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by Twangg1
Mon Aug 03, 2009 12:57 am
Forum: Whatever Happened to...?
Topic: Identifying Shipmates
Replies: 24
Views: 17502

Re: Identifying Shipmates

Keith... Yes... there was only ONE Donald Evans and in his case that was more than enough! lol... Waiting patiently (?) for pictures taken at Silverdale reunion to make their appearance... most fun I've had in my life over four days with my clothes on... can't wait 'til 2011...
by Twangg1
Sun Oct 12, 2008 11:04 pm
Forum: Whatever Happened to...?
Topic: Identifying Shipmates
Replies: 24
Views: 17502

Re: Identifying Shipmates

I can still remember a few of the Gold Crew Commissioning crew that I have not seen on here yet... Charlie "Swamp Fox" Marshall, Bobby Gale Glaze, Mick Frarie, Don Evans, Donald Smith, Ed Bruggensworth, Joe Stokes, MT1 Brown (bluie) all MT's... Jim Walters, Gary Host, FT1 Krachanus, "Duck" Sharpe.....
by Twangg1
Sun Oct 12, 2008 11:01 pm
Forum: Whatever Happened to...?
Topic: The Old Crew
Replies: 0
Views: 2463

The Old Crew

I can still remember a few of the Gold Crew Commissioning crew that I have not seen on here yet... Charlie "Swamp Fox" Marshall, Bobby Gale Glaze, Mick Frarie, Don Evans, Donald Smith, Ed Bruggensworth, Joe Stokes, MT1 Brown (bluie) all MT's... Jim Walters, Gary Host, FT1 Krachanus, "Duck" Sharpe......
by Twangg1
Sun Oct 12, 2008 10:10 pm
Forum: Yardbird Tales
Topic: Newpie news stories
Replies: 2
Views: 5622

Re: Newpie news stories

During construction, Newport News was pretty great... how we all lived through that period is a mystery to me. All through our time there, the Yard constructed a new roof for the office barge when they moved the carrier America to the next pier over... and her elevators kept us in the shade all day...
by Twangg1
Sun Oct 12, 2008 9:40 pm
Forum: Scuttlebutt
Topic: Met a Madison shipmate-
Replies: 2
Views: 3507

Re: Met a Madison shipmate-

Speaking of meeting shipmates... sometime in the last century... about 1970 or 71 I believe, I was duck hunting from a blind on the beach near Sequim, WA. As it was getting on toward the end of the morning's shooting, I spotted a couple of men walking down the beach towards me... as they drew close...
by Twangg1
Mon Sep 22, 2008 6:19 pm
Forum: Whatever Happened to...?
Topic: Donald Ray Ebbert
Replies: 5
Views: 4510

Re: Donald Ray Ebbert

Hello Sheri, I served with Donny until I left the boat in April 1968 to go to shore duty. Don was one of my more favorite people on board and we spent many a 6 hour stretch on watch together... For a torpedoman, he was ok! lol If I remember right, he was from Nevada. I am sorry to hear of his passin...
by Twangg1
Mon Sep 22, 2008 6:09 pm
Forum: Whatever Happened to...?
Topic: gold crew 1963
Replies: 2
Views: 3759

Re: gold crew 1963

Hi Tommy.... Thom Cantrall, MT1(SS) here... July '63 to April '68