Media Category: Navy Diving

Mu U.S. Navy Diving Pictures

Zf684

Zf684

Zf684. From left to right, Karl-Wilhelm Welteke, Alan Yu, Charlie Moser, Dan, Scott Simms & Bill Loudermilk. I retired in 1991 and stayed in Subic, Alan Yu served as a SKC on the USS Beaufort with Bill Loudermilk, when the USS Beaufort sunk in Subic. Charlie Moser, we served together in 3 commands, Dan I […]

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Zf687

Zf687

Zf687. From left to right are, Bill Loudermilk, Karl Welteke, Rick Storment and Charlie Moser. Rick is 20 years younger than me. He served both with Bill Loudermilk and me as a Seaman or as a young Petty Officer; he was a Gang-Ho Sailor then and now! Again, I don’t remember where, maybe at Rick’s […]

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Zf686

Zf686

Zf686. This must be the VFW in Barrio Barretto in Subic Bay, maybe the FRA in San Miguel? From left to right are Karl aka Carlos, Charlie Moser, Yolee Loudermilk, and Bill Loudermilk.

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Zf685

Zf685

Zf685. In the rear are Karl Welteke aka Carlos & Charlie Moser a frequent visitor to Subic Bay. In the front are Bill Loudermilk & John. T. Brady. John was my boss on the Da Nang Diving Barge in 1966; I was a BM 1 then but still a 2nd Class Diver.

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Zf651

Zf651

Zf651. Shipyard Diver Williams in DD1, early 1900s from the Puget Sound Navy Museum

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Zo769

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

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

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

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

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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