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Emmet Molloy
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  • Chambersburg, PA
  • United States
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Haze Gray and Underway link

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I did a search on this site and found nothing previously posted here.  Some may have already used it from other sources, however I found it to be interesting and informative in naval history.       …Continue

 

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Emmet Molloy left a comment for Donald Hall
"Welcome aboard Donald! "
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Emmet Molloy left a comment for Earle S. Welch
"Ok, done."
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Earle S. Welch left a comment for Emmet Molloy
"I just got started writing (below) when something fouled the entry and suddenly it appeared in your comment page -- all messed up. I never touched the "add comment" command. Please erase it and I'll start over...."
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Earle S. Welch left a comment for Emmet Molloy
"THANKS FOR THE INVITE, EMMETT -- I WAS A JOURNALIST 2nd CLASS, AND EDITOR OF THE ROOSEVELT  ROADS THANKS FOR THE INVITE, EMMETT. I WS A NAVY JOURNALIST NAVAL STATION BASE NEWSPAPER (MIRA QUE PASA/LOOK WHAT'S HAPPENING), 1958-59).  I…"
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Emmet Molloy left a comment for joseph john rich
"Yes, a desaltation plant at one end of the base."
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Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Enlisted Rating
Culinary Specialist
Where were you or your family stationed?
Arlington, Virginia— Quarters “K” Barracks, demolished
Bainbridge, Maryland— Schools and Training Center- closed 1976, base officially closed 1986
Norfolk, Virginia— U.S. Naval Deperming Station & Naval Station
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba—Naval Base, Bay Hill Galley and barracks
Boot Camp— Great Lakes Naval Training Center, company 426
Veteran of Foreign War
The Cold War, Vietnam
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
August 26, 1965
End date of your service
August 26, 1969

      

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At 11:25pm on December 14, 2018, Earle S. Welch said…

I just got started writing (below) when something fouled the entry and suddenly it appeared in your comment page -- all messed up. I never touched the "add comment" command. Please erase it and I'll start over....

At 1:32pm on December 12, 2018, joseph john rich said…

I was surprised to hear that they built a water plant at gitmo. when the missle crisis happened the AH Cubans cut off our water as I remember.

At 1:01pm on December 12, 2018, joseph john rich said…

thank you for your service! I was stationed on leeward point, gitmo, during the Cuban missle crisis in '62 with VU-10 and left in '63.

At 6:06pm on December 10, 2018, Charles (Chuck) Snyder said…

Thanks Emmet. I appreciate the welcome.

At 5:35pm on December 10, 2018, WILLIAM D. RUTLEDGE JR. (BILLY said…

Thanks Emmet.

At 10:04pm on November 20, 2018, Jill Raines said…

Thank you for the welcome

At 5:45pm on November 18, 2018, Scotty Wallent said…
Thank you Emmet.
At 4:56pm on November 11, 2018, Joe W Wilkinson, Sr. said…

Thank Emmet, Happy Veterans Day.

At 8:29am on September 27, 2018, Edward J. Warren said…

Thank you

At 10:48am on September 26, 2018, Bill Culbertson said…

Thanks Emmet.

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Hurricane Florence

Posted on September 9, 2018 at 8:07am 1 Comment

With landfall a very good possibility, the Navy has plans to move ships from Norfolk, to sea. 

     https://www.stripes.com/news/navy/florence-likely-to-become-hurricane-navy-warns-of-possible-deployment-of-all-ships-1.546631

A day in Bay Hill Galley, Gitmo 1968-1969 Guantanamo Bay Naval Base

Posted on May 16, 2018 at 7:30am 5 Comments

I had the alarm set for 4:00 am to be in the galley for 4:30. It is already hot, as most every day on the island. I fill the big stainless coffee urns and have a cup myself. I drink it black. Then, from the recipe card, which is made for quantities of 200 portions, start the “soup of the day” in one of the big steam kettles. I will work with a wet towel around my neck and swallow the salt tablets from the dispenser that hangs on the wall. If working the grills I make eggs to order for the…

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Lazy days off in Gitmo, Guantanamo Bay Naval Base

Posted on May 16, 2018 at 12:30am 3 Comments

Being a cook at Bay Hill Galley, I worked port and starboard, 15 days a month worked with every other Friday, Saturday and Sunday off. There were about six cooks to each watch as I recall, and two night bakers total, who alternated. On an off day I might go lift weights after breakfast, then write a letter to my girl or go to the commissary store. Then perhaps drive to Windmill Beach (we had our own truck) where the iguanas hung out on the cliffs along the beach. I had a mask, snorkel and…

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