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USS Vancouver LPD-2

USS Vancouver (LPD-2) was a Raleigh-class amphibious transport dock, named for the city of Vancouver, Washington.

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USS Vancouver LPD2

Started by David De Rooy Feb 4. 0 Replies

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Comment by David De Rooy on February 4, 2018 at 2:34pm
Comment by David De Rooy on February 3, 2018 at 2:02pm

The Vancouver was my home from January 71, to November 72. 

We made two Westpac cruises during that time. I worked on the flight deck as LSE and catwalk PO.

Although I didn't know it at the time, it was a very good time. Now that I'm 68 I wish I could go back and do some things different. I am interested in sharing memories with anyone I served with. Or anyone who was stationed on the

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Comment by Terry Schiele HM-2 (RN) on March 17, 2013 at 5:26pm

Doug,  Was aboard the Vancouver when the 3rd Marine Division pulled out of Viet Nam.  I was with the 4th Marines and we were transported to Okinawa before being shipped to Japan for cold weather training to prepare for Korea. Spent about 3 days aboard the Vancouver and it was an experience of being aboard the first ship when I was in the Navy.  Spent most of the time as an FMF Corpsman HM-2 and not much time with the Navy.  Terry

Comment by Tom Feazell on April 10, 2008 at 12:01am
Lot of good memories on the ol' Van-Can -Do. Made 2 West-Pac Cruises while aboard 76-77 and 78-79
 

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