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Emmet Molloy
  • 75, Male
  • Chambersburg, PA
  • United States
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Lee Damicone Feb 26, 2019. 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

Haze Gray and Underway link

Started Apr 24, 2018 0 Replies

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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David De Rooy commented on Emmet Molloy's status
"I never got a chance to make friends with any "Waves". When I was at NAS Lakehurst N.J. there was a Wave's barracks right next to the one the men stayed in. But on my first day the barracks MAA warned me if I got caught inside there…"
9 hours ago
Emmet Molloy commented on Emmet Molloy's status
"Last time I looked on Google Earth there was nothing there but an empty overgrown field. I believe the barracks had been built around World War II. The U.S. Air Force memorial is just down Columbia Pike from where Quarters K was located. The Naval…"
20 hours ago
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"In 1966, from about January to the end of the year. Can’t remember exactly. I had my 1964 Dodge Dart GT there with me. Made it a lot easier to get around in DC and to Ocean City Maryland on the weekends. It made it a lot easier to take a WAVE…"
20 hours ago
Mark Dougherty commented on Emmet Molloy's status
"When were you stationed at Qtr's K?"
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"Thanks much!"
Jul 5
Emmet Molloy commented on Lee Damicone's video


"Underway, rock & roll............."
Jun 29
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"Happy birthday Lee! Sorry I’m late to the party. "
Jun 14
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Just a few things

"Probably commissaryman "
Jun 2
David De Rooy commented on Emmet Molloy's photo

Just a few things

"Commissaryman is what the rating was. Now they call it Culinary Specialist. Which do you prefer?"
Jun 2
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Jun 2
Emmet Molloy commented on Lee Damicone's blog post OLD MEN IN Funny Hats
"Very nice, Lee. For some reason or other it will not let me “promote” anything again."
May 23
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Haiti-1978 005

"I was there in 1968."
Apr 28
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Apr 27
David De Rooy commented on Emmet Molloy's photo

Two P-51 Mustangs

"I watched Air Warriors on the Smithsonion channel. they had an episode on the Mustang. What a great aircraft for it's time. It was one reason why the Allies won in WWII."
Apr 27
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Two P-51 Mustangs

One a snap together with some additional paint added, and the one behind is a Revell complete kit with decals. I painted it light aircraft gray and flat black by taping it off and using small cans of modeling spray paint. I added the decals at my…
Apr 27
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"I hope everyone stays safe. Get a good book, catch up on your reading. "
Mar 12

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

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…


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