My Dad and his twin Brother (Uncle Bill) joined the US Navy shortly after Pearl Harbor. They were Seniors in High School but left early (as many young men did) to fight in WW2. Both were sent to "A"…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Claudia Bartow May 16, 2012.
A better title would have been no time for haircuts in the shipyard. While we were being refitted in the Portsmouth Navel Shipyard we worked from sunrise to sunset(and later sometimes), 5 days a…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Boyd Jan 18, 2012.
My wife, Vicki and I were married on June 29, 1973. In late August I shippped out on a "six" month ( they were rarely 6 months long. more like 7 months) Med cruise. Anyway, we were both pretty bummed…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Claudia Bartow Dec 13, 2011.
As I mentioned with the first post on Bob, his wife was pregnant during his tour in Korea. He told me that his company was deployed to Pork Chop Hill for a period of time. The Red Cross through…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Dale Bartow Nov 14, 2011.