USS McKean Recommission First Day Cover Issue USS McKean Recommission First Day Cover Issue 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... [Below] Postcard circa 1972 (?) [Below] Postcard, circa 1972 (?) 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 (?) Being only 19 years old I couldn’t go into the waterfront bars so I toured Portland’s other sites... Being only 19 years old, I couldn’t go into the waterfront bars so I toured Portland’s other sites... (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... 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... 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... and didn’t say a word as they saw the difference between commissioned and enlisted berthing. To... and didn’t say a word as they saw the difference between commissioned and enlisted berthing. To... 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... 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... 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... As the ship pulled back alongside it’s normal berth the word to get the heaving lines across was... As the ship pulled back alongside it’s normal berth the word to get the heaving lines across was... 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... 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 ,... 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.... Order of Battle for the Invasion of Guadalcanal 7 August 1942 Allied Naval Forces Order of Battle for the Invasion of Guadalcanal 7 August 1942 Allied Naval Forces
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