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David De Rooy
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  • Cashmere, WA
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David De Rooy left a comment for Gilbert Reger
"Hi Gilbert,  I was on the Vancouver from Jan 71 until my release from active duty in Nov 72. I was LSE on flight deck. I see you also  served on LPD 10. How did it compare to old No. 2? I am trying to comment to all the Vancouver sailors…"
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Tuesday
David De Rooy commented on Kevin Armstrong's group Washington State Navy Veterans
"I was born in Everett and have spent my entire life in Washington. During my active duty years I had NAS Whidbey on my "dream sheet" but I got orders to the USS Vancouver in San Diego. It all worked out okay and now I wouldn't change…"
Monday
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Monday
David De Rooy left a comment for William E. Daniels
"Welcome Aboard Navy Vets to you'all down there in "Duck Dynasty land. this is a great site, and more active than the crewlist sites. I hope you will share, post and comment often"
Monday
David De Rooy posted photos
Feb 13
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"Boot Camp Photo 1968 Co. 788"
Feb 13
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MB5 by Oshkosh

"This is the crash response vehicle used by the crews at OLF Whitehouse. The MB5 by Oshkosh was used to spray foam from the turret and carried a five man crew"
Feb 9
David De Rooy commented on Chuck Fry's group Shellbacks
"On may 4th 1971 aboard the USS Vancouver LPD2 we crossed the Equator south of Singapore. King Neptune and his royal court held an initiation for all "wogs" and those found worthy became "Trusty Shellbacks" I'll never forget…"
Feb 9
David De Rooy joined Chuck Fry's group
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Shellbacks

IMPERIVM NEPTVNI REGIS - To all Sailors wherever ye may be: and to all MERMAIDS, WHALES, SEA SERPENTS PORPOSIS, SHARKS, DOLPHINS, ELLS, SKATES, SUCKERS, CRABS, LOBSTERS AND ALL OTHER LIVING THINGS OF THE SEA. GREETING, Know ye.....See More
Feb 9
David De Rooy posted a photo
Feb 7
David De Rooy left a comment for Robert S. Arthur
"Welcome aboard Robert I'm glad to have you guys from the "older Navy" onboard"
Feb 7
David De Rooy left a comment for Dave "Rock" Cowles
"Dave, I don't know how you forgot your company number. Do you still have your Boot camp annual? it's like a high school yearbook for recruits. it's called the "Anchor" If you do you can find it in there. Otherwise…"
Feb 7
Dan Perkins left a comment for David De Rooy
"Thanks for that photo.  What a memory !!!"
Feb 7
Dan Perkins left a comment for David De Rooy
"Thank"
Feb 7
David De Rooy left a comment for Dan Perkins
Feb 7

Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Enlisted Rating
Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling)
Where were you or your family stationed?
RTC NTC San Diego CA. 1968 Company 788
NAVTRCEN Lakehurst NJ 1969 ABH class 909
NAS Cecil Field Jacksonville FL./OLF Whitehouse crash crew
USS Vancouver LPD2 San Diego CA. Westpac
Veteran of Foreign War
Vietnam
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
November 12, 1968
End date of your service
November 10, 1972

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At 2:05pm on February 7, 2018, Dan Perkins said…

Thanks for that photo.  What a memory !!!

At 2:05pm on February 7, 2018, Dan Perkins said…

Thank

At 12:44am on March 7, 2017, ronald lee shaffer said…

Welcome aboard maate,

 
 
 

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