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Richard Houston
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  • Bronx, NY
  • United States
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  • Darrell Poole
  • Frederick Smith (Smitty)
  • Jim Decota

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USS Blakely DE-1072/FF-1072

The third USS Blakely (DE-1072/FF-1072) was a Knox-class destroyer escort in the United States Navy. She was reclassified as a frigate in 1975 along with her entire class. Her primary mission of ASW remained unchanged.See More
Apr 20, 2014
Frederick Smith (Smitty) left a comment for Richard Houston
"I see that you also joined USNTC Bainbridge, like you did the USS Cambria. I'm glad that we're still together after 44 years."
Apr 21, 2013
Richard Houston joined Frederick Smith (Smitty)'s group
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USNTC Bainbridge

United States Naval Training Center, Bainbridge (USNTC Bainbridge) was the US Navy Training Center located at Port Deposit, Maryland, on the bluffs of the northeast bank of the Susquehanna River. It was active from 1942 to 1976.See More
Apr 19, 2013
Richard Houston commented on RAYMOND W. SCULL's group Camp Moffett, RTC Great Lakes
"I went to Boot Camp from Sept.'67 to Dec '67. I could not believe the cold air blowing off the lakes. When we hand washed our dungarees, we hung them up on little strings, and when you went out to hang another piece of clothing within…"
Feb 12, 2013
Richard Houston left a comment for Darrell Poole
"Ahoy Darrell, Your welcome, and "Welcome Aboard""
Feb 12, 2013
Darrell Poole left a comment for Richard Houston
"thank you for the invite"
Feb 11, 2013
Darrell Poole and Richard Houston are now friends
Feb 11, 2013
Darrell Poole commented on Richard Houston's video
Feb 10, 2013
Richard Houston posted a video

USS INTREPID RETURNS TO MANHATTAN & VETERAN'S DAY CEREMONY 2008

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USS Intrepid (CV-11) after Refit returning back to it's museum in New York City.
Jan 27, 2013
Richard Houston commented on Richard Houston's photo
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Tin Can Sailors onboard USS NEW JERSEY

"Ahoy there Jim, I glad to hear that you are a member of the Veteran crew on the USS Slater. I remenber when she was docked at the USS Intrepid museum. She needed alot of restoration work, but today she is remarkable condition. What a beatiful job…"
Jan 26, 2013
Jim Decota commented on Richard Houston's photo
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Tin Can Sailors onboard USS NEW JERSEY

"Well, Ahoy there Richard! I am a member of the veteran crew on the USS Slater in Albany. Plus, there are a couple of other things going on that you need to know about! I was on board the Salem just a few weeks ago. I have to say that there is a lot…"
Jan 26, 2013
Richard Houston and Frederick Smith (Smitty) are now friends
Jan 25, 2013
Richard Houston commented on Richard Houston's photo
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"Bravo Zulu !"
Jan 25, 2013
Richard Houston commented on Richard Houston's photo
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Tin Can Sailors onboard USS NEW JERSEY

"Ahoy Jim, we are members of the Tin Can Sailor organization (former U.S. Navy enlisted) that volunteer to aid in the restoration of U.S. Navy museum ships. Currently, we volunteer in the restoration of the USS Intrepid in New York…"
Jan 25, 2013
Douglas Karr commented on Richard Houston's photo
Jan 24, 2013
Jim Decota commented on Richard Houston's photo
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USS New Jersey - TCS1_srlb2lkw

"Looks like we may need to get you guys some more utility shirts! There appear to be a couple of guys above decks out of uniform!"
Jan 24, 2013

Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Where were you or your family stationed?
Various Ships, and Shore stations
Veteran of Foreign War
The Cold War
Current Status with the US Navy
Retired
Start date of your service
September 24, 1967
End date of your service
July 1, 1995

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At 9:54am on April 21, 2013, Frederick Smith (Smitty) said…

I see that you also joined USNTC Bainbridge, like you did the USS Cambria. I'm glad that we're still together after 44 years.

At 2:14pm on February 11, 2013, Darrell Poole said…

thank you for the invite

 
 
 

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