USS Oklahoma City

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CL-91 Crew



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ANDERSON, Richard - Lynn, MA, 44, PLANKOWNER
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BALL, Harold E - Columbus, OH 44-46 PLANKOWNER mail
*** SN - First Div lookout, best friends were Jesse W. Bulick and Leon Banks
^^^ Retired Conductor (1986) from Norfolk and Southern Rail Road

BEX, Ellis "Bud" - Manilus, NY 44-46 PLANKOWNER mail
*** WT1 - B Division
^^^ Retired from Monarch Liquor in '85 after 44 years. Have held many positions in V.F.W. and still active member.

BLUMENTHAL, Norm - W. Hempstead, NY 44-46 PLANKOWNER mail
*** SM3 - C Division.

BRACE, William "Bill" - Woodland Hills, CA 44-47 mail
*** SN - CL91

BRAMMER, J.C. - Elon College, NC 45 mail
*** MM, Mike Division - looking for buddies W.H. Everhart and C.E. Blackmore
^^^ Retired from Western Electric Co. E-mail address is to my son, John.

BRAUGHLER, Laird - 45-46 mail
*** Ran ship's store

BROWN, Willie Hugh - Rome, GA 46 mail
*** SA

BURGH, James F. - East Haven, CT 43-45, PLANKOWNER, mail
*** PO2 - S Division

BURNS, Ray - Marblehead, MA 44-46 PLANKOWNER mail
*** GM2 - Gun Captain, 3rd Division, Mount One

BUSKIRK, James Edward, Sr - 44-46 #1161 mail
*** Bug2C - Bugler second class
^^^ Retired from the railroad as a conductor

CALHOUN, Jack R. - Chattanooga, TN 44-45mail
*** Lieutenant JG - E-Division Electrical Officer, one of the first 3 crewmen assigned to the CL-91
^^^ Retired - Senior VP, General Physics Corp

CASSARIO, Patrick - Capr May, NJ 44-46 mail
*** SC1 - 6th Division. Lots of good buddies. I still see Archie Kelly once in a while
^^^ Now mostly fishing with a couple of buddies

CONSALVO, Armondo "Monte" - Martinsville, NJ PLANKOWNER send mail
*** SN - 3rd Division, horizontal gun trainer for forward, starboard dual 5" mount. Also whaleboat coxswain.
^^^ Maried 54 years, 5 children, retired from Johns-Manville

CREAGER, Jack - Glenrock, WY 44-46
*** SN - 3rd Division, 5" gun turrett
^^^ Retired - will be attending reunion in Mobile

D'AMATO, Joseph - Ft Lauderdale, FL 44-46 #1245 PLANKOWNER mail
*** S1C - Worked everyday, ate, read books and stood watches. Had a friend named Crowley
^^^ I am from Long Island, NY and I am 80 years old. I am retired from my own company in '82 called Colonial Press and now I play the stock market. I have 5 kids and 6 grandkids. Went through 4 wives while building my business and now I am happier married for 7 years to a 26 year old. I am just extremely happy to see that I still have shipmates out there that are still alive. Hope to talk to some of you soon.

DODSON, Robert Lee - Toledo, OH, 44-45 PLANKOWNER mail
*** Seaman First Class - leading seaman, 3rd Division

EVANS, Al - Andover, MA 44-46 PLANKOWNER mail
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EVANS, Edward T Sr - Port Charlotte, FL 46-47 #1060 mail
*** SN - Deck Div then to O Div to a 5" 38 mount - best buddy was Tom Walsh. After Navy joined Air Force for 18 yrs
^^^ Been ret 12 good and bad yrs. I stay in an elect wheel chair all day. I can't walk too well, sometimes not at all, but that's life. I have the best wife in the world; she helps me all the time. I have 3 girls, 2 boys & 9 grandkids

FARLEY, Nicholas Warren - Smithtown, NY 43-46 #1287 mail
*** SN1C - Captain C.B. Hunt, sending up shells, John Armstrong and Quinn
^^^ Worked Kings Park State Hospital, Bohack grocery, retired 1985. Married and had 5 children, 21 grandchildren.

FERRARA, Allen - Yardley, PA 44-45 PLANKOWNER
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GALLAGHER, Jack W. - Pembroke Pines, FL 44-45 PLANKOWNER mail
*** SM

HUGHES, Charles B - Pualip, WA 44-46 #1167 mail
*** FN - Forward Fire Room
^^^ Rode the Oklahoma City from Philadelphia back to San Francisco

JAMES, Thomas - 45-46 mail
*** GM3 - Fox Div - Armory

JENNINGS,John F - Oceanside, CA 45-46 mail
*** Ensign - Gunnery Dept., machine gun control officer
^^^ Best buddy was Joseph Jackson. Iwas reassigned to another ship when OK City returned to the states

JOHNSON, Brown L. - Franklin, NC 45-46 mail
*** RM2 - C-Division, Main Radio Room/Emergency Radio Room/Bridge.

JOHNSON, Harry J. - Perkiomenville, PA 44-46 PLANKOWNER mail
*** SN - Gunner's Mate - 6th Division

KENNEDY, Ocie Hampton - Brownsville, TX 44-45 #1124 mail

KNOX, Alexander - Gaston, NC 44-46 #1304 mail
*** FN1

KORZENDORFER, Conrad - Manassas, VA, 44-46 PLANKOWNER mail
*** PO3 - S Division, Ship's Laundry

KRYSINSKI, Charles - Truth or Consequences, NM 44-46 PLANKOWNER mail
*** GMSN
^^^ Retired with his wife, he has 2 children, 1 granddaughter and 3 great-grandchildren

KUZMINSKI, Stanley J. - Pinebluff, NC, 44-46, PLANKOWNER,mail
*** SN - 2nd Division

LASER, A.W. - Johnstown, CO, 45, mail
*** A-Division March 45 to June 45, Philadelphia Navy Yard to San Pedro Bay, Philippines.
^^^ Retired Electrician

LORD, William J - Sun City, AZ 44-46 #1119 mail to son Bill
*** EN2
^^^ 84 years young and still married, although Parkinson is slowing me down some

MILLER, Joseph Norman "Joe" - Lubbock, TX 44-46 PLANKOWNER
mail
*** WT2 - Water tender in the Oil Gang - B Division - Best buddy was J.J. Long from Philly
^^^ Retired 2001 due to Lung Problems. Been a plumber since 1936

MOORE, John L - Millington, TN 44-45 #1101 mail
*** FN - Engine room
*** Welder at Int'l Harvester for 32 yrs retiring in 80. Widower with 2 adult children, 3 grandchildren + 5 great-grandchildren with another due in June. I now enjoy growing vegetables and raising catfish

MURPHY, Edward T - Largo, FL 44-46 mail
*** ACMM - Victor Division, aviation machinist mate working on the three aircraft on board
^^^ Hometown is Everett, MA. Have a wife, daughter and two granddaughters. Now retired, formerly a Pharnacist and then a lawyer

NARDONE, Mario - Augusta, ME, 44-46, PLANKOWNER mail
*** FN1 - E Division

NELSON, Paul L - Mesa, AZ 44-46 PLANKOWNER mail
*** RM1 - C-N Division - was aboard from Commissioning to moth balls
^^^ Now 81 and enjoying a healthy retirement

PAGE, Alvin James {DECEASED}- Wilmington, NC, 44-45, PLANKOWNER mail
*** GM3 - Turret 4
^^^ Retired Captain from Piedmont Airlines, wife Betty and I are blessed with 4 children and 8 grandchildren
### Died 15 Feb 01

PALMER, Robert "Bob" - Boiling Springs, SC 44-45 PLANKOWNER {DECEASED} mail
*** CSSN - Messcook seaman then Baker striker. Missed the shakedown due to scarlet fever. One of my buddies was Dick Perry
^^^ Originally from L.I. NY, I moved to SC after retirement from the Postal Service. Divorced with 2 children and one grandchild. Bob died on December 12, 2003

PERRY, Richard E. - Gloucester, MA, 44-48, PLANKOWNER mail
*** CS3 - Ship's Baker

PETERSEN, Alfred M - Clearville, PA 44-46 #1054 PLANKOWNERmail
*** SN - Deck hand, 1st Div - My best buddy was Henry Wilson Bailey
^^^ I am happily retired in the mountains of western Pa. (Bedford county)

PIMENTEL, Joseph John "Lucky" - E.Hampstead,NH 1945 #1248 mail
*** S1C - 3rd Div - I remember my time on the ship and many of the guys I served with and have lots of photos I like to look at. Some of the photos I have are with my shipmates,Raccaro,Veerland, R.M.Bowman, G.M.Pratt,Reynolds,Passino,Gellhouse,Dalton,R.D. Wollert and many more.I have several photos of Nagasaki,Japan in 1945 and remember it all so well.
^^^ I have been married for 57 Years,have 4 children,2 grandsons,2 great grandaughters.I am retired from the Town Of Saugus in Ma..I raised German Shepards and loved deer hunting.I moved to NH 7 years ago from Saugus,Ma..I would love to hear from my shipmates.

ROOKASIN, Gilbert - DECEASED mail to son in law Keith Deutsch
*** EM

RUBIN, Morton S. - Newton, MA, 44-46, PLANKOWNER, mail
*** Lieutenant - CIC, formerly on the Corry, DD463(43-44)

SCHULTZ, Alvin G - Deceased, 43-46 PLANKOWNERmail- E-Mail is for son Dale
*** SN - 2nd Division
^^^ Died 20 Dec 72 of Cancer. Survived by wife Barbara and children Dale, Richard, Paula and Steven. The family is anxious to speak with anyone who kew Alvin. His name is misspelled as Shultz, A.G. on page 30 of the first cruise book The Yearling.

SPROUSE, George A "Red" - Richmond, VA 44-46 PLANKOWNER mail to son Tim Sprouse
*** BMSN - Seaman 1st Class - 1st Div
^^^ 84 years young and looking forward to the reunion

STYRING, Richard G. - Destin, FL, 44-46, PLANKOWNER, mail
*** EM2 - Main Generators in Engine and Firerooms.
^^^ Retired for 14 years and recently moved to Florida from Southington, CT. Right now (Aug 00) keeping busy putting new cabinets in my kitchen.

SULLIVAN, Don - Sharon, NH 44-45 #1130 mail
*** RT1 - Eye Div - main battery fire control aft where I could keep an eye on the Mark 8 main battery fire control radar
^^^ Retired Electrical Engineer

TSACOUMIS, Theofolus P. - Silver Spring, MD 44-46 PLANKOWNER mail
*** PO3

WIECEK, Raymond J. - Independence, OH 44-46 PLANKOWNER mail
*** SM - C Division

WILKIE, William - Manahawkin, NJ 42-46 PLANKOWNERmail
*** GM3 - F Division, Armory

WILLCUTT, Roy - Visalia, CA 44-46 mail
*** SN - {Died 1986} E-mail is for his son

WILLIAMS, Herman C. - Knightdale, NC 44-46 PLANKOWNER mail
*** RM3 - buddies were Jim Crowley and Fred Gore
^^^ Retired from Exide in '91 after 33 years

YASSO, George F. - Hellertown, PA 44-46 PLANKOWNER mail
*** SN - Turret #2

ZACCARO, Frank A. - New Port Richey, FL, 44-46, PLANKOWNER, mail
*** YNSN
^^^ Treasurer, USS Oklahoma City Association

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