Thank you for thinking so much of my dad and his Shipmates for putting a site like this together. I am a plank owner and served aboard the Strauss til late 1963.
If there are any of my brothers that served with me at that time, please feel free to contact me at my e-mail address.
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It would be wonderful to hear from any one that remembers me or that served with me at that time. I am originally from Lake Worth, Florida but have since moved to Maggie Valley, North Carolina. Lemail: [email protected] Date: Sunday, July 22, 2001Time: PMJust to let you know Smokin Joe was given that name in the late sixties and early seventy's because of her constant habit of smoking black when enterring port.
Sincerely, James Galbraithname: Bennett Charles L.email: [email protected] Date: Sunday, July 22, 2001Time: PMI served on the Strauss from 8 of 71 until jan of 75. I and the rest of "B" division did all we could to ensure the name would survive.
My CO's were Clarkin, Daniels, and Bennett But the officers i served under in those days were LTJG Edmunds and LTCMDR Eddingsfieldname: Don Campodonico aka "Campemail: [email protected]: Sunday, July 22, 2001Time: PMI'm looking for one of the old Joe Strauss ball caps.ones with Fleet Fox inscribed...anyone know where to get one?
See you in San Antonioname: jim email: [email protected]: Tuesday, August 07, 2001Time: AMwould like to hear from any shipmates who served on the strauss between 1971-and 72. iwas one of the cooks.name: Jim Rockemail: [email protected]