Looking for U.S. Navy Signalmen. If you are one, have been one, or know of one, please get entered here so that others can find you. Or, use the e-mail address for contact. If you know of a standing organization or association dedicated to the .S. Navy Signalmen, please let us know so that we may include their information on this page. Thank you for your interest in this site. Come back often. 12/28/00 00:59:11 Name: david l. meltonMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 1971/1975Your affilitations: uss little rock/uss t.c.hart Comments: 12/24/00 16:27:45 Name: Rupert Hand SMC USN RetMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: June 1959 Until Dec 1978Your affilitations: Fleet Reserve, VFW, American LegionOther Interests: Golf and Travel, Surfing Web Comments: Served on the following ships and shore stations during my 20 years: USS Pluck MSO 464 USS Peacock MSC 198 USS Southerland DD 743 USS Bryce Canyon AD 36 RTC Great Lakes (Company Commander) USS Force MSO 445 USS Conflict MSO 426 COM MINE DIV 33 Staff USS Tolovana AO 64 RTC Great Lakes (Company Commander) USS Mauna Kea AE 22 12/15/00 05:08:50 Name: Ron PerkinsMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 1958-1964Your affilitations: Mine Warfare AssnOther Interests: Ship building/Trains Comments: 12/10/00 08:34:44 Name: Charles R. GrovesMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: Sep 1958-Jan 1979Your affilitations: FRA Branch 99 Comments: Was on the Following Ships/Stations starting in 1958: USS Valley Forge(CVS-45);USS Currituck(AV-7; Harbor Clearance Unit One(RPI & Vietnam;NRD Chicago;USS Hancock(CV-19);NAS ALAMEDA,CA;USS Shennandoah(AD-26);USS Nimitz(CVN) Was a Warrant Boatswain '71-'78 Retired as SMCM Jan 1979 in Va.Beach,Va. 12/07/00 15:52:41 Name: John LipotMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 1958-1964Your affilitations: USS Currituck AV-7 60-62,USS Intrepid CVA-11 58-60Other Interests: Tugboats and R/C model Tugs Comments: Original signer of this site. Note new E-mail address. 12/07/00 04:27:18 Name: Roy Moore III SMC/RetMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 1972 - 1994Historical Information You Can Add: Researched the history of the Pearl Harbor Signal Tower and the men who served in it on December 7th 1941. I have photos of the tower and the harbor from that time as well as a list of all the Signalmen who were there. I aquir d the statements for the Board of Inquiry. I cam across a Letter of Commendation to them from FADM Nimitz and had it framed and mounted in the Tower in their honor for the 45th anniversary of the attack.en who were there. I aquired the statements for the Board of Inquiry. I cam across a Letter of Commendation to them from FADM Nimitz and had it framed and mounted in the Tower in their honor for the 45th anniversary of the attack.: 5th annivers ry of the attack. Comments: I served aboard the USS Bainbridge DLGN/CGN-25 '72-'76. Plank owner Base Correctional Center, Subic Bay '76-'78. Security Police, NAF, Andrews AFB, MD '79. USNS Hassayampa T-AO-145, '80-'81. USS Badger FF-1071, '81-'86. Pearl Harbor Signal Tower and Naval Station Service Craft Master '86-'88. USS Truxtun CGN-35 '88-'92. Recruiter Las Cruces, New Mexico '92-'94. Executive Assistant to the Commanding Officer, Naval Facility, White Sands Missle Range, New Mexico. I have been looking for SM1 or SMC RON STIVERS, Originally from Oregon. Served at NAS El Centro '76-'78. 10/17/00 21:07:22 Name: SM2 Chris MooreMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 87-91 Comments: Served aboard USS Sierra (AD-18) from 88-91. Was TAD on the Richmond K Turner for Fleetex 91. 09/01/00 03:31:07 Name: ROBERT CALHOUNMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 82-87 Comments: I was on the John Rodgers DD-983 07/25/00 15:41:34 Name: SM1(SW) Kelly M. LeBlancMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: June 1977 - Jan 1995 Comments: Served aboard USS Henry B. Wilson, USS Parsons, Plankowner aboard USS Whidbey Island. FTG Instructor at GTMO BAY CUBA, Recruit Company Commander at Orlando 1992 until its closing in 1995. Looking for SMC Jim Norrell or anyone else that I have served wit . Drop me a line and I will answer. Retired but miss active duty. 06/28/00 18:26:49 Name: SM1(SW) Brian RitterMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: March 88 - presentYour affilitations: USS Ranger (CV-61), USNS Spica (T-AFS-9), USS Bunker Hill (CG-52), USS Chandler (DDG-996), Afloat Training Group Pacific Comments: Very interested in becoming an active part of any Signalman organization. 06/15/00 04:51:30 Name: Jeffrey ClarkMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 1985 - 1989Your affilitations: U.S.S. Richard E. Byrd DDG-23 Comments: I was a signalman third class on board the U.S.S. Richard E. Byrd 06/14/00 21:35:48 Name: James KolbMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 85-89Your affilitations: USS R.E.Byrd (DDG-23) Comments: 04/25/00 01:47:17 Name: Your WebmasterMy URL: Visit Me Comments: Sorry that I have been remiss in adding new information to this site ... but I have been dealing with pneumonia, then cancer and chemo and radiation. I hope to get back to work with the site before much longer. I hope many of you get in touch with each ther and that a Signalman Association results. My father was a signalman on the USS Carmita during World War II. I know little of his service except for remember the pictures of smiling faces sunburned and in shorts on a large deck. He passed away more than 30 years ago and I didn't have the opportunity to think to ask him about that time then. For yourself and for others, please leave some memories behind ... sometimes it makes a great difference to those of us who are searching for answers ... bless ou all. 03/30/00 00:47:25 Name: Walter L. DavisMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 1943/1949Your affilitations: VFW, AmLeg.,AmVetsOther Interests: GenealogyAdditional Information For Us: Pacific during WWII Comments: Armed Guard, Pearl Harbor Signal Tower, USS Thomas Jefferson APA30. 01/16/00 19:27:21 Name: Philip E. GeriniMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: Jan61-June64Your affilitations: U.S.S. Oklahoma City Assoication Comments: Served on the U.S.S. Oklahoma City CLG-5, OS/CS Division. Disembarked as SM3. I hope that you can get a signalman's assoication established. 01/03/00 01:37:10 Name: Louis J. Spear, Jr. - SM 3/cMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 1923 - 27 (Asiatics)Your affilitations: Mason, ShrinerOther Interests: Mining, RailroadsAdditional Information For Us: also on USS Melville and USS McDermutHistorical Information You Can Add: Participant in Kuril Islands refuel stop of first 'round the world flight 1924 - only photos available, USS Pope's radioman developed first radio to transmit across PacificAdditional Comments: Pope was sunk in Java Sea early in WWII in battle between 2 other allied ships (British) and 6 Japanese ships. Comments: Looking for: (name and last known location) SM 3/c Hopper - USS Oklahoma '27 QM 1/c Jonny Reed - stationed in Panama '28 QM 1/c Homer Web - recruiter in Indianapolis '27 QM 3/c MacDougal - USS Pope '25 Lt. Cmdr. Walter McLaren - ONI Washington '24 Lt. MacNamara - San Diego '26 12/18/99 14:13:37 Name: Kenneth StilesMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 1948-1952 Comments: Served aboard U.S.S. Midway-U.S.S. Tarawa Looking for shipmates. I have found Tedder, Carrol and Trujillo. 12/16/99 02:55:27 Name: Art FranksMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 42 /45 51/52Your affilitations: P.M Msonic lodgeOther Interests: HAM RADIO KA9CCFAdditional Information For Us: MADE NINE INVASIONS WW2Historical Information You Can Add: SERVED ABOARD THE U.S.S. GUNSTON HALL WW2 U.S.S.MARSHALL DD676 KOREAN WARAdditional Comments: 2 PRESEDENTIAL UNIT CITATIONS Comments: I WISH WE COULD GET THE WORD OUT TO MORE SIGNALMEN TO JOIN OUR PAGE.ALSO CONGRATS ON THOSE WHO PUT THIS PAGE TOGETHER.NICE JOB 12/14/99 19:03:07 Name: Jerry JohnsonMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 1964--1968Your affilitations: USS Navasota AO-106Other Interests: Hunting Fishing collecting antuiques,computersAdditional Information For Us: Served on USS Navasota as a signalman from 1964 until 1968 ,home ported out of longbeach, Calif ,honorable dischargeAdditional Comments: Would like to contact anyone that was on board the Navasota during that time period and any signalmen that happened to remember commuicating with an arkansas ridgerunner that sent semaphore with a southern accentuthern accent: Comments: 11/03/99 02:38:13 Name: Tom HoweMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 76-80Your affilitations: USS Juneau, USS Robt. E Peary Comments: I got out as an SM2 and am sorry to hear the news about the phasing out of signalmen in the navy...had a great time on that signal bridge. Right now I'm putting together an interactive multimedia tutorial for semaphore and would appreciate it if anyone h s any history of signaling or salty phrases that would add humor and interest fo my presentation. Thanks. 10/28/99 07:25:45 Name: trevor carlinMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 87-91Your affilitations: uss bainbridge cgn-25Other Interests: law enforcement lv,nv Comments: served in deck div for first year or so then went up to the signal bridge. i made sm2 before i got out in 91. i have to say i had the best time as a sm. i had some good friends as qms but theres nothing like fl and morse code. this is a great web si e. .. -. - 09/15/99 21:50:21 Name: Harry PiaczynskiMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 1959-78 Comments: Am listed on NAVETSUSA page as a plank owner 09/06/99 19:25:14 Name: SM2 micheal GobleMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: june1976-june 1980Your affilitations: ussbarbour cty LST 1195 Comments: 08/08/99 18:47:58 Name: Albert LottMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: World War Two Signalman 1/cAdditional Information For Us: Ships sailed on South Pacific CVE Marcus Island: CVE Sangamon: Cve Suwanee: APA Magoffin Comments: 07/23/99 04:42:48 Name: George F. MorganMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: July 1944 to December 1947Other Interests: Interests are limited due to bad healthAdditional Information For Us: Upon discharge joined the naval reserves. Was discharged about 2 weeks before the Korean war as Quartermaster 2/c in as much as Signalmans rate had been discontinued. Became a radio operator for DeltaHistorical In ormation You Can AddHistorical Information You Can Add: Attended signalmans school at Bainbridge MD November 29,1944---April 4,1945Additional Comments: Ships sailed on---Flag compliment ComDes Ron 10,3.& 17 USS Chevalier DDR 305---USS Frank Knox DDR 742--- USS Wiltsie DD 716 Comments: 07/15/99 16:09:23 Name: Rodney F Bohl (TEX)My URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email Me Comments: If you were on one of these ships or know anyone who was please contact me. USS Beale DD 471 1962-1963 USS Conyngham DDG 17 1963-1965 USS Haynsworth DD 700 1965-1966 07/02/99 03:16:57 Name: Robert S.(Rocky) HockenhullMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: September 1944---June 1946Your affilitations: VFW Department Junior Vice Commander 1999-2000Other Interests: Toastmasters InternationalAdditional Information For Us: Attended N.T.S Bainbridge, Maryland signal school 1944,changed rate to Quartermaster aboard ship. Discharged as QM3/cAdditional Comments: Sailed aboard USS Fred T. Berry Comments: 07/02/99 03:11:49 Name: Robert S.(Rocky) HockenhullMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: September 1944---June 1946Your affilitations: VFW Department Junior Vice Commander 1999-2000Other Interests: Toastmasters InternationalAdditional Information For Us: Attended N.T.S Bainbrige Comments: 06/29/99 13:06:52 Name: Harry MarcotteMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 1943-1946Your affilitations: armed guard & fleet Comments: Served in the atlantic till early 45. 1 tanker and 1 liberty ship and 1 freighter.Sent to fleet in he pacific served on the USS MERVINE DMS31. Swept mines off china out of Sasebo. 06/27/99 04:18:33 Name: Marvin C. WestcottMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 1/2/41 to 8/20/68Your affilitations: Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Disabled Veterans, Fleet Reserves, Tin Can Sailors,Other Interests: GolfAdditional Information For Us: Instructor of rate QMC,QMCS Comments: 06/19/99 01:17:56 Name: HUDNALL, Richard C.My URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 2/43 - 6/67Your affilitations: USN Armed GuardOther Interests: USS Currituck AV-7Additional Information For Us: shifted to QM in 50'sHistorical Information You Can Add: father was a career SMAdditional Comments: Retired QMCS Comments: 11088 Charnwood Court Sun City, AZ 85351-1519 Most of you know Dave Graham who started the 'SOS' Society of Signalmen; right? 06/19/99 01:00:56 Name: HUDNALL, Richard C.My URL: Visit Me Comments: 06/17/99 17:50:55 Name: sam scogginsMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 1952-1955Your affilitations: yokosuka japanAdditional Information For Us: i was in h.e.c.p.Historical Information You Can Add: boot camp in sandiego ca Comments: interested in any thing to do with navy signalmen 06/16/99 02:17:42 Name: James F. McManusMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 1944-1948 1950-1954Your affilitations: USS Macon Vet AssocAdditional Information For Us: Attended Signalman School Sampson NY 1944Historical Information You Can Add: In 1947 became a Quartermaster when the rates were combinedAdditional Comments: My last ship was USS Macon CA-132 as a first class Quartermaster Comments: Most of the ships I served on ie. LCT,YMS,LST, ARS the signalmen and quartermaster's performed the same duties. On the capital ships ie. cruiser and air craft carrier you practised your own specialty. 06/01/99 17:01:10 Name: Harry C. SonnerMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: Jan.25,1942-Oct.10,1945Your affilitations: Masonic Lodge #750 JeannetteOther Interests: VFW Post 8240 Jeannette, Pa American Legion Post 344 Jeannette Naval Minewarfare Assoc. Naval Mail Clerks Assoc.Historical Information You Can Add: Last Ship Sunk at Anzio, Italy on July 9,1944 (U.S.S. Swerve (AM-121) Struck a mine on her port quarter listed to port and sank stern firstAdditional Comments: Recieved my 2/c Signalmen rate after the sinking as (T) temporary. Sent back to the States for rehab. served aboard the YP-9 Salvage out of Pier 88 NY also the IX-183 Salvage worked on the U.S.S.Turner DD That was sunk off ong Island NY to cut it up for Scrap Metal.r DD That was sunk off Long Island NY to cut it up for Scrap Metal.: Comments: I, think it's a great Idea on forming up an organization for the Signalmen of the Navy. Go for it! It's a shame they are thinking of dropping that rating as a Quartermaster has enough duties as it is. Lets hope it doesn't work. 06/01/99 16:59:47 Name: Harry C. SonnerMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: Jan.25,1942-Oct.10,1945Your affilitations: Masonic Lodge #750 JeannetteOther Interests: VFW Post 8240 Jeannette, Pa American Legion Post 344 Jeannette Naval Minewarfare Assoc. Naval Mail Clerks Assoc.Historical Information You Can Add: Last Ship Sunk at Anzio, Italy on July 9,1944 (U.S.S. Swerve (AM-121) Struck a mine on her port quarter listed to port and sank stern firstAdditional Comments: Recieved my 2/c Signalmen rate after the sinking as (T) temporary. Sent back to the States for rehab. served aboard the YP-9 Salvage out of Pier 88 NY also the IX-183 Salvage worked on the U.S.S.Turner DD That was sunk off ong Island NY to cut it up for Scrap Metal.r DD That was sunk off Long Island NY to cut it up for Scrap Metal.: Comments: I, think it's a great Idea on forming up an organization for the Signalmen of the Navy. Go for it! It's a shame they are thinking of dropping that rating as a Quartermaster has enough duties as it is. Lets hope it doesn't work. 05/27/99 05:09:13 Name: Barry E. CurbowMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: June 1968 - November 1978Your affilitations: IUWG-1 WesPac Det Unit One, Vung Tau, Viet Nam, USS Fort Snelling LSD-30, USS Portland LSD-37, USS Westchester County LST-1167, USS Kalamazoo AOR-6 Comments: 05/10/99 18:19:29 Name: ART FRANKSMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 43 TO 45 51 TO 52Your affilitations: PAST MASTER MASONIC LODGE SCOTTISH RITE SHRINEOther Interests: HAM RADIO[KA9CCF]Additional Information For Us: MADE NINE INVASIONS WW2Historical Information You Can Add: SERVED ON U.S.S.GUNSTON KALL LSD 5 ALSO DD676 U.S.S.MARSHALLAdditional Comments: GREAT SITE Comments: U.S.S.GUNSTON HALL HAS A REUNION EVERY TWO YEARS.PLEASE CONTACT ME IF INTERESTED. 04/23/99 17:52:24 Name: dwayne parsonsMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: nov.67nov68Your affilitations: usnrOther Interests: american legionAdditional Information For Us: 7716558 service numberHistorical Information You Can Add: monitor-111-1 Comments: 03/26/99 06:33:03 Name: A Lawrence Booth Jr.My URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: July 6,1942 to Dec. 5,1945--Naval Reserves 1947 to 1952Your affilitations: American Society of Landscape Architects #304Other Interests: Hiking-Biking-Fishing-Camping-Gardening- Reading- Traveling-Carving- Sailing- Woodworking-Additional Information For Us: Ships sailed on. King S. Woolsey----John B. Kendrick---Mandarin.Historical Information You Can Add: Temp.Assign. to District Admiral,Humbolt Bay,Cal.Between ships in October 44 during test at sea in floating dry docks--Advance Communication traing. Comments: In 1947 my rate had already changed to Quartermaster Signalman 1/c. Have you heard any rational for this change?-----to just quartermaster that is! 03/26/99 06:11:58 Name: Hannan BinderMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 5/1/44 to 6/2/46Your affilitations: Lane Victory-Magic Castle-Masons-Scottish Rite-ShrinersOther Interests: Family-Sports-Magic-Masons Comments: It is with a heavy heart that I see the Signalman rate becoming extinct. I have great memories as a Signalman talking with other ships,exchanging movies,ect. It is an honor to add my name to an ever growing list. Thanks! 03/23/99 05:21:37 Name: Curtis (Curt) MellinMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 1942 to 1946Your affilitations: Armed Guard Of Orange CountyOther Interests: Golf-Reading-Civil WarAdditional Information For Us: Past Commander,American Legion Post 1492 Chicago,IllHistorical Information You Can Add: Attended signal school Great Lakes Merchant signal school Norton,CN Comments: During the Korean war,signalman rate was replaced by Quartermaster,and it didn't work out. Perhaps that is going to happen again. 03/16/99 13:02:19 Name: SM1(SW) Kimberly WatsonMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: June 1986 until presentYour affilitations: USS Yosemite (AD-19), NAS Keflavik, Iceland, NCTAMSLANT, USS Gunston Hall (LSD-44), Naval Leader Training Unit, Little Creek, VA Comments: I'm am very concerned about the upcoming and inevitable rating merger of U.S. Navy Signalmen with the Quartermaster rate. I have nothing against QM's, but I am afraid that our rating will begin to die off in the fleet. The merger should be official by t e end of March 1999. What do you think? 03/16/99 12:57:35 Name: SM1(SW) Kimberly WatsonMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: June 1986 until presentYour affilitations: USS Yosemite (AD-19) Comments: 03/15/99 06:06:37 Name: Walter L. DavisMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 1943/1949 Comments: 03/13/99 18:50:26 Name: paul baumgardnerMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 74-78Your affilitations: uss barnstable county Comments: 03/11/99 05:42:16 Name: Loring L BigelowMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 1942 to 1945Your affilitations: Life member D.A.V.Additional Information For Us: Ships sailed on-SS D.G.Scofield-Tanker SS Alcoa Pointer C-1 SS Floyd Bennett-Liberty ShipHistorical Information You Can Add: Discharged Dec.29th 1945 SM2/cAdditional Comments: phone (949) 837-5614 Comments: Since December 1991 have been a crew member of the "Restored" SS Lane Victory-working with another signalman Hannan Binder in restoring the signal bridge of the Lane Victory. Will be 82 on my birthday this year 02/28/99 20:16:57 Name: ART FRANKSMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 1943 1945Your affilitations: HAM RADIOOther Interests: MASONIC LODGEHistorical Information You Can Add: NINE BATTLE STARS Comments: SERVED ON THEU.S.S. GUNSTON HALL LSD 5 ALSO ON THE U.S.S. MARSHAL DD676 02/27/99 06:55:57 Name: thom hendricksonMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 1942-1945;1950-1Your affilitations: USNArmed Guard;EusakOther Interests: travellingAdditional Information For Us: SS Lane VictoryHistorical Information You Can Add: SM1c.Additional Comments: Proud Signalman Comments: I think the idea of a Signalmen's association is a good idea. I served on 3 merchant ships during WW2 world-wide and then with the Eighth Army as Navy liaison during Korean War. Today, I'm with the Lane Victory in San Pedro, CA. 02/27/99 06:49:52 Name: thom hendricksonMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 1942-1945;1950-1Your affilitations: USNArmed Guard;EusakOther Interests: travellingAdditional Information For Us: SS Lane VictoryHistorical Information You Can Add: College Prof.23 yrs.Additional Comments: Proud Signalman Comments: I think the idea of a Signalmen's association is a good idea. 02/25/99 23:08:24 Name: Ian JarmanMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: Feb93-Jun97 Active Aug98-? Active ReservesYour affilitations: AOE-4, CG-63, FFG-14 currentlyOther Interests: Surfing (waves)Additional Comments: Good Site! Comments: 02/24/99 04:38:27 My URL: Visit Me Comments: 02/24/99 04:27:59 Name: Charles Leo Smith 3874 Oakmont Dr. Clearlake,Ca. 95422My URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: March 1942-October 1995Your affilitations: American Legion-VFW-PCSA-Destroyer Escort Assoc.-Other Interests: Boating&FishingAdditional Information For Us: Home town-San Francisco,Ca.Additional Comments: Phone (707) 994-6692 Comments: Plank owner S C 701 (Escort & Patrol) Gulf,Pacific,Atlantic, Original member 592 Jasco, US Marine Base Camp pentelton.Armed Guard Signalman aboard SS Winfield Stratton (South Pacific) Tower Signalman Pelelieu Island- Transfered to DE 366 USS Alvin Cocker ll.-Discharged October 10,1945 (Shoemaker) 02/08/99 05:52:55 Name: Milford(Red)Veteto SM2/CMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeAdditional Information For Us: Ph 209 245-6510 Comments: 1943 Commissioned USS Croatan CVE125 in Bremerton Wash. Transfered to Norfolk VA. then commissioned the USS Randolph CV-15 To Pacific with occupation forces in Japan,then back to atlantic 1946 last plank owner to leave ship-discharged. 1950 recalled to duty for 18 months in Japan aboard APL30 as QM2/c discharged in 1952 02/08/99 05:39:14 Name: Milford (Red) VetetoMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 1943 To1952 Comments: 02/08/99 05:35:29 Name: william McMahanMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 1943 to 1946Additional Information For Us: email me at rmt@jps.net Comments: Attended SM/QM school at Sampson N.T.S. in 1943. Recieved S.M.3/c on shakedown to Bermuda in 1943 Made. Made S.M.2/c in South Pacific in 1944. Discharged Honorably in 1946 Served in North Atlantic and South Pacific aboard U.S.S. James E. Craig (DE201) 01/28/99 01:57:04 Name: Al Clayton, SMC(SW)My URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 1978-present Comments: USS OKLAHOMA CITY, USS BLUE RIDGE, USNS HASSAYAMPA, USS GEORGE PHILIP, BMU-1, USS FRESNO, USS OGDEN, USS LASALLE, USS RAINIER, USS NIMITZ 12/25/98 12:04:52 Name: Albert ManwarenMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: Oct.68-Jun 71Additional Information For Us: SM3 Comments: I was stationed aboard U.S.S. Franklin D. Roosevelt CVA-42.Does anyone remember Chief Dion, Westover,Pasi,Webster or the others in CS Division? Send me an e-mail. I have found Paul Klawitter. 12/05/98 17:33:14 Name: Bill BurkeMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 61 - 64Your affilitations: tin can sailors / VFWOther Interests: boot camp memories/ giants footballHistorical Information You Can Add: sm 3 USS THE SULLIVANS DD537 Comments: SPENT FIRST YEAR OUT OF BOOT CAMP AT PHILLY NAVY YARD ATTACHED TO RES FLEET HAD PEIR SECURITY FOR THE BATTELSHIIP IOWA. THEN SPENT REMAINDER OF MY TOUR WITH THE SULLIVANS WAS PART OF CUBAN MISSEL BLOCKADE. 10/29/98 17:26:44 My URL: Visit Me Comments: 10/23/98 01:29:33 Name: George BranchMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 1942 to 1946Your affilitations: USNaval Armed Guard Comments: Served on six maritime ships during World War II as signalman. Any one interested drop me an e-mail. Served in the south Pacific,European African theaters 10/21/98 20:56:55 Name: Ted McaleerMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: Till 2110Your affilitations: USS Simon LakeOther Interests: Computers Comments: SM1(SW) Mcaleer In Italy. Looking for SMC Wehling or any signalmen serving in USS Kansas City(AOR-3)80-84 or USS Josephus Daniels (CG-27) 87-91 ...If you Know me, contact me 07/14/98 20:36:28 Name: JIM HAMANNMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 1961-1964Your affilitations: BEACHMASTEROther Interests: HAM RADIOAdditional Information For Us: SM-2 Comments: Come on guys lets get this group going before they merge the SM rates and the QM rates together. Other rates have groups. 07/14/98 18:11:41 My URL: Visit Me Comments: 06/14/98 00:05:21 Name: Ezra C. McMurphyMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: WWII Comments: Ezra C. McMurphy was my father, deceased in 1963, I am looking for anyone that served with him during WWII, especially on the Minesweeper that foundered off the coast of Coos Bay in 1943. Thanks!! 06/05/98 00:34:01 Name: Jim HamannMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: sept.61-sept.64 Comments: lOOKING FOR OTHER MEMBERS OF BEACHMASTER UNIT 2 OUT OF LITTLE CREEK VA. 05/26/98 02:05:14 Name: SM1 (SW) Daran J. De YoeMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 1986-1994 active 1995-present reserve Comments: 05/22/98 19:22:47 Name: Roger Shaffer SM 3My URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 60-62 Comments: Served aboard the USS Goodrich, DDR 831 home ported in Mayport, Fl. Gitmo in Oct-Nov 60, Med cruise in March 61. Anyone know where can I find signaman handbooks? I'd like one for SM 3rd AND 2nd from the early 60's. 05/22/98 19:14:35 Name: Roger ShafferMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 60-62Additional Information For Us: USS Goodrich, DDR 831 Comments: 05/22/98 19:12:19 Name: Roger ShafferMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 60-62Additional Information For Us: USS Goodrich, DDR 831 Comments: 04/23/98 14:23:24 Name: Michael HarrisonMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 1980-1985Additional Information For Us: SM2 (sw) USS Stark (FFG-31)Additional Comments: Also served aboard USNS Truckee (T-AO 147) Comments: 04/20/98 14:01:41 Name: John LipotMy URL: Visit MeMy Email: Email MeYour tour dates: 1958-1962Your affilitations: USS Currituck AV-7 USS Intrepid CVA-11Other Interests: Tugboats and model tugboatsAdditional Information For Us: SM-2Historical Information You Can Add: Legion Member Comments: Very neat page. 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