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December 2013 Blog Posts (5)

All the xmas's we missed while on deployment

To all my shipmates I would like to wish you all a merry Christmas , above all a healthy new year,without that you have nothing god bless

Added by Walter williams on December 21, 2013 at 12:45pm — No Comments

Attack sqd 115 ARABS.

I,m looking for any shipmates that was stationed in VA- 115 1960 -1961 we still had the AD-7. Spads. Walt (Willie) williams

Added by Walter williams on December 11, 2013 at 10:41pm — No Comments

Absolute Bearing--"Your ticket to high adventure"

Your ticket to high adventure.

For those who still enjoy reading a good book, John Barell has once again met his mark by telling an engaging story of one man's inner self doubt, resolve and redemption for decisions made during the worst of situations. One need not be active or former military to appreciate the perspective of making decisions that could define your life or change the course of history for many lives.

The weight of responsibility is…


Added by John Barell on December 9, 2013 at 2:18pm — No Comments

Order of the Rock

It is for sailors who transit the Strait of Gibraltar.  Why isn't it included on this site?

Added by Bert Olsen on December 3, 2013 at 12:50pm — 1 Comment

ABSOLUTE BEARING--Maximum Hazard at Sea

How do you avoid collision at sea?

You’re steaming alone on a ship of the line through a violent storm at midnight, plowing into fifty foot waves that crash over the bow onto the navigation bridge.  Winds whip the ship port to starboard and everything in the pilot house becomes a dangerous missile.

Then, all of sudden, radar spots Skunk Alpha approaching from beyond five thousand yards.  You follow her track, constant bearing…


Added by John Barell on December 1, 2013 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

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