MY NAVY YEARS +
I served aboard the USS Norton Sound AVM-1 from March 1952, August 1953 and then to the USS Curtiss AV-4, from 1953 to 1955 when Honorably Discharged.
USS Norton Sound AVM-1
USS Curtiss AV-4
Newspaper article of test firing Regulus Missile.
The Norton Sound was the first ship to test missiles being fired from a sea going vessel.
During my time aboard the Curtiss,
the ship was assigned to the AEC,
(Atomic Energy Commission).
We paticipated in Operation Castle and Operation Wigwam, nuclear tests.
This is the info. on the nuclear tests, from the Curtiss website.
NAVAL HISTORICAL CENTER IMAGES
F/A !8 SUPER HORNET BREAKING THE SOUND BARRIER
NEWLY COMMISSIONED USS GREEN BAY LPD-20
VERY GOOD HIGH RESOLUTION MILITARY IMAGES
2-ND CLASS 01/55
ACAPULCO, MX 1953
GREAT LAKES NAVAL TRAINING CENTER 1951
TERRIER MISSILE MK-5 1970
CLICK ON ANCHOR BEND KNOT
SINK THE BISMARK
WW II TIMELINE FOR THE PACIFIC THEATRE
Japan declares war on United States and Britain
12/7/41 PEARL HARBOR ATTACK
LOTS OF NAVY PICTURES
U S NAVY RAIL GUN
U S NAVY TODAY
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