego,Ca. The fast combat support ship arrived at Rota, Spain, on 9 December, and got underway on the following day for Augusta, Sicily, arriving on 16 December. Transferred to Naval Am hib Base Coronado,Ca for nornal tour of shore duty. If anyone could help me I would sure appreciate it. I am an international student from Jamaica.