Pictures from the 60's


Brothers on the Tucker, 1961
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hwt059 - Brothers

Top Row, Left to Right:

Gene Ashbrook SH1 60
Litts *
Raymond "Tony" Jaspering MM3 57-62
John "Larry" Roberts BT2 58-60
Bob Sipole IC3 59-62
Blount "Pee Wee" Ferrell YN3 62-63
Bernard "Butch" Reynolds EM3 57-60

Bottom Row, Left to Right

Melvin Ashbrook BT2 60-62
Litts *
Kenneth Jaspering RM3 58-61
James Roberts BT1 58-60
Joe "JW" Sipole EM3 59-62
James Ferrell GMG2 57-63
Robert Lee Reynolds FN 60-61

* There were four Litts brothers that served on the Tucker:
If can identify the two in the above photo please let me know. Tom Byrne

Gerald "Gerry" Litts BT3 61-65
Roberts Litts YN3 57-59
Donald Litts QMSN 62-64
James Litts BTFN



Richard "Rich" Baker, FT1 59-61
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hwt199 - Helms and his wife Marianne hwt173 - Helms,his wife Marianne and Rich's wife Evelyn on a picnic hwt200 - Underway hwt201 - Hong Kong
Cliff "Doc" Helms and his wife Marianne Cliff "Doc" Helms,his wife Marianne and Rich's wife Evelyn on a picnic
Underway
Hong Kong
hwt202 - Hong Kong hwt203 - Hong Kong hwt204 - Hong Kong hwt205 - Hong Kong trolley
Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong rolley
hwt206 - Hong Kong hwt207 - Hong Kong hwt208 - Hong Kong hwt209 - Arriving in Hong Kong
Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong Arriving in Hong Kong
hwt210 - Jerry Isaak, TM2 and other crew members hwt211 - Hi-line at sea with USS Kawishiwi AO-146 hwt212 - Along side USS Kawishiwi AO-146 hwt213 - Helicopter mail delivery
Jerry Isaak, TM2 and other crew members Hi-line at sea with USS Kawishiwi AO-146 Along side USS Kawishiwi AO-146 Helicopter mail delivery
hwt214 - Pulling away from USS Kawishiwi AO-146 hwt215 - USS Kawishiwi AO-146 hwt216 - Underway  
Pulling away from USS Kawishiwi AO-146 USS Kawishiwi AO-146 Underway  

 



William G. (Stretch) Johnson, BM2, 61-66
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hwt053 - "Stretch" Johnson
hwt055 - Tucker participants in Whaleboat Stability Tests, March 1963, Boston Naval Shipyard
 
Tucker participants in Whaleboat Stability Tests, March 1963, Boston Naval Shipyard

hwt054 - Letter to Johnson



Virgil E. " V.E." Graves Jr. YN3 / Einar F. "Butch" Jarvinen SM2

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hwt058 - Perot, Byrne, Cheek, Jones, Graves hwt060 - Liberty in Hong Kong 1966

Left to right:

R. E. "Pappy" Perot GMM2 63-65
(Unnamed friend)
Jim Byrne GMM3 63-65
M. L. Cheek SO1 64-64
Phil Jones STG2 64-66
Virgil E. "VE" Graves YN3 63-65

Liberty in Hong Kong 1966, left to right:

E. F. "Butch" Jarvinen SM2
K.C. Crist MM2
H.O. Motz MM3
T.M. Dols MM3
R.S. Steinhurst QM3

 

 



Ron Henderson, SN 64-65

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hwt133 - Henderson on watch hwt120 - Henderson BM2 hwt121 - Henderson Hong Kong hwt122 - Crew members
Ron Henderson as BMSN on watch, Hong Kong
Ron Henderson, BM2
Ron Henderson, Hong Kong
Crew members
hwt123 - Crew member hwt124 - Hong Kong hwt128 - Hong Kong hwt129 - Hong Kong
Crew member, Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
 
hwt131 - Mary Sue's gang hwt134 - Ship's plaque
Hong Kong
Mary Sue's gang in Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Tucker's plaque

 


Ray Williams, SOGSN 60-62

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hwt119 - Liberty Hong Kong

Ray Williams writes"

Hi Bob, [Miller]
Yes, I remember Norm Utterback, he racked in the same aft compartment
as I did. Attached is a photo with Norm in it. The dinner party was
hosted by some Hong Kong tailor hoping to reap much business from
us. That's Norm, first drunk on the left. There's eight of us, from
the Tucker, at the table, going clockwise from Norm are a couple
Chinese guys, then three shipmates who I've forgotten their names.
After the next (standing) chinese guy is Hale (last name), myself and
Poteet (last name) in civies. I was a SOGSN at the time and Poteet
was a SOG3. The last mate, at the table, was the most lovable
boatswain's mate you could ever meet. I can't remember his name but
everyone called him "Big Time".

hwt118 - Liberty
Liberty

 


Paul Marchant, YN3 62-65

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hwt098 - Sunday cook hwt099 - Unknown ship mate hwt100 - J.H. Frey, GMG3 hwt101 - Homeward  bound  pennant 1962
Sunday cook out aboard ship May 1965

Unknown shipmate.

Who is this, picture was taken in Beppu or Kobe Japan '62

Paul writes: This is Gunners Fry [J.H. Frey, GMG3 62] on one of the 3" gun mounts and this was taken before we went to the US for FRAM and this girl was one of many people that visited the ship and she was on the ship at the same time as the person in the picture of the unknown shipmate. it was in 1962 when this picture was taken.
Homeward bound pennant, 1962
hwt102 - Dry dock 1962 hwt103 - Leaving Panama Canal 1964 hwt104 - Swim call 1964 hwt105 - Bob Droke, PN3
Tucker in dry dock during FRAM, Boston 1963
This is The TUCKER leaving the last lock on the Pacific side upon her return to San Diego from Boston 1964 Paul writes: This was the swim call we had, I was told we were about 300 miles from Hawaii, this was on our return to WESTPAC 1964.
Bob Droke, PN3 on the top of the Hanger, portside on a Sunday afternoon somewhere between Japan and the Philippians.
hwt176 - Sunday cook out hwt177 - Swim call hwt175 - Sampaguita Club hwt174 - Receiving mail at sea August 1964
Sunday cook out aboard ship May 1965
Swim call
Sampaguita Club, Subic Bay
Receiving mail at sea August 1964

 

 

 


Harlan Lippincott, FTGSA 65-67

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hwt086 hwt087 hwt088 hwt089
       
hwt090 hwt094 hwt095 hwt096 Refuling at sea
       

 


Steven "Steve" Simmons, BT3 66-69

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hwt070 - After fireroom crew 1968 hwt071 - BT1 Mann giving lessons hwt072 - Simmon and Berger hwt073 - Simmon, Poarch and Trieste
After fireroom crew 1968
BT1 Mann giving lessons on playing blackjack
BT3 Simmons and BT1 Berger on watch
BT3 Simmons, BT3 Poarch and FN Trieste in the White Hat
hwt078 - LTJG Leonard and crew hwt074 - BTs after crossing the equator hwt075 - BTs at the White Hat hwt076 - Forward fireroom crew
LTJG Leonard and crew after crossing the equator 1969 BTs after crossing the equator 1969 BTs at the White Hat in Yokosuka Forward fireroom crew 1968
  hwt079 - MRs in maching shop    
  MRs hard at work in the machine shop 1969    

 


Robert "Bob" Funseth, BTFN 68-69

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hwt135 - Triester and Davenport hwt136 - Vargas hwt137 - Hodges and Hays hwt138 - Vargas
BTFN Triester and BT2 Davenport
BT2 Vargas
BT3 Hodges and BTFN Hays
BT2 Vargas FFR top
hwt139 - Brwon and Rolando hwt140 - Simpson hwt141 - Sumo at sea hwt142 - Triester
BT3 Brown and BT2 Rolando AFR
BTFN Simpson in Bankok R&R
Sumo at sea with Chief Payne as referee
BTFN Triester watching refuel off Vietnam
hwt143 - Funesth and Triester hwt144 - Funseth hwt145 - Funseth hwt146 - Funesth and Triester
BTFN Funesth and BTFN Triester AFR
BTFN Funseth AFR
BTFN Funseth on checks AFR
BTFN Funesth and BTFN Triester AFR
hwt147 - Thiel and Davenport hwt148 - Leaving Long Beach hwt149 - Brown, Poarch, Labrach, Funseth, Burger hwt150 - Mann
BTFN Thiel and BT2 Davenport AFR
Leaving Long Beach for WESPAC BT3 Brown, KO Sister, BT3 Poarch, BTFN Labrach, BTFN Funseth, BT1 Burger in Yokosuka
BT1 Jerry Mann, hard liberty in Subic
hwt151 - Weeks and Henderson hwt152 - Mann and  Carty hwt153 - Hong Kong R&R hwt154 - Gun crew
BTFN Weeks and BT2 Henderson FFR
BT1 J.R. Mann and BT2 Carty, Subic. A closer look at the FIRE ROOM Boss
Hong Kong R&R
Gun crew doing target practice with the 50
hwt155 - Carty, Poarch and unknown crew member hwt156 - Triester and Wilson hwt157 - Davenport, Mann and Henderson hwt158 - Unknown crew member, Davenport, Berger, Poarch, Hess
BT2 Carty, BT3 Poarch and unknown crew member doing firesides
BT3 Triester and BT3 Wilson Congratulations
BT2 Davenport, BT1 Mann and BT2 Henderson talking about liberty in Subic
Unknown crew member, BT2 Davenport, BT1 Berger, BT3 Poarch and BTFN Hess
hwt159 - BTC Stokes hwt160 - Birchfield hwt161 - Carty, Neslon, Berger, Harwick,  Brown, Fisher, Phillips, MacPhetridge hwt162 - Carty, Nelson, Berger, Paul, Thiel, Zuniga, Doyle, Vera, Keele, Hess, Poarch
BTC William Stokes (GOD)
Oil queen, BT3 Birchfield checking tanks

(Front row) BT2 Carty, BT2 Nelson, BT1 Berger (Back row) BT3 Harwick, BT2 Brown, BTFN Fisher, FN Phillips, BT3 MacPhetridge

(Front row) BT2 Carty, BT2 Nelson, BT1 Berger (Back Row) FN Paul, BT3 Thiel, FA Zuniga, BT3 Doyle, FN Vera, BTFA Keele, BT3 Hess, BT3 Poarch
hwt163 - Shapiro hwt164 - Poarch hwt165 - Klein hwt166 - Harrington
LTJG Shapiro
BT3 Poarch doing firesides
LT George Klein, the Cheng
ETR2 Harrington tunes the DASH gear
hwt167 - Unknown crew member working on the board hwt168 - Chandler and others hwt 169 - VanDyken hwt170 - Hederson
Unknown crew member working on the board
EM2 Chandler give the electricians good advice.
EM3 VanDyken on liberty
BT2 Henderson, rough night in Hong Kong
hwt171 -  Crew on WESPAC 1968-1969
  The crew on WESPAC cruise 1968-1969