DECK LOGS ARCHIVE: 2017
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Posted: 2017-04-29 08:03:44
Posted By: Don Snider
Poster Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Service & Rank: USN (Ret) & STCM
Currently Located In: Portland, TN
Originally From: Morrow, Ohio
What I've Been Up To: Enjoying retirement in Tennessee. I will attend the Frank Knox (DDR-742) reunion this Sep in Chicago and will tour the German submarine (U-505) that was forced to surface during WWII off the East Coast and the Enigma was captured. A destroyer with a 19 year old Soundman (Sonarman) was on the stack tracking this sub for many hours which led to the sub surfacing. The 19 year old was promoted to Chief as a reward. Does anyone know about this story and the name of the Sonarman? Please send info to me at email@example.com or call me at 615-339-8361.
Duty Stations: USS Haverfield (DER-393) USS George K Mackenzie (DD-836) USS Frank Knox (DDR-742) USS Lyman K Swenson (DD-729) USS Knox (DE-1051)
Posted: 2017-04-28 21:54:46
Posted By: Dexter Saito
Poster Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Service & Rank: USN & E6
Currently Located In: Corona, CA
Originally From: Seattle, WA
What I've Been Up To: Work, Work, and more Work! I work for General Dynamics Mission Systems and work on the Littoral Combat Ship program. I have worked as a Quality Engineer, Field Engineer, and am now a Corrective Maintenance Planner for the program. My work also has me travelling to exotic Mobile, AL and Jacksonville, FL about 500 days for the past 2 years.
Duty Stations: NAVSUBSCOL Groton, CT; ASWTRACENPAC, San Diego, CA; USS Downes (FF-1070); ASWTRACENLANT, Norfolk, VA; SSAAC Yokosuka JA; SUBTRALANT Norfolk, VA; JMF St. Mawgan UK; NOPF Whidbey Island WA
Posted: 2017-04-13 09:30:51
Posted By: John Bedford
Poster Email: email@example.com
Service & Rank: USN & ST!
Currently Located In: Shingle Springs in California's Sierra Foothills
Originally From: Pomona Valley CA
What I've Been Up To: Living the life of Leisure away from the hustle and bustle of the SF Bay area with my lovely bride, Sheila Sampson Bedford
Duty Stations: RTC San Diego 1957 Brown Field Chula Vista 1958 Sonar A school San Diego USS Blue (DD-744) Long Beach 1958-59 USS Edson (DD-946) Long Beach 1960-61 B School FASWTRACEN San Diego 1961-62 MK 111 FCS at FASW 1962 USS Richard B. Anderson (DD-786) San Diego 1962-63 NTC San Diego Instructor School 1963 Instructor - FSS Key West - B school Digital Section 1964-66 Left the Navy after 9 years.