Reunions

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SHIPMATES: SEA CLASSICS publishes Naval/marine reunion announcements as a FREE public service in all but the JanuaryFebruary-December issues. Allow 60-days minimum lead time for your notice to appear. Notices MUST BE TYPEWRITTEN and contain only the basic information who, what, where and when.

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REUNION NOTICES

SEA CLASSICS MAGAZINE

9509 VASSAR AVE., UNIT A,

CHATSWORTH, CA 91311-0883

2009

FEBRUARY

USS John Paul Jones Assoc 16-20 February 2009 at Nashville, TN. Contact: John McKechnie, (619) 435-3978; www.usslohnpauijones.org

East Coast All Seabee Reunion. 27 February-1 March 2009 at Hampton, VA. Contact Bill Annett, seabeebill© cox.net- or- Norm Hahn, Nhahnjr@sbcglobal.net- or - Dave Schill, DWSchill@comcast.net- or Bruce MacDougall, (804) 921-4753; SeabeeMacD40@comcast.net, www.vietnam-eraseabees.org/09_Reunion_flyer.pdf

MARCH

USS Navasota (AO-106). 2-4 March 2009 at Laughlin, NV. Contact: Jim Glaze, 3643 N. Estrella Rd., Golden Valley AZ, 86413; (928) 565-3577; iaglaze@irontiemet.net

VS-29 Tromboners (1960-1970s). 3-7 March 2009 at Pensacola, FL. Contact: John D. McCorquodale or Don Barnes; www.vs29.org; www.bluejacket.com/reunions.html

USS Von Steuben (SSBN-632). 25-29 March 2009 at Jacksonville, FL. Contact: Rick Wise, 111 Pinewood Dr., Summerville, SC 29483; (843) 875-5559; SSBN632REUNION@sc.rr.com

APRIL

USS Omaha (SSN-692). Cruise in Planning for April 2009. Contact: Stan Walton, oma-cnjise@comcast.net

NMCB 128. 14-17 April 2009 at Biloxi, Ml. Contact: George McDanel, (618) 2594694; McDanelGK@aol.com

USS Purdy (DD-734). 15-[?] April 2009 at Philadelphia, PA. Contact: Larry DiPasquale, 3744 Surrey Drive, Allentown, PA 18103-5329; (610) 433-4787; chiefdi@juno.com

VP-44, VPB-204, VP-204, & VPMS-4. 16-20 April, 2009 at Green Valley, AZ. Contact: Frank Kurkowitz, (520) 4954875; fdkusn@yahoo.com ; www. vpnavy. org/vp44. html; www.bluejacket.com/reunions.html.

USS Arcadia (AD-23). 19 April 2009 at Charleston, SC. Contact: USS Arcadia, PO Drawer 11399, Hickory NC 28603; (828) 256-6008

USS Catahoula Parish (LST-528). 16-19 April 2009 at Branson, MO. Contact: Jim Harbaugh, 501 N Ohio St., Tuscola, IL 61953-1575; (217) 253 3926; James.Harbaugh@netcare-il.com

USS John Hood (DD-655). 16-[?] April 2009 at Branson, MO. Contact: Richard (Dick) Habel, 1264 Urf Road, Cowlesville, NY 14037; (585) 937-6041; Oldyeiler1264@aol.com

USS Wahoo (SS-238/565). 16-19 April 2009 at Waikiki, Hawaii. Contact: Thomas Young, 1 Pine Knoll Dr., Atkinson, NH 03811-2251; (603) 362-5781; tank@tomandshirleyyoung.com

USS Plunger (SSN-595). 18-19 April 2009 at Las Vegas, NV. Contact: Arne Gonser, cargo3@dishmail.net

USS John A. Bole (DD-755). 19-[?] April 2009 at Seattle, WA. Contact: Mike (Tiny) Springer, 1604 E. 12th Street, Merrill, Wl 54452; (715) 536-1526; mikespringer755@charter.net

USS Nichols (DD/DDE-449 & FFG-47). 19-24 April 2009 at Charleston, SC. Contact: Thomas F. Sallee, Sr., (843) 821-9171; nancysallee@bellsouth.com

USS Saufley (DD/DDE-465). 20-[?] April 2009 at Fredericksburg, TX. Contact: Jerry Hambright, 1414 S. Monroe Street, San Angelo, TX 76901; (325) 653-3463

USS Goodrich (DD/DDR-831). 22-[?] April 2009 at Jacksonville, FL. Contact: Dan Germaine, 127 Hillside Avenue, Watchung, NJ 07069; (908) 500-3957

USS Mulllnnix (DD-944). 22-26 April 2009 at Baton Rouge, LA. Contact: Bob Houghton, 1144 Barfield St., Charleston, SC 29492; (302) 650-3042; muxassn@hotmail.com; DD944@HullNumber.com

USS Rich (DD-820/DDE-820). 22-25 April 2009 at LaCrosse, Wl. …