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Russell Puckett
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  • Stockton, CA
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Dads updated memorial 6-18-2016

Sent for and got Dads service ribbons and medals
Jul 15, 2016
Russell Puckett updated their profile
Jun 15, 2016
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"Got to shake the hand of this true american hero and sailor Bob" Fernandez,"
May 6, 2016
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Pearl Harbor survivor remembers Dec. 7, 1941, attack

Robert "Bob" Fernandez, then 17, was aboard the USS Curtiss the day Hawaii's Pearl Harbor was attacked. Now 87, Fernandez described the scene after the initi...
May 6, 2016
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Apr 17, 2016
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dads new memorial 2-26-2016

This is the updated memorial showing new ships cap,I have all pictures posted laid out, you can see picture of ASR-1 Widgeon
Mar 3, 2016
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Feb 8, 2016
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"I got a call today from a former ship mate of my fathers, He is 90 years young And I'm hoping to hear some stories."
Feb 8, 2016
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Feb 6, 2016
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USS winterberry

"A picture just like this hangs on my wall at home, USS WINTERBERRY was built right here in my home town Stockton Ca. My father went aboard the day she was launched and served her until the end of ww2. She was one of ten wooden type net laying ships…"
Feb 6, 2016
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USS winterberry

"I would love to find this ship, she was sold and became a 860 ton fishing vessel. I have tracked it's history up to 1965 but the trail went cold and I don't know where to turn. The last name I had on her was the Atlantic Reefer sailing…"
Feb 6, 2016
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Fathers Home Memorial

"I have ordered another ships cap, this one in the picture shows a net laying ship with the rear boom / mast missing, I read that some of the ships had them removed but Winterberry had both of them."
Feb 3, 2016
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Second duty station USS Widgeon ASR-1

"This is a clearer picture of the ship, it was taken before my father went on board. It has the #1, ASR must have been added to the hull # later on."
Feb 3, 2016
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Feb 3, 2016
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USS Widgeon ASR-1

"That must have been the aerial drop,test able, the second test baker was strung underneath one of the Japanese Battle ships, My dad said when they got the all clear to turn and look it was in three parts high above the mushroom cloud. I have to old…"
Feb 2, 2016
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USS Widgeon ASR-1

"A guy I was stationed with told me he was on watch on a Destroyer when he call to the bridge "Captain, your not going to believe this, there is a red battleship on the horizon". It was the battleship Nevada to be the bulls-eye for the atom…"
Feb 2, 2016

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Rank
Dependent
Where were you or your family stationed?
Cottonwood Arizonia
Veteran of Foreign War
The Cold War
Current Status with the US Navy
Family
Start date of your service
March 3, 1944
End date of your service
January 25, 1947

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