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Brian O'Connor
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  • Powell Butte, OR
  • United States
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David De Rooy left a comment for Brian O'Connor
"Thanks for the reply Brian. I'm looking forward to reading your second book when it comes out. Memories from the days in blue are what I like."
Wednesday
Brian O'Connor left a comment for David De Rooy
"Yeah, looking for stories /sea stories for a book I'm writing. I already have one book out and am working on two others. First book; IN REPOSE, about diving on the USS Arizona, Second book; HOO YAH DEEP SEA, expected out this year, and third…"
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David De Rooy left a comment for Brian O'Connor
"Welcome aboard Brian. Glad to have you along. It looks like you've got a good start on sharing. Keep posting, we like that."
Feb 11
Brian O'Connor commented on Douglas Karr's group USS Constellation CV-64
"Served in Constellation for a whopping 5 months while waiting for a school. Worked in 1 AMR and 4MMR for GQ. running the SSTG's. Met her in the yards in Bremerton and brought her south to San Diego, going through OPPE and carrier quals."
Feb 11
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USS Constellation CV-64

USS Constellation (CV-64), a Kitty Hawk-class supercarrier, was the third ship of the United States Navy to be named in honor of the "new constellation of stars" on the flag of the United States.
Feb 11
Brian O'Connor commented on Gilbert Reger's group USS DURHAM LKA-114
"Served in Durham from Aug. 81 to Sep. 82, having cross-decked from USS Jason. I ran the Auxiliary Machinery Division and was the Winch Gang Supervisor. Also played MAA on my duty days."
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Brian O'Connor commented on John R Rushing's group Oregon Navy Veterans
"Met my second ship in Portland, going through an overhaul at Swan Island and Willamette Iron & Steel. The moved around a bunch and came back at the ripe old age of 57. I'm here to stay. Was a Machinist's Mate and a Navy Diver and did…"
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Brian O'Connor commented on Sherry L Moell Walrath's group USS McKee AS-41
"Served on McKee (IMA component) from Oct. 92 to Oct. 95, as a Diver, working in Planning & Estimating and in the Dive Locker. She was my last command before retiring. "
Feb 11
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USS McKee AS-41

USS McKee (AS-41), named after Andrew McKee, was the third Emory S. Land-class submarine tender built by the Lockheed Shipbuilding and Construction Company of Seattle, Washington for the United States Navy. The ship was commissioned on 16 August 1981. After a series of sea trials, McKee joined Dixon (AS-37) in San Diego to support Pacific Fleet submarines. The McKee was the Command Ship for COMSUBRON11.See More
Feb 11
Brian O'Connor commented on John Engeholm's group USS Mount Vernon LSD-39
"I was in Mount Vernon from Aug. 76 to Oct. 78, working in the aft engine room the whole time. Brought her out of the yards in Portland, Ore. and did a short NorPac and a WestPac cruise on her."
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USS Mount Vernon LSD-39

USS Mount Vernon (LSD-39) USS Mount Vernon (LSD-39) was an Anchorage-class dock landing ship of the United States Navy. She was the fifth ship of the U.S. Navy to bear the name. She was built in Massachusetts in 1972 and homeported in Southern California for 31 years until being decommissioned on 25 July 2003. Mount Vernon acted as the control ship for the cleanup of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. In 2005, she was intentionally destroyed off the coast of Hawaii as part of a training exercise.See More
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Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Enlisted Rating
Machinist's Mate
Where were you or your family stationed?
West Coast / Hawaii
Veteran of Foreign War
The Cold War, Iran
Current Status with the US Navy
Retired
Start date of your service
October 16, 1975
End date of your service
October 31, 1995

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At 8:57pm on February 12, 2019, David De Rooy said…

Thanks for the reply Brian. I'm looking forward to reading your second book when it comes out. Memories from the days in blue are what I like.

At 2:48pm on February 11, 2019, David De Rooy said…

Welcome aboard Brian. Glad to have you along. It looks like you've got a good start on sharing. Keep posting, we like that.

At 11:37pm on February 10, 2019, Emmet Molloy said…

Welcome aboard Brian! 

 
 
 

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