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Donna Kinghorn
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  • Greenport, NY
  • United States
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Where were you or your family stationed?
My father was at NATTC in 1943 and served aboard the USS South Dakota 1945
Veteran of Foreign War
World War II
Current Status with the US Navy
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Start date of your service
September 16, 1942
End date of your service
January 1, 1946

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Shellback Initiation Oct. 1944

Posted on October 6, 2010 at 10:49am 0 Comments

According to my fathers WWII journal: "Mon, Oct. 9, 1944. Passed the equator. Went through the initiation to become a shell-back. Shall always remember it". He was aboard the USS. South Dakota. Does anyone have anymore information about what that initiation was like or might have entailed??~

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At 7:37am on September 30, 2010, William (Bill) Karr ETC(SS) said…
Welcome Aboard, Donna!

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