Back in the day we gave tours of the ship I was stationed aboard. I was assigned to give tours of the navigation bridge. A Greek Orthodox minister came on the bridge. He was in traditional robes and…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Claudia Bartow Oct 14, 2013.
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 Oct 29, 2013.
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.