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Name: stanwood k Bridges
Comments: I was a memeber of the crew during the Korean conflict from Oct.1950 to Dec.1051. I would like to know if there is any printed documentation of our activity with T.F 77 and T.F95 Please advise where I may find it. Thanks

Name: john hammel
Comments: I,served onboard the uss jfk cva 67. thoight i just drop by and say hi....

Name: Robert Hustonr
Comments: Thanks for this site Bob Huston

Name: rkhuston
Comments: Just stopped by, to thank you all for wonderful web site .Bob Huston.

Name: Charley Newbold
Comments: Just surfing, Hello to all my old shipmates from the 54 to 58 vintage

Name: Charlie Clyne
Comments: I served on The USS Claude V. Ricketts from 1978 - 1982. I just found out she was scrapped in 94. What a waste!

Name: rkhuston
Comments: sammy macavoy if your still out there e mail me bob huston remember the good times.

Name: rkhuston
Comments: Searching for Wm. A. Lee a.k.a. as big red my old buddy i served aboard the Rush from aug.1946 tillo dec. 1951 thank you for this site

Name: Bob "Baby Boats" Huston
Comments: I served on the USS Rush from Aug. 1946-Nov. 1951. Looking for a good old buddy of mine named Red Lee or any other shipmates serving during that period. Hope to hear from someone. Nice site!

Name: Houston F. Milstead
Comments: HI SHIPMATES I SERVED ON THE RUSH FROM 1950 /1951 (KOREAN TOUR ) I LEFT HER IN BOSTON NAVY YARD FOR DDR CONVERSION SHE WAS DECOMISSIONED . I WAS IN FIRST DIV. DECK DEPT. NICE HOME PAGE

Name: Jim Byrne
Comments: Hi, Jim Byrne 1967-68 MM Div. I have off line for some time but back now. Please change my e-mail address to byrne51@yahoo.com Thanks

Name: terri cunningham
Comments: my father in law was a crewmate on the rush and i looked up this site for him. he has handed me the task to make a reunion banner for the 2000 reunion and was looking for some info for that. great site!

Name: Wayne Morris
Comments: I was aboard the Rush and worked the aft eng. room on the 1960-61 med cruise.

Name: JOSEPH F Mc LAUGHLIN
Website: the site will be up appox in 7 days
Comments: I SERVED ABOARD FROM 7-14-66 UNTIL 4-16-68 I WAS A CS3 THEN. TRANSFERD TO THE USS PUGET SOUND AD38 . IM GLAD TO SEE THIS SITE. I WAS LOOKING FOR SHIP MATES,THE PUGET SOUND IS HAVING REUNION 9-7-00 HERE IN NORFOLK,VA I STILL STAY CLOSE TO THE NAVY. I SELL MATERIAL OF HARD TO FIND ITEMS MIL-SPEC TYPE. I WAS ,JUST IN THE USS LIBERTY SITE. IF YOU WHERE ABOARD THE RUSH 6-8-66 YOU WILL REMEMBER THAT WE WHERE APPOX 100 MILE FROM HER. PLEASE E- MAIL ME SHIP MATES. HEY I DID COOK GOOD.

Name: Joan
Comments: Looking for anyone who might have known a friend of mine, QMS Stan Deyo. I can't remember what ship he was assigned to so I am surfing them all. He served between 1967 and 1971. Was in Vietnam in 1968 for sure. If you remember him please contact me @ bearley748@aol.com By the way these sites are great I just wish all of them had a ships roster. Thanks, Joan

Name: Brian Bassett
Comments: Hello to all my shipmates, I have a few names I would like to know about. These people served on the Willy R from 1977 to 78. Lt. Morgan, Tim Murray, Archer ,also would anyone know the where abouts of the Newman K. Perry DD-883

Name: George R. Trecarten
Comments: Served abourd the Willy R from 1959-1962 as a radarman second class. Looking for information on reunion dates and places

Name: William Easparro SFP 3
Comments: Looking to get in touch with old shipmates. I was in the navy from 1959 to 1963. Stationed in Mayport, Fl. Would like to know if there is a reunion coming up. Like to know what the guys are doing now. Bill

Name: glenn R. rush
Comments: I served in the U.S. NAVY aboard the USS FRYBARGER DEC 705 during the korean war. I am no relative of WILLIAM R. RUSH

Name: felton e. hudson
Comments: am interested in communicating with any former rush personnel, particularly of the time frame 62-64.please contact me at 4042993637 or mailing address 1270 cedar park place stone mountain , georgia THANKS!!!!

Name: felton e. hudson
Comments: am interested in communicating with any former rush personnel, particularly of the time frame 62-64.please contact me at 4042993637 or mailing address 1270 cedar park place stone mountain , georgia THANKS!!!!

Name: Clayton Ellis
Comments: Hope this finds everyone in good spirits. Have a new grand-son. 8lbs 2 oz. 2 wks old. I am a proud grand father. Sorry to miss the last reunion, but we are planning to attend the next one. Let me here from some of you. Would like to know how everyone is doing.

Name: William F Mason
Comments: I was on board 1952 to 1959 I was a fireman to 1st class when i left the ship I was a boiler tender I have made all the reunions hope to see you all at the next one where ever it may be

Name: Dave ( BRIGH ) Brown MM3
Comments: looking for people that served on board from july-73 ( Boston ) to 28-aug-75 ( after drydock at brooklyn )actually i got out in new london con... right after a few hundred gallons of JP5 was pumped over the side...NOT BY ME !!!! but as duty MM i was responsible for the clean up....with the help from FN BIG al wilson... drop me a line RAMRODW31@aol.com

Name: Allan J. Holmgren, a.k.a. Whitey
Comments: Served on board from March 1946 to November 1949.

Name: William F Mason
Comments: I finally found you Iknow you wasnt lost but just me

Name: George Bonta
Comments: Served on board 1962 to 1964. Often wondered what happened to the RUSH and the great people who served on her. Took my 1963 "Med Cruise" book and looked up some of the people who have posted and said they served at that same time I did. You are to be commended for the best site I've seen that is maintained by an individual and not by a large company. Keep up the excellent work.

Name: Richard W.Squires
Website: Mediaone Road Runner NH
Comments: A great Web Site---I am thoroughly enjoying it! It brings back many memories.

Name: The Old Salt
Website: The Old Salt's Home Page
Comments: Hi George .. The site always looks Great. The Old Salt

Name: Edward J Duffy
Comments: on ship from 1962 to 1965

Name: Edward J Duffy
Comments: on ship from 1962 to 1965

Name: Stanley L. Lemmons
Comments: How are you doing, George? Heard you had been under the weather. Hope all is well by now. Do enjoy site. Thanks. Stan.

Name: Larry Hawk
Website: Larry Hawk Painting & Wallpapering
Comments: I proudly served on the 'Rush' > 1969-1971 < GM3 .I was really surprised to find this GREAT web page .Thank you so much for your hard work , and for " making my day ". Your shipmate, GM3 LJ HAWK

Name: Bill Tucker
Website: USS Orleck DD-886
Comments: Very nice website. Come vist the USS Orleck DD-886. www.DD-886.org

Name: Dan Hutchison
Comments: USS Gyatt DDG-1 1960- 1963 Contact me via email at pdbhutch@apci.net Thanks

Name: Larry L Smith smitty qm3
Comments: served on the myles c fox dd829 from 63 to66. would like to get in touch with my old shipmates.

Name: Chuck Radloff
Comments: I am looking for information on 2 destroyers, Uss William C. Lawe, DD763 and USS Norris, DD859. Specifically to contact old shipmates and get information on reunions.I was on the Lawe 1947-1950, Norris 1950-1952, Forward, After Engine rooms

Name: J.B.Sotak
Comments: Served on the Willie R. '53-'56

Name: Stanley L Lemmons
Comments: Please update my info: Should be S L (Stanley L) Lemmons, ET3, 1954-56. Thanks! Also, I have been trying to locate R N (Ronnie) George. He was on the ship with me. Do you have any information on him? I enjoy looking through the web-pages!

Name: Steven Smith
Comments: Searched the web, to find info about this ship, cause my father served upon her, back in the 60's. Nice to see she is still active

Name: ken boucher
Comments: served on board 1970 to 1971

Name: Jan DeWitt
Comments: My dad, Chief Petty Officer Larry DeWitt, was assigned to the Willy R. when I was a kid and still has a framed photo of the Rush breaking a huge Atlantic wave. I know of at least one Med cruise probably in the late 50's.

Name: martha peebles
Comments: was looking for information on my father in law. i know he was in the navy.pacific theatre w.w.2 his name was carson robert peebles from s.c.born june 6 1923.in s.c. you have a nice site martha

Name: James (Sandy) Saunders
Comments: Served on the Rush during the Korea tour 1950-51

Name: LYNN LAMBERT
Comments: george this is my new e-mail address listed above please change it in your files, thanks lynn

Name: joseph perry
Website: post 10004
Comments: HI. PLANK MEMBERS: YEAR 52 TILL 54

Name: John De Franco
Website: The Old Salt's Home Page
Comments: Looks great George. Hope all is well with you and your family. The Old Salt

Name: Kirmit E. Fox
Comments: I was aboard the "Rush' from 1962-1964. I was a MM2 and in the main engine room. Had some good times and enjoyed the crew. Was sent to the Conway (507) when in 64 the "Rush" went to N.Y. for a overhaul.

Name: Steven Merwin
Comments: I was on the Rush in the late 70's, stationed at Fort Ellis in NY. I was a machinist mate. Looking for some old ship mates. Karl Hillier ?

Name: holly schuler
Comments: My husband is deployed at this time for another six month deployment.I was looking for poems and such about navy wives.

Name: James Weyen
Comments: I spent 3 years in the U.S. Navy as an Aviation Electronics Technition. This was from 1968 to 1971. So when I ran accross you bow, I decided to come aboard.

Name: James Weyen
Comments: I spent 3 years in the U.S. Navy as an Aviation Electronics Technition. This was from 1968 to 1971. So when I ran accross you bow, I decided to come aboard.

Name: Tim H. Roberts
Comments: Neat site. I served as CO Aug74-Aug76. Now retired.

Name: Charles Newbold
Comments: I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Rush Assc for the flowers.I'm home and fine,gotta get my ship in the water Charley Newbold

Name: Richard D. Diggins
Comments: Looking for shipmates of the M C Fox DDR829 serving 1959-61.

Name: James M. Morgan
Comments: This is for John (Andy) Anderson who I was on board the Rush with from 1962-1964. I was in the forward fire room . WE were in the Cuban Missel conflict alone with Lou, Raya,Simmons, Gatch,Hewell,Milsap,Stafford etc. Do you Remember? I have e-mailed you several times but no reply. My e-mail is jmjimmy777@aol.com. Would love to hear from you. You sometimes called me Georgia .. I am still trying to locate (Eddie) Cecil E. Simmons BT3 Thanks

Name: Jimmy Morgan
Comments: Just trying to locate old shipmate (Eddie)Cecil E. Simmons BT3 Forward fireroom. He was from Talahassee Fla. Last saw him in New York shipyard April 1964while going through fram job. He was transferred about April 1964 To another ship but don't which one. If anyone can help me locate him please e-mail me at jmjimmy777@aol.com Thanks Jimmy Morgan

Name: charles e morris
Comments: my father seved onboard the roan 853 & lawe 763 1953-56 i was searching for a photo of both, i just popped in to look at the class ship he had served on. i to served in the navy, but i was onboard an amphibious ship lsd-37 portland thanks!

Name: James M. Morgan
Comments: To the Rush Thanks for all the great times I had onboard a great ship. If anyone knows how to get in touch with Cecil E. Simmons BT3 ( Eddie) Please let me know He lived in Tallahassee Fla. while we were on board the Rush. from 62-64 until fram in New York. To any of the guys who was aboard from 62-64 I would love to hear from you and any of the old BT'S. Thanks Jimmy Morgan BT3

Name: James O. Harris
Comments: FTG3-Served aboard the Rush 66-68-2nd Division

Name: Stanley L Lemmons
Comments: Happy New Year!

Name: Bill Anderson
Website: Bill's Family History,& my Navy Story
Comments: Nice site,,I was on the uss beale 471 in 1957 to 58 then on the uss Morton 948 until july 1960.. Thank You Bill

Name: Phil Wegner
Comments: I joined the "Willy R" on Dec 12, 1970 at Valletta, Malta (MM3) and left after the "Rush Around The World 1972" cruise (MM2) on Oct 31, 1972. I would like to know the dates that the RUSH was at Midway, Pearl Harbor and San Diego. These dates are not in the cruise book.

Name: Bill Kaupas
Comments: Looking for a homepage for USS Theodore E. Chandler, DD717. Served on board 72-74. Please E-mail web address. Looking for SM1 Eads onboard 71-73.

Name: DALE FORD
Comments: GOT THE HOMEPAGE INFO FROM THE RUSHGRAM. GREAT HOMEPAGE. I WAS A YN2 IN CHARGE OF THE PERSONNEL OFFICE IN 1965 AND 1966. THERE WERE SEVERAL PEOPLE IN THE OFFICE. I AM LOOKING FOR THE PN3 FROM EARLE, NJ WHO SERVED AT THE SAME TIME. CONTACT ME ON e-mail df@clinic.net. WOULD LOVE TO TALK WITH YOU. RON MOSHER PNSN WHO ALSO WAS IN THE OFFICE PAST AWAY SEVERAL YEARS AGO. REMEMBER THE CRUISE TO CUBA IN 1966 WHEN WE PICKED UP CUBANS FROM TWO DIFFERENT SMALL BOATS? SPOKE VIA E-MAIL WITH CAPT WARRING THE COMMANDING OFFICER DURING MY STAY ON THE WILLIE. HOPE TO MAKE THE NEXT REUNION AND SEE ALL THE OLD SHIPMATES. ALSO LOOKING FOR THE CHIEF HOSPITALMAN. CHIEF CONTACT ME ALSO BY E-MAIL.

Name: Clayton Ellis
Comments: Would just like to let everyone now we are back on the net. Want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.May God bless you all. Hope to see you at the next reunion.

Name: Charley Newbold
Comments: ARLENE AND I WOULD LIKE TO WISH ALL RUSH SHIPMATES A GREAT HOLIDAY SEASON AND GOOD HEALTH BE WITH YOU ALL. CHARLEY&ARLENE NEWBOLD

Name: Wes Kreske
Comments: Great Site here. I'm looking for former members of the crew of John R. Pierce DD-753 of which I am recruiting officer.

Name: Jay W. Rogers
Website: Rogers Recreations
Comments: I was onboard July 69 thru December 72. Left as a Radarman 2nd class. I didnt know this page existed. I would love to hear from anyone from that time period. I would also like to know about any more reunion's. Does anyone have a way to track down lost contacts from there? I also can be reached at my work email, jrogers@sacsheriff.com

Name: John De Franco
Website: The Old Salt's Home Page
Comments: Yo George, If we get any more guys from Watertown, we will be abe to get the Rush underway ourselves!! Site looks Great .. Happy Holidays to all the Rush Men and their familes. The Old salt

Name: Dale P. Christie
Comments: Want to wish all my shipmates a Happy Holiday Season

Name: Bill Hammen
Comments: Loved those pictures of reunion 99

Name: Robert F. Hill
Comments: I searved aboard the Rush from 1957-1960. Discharged SFM3. Would like to hear from others. -Robert F. Hill

Name: Wm.(Bill)Gowacki
Website: Wm.C.Gowacki's website
Comments: Even though I am a former crewmember of the worlds largest Heavy Cruiser The USS Newport News CA-148 I am More than proud to have visited your GREAT site. I salute you........and "SMOOTH SEAS"

Name: John Bugsy Buglione
Comments: To all our ShipMates, Lena and I would like to extent to all of you our best wishes For a Happy and Healthy Holiday Season. George, as always, we thank you for your award winning USS Rush Web Site. You are truly a Web-Master Par Excellance. John and Lena Buglione

Name: John Quinzio
Comments: Served aboard DD566 4/68 thru decom (69)




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