He’s also an ex–high school wrestler (98-pound class), an obsessed baseball fan, a yoga practitioner, a hopeless romantic, a smart-ass philosopher and a child-like adventurer/observer with an absurdist’s view of this crazy world and the various life-forms that inhabit it.
Your memorial wasn't sure of the date so I thought I'd confirm it.Thank you for thinking so much of my dad and his Shipmates for putting a site like this together. I am a plank owner and served aboard the Strauss til late 1963.hope all are well, and that you have a swell xmas and great new year. Drop me a line.name: Barbemail: [email protected] Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2001Time: PMLooking for anyone who knew Steve Parmeter. I hope everyone has a wonderful Easter holiday GOD BLESS LARRY TNDUname: Ngoc Giang, now Shelley Mc Elhenyemail: [email protected]: Wednesday, April 03, 2002Time: PMI was a 17 year old Vietnamese girl who was fleeing Vietnam in July 1980.God Bless larry tonduname: Joseph Turkemail: [email protected] or [email protected]: Tuesday, November 27, 2001Time: AMWas on nucleus crew at Philadelphia as an SO1. 48 people were on the boat, but 5 children died after 13 days lost at sea.I ran into someone that was onboard during that same time up here in Portland, OR working at Intel. Allen Peront (Mags to my friends).name: LARRY TONDUemail: [email protected]: Tuesday, November 27, 2001Time: AMhi to all my former shipmates once again my plans to attend the strauss renenion was knocked overboard. Marlinname: Al Gryderemail: [email protected]: Tuesday, February 26, 2002Time: AMAnyone know the whereabouts of Gary Payne, GM Div. Any other shipmates of that period, I would like to hear from you.name: George Burkeemail: [email protected]: Friday, March 01, 2002Time: AMDoes anyone remember when we were pulling into Sidney Harbor back in 1986? If there's any of my shipmates out there I'd like to hear from you. name: Charlie "Gunner Mac" Mc Donaldemail: Charles. [email protected]: Friday, March 22, 2002Time: AMNew website looks great from MS Internet Explorer.
.....fighting prostate cancer, and intend to keep fighting it.. The harbor was full of the protesters from Greenpeace, and we ran over that sailboat that was blocking the harbor. Sam Anderson had the BM's paint a sailboat with a slash through it on the bridgewing. Unfortunately the great picture of "Smokin Joe" doesn't load right with Netscape 6.(problem has been corrected - webmaster)name: Eric Metelitsemail: Eric [email protected]: Monday, March 25, 2002Time: PMI am looking for anyone who has any information on the where abouts of James G. Please contact me if you know anything.name: Larry Tonduemail: [email protected]: Friday, March 29, 2002Time: PMJust to let all my old shipmates know...prostate surgery was successfull, and I am now taling radiation treatments to get rid of the rest of the cancer..
Also, if anyone has the address of Mark Brandenburg, I would appreciate it.
He was especially helpful to me and gave me an English dictionary. Shelleyname: Huey Nguyenhuuemail: [email protected]: Friday, April 05, 2002Time: PMTo whom it may concern, In 1980, Strauss rescued a number of Vietnamese boat people in the South China Sea. Just wondering if any crew members happen to take some pictures on that very day.
Does anyone out there know how to get in touch with him ? name: REX HOLTemail: [email protected]: Wednesday, August 22, 2001Time: PMIF YOU RECOGNIZE MY NAME, DROP ME AN EMAIL. ESPECIALLY MIKE FANNING, WALDO EMERICK, BOBBY ELKINS AND CHARLES BOBBITTname: Darrell Hoover Bm2email: [email protected]: Wednesday, August 22, 2001Time: PMI served on the smoking joe, 1986-1990, looking for any of my old shipmates.
I'll check in again, soon, or you can E-mail me, Thanks, Jimname: Jimemail: [email protected]: Friday, August 17, 2001Time: PMThis goes out to Bart. I was on board at that time and would love to hear about it from other shipmates , plus add my experience . Our captain was slamming sammy andersonname: john "SCOOBIE" shoberemail: [email protected]: Sunday, August 26, 2001Time: PMserved between 71 and 74 on ic gange. I also remember how UN-COOL GMG1 "Andy" Anderson was when the mines went off. Also, if you have any idea where I can find BT2 Kevin Stottlemeyer, please let me know. AGAIN, if you remember Rick, PLEASE drop me a line and let me know.
would love to hear from twat, johnson,viner,stevr clindinin (sp) pete,dean wever .mines ,migs and guns cool ah. name: Charlie "Gunner Mac" Mc Donaldemail: Charles. [email protected]: Wednesday, September 19, 2001Time: AMI remember the mines, I also remember how cool "Pappy Collins" was. I can still see the smoke & steam from the first mine. Thanks.name: Kim Robbins (aka: Engels)email: Marvos [email protected]: Friday, December 28, 2001Time: PMMy husband, BT2 Rick Engels was onboard the Strauss approx. Many Thanks, Kim Robbinsname: Larry Knisell SH3 71-74 email: [email protected]: Friday, December 28, 2001Time: PMWould like to hear from anyone who served 71-74 Joseph Strauss .