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USS Puget Sound AD-38

USS Puget Sound (AD-38) was a Samuel Gompers-class destroyer tender, the second ship of the United States Navy to bear the name Puget Sound

Veterans: 41
Latest Activity: Jan 14, 2017

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Started by eugene e hildebrand Apr 23, 2013. 0 Replies

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Comment by Jeff Olson on October 15, 2013 at 9:55pm

hello to all the boys from 78-82 med deployment, I was an engineman in the ice house under Chief Haller. Was a great man and did a lot for me. Any one heard from him?

Comment by James Rogers on May 31, 2013 at 2:06pm

anyone have a Puget Sound challenge coin or know where I can get one ?


Comment by James Rogers on May 31, 2013 at 2:05pm

I was stationed aboard from May  1972- Dec1975 was assigned to DECK 3rd Div Crane BM 2 ,,also boat div when created,   Canvas locker too.  Enjoyed my stay and did Operation Pegesus ,,in 1972 which created Home port change from Newport RI to Norfolk Va ,,,,

Comment by Ronald Worthington on November 11, 2012 at 11:09am

Was onboard from Feb. '80 to Feb. '82, rode her over to Geata, Italy. Was an HT in the pipeshop, 56A. Played on the ships, softball, football, and basketball teams.

Comment by Walter Lamer on February 16, 2012 at 11:07am

I am a plank owner ,Came on board April 68 until Jan.69 ,was in the supply Div.

Great ship good crew .

Comment by Rich Hamilton on February 3, 2012 at 11:05am

Cross decked from the Albany May 1980 until Aug 1984, From a BT3 to a BT1.

Comment by Timothy Eschete on February 3, 2012 at 12:58am

Was on board 84-87 started as HTFN in pipeshop, made HT3 then transferred to DC Div. till I got orders to Operation Deep Freeze and went south.

Comment by Gerry C. Haight on October 12, 2011 at 3:19pm

On board 79-80. Optical shop R-5 Div. Made 1st.

Comment by peter fortin on September 4, 2011 at 8:00pm
Comment by Kenneth M Weaver on March 31, 2011 at 2:55pm

I was stationed on the Puget Sound as a BMSN just after they took over 6th FLT from the Albany.  Early 80 (I think).  Didn't stay long, 6 months.


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