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  • Posted on December 2, 2002 02:48 pm Name: James V. Moshier
    Location: Valencia Spain

    Comments: In memory of my brother Robert Moshier, who passed away in 1986 at the age of 49, He was transferred from the Salem to the Canberra, and then back to the Salem. I think he was a signalman for the ADM. I think he was on board in the mid 50s. Just thought some of his old shipmates may still be around. This is a great site.
  • Posted on November 28, 2002 11:37 am Name: Bruce Billig
    Location: San Antonio, Texas

    Comments: My dad, August Billig, was the CO of the ATR-50 which towed the Canberra from 21-27 Oct, 44 enroute to Ulithi. I'd like to hear from anyone who remembers that operation.
  • Posted on November 16, 2002 11:03 am Name: Warren Holcomb
    Location: Greenwood Arkansas

    Comments: Served on board on Sept. 1966 through March 1969. Was a chief gunners mate. would like to locate B. Snook HMC.
  • Posted on October 16, 2002 09:34 pm Name: Paul David Materna
    Location: Montgomery, Alabama

    Comments: My father was a sailor on the USS Canberra. He was on the ship when it got hit in WWII. He does not talk about it in detail I wanted to know Because me ten year old son is interested in his Grandfathers part in the war.
  • Posted on October 16, 2002 08:34 pm Name: Rich Kopec

    Comments: My uncle John Pelc was one of the 23 men killed on 13 Oct 1943, I'm glad to see he is still remembered other than by his family, great web site I've learned a lot. Thank You
  • Posted on September 3, 2002 11:31 pm Name: Jim Elliott

    Comments: I was aboard the Canberra from Oct. 1966 to Nov. 1969. I was first in 3rd div. then moved to 6th div. gunners mate. I was there when the guys from the Boston painted there number 1 on us. There when we took the hits from shore batteries. Took her last ride under the Golden Gate, to Hunters Point. Was badly saddened when I found out she was scrapped. She was a great ship, and I have never forgotten her. Had some great times in the ports we visited, and still remember many of my friends. Would like to hear from some of them, like Robert M Turek and Jack T Kemmer. I have been watching this site for a while and it keeps getting better, thanks for putting it together. Happy Days and Smooth Sailing. Corrected E-mail address
  • Posted on September 1, 2002 05:24 pm Name: STEVE GLASGOW
    Email: N/A

  • Posted on August 25, 2002 10:38 pm Name: Taylor W. L.
    Location: Sunbury, Ohio

    Comments: Served on Canberra 62-63 in FG division. Worked in main battery plot on missile computers. Enjoyed the web site.
  • Posted on August 16, 2002 06:09 pm Name: Edward C. Bowman
    Location: Waltham MA

    Comments: I served on Canberra from 60 to 62. I worked in the aft engine room as a MMFN. .Stood watches on the throttles and the auxiliary evaporators. Would like to hear from shipmates.
  • Posted on July 27, 2002 11:21 pm Name: Marie Franco Cobb
    Location: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

    Comments: My uncle, James A. Franco, was one of the 23 crew members killed on 13 October 1944. If anyone remembers him I would love to hear from you. This is a really nice site.
  • Posted on June 30, 2002 10:31 pm Name:
    Location: Grand Rapids, Mich.

    Comments: Any corpsman who served on board from April 61 til Oct 63 give me a call.
  • Posted on May 26, 2002 08:49 pm Name: Joe Bevilacqua
    Location: New Jersey

    Comments: Happy Memorial Day, looking for Charlie Mitchell from Utah wife?s name is Pam also Powell from Utah worked in machine shop 1964.
  • Posted on April 7, 2002 09:23 pm Name: Rodman F. Rice BT3
    Email: HotRod
    Location: Pemberton NJ 609 894 8873

    Comments: I served aboard the CAG-2 from Oct.1960 to Oct. 1963 I?m looking for a shipmates. Name Dewey [RED] Beasley from Mississippi. We worked in NO.3 fire room.
  • Posted on March 22, 2002 08:21 pm Name: Ron Boorsma

    Comments: I am looking for the whereabouts of Lance Graham from Richland Center, WI. He was on the Canberra in 1961. His wife?s name was Carrie.
  • Posted on March 12, 2002 10:42 am Name: Vic Edens
    Location: Portland, TN

    Comments: Hello to everyone....from... Vic Edens OI Div 1958-1960
  • Posted on February 19, 2002 03:12 pm Name: Robert E. Wolfe Jr
    Location: LOUISVILLE, KY

    Comments: My uncle ALBERT WOLFE or JUNIOR was on the CANBERRA when it was torpedoed. .My uncle died in 1953 when I was Born. If you knew my uncle please contact me at =E-MAIL
  • Posted on February 5, 2002 04:41 am Name: Jeannie Marie Quattrociocchi-Sullivan

    Comments: My father Enrico Pietro Quattrociocchi served on this proud ship. He was aboard when it was struck by the Japanese on Oct. 13. He was always proud of his naval service, his ship and crew mates. My father passed away on June 23, 1984, but I have his medals and uniform preserved. My mom, Opal is a member of the reunion. Please send me information when the 2002 reunion will be held, I know it will be Oct. 13. I pray for my dad as I do all of the survivors and those who lost their life on the USS Canberra. God Bless All of You. I loved the web site. Please keep in touch. I am proud of all of you!
  • Posted on January 21, 2002 10:29 am Name: Ken Krausman
    Location: Saugerties, NY

    Comments: My e-mail has changed to instead of Was aboard Mar.59/Jul. 61 in OR Div
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