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Yokosuka and Pago Pago, 1964

I believe his name in Winters.

Swabbing the deck, a never-ending chore.

"Deck apes."

Pago Pago, Samoa

Raab on the bow of the Collett.

Aren't we having fun?

SN Tranzillo(spelling) and Joe Kozerski

Sub - Yokosuka 1964

Apia Harbor, Pago Pago, Samoa

USS Shelton (DD-790) and USS Frank Knox (DDR-742)

Bow Berthing Compartment

Pat Manion (lower left), Mike McLaughlin (no shirt), RM! Zimmerman (behind Mike)

 

Ship's Office and Long Beach Harbor

Lin Morgan -Ship's Office

Lin Morgan -Long Beach Harbor

 

USS COLLETT ALONGSIDE USS MIDWAY

YANKEE STATION

JUNE OR JULY 1965

 

Approaching...

The fuel hose is ready.

Fuel hose is being hauled across.

Forward elevator.

A-1 Skyraider. A propellor plane!

A-1 is launching. Note the 5" mount.

COLLETT departing.

 

 

Collett Shipmates

Starboard side outside the Ship's Office.

Allan Burke has identified the one sitting down as SM1 Knutson.

Torpedo Deck.

Hangar Deck.

 

Underway Replenishment

Underway Replenishment.

I believe this man's name is Bartlett. Note the Texaco flying horse on the oiler.

Underway Replenishment.

This picture was probably taken from the ECM deck. This activity is on the hangar deck; readying the kingpin to receive the fueling hose.

High-Line.

Transfer between ships using the bos'n chair.

 

Souvenirs

Homeward Bound Pennant.

Ship's Patch.

USS COLLETT lighter.

USS COLLETT lighter (reverse side).

Brisbane, Australia.

The COLLETT locked anchors with the Shelton while leaving Brisbane.

Welcome Aboard Pamphlet.

Front side of information sheet on USS COLLETT.

Welcome Aboard Pamphlet.

Reverse side of information sheet for USS COLLETT.

Crossing the Equator Plan of the Day.

Page 1.

Crossing the Equator Plan of the Day.

Page 2.

Crossing the Equator Plan of the Day.

Page 3.

Crossing the Equator Plan of the Day.

Page 4.

Hong Kong.

In January 1964 the COLLETT was station ship in Hong Kong. In those days one couldn't visit Kowloon. Wonder how I got this?

Hong Kong.

This is the reverse of the Waltzing Matilda card. Notice the "U" shape. That was placed over the rim of your glass.

 

Hi Line 1965

 

Helo Mail Call

Shimoda 1964

Koahsuing 1964

Sasebo 1964

Sunken ship at entrance to Sasebo, Japan.

Cookout at Fiddler's Green in Sasebo, Japan. Is that Mike Kipper standing at center of photo?

Cookout at Fiddler's Green, Sasebo, Japan.

As I recall this firing occurred on the way to Sasebo, Japan.

Shipmates 1964

GMGSN Ken Parks and ?

This man was identified as "Lazetera" by Mike Kipper.

HAWAII 1964

Yokosuka Bar Pictures 1963

"Dede"; Lin Morgan, Jim Kamphues and "Judy" at Teddy's Bar in Yokosuka, Japan, on 10/25/1963

Left to right Mike Kipper,  Lin Morgan, David Clemen, and James Canady

Unknown, Lin Morgan, and Jim Kamphues

 

Subic Bay EM Club 1964

3/14/1964, left to right, Rivette, 3 British sailors, Dasher, Lin Morgan, Adams. Brits were from HMS Centaur, a carrier.

3/14/1964, left to right, British sailor, Carpenter, British sailor, Lin Morgan, British sailor, Adams, Rivette, and Crosthwaithe.

National Museum of the Pacific War

Memorial Plaque for the USS COLLETT



Going through some files the other day and found this March 23, 1975 article from Columnist Jack Anderson.  Funny what things you keep.  Apparently we did a great job in keeping up the USS Collett.

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