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Veterans who crossed the Panama Canal

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Points of interest in the Canal Zone

Started by Jerry Packer. Last reply by Jerry Packer May 26, 2011. 1 Reply

Military pictures I was stationed in the canal zone back in 1967>1970 at the COCO SOLO Naval Station (Atlantic side)  which…Continue

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Comment by hugh g. whiting on February 27, 2010 at 8:00pm
while onboard uss talbot county lst 1153, our homeport away from little creek was rodman naval station, on the pacific side of the canal.
there was another "t" at the coco solo side, usually the churchill county
pacific side was much better. tranisted the canal a number of times, both ways. loved panama
Comment by Garland Odell Summerall on February 22, 2010 at 10:47pm
Was aborad the good ship USS Arneb (AKA-56) on the way to Deep Freeze 63
Comment by Frederick (Rick) Becker on February 19, 2010 at 11:15pm
Transited the Panama Canal in April 1966 enroute to Westpac from homeport of Davisville, RI on the USS Mazama AE-9.. I was throttleman, I don't recall how many bell I answered, but it was a lot !
Comment by Darrell A. Nelson ENC Retired on February 18, 2010 at 10:58pm
Did it on the mighty Mazama on our 1966 West Pac cruise.

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