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Wm. E. Gardner
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  • Hoosick Falls, NY
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cribbage

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wm. E. Gardner Feb 20. 4 Replies

old timer here 59-65. in the new navy is cribbage still played?Continue

BLUE BIRD CLUB

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ian Lindsey Mar 29. 6 Replies

 IS THE BLUE BIRD CLUB (USO) STILL GOING IN NAPLES . ITALY?Continue

 

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Wm. E. Gardner commented on Paul F. Palladeno's group Cuban Blockade Survivors Association
"welcome aboard served aboard USS CHARLES P.CECIL DDR 835 crew forced rusian sub to surface.a long time ago."
Wednesday
Ian Lindsey replied to Wm. E. Gardner's discussion BLUE BIRD CLUB
"Thanks for your email to me and for the info on your service background and experience over there. Thepool may not have been there at the time you were (it was at the end of the basebehind the barracks and near the bowling alley). I used to visit…"
Mar 29
Wm. E. Gardner commented on William Towne's group Cold War Navy Veterans
"welcome aboard steve.tin can sailor 60-64."
Mar 18
Wm. E. Gardner replied to Wm. E. Gardner's discussion cribbage
"thanks for your imbut."
Feb 20
David De Rooy replied to Wm. E. Gardner's discussion cribbage
"Old timer but not as old. The card game we played on the ship was "Spades" I had never learned this game until I reported to the ship, but I got the hang of it.   David DeRooy USS Vancouver LPD 2 V. div !971-72"
Feb 19
Wm. E. Gardner replied to Wm. E. Gardner's discussion cribbage
"thanks for the reply.I was in the tin can navy cribbage was big back in 60 s, mess dock each night had many many games going on one on one and  two  on two.A great time."
Feb 19
Brian O'Connor replied to Wm. E. Gardner's discussion cribbage
"Heck no, nothing is fun there anymore. That's why we got out !!! Actually a lot of the guys I knew when I was in played; Backgammon and Acey-Duecy was big too but a lot of that has changed."
Feb 18
Wm. E. Gardner posted a discussion

cribbage

old timer here 59-65. in the new navy is cribbage still played?See More
Feb 18
Wm. E. Gardner commented on Douglas Karr's group Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes
"old timer here at the lakes in 59. welcome aboard."
Jan 26
Wm. E. Gardner commented on Douglas Karr's group Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes
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Jan 26
Wm. E. Gardner commented on William Towne's group Cold War Navy Veterans
"welcome aboard. old timer here 59-63. tin can navy, a great ride.semper fortis"
Jul 20, 2018
Wm. E. Gardner replied to Christopher James Cook's discussion GREATLAKES,ILLINOIS.RTC/NTC,12th.DIVISION/COMPANY 377,COBRA COMPANY/GRADUATED WITH DISTINCTION,OCT 01,1986. in the group Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes
"welcome aboard, old timer here ,co. 588 dec. 1959.very cold. semper fortis"
Jul 17, 2018
Wm. E. Gardner commented on Douglas Karr's group Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes
"i was in dec, 1959 very cold. same treatment. wecome aboard"
Jun 6, 2018
Wm. E. Gardner replied to Wm. E. Gardner's discussion BLUE BIRD CLUB
"thank yoy for the info. i was there many times in 60 @ 62 on med cruses. naples was no.1 liberty port great times."
Apr 17, 2018
Richard F Ritrievi replied to Wm. E. Gardner's discussion BLUE BIRD CLUB
"Spent the yrs of Aug 57 to  Oct 59 in CSCN/CHSA and CFE/CNA Navy 510.  Enjoyed the BlueBird Club in Naples.  Lived in the Hotel Tricarico in Bagnoli until the Navy Barracks were built up on Via M de Carrivachio.  Was in Naples in…"
Apr 16, 2018
Wm. E. Gardner commented on Douglas Karr's group Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes
"I  was there in 1959  comp.588  welcome aboard"
Jan 20, 2018

Profile Information

Rank
Seaman
Where were you or your family stationed?
norfork va
Veteran of Foreign War
None
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
December 7, 1959
End date of your service
December 7, 1963

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Posted on February 13, 2011 at 2:50pm 1 Comment

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At 3:24pm on January 21, 2016, Max Wright said…

Thanks for the welcome Wm.

Like Waylon said I may be old but I ain't wore out.

At 7:54pm on March 12, 2015, edwin dunfee said…

thank       you

At 6:02pm on March 14, 2014, Albert Lee said…

thx, always appreciate that

At 2:30pm on March 14, 2014, Albert Lee said…

thanks

At 3:33pm on June 23, 2013, michael kerkes said…
I remember main st quite well wason the vulcan 63-65 do you remember the wing ding and the jolly roger on oceanview
At 9:44am on March 29, 2010, Paul F. Palladeno said…
William,
Considering that we were on an Ammunition Ship, Operating alone, we were
very pleased to have the Tin Cans show up.
May very well have been the same Sub that we sighted.
Paul
At 5:50pm on March 21, 2010, Paul F. Palladeno said…
William,
Welcome aboard the Cuban Blockade Survivors Association.
It was a major point in all of our lives.
Paul
At 4:53pm on January 28, 2010, William (Bill) Karr ETC(SS) said…
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