I shot this photo at the North Carolina Transportation Museum, Spencer, North Carolina. It really brought back memories! Driving a milk truck ! At the end of my first enlistment, in 1962, I was discharged from the Navy. I tried several jobs during the time I was a civilian. My most memorable employment was driving… Read More Driving a Milk Truck !
In late August of 1954, New England was hit by Hurricane Carol. I grew up in the Wollaston section of Quincy, Massachusetts. My memories of that hurricane have faded, but I do remember some of the fun it provided for a twelve-year-old boy. I enjoyed wading in the waste-deep water in the playground of my… Read More Hurricane Carol
I spent a few days on the Carolina coast. I stopped at Wilmington to go aboard the battleship USS North Carolina (BB-55) which is now a memorial there. Of course, I shot a few photos of the ship. Here are several of those photos. View from the fantail looking forward over turret 3 Foremast… Read More Back on the Signal Bridge
One of the fondest memories of my career in the United States Navy, was during the early 1970′s when I served aboard the U.S.S. Charles F. Adams (DDG-2.) “DDG” is the Navy’s designation for a guided-missile destroyer. I was the Adam’s Chief Signalman. The Adams spent several months assigned to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization… Read More Just call me “Grapefruit”