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  • Relative Posted on April 27, 2018 12:48 pm Name: Glenn Wallin
    Email: gawrose2@gmail.com
    Homepage: www.usscanberra.com
    Location: Kentucky

    Comments: Father, James Everett Wallin, served on the CA-70 in WWII when it was torpedo. Assisted in the repairs until ship was bought to Boston in 1944. He was then discharged. Interesting that the CA-70 in January 1944 provided service support in the Battle of Entwetok; I was stationed on Entwetok in 1957-58 serving in the US Army. Thanks to my father and all that served on the CA-70.
  • Passing Posted on April 16, 2018 12:11 am Name: Tom Pitts
    Email: tdpitts1@comcast.net

    Comments: Sorry to report the passing of my shipmate Terry M Luxford FT2 Fox Div
    USS Canberra CAG-2 '58-61

    Passed Mid March 2018
  • Vietnam Posted on March 11, 2018 01:07 pm Name: Neal Beard
    Email: bearemcs@aol.com
    Location: Ormond Beach, Fl.

    Comments: Served on-board 66/67 including a trip to WesPac. Had fire in the magazine and was a target for shore batteries. Very interesting cruise. :-) bearemcs@aol.com
  • New USS Canberra Posted on February 25, 2018 06:08 am Name: CDR Robert Curtis
    Email: robert.curtis@defence.gov.au
    Location: Hobart, Tasmania

    Comments: Gentlemen, great news over this weekend, with the announcement from the White House, no less, that one of the new Littoral Class Ships will be named in honour of HMAS Canberra and of course your glorious heavy / guided missile cruiser, USS Canberra (I). There is now a USS Canberra (II) to pass the 'weigh' onto. BZ
    Yours aye,
    CO Navy Headquarters Tasmania sends.
  • New Canberra Posted on February 24, 2018 08:12 am Name: Harry W Spencer
    Email: hws2lms@yahoo.com
    Location: Ozark, MO

    Comments: Yesterday in a news conference, the Prime Minister of Australia announced that the US is building a new USS Canberra, a littoral combat ship.
  • USS Canberra Posted on February 24, 2018 12:31 am Name: Mark Shaw
    Email: Tigerland951@gmail.com
    Location: Sydney, Australia

    Comments: Hello,
    As a former sailor of the Royal Australian Navy, who once served on HMAS Canberra FFG 02.
    I just wanted to say how much we appreciate, that the United States Navy will name a new ship USS Canberra, It is a great honour and it means a lot to us.
    We hope that one day she will come to Australia to visit us, she will be most welcome.
    Best wishes to our friends in America .
  • train whistle Posted on February 10, 2018 10:44 pm Name: Peter Lee
    Email: pjlroll@comcast.net

    Comments: I was wondering what ever happened to the Australian train whistle that was always sounded at breakaway. I was aboard from Dec '65 to July '66
  • Passing Posted on January 29, 2018 11:15 pm Name: Alan (Rocky) Rockwood
    Email: alanskip66@hotmail.com
    Location: Sandy, Ore.

    Comments: Brian Boucher passed away new years day. Age 75
    Aboard Canberra 1966-1969
  • My dad was on the USS Canaberra Posted on January 27, 2018 07:05 pm Name: Robyn Adams
    Email: godsgirlnga@yahoo.com
    Location: SC

    Comments: My dad was in the Navy and was on the USS Canberra. His name is James Robert Adams, I have the original newspaper clipping from my grandma about the ship being torpedoed.
  • lebanon Posted on January 12, 2018 06:02 pm Name: seamon bayles
    Email: seamonbayles@yahoo.com
    Location: erwin nc

    Comments: the Canberra was in gotenburg Sweden when this happened. I think for 3 or 4 days. we had to get underway because this was a neutral country, we started steaming toward Lebanon,but after about 2 days we turned around because it was over and we on our way. hope this was some help. was in the 5th div.
  • Lebanon 1958 Posted on January 11, 2018 04:53 pm Name: Joe S.
    Email: sorrentino@leht.com

    Comments: Trying to determine in the USS Canberra CAG-2 ever had a presence in Lebanon waters between July 1,1958 and November 1,1958. Doing research for a fellow Navy vet.
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