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  • Holidays Posted on November 26, 2014 11:08 pm Name: Seamon Bayles
    Email: seamonbayles@yahoo.com
    Location: Erwin NC

    Comments: To all my shipmates from 1956 until 1960 and all crew members past and present wishing you a happy Thankgiving and a MERRY CHRISTMAS.
  • Fred Cavaness Posted on November 18, 2014 07:31 pm Name: Dan Cavaness
    Email: klapaw@yahoo.com
    Location: Illinois

    Comments: My dad, Fred Cavaness, served in Quad 12 during WW II. Wondering if anyone recalled him or his friend, O.E. Malone?
  • Crew Member Posted on November 11, 2014 09:34 pm Name: David Hull
    Email: Davidr333@aol.com

    Comments: Served as a cook, CS3, aboard the USS
    Canberra during the 1950's.
  • Hello Posted on November 11, 2014 07:59 am Name: joseph bevilacqua
    Email: routetoo@aol.com

    Comments: To all my ship mates; have a good Veteran's Day.
  • OR-Division Posted on October 30, 2014 06:26 pm Name: TImothy Hamilton
    Email: timothy2908h@yahoo.com
    Location: Carson City, NV

    Comments: I served on board the Canberra in the OR-Division as a Radioman. I was on board from Dec 1966 - 1967
  • Frederick Baker Posted on October 23, 2014 11:44 pm Name: Sheila Johnson
    Email: sheilaj70@gmail.com

    Comments: My father was on this ship when it was torpedoed. I was wondering if anyone had any stories or pictures of him.
    thank you.
  • Infomation Posted on October 17, 2014 01:54 pm Name: cecil kersh
    Email: ckersh@cox.net
    Location: kenner, La.

    Comments: DOES ANY ONE KNOW HOW MANY RED E THE CANBERRA HAD WHEN IT WAS DECOMMISSIONED.IF SO PLEASE LET MET KNOW BY E-MAIL OR PHONE # 504-885-5725.
    ON BOARD 1959-60
    CECIL KERSH R DIVISION
  • My Father Sailed on the CA 70 in WWII Posted on October 10, 2014 09:04 pm Name: Robin
    Email: mrnick40422@yahoo.com

    Comments: My Father was aboard the Canberra during WWII. His name was Frank Edward Gilbert Jr. His rank was seaman 1st class. He passed when I was 3 years old. Is there anyone out there who served with him and can share any memories or pictures?
  • Daniel Madden\\\'s passing Posted on October 10, 2014 12:05 am Name: Claire Williams
    Email: caw9354@yahoo.com

    Comments: Daniel Madden proudly served on the USS Canberra during World War II. On that fateful day in 1944, he had switched watches with another sailor and thus was saved while he other sailor was killed in battle. Dan passed away 10/9/14.
  • James Korcuba Posted on October 3, 2014 09:14 am Name: Amy Backenstose
    Email: ahb@lawpga.com

    Comments: Does anyone remember James C. Korcuba "Jim?" He was on board from January 1958 until June 1961, he was working in communications but was moved up to transmitter and receivers and became a technician for his last year to year and a half.
    If you remember Jim, can you send me an email at ahb@lawpga.com or call me at 1-800-232-9240? Jim passed away on July 21, 2014, not much is known about his time on board. Thank you.
  • A Div. 1960-63 Posted on September 21, 2014 07:38 pm Name: Eugene Metzger
    Email: gmet42@yahoo.com
    Location: Long Beach, CA

    Comments: I was in A div from 1960 to 1963.I was on when they installed the Helicopter deck.
  • HMAS Canberra Commissioning Posted on September 18, 2014 09:34 am Name: Ken M
    Email: usscanberra@gmail.com

    Comments: The commissioning of the HMAS Canberra LHD-02 has been set for 28 November 2014.

    At present it is not known if USS Canberra Vets will be invited.

    More to come when we find out.
  • 1967-1969 Posted on August 16, 2014 10:25 pm Name: Paul Clark (PJ)
    Email: pauljclark@sbcglobal.net
    Location: San Jose, Ca

    Comments: Served on Canberra 1967-1969 2nd Division.....anybody remember me????
  • My Uncle Posted on July 17, 2014 01:34 pm Name: John Juarez
    Email: Taco62@yahoo.com

    Comments: My Uncle, Joseph Juarez from Carbondale, Kansas was a Yeoman on board the Canberra back in 1963-1964. Just wanted to let any of his former shipmates who might have known him that on the 15 of July, 2014, he passed away after a lengthy battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis.
    Lay below Uncle, you've stood your watch, I've got the duty now!!
    Your loving nephew,
    John Juarez
    HT1/USN/RET
  • USS CANBERRA Posted on July 6, 2014 09:51 pm Name: Gerald Meisenhelder
    Email: gerald_meisenhelder@hotmail.com
    Location: Hilton NY

    Comments: SERVED MARCH 1969 TILL DECOMMISSIONING FEBRUARY 1970. WAS SHIP'S COOK FOR CANBERRA. MY FRIEND RALPH KRAMER HAD SERVED ALSO AT THE SAME TIME AND HAS SADLY PASSED AWAY IN SEPTEMBER 2005.

    CAN BE CONTACTED VIA EMAIL.
  • Fox division Posted on July 6, 2014 02:05 pm Name: Daniel Cravey
    Email: Danielcravey16@yahoo.com
    Homepage: USS Canberra
    Location: Texas

    Comments: Hello, my father was on the USS Canberra from 1960-1962 in fox division AKA fox golf division. his name is Fritz Cravey. me and him were talking and he said he would love to get in touch with his old navy buddies, if you know him please email me at: Danielcravey16@yahoo.com It would mean the world to my father.
  • S-1 Div Posted on July 5, 2014 12:59 pm Name: Larry
    Email: larryd_gibson@yahoo.com
    Location: Coos Bay, Or

    Comments: I served on board the Canberra Dec '65-Sep '69. I have been in constant contact with John George, Michael Clevenger, Ray Hammond, Dick Merkel and John Hurriel for some time now. would like to find more shipmates to join our group BS'ers. Jon Clevenger was part of the group until he passed a few years ago. Jon Clevenger and I made the popcorn for the evening movies while on the WestPac. Made 4 WestPac's and met a lot of cool folks on the CanDo.
  • Jerry D. Posted on June 17, 2014 01:00 pm Name: ken m
    Email: usscanberra@gmail.com
    Homepage: USS Canberra

    Comments: It is with great sadness that we report the passing of our President Emeritus, Jerry Der Boghosian.
    Jerry died on 13 June 2014 at the age of 91. His death was the result of an auto accident.
  • USS CANBERRA Posted on June 15, 2014 05:16 pm Name: STANLEY GIRARD BURK
    Email: GERI.hosmer@gmail.com
    Location: SIMSBURY CT

    Comments: I am writing this on behalf of my dad Stanley Burk who served on the Canberra on that fateful day 10/13/44 and survived. He is almost 90 and still remembers the details of that Japanese torpedo that took out the Canberra. I went on line and found an amazing photo of the Canberra being pulled out of harms way by the Wichita!!
  • Men in engine room Posted on June 6, 2014 09:00 pm Name: Bob Conboy
    Email: conboycjb@hotmail.com
    Location: San Diego

    Comments: My Father Tom Conboy served Aboard
    the Canberra in Battle of Formosa. He was
    20 yrs old.I am his second son
    Bob A Conboy
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