Years On Board From/To: Oct.1966 to June 1969
Address: 6609 Columbus av.s.
Love to hear from any of you guys.Hope your all doing well hope to hear from you.Call,leave a message if I don't answer.
Years On Board From/To: 1970-1972
Address: 2369 Ambrato Way
Working in the Airframes department lead me to a career in welding. I will never forget the Apollo 16 mission!
Years On Board From/To: 4/25/58 - 8/04/61
Division B (Oil King)
Home#: (405) 789-1123
Cell#: (405) 501-3658
Address: 6508 NW 31st ST
I've only been to 2 reunions but I've never been able to find anyone that was on board or heard of the Mighty T sinking at the pier tied up at Alameda, I mean we were sitting on the bottom, was towed across the bay to Hunters Point. It was rumored we were going to Australia until this happened.
If you're interested email me and I'll tell you the rest of the story.
Years On Board From/To: 1970 - 1972
Address: 52 E Everett Ave
Have no comments at this time. But would like to be informed of reunions and such.
Years On Board From/To: 1968-1970
Address: 430 Whitetail Rd
I served on the Ticonderoga for two years as a Boilerman. I also served on the uss Hornet as I volunteered to go on the mission to pick up the Apollo 12 recovery. I will never forget the experience and the wonderful time I had on the Hornet.
Years On Board From/To: 1966 & 1967
Division V-4 below decks on CVA-14
Address: 7 Dashwood Ct.
City: The Hills of Lakeway
Went on to fly 2nd Mech on a P-3 in VP-40 for 1968 & 1969. Diagnosed with stage 4 non-Hodgkins Lymphoma in 2006. Recently learned that Lymphoma is a "Blue Water presumptive disease" for filing with VA for disability if stationed near Viet Nam. However, I also qualified under "boots on the ground" while in VP-40 as we flew out of Cam Rahn Bay some. Now waiting on the VA's response. If you have had cancer or heart disease due to Agent Orange, file for your well-deserved benefits.
Years On Board From/To: 64-67
Address: 102 hull st
City: santa rosa
was a very busy time. lots of memories
Years On Board From/To: 1957-1960
Address: 2 Gladys Rd
Worked in the personnel office and took care
Of discharges and reenlistments. Changed career paths
In 1964 and retired as Chief Cryptographic Technician in
1976. Loved the WestPac cruises. The Big T was a great ship
And I was proud to be part of her crew.
Years On Board From/To: 61-62
Rate/Rank Firemen 1 st class
Address: 1679 Cerro Crestado dr
City: Los Lunas
State: New Mexico
Wonderfull memories.On board when Big T collided with an other ship,Can't remember the name.
Years On Board From/To: My dad WWII/1942-1944
Address: 645 Pepper Drive
My dad served on CV-14 during WWII. He was a signalman. We lost him in 2008. RIP dad. I love and miss you. Thanks for your service.
Years On Board From/To: Dec 61-Jan 65
Rate/Rank ETN 3
Cell#: 262 894 8657
Address: 1961 17th Ave
Reunion plans had to be changed. Such things do occur. We were looking forward to visiting Tampa, and Tico sailors, again. Maybe next year. I hear in may be in the Midwest.
Years On Board From/To: 5/55-5/57 4/84-1/87
Division E E/admin
Rate/Rank EM# EMCS
Home#: 252 221 7029
Cell#: 252 301 7593
Address: 213 Cherokee trl.
Lifetime member. served on both ships
Years On Board From/To: 00
Address: 1 INKY LANE
City: HOPEWEWLL JUNCTION
I FOUND THIS SITE AND I WOUNDER IF ANY ONE KNOW MY BROTHER JOE.
HE WAS ABOARD IN1953 OR SO A FEW OF HIS FRIENDS WERE FROM THE BRONX, PLEASE GET BACK TO ME IF POSSABLE, GOD BLESS. I WAS ABOARD THE USS YELLOWSTONE AD27 DURING THE CONFLICT IN KEREA ? THANK YOU 'FRANK
Years On Board From/To: 1958
Address: 1005 catherine Ct.
Netflix just released a new 3 part series titled "Five Came Back".
It's the story of five Hollywood movie directors and what they did in filming in WWII.
I watched episode 3 today, which is the last of the series. In the 28th minute of this episode they show the Kamikaze
hitting the Ticonderoga and they mention our ships name. Have never seen this footage before. Thought this would be of interest to all.
Years On Board From/To: 1966 1967
Address: 118 riverside rd
State: BALITMORE MD
It was A privledge to serve on her.
Years On Board From/To: 95 - 97
Address: 3408 Longview Drive
Years On Board From/To: 1985-1988
Address: 2521 Thicket Ride Ct
Hoping to see everyone at the upcoming reunion in Tampa, May 18th - 22
Years On Board From/To: 6/1970 to 3/1972
Division ASW Group 3 Staff
Address: 2825 Shumard Oak Drive
Lots of good memories on Tico's last
tour of Vietnam. I now have ALS and 100%
disabled with the VA. Anyone else out there have ALS?
Years On Board From/To: N/A
Address: 121 Magnolia Dr
My Father-in-Law,Robert Eugene Lewis,served on board the Ticonderoga during WW II. I have already written about him and you now have his history on record.
I write today because of a recent book I just finished: "Bringing The Thunder",by Gordon Bennet Robertson,Jr. He flew 35 B-29 bombing missions right thru the end of the war against Japan. In fact,he flew on the last nite before the surrender announcement of August 15th,1945.
In his book he tells a very funny story that ALMOST cost a B-29 crew a court martial. On a return leg from Japan, a B-29 crew made a low,feigned,landing pass,with gear and flaps,against the Ticonderoga ( late spring/early summer 1945).The flight crew knew it was a joke but the ship did not. All kinds of lites and wave-offs preceded the "go-around".
Much was made about it at the bomber base. However,the line crews never heard what the Ticonderoga commanders or crew had to say.
Any veterans from that era remember any of the details ?
Just thought you might enjoy this.
Thanks for your time,
Years On Board From/To: 1965-1967
Address: Ken Caryl Ranch
Come to think of it I haven't seen any posts or had contact with Jess in quite a while either. That is odd because he was fairly regular on here. There's just an occasional post from other guys in Supply; Sherwin Greenberg from S-6 wrote a post on Page 2, but nothing from the S-1 crew recently. Geez I hope he's OK; getting emails bounced back to you is not a good sign. He's the kind of guy who'd let friends know if he had a new address, he liked to stay in touch even if just once in awhile.
Maybe one of the other guys will read this and update us if they know any more. Sorry I can't be of more help.
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