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Emmet Molloy
  • 74, Male
  • Chambersburg, PA
  • United States
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Lee Damicone Feb 26. 1 Reply

In 1958, the USS Gudgeon (SS-567) became the first American submarine to complete a round-the-world cruise, eight months after departing from Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Continue

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I did a search on this site and found nothing previously posted here.  Some may have already used it from other sources, however I found it to be interesting and informative in naval history.       …Continue


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"Happy Birthday U.S. Navy, October 13, 1775"
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Cuban Missile Crisis Collage

"The Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal. Issued for service from October 1962 to June1963, the Cuban Missile Crisis. But also issued for U.S. participation in over forty five designated military campaigns."
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1962 Cuban Missile Crisis Oct 15 - 28

"I arrived there in January of 1968. There were and maybe still are, Cuban workers who work on the Naval Base and pass through the guarded gates daily and back to their homes in Cuba at the end of the work day. "
Emmet Molloy replied to Lee Damicone's discussion Recent suicides aboard the carrier George H. W. Bush
"I understand as far as long hours and the burn out, and maybe easier said than done, but I always think that there is always a tomorrow, if you can just get professional help and hang in there. "
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Profile Information

Petty Officer Third Class
Enlisted Rating
Culinary Specialist
Where were you or your family stationed?
Arlington, Virginia— Quarters “K” Barracks, demolished
Bainbridge, Maryland— Schools and Training Center- closed 1976, base officially closed 1986
Norfolk, Virginia— U.S. Naval Deperming Station & Naval Station
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba—Naval Base, Bay Hill Galley and barracks
Boot Camp— Great Lakes Naval Training Center, company 426
Discharged— U.S. Navy Yard, Philadelphia, Pa.
Veteran of Foreign War
The Cold War
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
August 26, 1965
End date of your service
August 26, 1969


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At 4:39pm on May 5, 2019, Christopher James Cook said…

 Hey Emmet, I want to move to Philadelphia,Pa. Do you know of a nice place,inside the city?. Chris 2019.

At 4:34pm on May 5, 2019, Christopher James Cook said…

 Thank you, Emmet, Chris , USS INDEPENDENCE CV-62.(86 - 90). PHILADELPHIA,PA. Navy, Shipyard.

At 8:07am on February 11, 2019, Robert Vincent Jones said…

Thank you. I was on the Kennedy 50 years ago !

At 10:31am on February 7, 2019, Bryan L. Andrie said…
Thank you Emmet.
At 1:12am on January 29, 2019, John Daniel Lampke said…

Thank you. 

At 7:08am on January 28, 2019, gary blake said…

I served from 1976 to 1979 aboard the USS HOLLAND AS-32 3rd DIV Hull Tech small boat Scotland any one out there?

At 7:58am on January 20, 2019, Chris schrier said…

Hello Emmet. My Dad's older brother was in the Navy Reserves between 1942 and 1944. In September 1944 he received his commission as a flight aviator and ensing. While still training in cecil Navy base, on November 13 he crash and was kill . I have information about what happen. Is there a place at the base that honors service men who were kill 

At 1:06pm on January 18, 2019, Danny Eugene Ward said…

Thank you sir, good to be aboard.

At 5:57pm on January 14, 2019, George Trentacosta said…

Thank you!!

At 9:53am on January 11, 2019, Clarissa Burton (Buford) said…

Hello, Emmet:

Thanks for the warm welcome.

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Hurricane Florence

Posted on September 9, 2018 at 8:07am 1 Comment

With landfall a very good possibility, the Navy has plans to move ships from Norfolk, to sea.

A day in Bay Hill Galley, Gitmo 1968-1969 Guantanamo Bay Naval Base

Posted on May 16, 2018 at 7:30am 5 Comments

I had the alarm set for 4:00 am to be in the galley for 4:30. It is already hot, as most every day on the island. I fill the big stainless coffee urns and have a cup myself. I drink it black. Then, from the recipe card, which is made for quantities of 200 portions, start the “soup of the day” in one of the big steam kettles. I will work with a wet towel around my neck and swallow the salt tablets from the dispenser that hangs on the wall. If working the grills I make eggs to order for the…


Lazy days off in Gitmo, Guantanamo Bay Naval Base

Posted on May 16, 2018 at 12:30am 3 Comments

Being a cook at Bay Hill Galley, I worked port and starboard, 15 days a month worked with every other Friday, Saturday and Sunday off. There were about six cooks to each watch as I recall, and two night bakers total, who alternated. On an off day I might go lift weights after breakfast, then write a letter to my girl or go to the commissary store. Then perhaps drive to Windmill Beach (we had our own truck) where the iguanas hung out on the cliffs along the beach. I had a mask, snorkel and…


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