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The above blog or post contains my sailing, living aboard a 27' sail boat and travel adventures as well as US Navy stories including a boot camp yarn of company 256 1948.

Added by John F. Dillon on February 24, 2017 at 5:19pm — No Comments

mess cooking 1950

Spaghetti Benders

By Jack Dillon V2 div. 1949 -52

Mess cooking under OP Ryan, mess deck M.A. as any Coral Sea sailor will tell, was a unique experience. He was a legend aboard the ship in those days. Ryan always had an ace up his sleeve to keep ahead of the men temporarily and begrudgingly assigned to his I was one, and during my 3 months of T.A.D. had the memorable experience of all possible duties that this detail can assign. From dumping chow on passing mess trays,…


Added by John F. Dillon on February 25, 2013 at 10:24pm — No Comments

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