An e-mail from April 16 2007 I was on the McKean when we got the message that the Turner Joy was... An e-mail from April 16, 2007 I was on the McKean when we got the message that the Turner Joy was... There’s great duty and there’s lousy duty. There’s gravy assignments and there are *&%$ details.... There’s great duty and there’s lousy duty. There’s gravy assignments and there are *&%$ details.... [Below] Postcard circa 1972 (?) [Below] Postcard, circa 1972 (?) such as the USNS CAYUGA a replenishment ship such as the USS MOUNT SHASTA or even an aircraft... such as the USNS CAYUGA, a replenishment ship such as the USS MOUNT SHASTA or even an aircraft... During the late 70’s the ships of DesRon 37 were the only US warships stationed between San... During the late 70’s, the ships of DesRon 37 were the only US warships stationed between San... 0130. ET1 James Calloway 430-23-8945 reported aboard for duty. (Whenever a new crewman checked... 0130. ET1 James Calloway, 430-23-8945, reported aboard for duty. (Whenever a new crewman checked... [Below] Postcard circa 1972 (?) [Below] Postcard, circa 1972 (?) (The ship-to-ship fueling hose is corrugated rubber and about 5” in diameter and several hundred... (The ship-to-ship fueling hose is corrugated rubber and about 5” in diameter and several hundred... spinning planning conniving. Without saying a word he joined me in my observation of the bridge... spinning, planning, conniving. Without saying a word, he joined me in my observation of the bridge,... The snipes were quite content to grease the boots entrusted in their care. We deck-types really... The snipes were quite content to grease the boots entrusted in their care. We deck-types really... divert and give you a quick tour of a FLETCHER/SUMNER/GEARING-class (see right) power plant. From... divert and give you a quick tour of a FLETCHER/SUMNER/GEARING-class (see right) power plant. From... I put the phones and helmet back on. By then the KITTY HAWK must have realized their error for they... I put the phones and helmet back on. By then the KITTY HAWK must have realized their error for they... Division (Sonar ASROC and Torpedo) manned line 4. The round barrel Gunners’ Mates manned line 5 and... Division (Sonar, ASROC and Torpedo) manned line 4. The round barrel Gunners’ Mates manned line 5 and... Destroyers of DESDIV 131 off Agana Guam. From top to bottom are; USS Frank E. Evans DD-754 USS... Destroyers of DESDIV 131 off Agana, Guam. From top to bottom are; USS Frank E. Evans DD-754, USS... At the time of this story CDR Hofmann was LT (jg) and the Supply Officer from 7/69-7/71 U.S.S.... At the time of this story, CDR Hofmann was LT (jg) and the Supply Officer from 7/69-7/71 U.S.S.... scheduled to make a transit to San Diego for exercises training and repairs. At the same time the... scheduled to make a transit to San Diego for exercises, training and repairs. At the same time, the... © 2009 FDNY All Rights Reserved © 2009 FDNY All Rights Reserved Did you notice that I started the preceding paragraph by saying “One night?” That’s right. Night.... Did you notice that I started the preceding paragraph by saying, “One night?” That’s right. Night.... I was up in ASROC feeling sorry for myself when LTjg. Chris Fair the ASWO – Anti Submarine Warfare... I was up in ASROC feeling sorry for myself when LTjg. Chris Fair, the ASWO – Anti Submarine Warfare... Mr. Fair and Mr. Brandt had left the ship for new commands. We were now on five-section duty. The... Mr. Fair and Mr. Brandt had left the ship for new commands. We were now on five-section duty. The... Wayne Smith now has a new web site for the McKean with lots of new information. It can be found at... Wayne Smith now has a new web site for the McKean with lots of new information. It can be found at... Wayne Smith now has a new web site for the McKean with lots of new information. It can be found at... Wayne Smith now has a new web site for the McKean with lots of new information. It can be found at... In her more than twenty-eight years of service in the United States Navy USS CHEVALIER DD-805 ... In her more than twenty-eight years of service in the United States Navy, USS CHEVALIER DD-805 ,... When I reported aboard the USS McKean DD-784 I was a 3rd Class Gunners’ Mate. I was assigned to a... When I reported aboard the USS McKean DD-784 I was a 3rd Class Gunners’ Mate. I was assigned to a... USS McKean (DD-784) USS McKean (DD-784) USS Missouri (BB-63) USS Missouri (BB-63)
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