Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Shakedown

Photos of us during the period between Commissioning and First Deployment


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Bond and McInvale Ackie J. Bond and Ralph McInvale hamming for the camera.
Becker and Rapata BT-1 Warren Becker, DC2 Jim Rapata
BTFN Miller BTFN John Miller
Blachowski and friends SN Blachowski and friends take a break on the Mess Deck
BT-1 Becker BT-1 Becker
D'Agostino and friend SN Dan D'Agostino, unidentified shipmate, taken in Puget Sound during torpedo ops.
BT-1 Becker in the fire room BT1 Becker on the control board in the fire room.
SF-1 Czarnick SF1 Floyd Czarnick on the fantail
BT-1 Becker BT1 Becker headed for the shower
MM-3 Stroud MM3 William Stroud in the compartment taking it easy.
BT-2 Jim Kellum BT-2 Jim W. Kellum
Card game in Engineering Card game in the Engineering compartment, l-r, MM-2 John VandenBerg, MM-2 Larry Simon, MM-2 Dunn and MM-2 Robinson
John VandenBerg MM-2 John Dallas VandenBerg
Bond and Gartner Ackie Bond, Ray Gartner - probably Long Beach on the strip.
Bob Kupfer MM-2 Bob Kupfer, somewhere around San Diego at a Wildlife Ranger station of all places.
John VandenBerg John VandenBerg, naval housing, Long Beach
Queen Mary coming in How many of us went out to the end of the Mole to watch the Queen Mary come in for the last time?
First and Second division berthing Some inhabitants of First and Second Division berthing
l-r FTM-2 Dave Grinnell, FTM-3 Thomas Sattie, unknown shipmate, FTM-1 William Crier, unknown shipmate, front SN Robert Millington

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