My dad served on the Strauss from 76-79 and he passed away on August 12, 1994.Your memorial wasn't sure of the date so I thought I'd confirm it.God Bless larry tonduname: Joseph Turkemail: [email protected] or [email protected]: Tuesday, November 27, 2001Time: AMWas on nucleus crew at Philadelphia as an SO1. 48 people were on the boat, but 5 children died after 13 days lost at sea.Made SOCA in June of 1964 and left the ship for instructor duty that same month. Our boat was rescued by the brave men of the USS Joseph Strauss DDG-16 and I am forever grateful. S, I received my Masters degree from Cal Poly Pomona, have worked as an aerospace engineer, and have married a wonderful man, all made possible by my rescue.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] anyone has pictures of the rescue of my boat, I would love to see them.
Drop me an email.name: Allen Peront GMG2email: [email protected]: Monday, November 26, 2001Time: PMI was onboard from 12/76 - 3/79 as a GMG2 in Fox division. YOUNGBLOODemail: [email protected]: Thursday, February 07, 2002Time: PMHello I servered on the old Smokin Joe from Oct 1980-June 1984. I worked in forward boiler room upper any one served doing this time frame please contact me asap. Rory Kimble, Craig Smith Billy Burnley,(REDHEAD Tom Jones) Henry Hillman.From the bottom of my heart, I would like to thank Chief Bart and all the crew members who were involved in the rescue.