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by rogerdonnay
Mon Apr 20, 2015 11:20 am
Forum: Plankowner's Club
Topic: Movie stars who served in WW-II
Replies: 0
Views: 5430

Movie stars who served in WW-II

DO YOU REMEMBER THESE MEN? Most of today's people don't have any idea who these Men were and that's a pity. George Gobel comedian, Army Air Corps, taught fighter pilots Johnny Carson made a big deal about it once on the Tonight Show, to which George said "the Japs didn't get past us. Sterling Hayden...
by rogerdonnay
Mon May 05, 2014 9:39 am
Forum: Ship's Reunions
Topic: Next reunion
Replies: 2
Views: 8677

Re: Next reunion

Our comittee of 6 (selected at the last reunion) voted on many locations and it was decided that our reunion will be held in Charleston, SC next year, probably in September. Rick Warden and I will travel there some time this year to work out the details. Tin Can Sailors is having their reunion in Ch...
by rogerdonnay
Wed Dec 11, 2013 5:48 pm
Forum: Tonkin Gulf Yacht Club
Topic: Thanksgiving Wishes
Replies: 1
Views: 8870

Re: Thanksgiving Wishes

I just noticed your posting, Darwin.

Happy late Thanksgiving to you and Merry Christmas.
by rogerdonnay
Tue Feb 26, 2013 9:22 am
Forum: Ship's Reunions
Topic: 2013 Reunion in Colorado Springs
Replies: 2
Views: 7571

2013 Reunion in Colorado Springs

September 25-29, 2013 This year, our reunion is being held at the Academy Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Reunite with your shipmates and share photos, cruise books, videos and stories about our great adventure on the high seas. There will be shipmates who served on board during the Korean War ...
by rogerdonnay
Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:53 pm
Forum: Scuttlebutt
Topic: Kilroy was here
Replies: 0
Views: 12550

Kilroy was here

Who the heck was Kilroy? In 1946 the American Transit Association, through its radio program, "Speak to America," sponsored a nationwide contest to find the REAL Kilroy, offering a prize of a real trolley car to the person who could prove himself to be the genuine article. Almost 40 men stepped forw...
by rogerdonnay
Mon Feb 18, 2013 9:12 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Registration on this board
Replies: 0
Views: 10637

Registration on this board

Registration on this board has been temporarily disabled due to the heavy traffic of SPAM registrations. It has proved impossible to prevent these SPAMMERS from registering on this board therefore this board is open only to USS James E. Kyes shipmates. If you wish to have an account on this board, p...
by rogerdonnay
Thu Feb 07, 2013 7:30 am
Forum: Scuttlebutt
Topic: Sailor Bars
Replies: 1
Views: 11214

Sailor Bars

Subject: Fwd: Sailor Bars -- A Trip Back in Time -- Forever Gone Sailor Bars -- A great look at a vanishing American Navy Sailor Bars Think John Bulls in Piraeus, Mamas in Naples, Jimmy the Greeks in Malta, Pauline’s in Olongapo, the Rio, the Admiral and the Three Sisters in Olongapo, Kaoshung, Pusa...
by rogerdonnay
Mon Apr 09, 2012 2:12 pm
Forum: Plankowner's Club
Topic: USS Arizona
Replies: 0
Views: 10057

USS Arizona

Surviving shipmates of the USS Arizona disaster have chosen to have their ashes interred within the ship's remains.

[URL_NEW=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgE2KiPd3xg&feature=youtube_gdata_player][/URL_NEW]
by rogerdonnay
Wed Mar 28, 2012 10:36 am
Forum: Plankowner's Club
Topic: Japanese Surrender on USS Missouri
Replies: 0
Views: 9901

Japanese Surrender on USS Missouri

Here is a complete video of the Japanese Surrender in 1945.

http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=vc ... r_embedded
by rogerdonnay
Thu Dec 15, 2011 9:42 am
Forum: Tonkin Gulf Yacht Club
Topic: Remember Mary Soo
Replies: 4
Views: 12740

Re: Remember Mary Soo

Yeah, I remember that we paid her in brass too.

One time, one of the shipmates picked up a puppy in one of our ports. I think it was Subic.
He was told he had to get rid of it the next time we were in port.
That next port was Hong Kong.
The puppy was given to one of the paint crews.