“Madison’s Horse: More Stories from the Old School, Politically Incorrect Navy” by Bob Stockton I just finished reading and here is my short review I spent twenty years in the U.S. Navy (many of those years aboard ships,) during the same time as Chief Stockton. However, all of my sea duty was spent aboard Atlantic… Read More “Madison’s Horse: More Stories from the Old School, Politically Incorrect Navy” by Bob Stockton
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 !
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”