Media Category: U.S. Navy

In my life as sailor, the Philippine-Sailor, I saw much of the world, thanks to the U.S. Navy. It was my life and it brought to my last harbor, the Philippine. This is the U.S. Navy category.

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Zf240. File Photo of the Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Charleston (LCS 18). 180718-N-N0101-999GULF OF MEXICO (July 18, 2018) The future littoral combat ship USS Charleston (LCS 18) is underway for acceptance trials, which are the last significant milestone before delivery of the ship to the Navy. The Independence-variant littoral combat ship will be commissioned […]

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Zo796

Zo796. 2020-06-23 one of 3 images (in the album) of me visiting my old command MDSU-1 (ex HCU-1). I served in this command twice, the first time in the Philippines and Viet Nam 1970/71, the 2nd time here when it changed the name, 1981/83. I also served in the sister unit HCU-2 in Norfolk and we moved it to Little Creek then, 1969/70. This unit is located now at the entrance of Pearl Harbor and I stopped by as I was on my way to the former Fort Kamehameha to take some pictures.

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Zo769

Zo769. One of 8 images I copied of the USN PT Boat Base at Tulagi – March 1943 album. Calvertville, the Tulagi PT base, was named for Commander Allen P. Calvert, who was Commander of the Motor Torpedo Boat Flotilla. This is a Re-post from 2018 by Peter DeForest from LIFE Magazine – Scherschel Photographer

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Zo768

Zo768. One of 8 images I copied of the USN PT Boat Base at Tulagi – March 1943 album. Calvertville, the Tulagi PT base, was named for Commander Allen P. Calvert, who was Commander of the Motor Torpedo Boat Flotilla. This is a Re-post from 2018 by Peter DeForest from LIFE Magazine – Scherschel Photographer.

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Zo767

Zo767. One of 8 images I copied of the USN PT Boat Base at Tulagi – March 1943 album. Calvertville, the Tulagi PT base, was named for Commander Allen P. Calvert, who was Commander of the Motor Torpedo Boat Flotilla. This is a Re-post from 2018 by Peter DeForest from LIFE Magazine – Scherschel Photographer.

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Zo762

Zo762. A sailor is bringing the diving hose with the Morse Shallow Water hat. This is at the USN PT Boat Base at Tulagi – March 1943. Calvertville, the Tulagi PT base, was named for Commander Allen P. Calvert, who was Commander of the Motor Torpedo Boat Flotilla. This is a Re-post from 2018 by Peter DeForest from LIFE Magazine – Scherschel Photographer

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Zo761

Zo761. Myself, a BM 2 already, and proudly wear my Second-Class Diver patch, the ships E (excellent) award and my Assault Boat Coxswain patch in 1963/64 in Hong Kong on my right sleeve. Ruben Teams is my buddy and fellow Boatswains Mate serving proudly on the USS Belle Grove LSD-2, he was from Texas. It was a good ship and my first one.

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Zo760

Zo760. This is a screen shot of the above URL!

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Zo759

Zo759. A Google Earth image of Tulagi Island and Guadalcanal Island of the Solomon Islands. I assume the PT boat base was at this location.

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Zo765

Zo765. Spare parts, got to have them and everything will run smoother. This is at the USN PT Boat Base at Tulagi – March 1943. Calvertville, the Tulagi PT base, was named for Commander Allen P. Calvert, who was Commander of the Motor Torpedo Boat Flotilla. This is a Re-post from 2018 by Peter DeForest from LIFE Magazine – Scherschel Photographer

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