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  • Posted on June 12, 2001 12:17 am Name: Julie (Susan Carol) Green
    Email: juliecgreen@netscape.net
    Location: Lacey, Washington

    Comments: My father, Gerald B. Green BMCM (E-9), served on the CAG-2 during the Korean/Vietnam tours. I also recall that he was part of the 1967 Coral Sea tour to Australia. I don't know which division he was in (possible Div. 3), but would like to hear from crew members that knew him...I would like to transcribe some stories about him for my daughters/grandchildren. Thank you for your wonderful web site...great photos!!
  • Posted on June 11, 2001 07:44 pm Name: DAVID SIMPSON
    Email: DREMZEND@RIS.NET
    Location: WESTCLIFFE COLORADO

    Comments: SERVED ON BOARD AS GMM2 FROM MAY 1966 TO JAN 1969. WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM SHIPMATES THAT WERE ON BOARD AT THE SAME TIME FRAME.
  • Posted on June 6, 2001 11:46 am Name: Brian Frost
    Email: murph@europe.com

    Comments: Former crew member from OI division, 1964-1968
  • Posted on May 31, 2001 01:07 am Name: Katie
    Email: hames@hwy246.net

    Comments: Hello, my papa was aboard the USS Canberra when it was torpedoed. He passed before I was old enough to understand any of his history and I want to thank you for letting me learn about all of you now. God bless each and every one of you!!
  • Posted on May 27, 2001 07:11 pm Name: Fred Schroeder
    Email: craftdungn@aol.com
    Location: Mansfield, Ohio

    Comments: N/A
  • Posted on May 25, 2001 03:22 am Name: John Condon
    Email: jcondon1@msn.com
    Location: Tinley Park, IL

    Comments: I was aboard this great lady for her first Nam tour....had a lot of great friends in the OR Div. If any of you RM's are around, drop me a line, would be great to hear from you.
  • Posted on May 24, 2001 02:33 pm Name: Doris Carruthers
    Email: dcarru9676@aol.com
    Location: Seattle

    Comments: I was on a flight from Dallas to Seattle and met George Korey traveling to the reunion. I was a pleasure visiting with George. I lost a brother in WW2. Enjoyed George's poem about the USS Canberra. God Bless you all.
  • Posted on May 22, 2001 11:29 am Name: CPOCSM L.J. Webster RAN
    Email: lwebster@iinet.net.au
    Location: Australia

    Comments: Gidday fellow Canberrians, The Commissioning Crew of the Australian Guided Missile Frigate HMAS Canberra FFG 02 recently celebrated the 20th Anniversary of its commissioning with a re-union on the ship at Fleet Base West in Western Australia. We have fond memories of our time in the US, the ship was commissioned at TODD Shipyards Seattle WA on the 21st March 1981.We are planning the 25th Re-union in the US in 2006. The HMAS Canberra proudly displays relics presented to the ship from the USS Canberra in 1981. The proud Canberra traditions continue, she is currently participating Exercise TANDAM THRUST with units from the USN off the Australian Coast Fair Winds and a following Seas
  • Posted on May 14, 2001 10:44 pm Name: S West
    Email: ewestsr@home.com

    Comments: I enjoyed reading the history of the USS Canberra. I am interested in finding some information about one of the crew members that was on board when the Canberra was commissioned in Boston in 1943. He was also on board when she got torpedoed. After that I don't know what happened to him. His name is Ernest Suder. Any information would be appreciated. Thank You S. West
  • Posted on May 12, 2001 09:53 pm Name: David Woody SK3
    Email: dwoody@ticon.nrt
    Location: Beloit WI

    Comments: Served aboard in S-1 div 6/66 - 6/67 great ship, fond memories.
  • Posted on April 26, 2001 06:04 pm Name: Skip Hagan
    Email: skip@haganshome.com
    Location: Mandeville, LA

    Comments: Just wanted to let all our shipmates know that there is now another Canberra site to complement this one. Visit the brand new www.cag2.com for additional information, pictures, and other features.
  • Posted on April 26, 2001 11:00 am Name: Chester C. Clah
    Email: c_clah@yahoo.com
    Location: Farmington, NM

    Comments: I served on The Can-do 8/69 to 2/70. I helped decommissioned her. I was a snipe before I went to Vietnam. Its good to see her photos again.
  • Posted on April 23, 2001 08:28 pm Name: Brook Moorhouse
    Email: jpadoski@lanset.com

    Comments: Thanks for the pictures, brings back memories. I was a musician fresh out of Music school when my first assignment was with COMCRUDESFLOT12 Band under Admiral Pinney stationed on the U.S.S. Canberra. My first port of call was the Cuban missile crisis when the shore patrol pulled everyone off the streets of Norfolk and by 4 PM that day the streets of Norfolk were empty and I had started my naval career-four years as short as it was. I remember the Canberra as a first class modern warship and indeed we were a proud crew. Again thanks for the pictures and memories. Brook Moorhouse MUSN/U.S. Navy 1961-62
  • Posted on April 23, 2001 03:52 am Name: Jack A. McKitrick
    Email: kitrickt@msn.com
    Location: Scottsdale, AZ

    Comments: Crew member WestPac Cruise 1965 ? 1967. Discharged 1967 was in Melbourne for celebration campaign. Yes, I'm a Shell Back
  • Posted on April 21, 2001 11:01 pm Name: Richard Vinson
    Email: richard7@socal.rr.com
    Location: Los Angeles, CA

    Comments: Was in OI Division from 64 -66.Had a great time
  • Posted on April 20, 2001 11:15 am Name: Charlie Taliaferro
    Email: charles@taliaferro.net
    Location: NAS Lemoore

    Comments: We are trying to get the word out about our project and thought perhaps you might be able to help us. U. S. NAVY Veterans . . . WE NEED YOUR HELP!!!!!
  • Posted on April 16, 2001 10:41 am Name: M. J. Grubb
    Email: phs52mjg@cstone.net
    Location: Charlottesville, VA

    Comments: Excellent Web Site! The only ship I knew of, that had this radar system is the Canberra. Enjoyed the photographs. Worked at Sperry Piedmont/Marine in Charlottesville, VA. 1957 to -- . The AN/SPQ-5 Radar system contract for the USN was just underway. Worked in QC, test dept. as a electronics tech. at the component and system level. Performed testing, data verification and final acceptance for the DOD reps. on a number of these systems. Great experience and I enjoyed every minute. Visit, A Short History Of Sperry Marine at, http://www.sperry- marine.com/pages/history.htm#peace And, Thanks for the history.
  • Posted on April 10, 2001 08:53 pm Name: Robert Coleman
    Email: Bobmarcole@aol.com
    Location: Grand Rapids, MI

    Comments: Served on board 1961, 1963. I was in X div. Worked in the Photo Lab. I would like to locate Dave Weir who worked in the Print Shop. Last known address was in Adrian MI.
  • Posted on April 5, 2001 12:11 am Name: Cosmo (Rick) Recuparo
    Email: _omsoc@excite.com
    Location: Was from Syracuse NY. Now in Tucson, AZ

    Comments: A Great Web site that brings back great memories of CAG-2 and the World Cruise. Was in the Marine Detachment 59-62. Never met a better crew of Sailors or Marines as we had on the old CAN-DO.
  • Posted on March 31, 2001 11:43 am Name: Patrick Stone
    Email: shadow3457@aol.com
    Location: N.C (now)

    Comments: I?m looking for some picture's from the cruise books of 65 and 66. I was in 6th. div. Mt.52 from late 64 till sept.66..and I?m looking for a friend named Danny King. Hi all you guys from 6th Div. My Mt. Capt. was Jim Finamore. Thanks, hope to hear from any guy's that served with me..
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