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Photo's III

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This Plaque is owned by Chuck Ganster. He received it when he was a Pluck crew member 1966-1967


This patch contributed by Chuck Ganster
Patch worn by crew members 1966-1967

This Bronze on wood plaque was donated by Gene McBride HMCM (SW) Retired and now owned and proudly displayed by Gil Hoag.
It is from the 1990's


QM3 Buckingham ready to workout with semaphore flags

During the 1950's the Quartermaster and Signalman rates were combined so QM's did both. I'm not sure when they were split again but I remained a Quartermaster.

ET3 and SO2 standing watch in CIC under night lights

Any of you OPS guy's remember
standing those mid watches in
CIC with those red lights?
I'll bet you do!!!

QM3 Kennedy and Me working the flag bag

Seems like we worked out on
that flag bag a heck of a lot.

Pluck in close quarters with USS Prestige

Prestige lost her evaps halfway
in transit and the division took
turns giving her water the rest
of the trip.

Kicking up quite a wash!!

Making approach to USS TALUGA AO 62
Refueling at IWO JIMA 1956

The two pictures above of the USS TALUGA AO 62 were taken by Ted Strickland and Earl Holder during amphibious exercise at IWO JIMA in 1956 

Photo's IV