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USS Manua Kea AE 22

Manua Kea was a suribachi class ammunition ship 1957-1995 Bean,Bullets and Black oil (some you old timers known about that stuff all oner my decks! (blow tubes)

Location: inactive
Veterans: 7
Latest Activity: Jul 17, 2018

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Uss Mauna Kea 1972-1973

Started by Kenneth M Ryken Nov 11, 2015. 0 Replies

I served on the USS Mauna Kea 1972-1973. WESTPAC,Subic Bay & Viet Nam.Continue

Reserve Training

Started by Darron Neal. Last reply by Tommy G Wallin Jan 7, 2010. 1 Reply

I spent many weekends on the Mauna Kea as well as a few two weeks a year for training. 1988-1994

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Comment by Kenneth M Ryken on November 11, 2015 at 1:18pm

I served on the USS Mauna Kea aka The Tuna Boat 1972-1973 WESTPAC, Subic Bay, Viet Nam.

Comment by mike ojala on June 16, 2010 at 3:40pm
On board from august of 74 till april of 77, flew home from my 2nd west pac. I remember the night in march, kind of scary to hear GQ this is not a drill. I worked in the laundry and the ships store.
Comment by Ken Norbeck on June 12, 2010 at 5:14am
On board from 1976 - 1979. Anybody aboard at that time would like to hear from you.
Comment by Tommy G Wallin on January 17, 2010 at 6:34pm
Accidents aboard USS MAUNA KEA:

Date Where Events
March 12, 1977 Western Pacific USS MAUNA KEA loses propulsion because of a mechanical failure in the number 1 boiler while en route from Guam to Okinawa. MAUNA KEA is towed to Apra Harbor, Guam, the next day.
First time rigged tow for real in my 29 plus years in the navy

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