Tag: Karl-Wilhelm Welteke

Manila Bay Harbor Clearance

Manila Bay Harbor Clearance Zo625. One of many sunken ships, wrecks then, blocking the Manila Harbor in WWII. Image, curtesy of Pacific Paratrooper webpages. ——————————————— Eye Witness Account – Clearing Manila Harbor, lets start with this story. This is condensed from a story written by Rear Admiral William A. Sullivan and appears in “The Pacific […]

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Navy Diver School, Second Class, San Diego 1963

A cargo barge, converted to a diving school was our main venue for class room and surface supplied diving training. This was on the Naval Station San Diego, 32nd Street. This is BM3 Karl-Wilhelm Welteke under the Navy Diver School sign on the diving barge in 1963. Navy Diver Second Class students at their morning […]

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