P.O.D. 54
P.O.D. 55
P.O.D. 62
Christmas Card 1950
Christmas Card 1965
Boston Bar H.K.
Liberty Card
Suzy Wong H.K.
Papa Boat in Trouble
1
Papa Boat in Trouble
2
Papa Boat in Trouble
3
Ship
Decommissioning 1
Ship Decommissioning
2
11/14/65
Page 1
Deck Log
11/14/65
Page 2
Deck Log
05/25/67
Page 1
Deck Log
05/25/67
John Fairbanks
9/55 Hong Kong
Ltjg Iatesta, Ltjg
Hribal,Bosn Ison
Ltjg. Arnie Wegher
6/55 Manila Bay
Chekas, Steinback,
and J D Smith
CDR. Davidson XO
6/55 Manila Bay
Ltjg Neal, Ltjg Webster
1st LT. Bosn Ison
lTJG OstranderXO
Davidson,& Mauldin
Lt.jg Kailer & Ltjg
Skinner
Lt Jones,Lt Dickinson,Ltjg
Fairbanks,Lt Kneble, Ltjg Robb
Lcdr Carroll, CO
Billingsley       O club Manila
6/55
Ltjg Dickinson & Ltjg
Robb 9/55 Hong Kong
Ltjg Hempel 6/55
Ltjg Fairbanks & Doc  
Kneble 9/55 Hong Kong
Change of Command
Capt Billingsely & Capt
Van Levnen 11/55
Change of Comand
Capt Van Levnen &
1960's
3/67 refueling USS
Weiss APD 135
3/67 "OOPS" refueling
USS Weiss APD 135
4/66 USS Montrose being    
pushed along pier San Diego
Nesmith, Whittington,
Rhodelander
McRoberts and McDonald
in P.I.
McDonald
on line
Holloway going up five on
the Hook with Reading
looking on, # one hatch
Rogers,Smith,Kozlowski,
Parkes,Mastro,Ens
Morgan &Larry Wright
USS Montrose APA-212 and the USS Valley Forge LPH-8 make approach to supply
ship, heave lines over and commence underway replenishment.
M McDonald
1965/Subic
1966 Operation
Double Eagle
1966 Operation
Double Eagle
Open Bridge, Ops
Double Eagle 2/66
Tokyo Japan
tour 1966
Tokyo, Japan
tour 1966
CDM. Cort XO
Montrose 1966
Little fishing
boat Vietnam
McDonald brothers
meet in Subic 1966
Liberty call Vung
Tau Vietnam 1967
Bridge with XO Helmer
amd Jg. Gilmore
Bridge with
Capt.D. C. Davis
Jg. Gilmore
has the Con
Cookout No 2 hatch
1967 in gulf of Tonkin
Cookout 1967
by Mr. Parr
Vung Tau Vietnam
1967
USS Pickaway APA-
222 passing close by
LST-854
passing by.
Vung Tau Vietnam
Mac & Slick in
Olongapole PI
Thompson &
Mac Nautilus
Supply parties in
Yokosuka Japan
Money from
Vietnam
Warrent Officer
Platt
B G Commander
Ed  Tucker
Vung Tau
Moving pontoons
Heavy Salvage to
the rail
Sanpan on
river Vietnam
More Sanpan's
Beached coastal
fraighter
Villagers out
fishing on river
On the river
Fishing on the river
Locals looking
for handouts
McDonald & Larino
check out girlie book
Capt. Juarez 10/65
Family Gram
Family Gram 10/65
page two
Capt. Juarez 11/65
Family Gram
Capt. Juarez 12/65
Family Gram
Christmas Day Menu
December  1965
Capt. Juarez 01/66
Family Gram
Family Gram 01/66
page two
page three
Capt. Juarez 03/66
Family Gram
Family Gram 03/66
page two
Capt. Juarez 04/66
Family Gram
Family Gram 04/66
page two
Capt. Juarez 06/66
Family Gram
Capt. Davis 03/67
Family Gram
page two
Capt. Davis 05/67
Family Gram
Family Gram 05/67
page two
Family Gram 05/67
page three      
Capt. Davis 06/67
Family Gram
Family Gram 06/67
page two
Family Gram 06/67
page three
Family Gram 06/67
page four
Capt. Gautier 10/67
Family Gram
Family Gram 10/67
page two
Family Gram 10/67
page three
Framily Gram 10/67
page four
Family Gram 10/67
page five
Capt. Gauther 10/68
Family Gram
Family Gram 10/68
page two
Family Gram 10/68
page three
Capt. Gauther 12/68
Family Gram
Family Gram 12/68
page two
Family Gram 12/68
page three
Capt J E Davis 02/69
Family Gram
Family Gram 02/69
page two
Family Gram 02/69
page three
Family gram 02/69
page four
Family Gram 02/69
page five
Capt. J E Davis 03/69
Family Gram
Family Gram 03/69
page two
Capt. J E Davis 05/69
Family Gram
Capt JE Davis 10/69
Last Family Gram
Swift Boat alongside
Vung Tau Vietnam
Papa boat two at
the rail
Papa boat two at
Davit
Papa & Mike boats
circle
THE USS WEISS APD 135 COMES ALONG SIDE FOR FUEL
Warrent Officer Kelly and Warrent Officer Longo keep there eye's on things
Refueling done Weiss breaks away, another refueling done without a hitch
Subic     68-69
Larry Fehrenbecher,Al
Powderface,Leigh Cox
Powderface,Mayday,
Fehrenbacher, and Jerry
Royal Thai army
loads on Montrose
Royal Thai Army goes
to Vietnam 1969
Prince Watkins
BEFORE                                                      AFTER
Wayne Reynolds, Tom McGarvey, Paul Hultberg and Jay Thyer
EARLY  60'S                                            EARLY 2000'S
Wayne Reynold
starboard side
Reynolds, McGarvey,
Knox, Hultberg & Thyer
Reynolds makes
Seaman deuce
Hultberg & McGarvy
ham it up
A young Reynolds
looks for his Sea Daddy
Henry Bell  in rack
1st. Div. 1966
Henry Bell, Bob
McDoberts 1966
Tom Gamel on
open bridge
Al Fabian and Bill
Miller
1954 Passage to Freedom
Amphibian 1954
"Passage to Freedom"
Good Looking 1966
Seaman Mac
Baker  and  Fabian
Rough night in P.I.
Danial Ward
Sweeny  &  Roberts
taking soundings
Wilmont & Fabian
P.I. 1967
Michelson, Leonovich
Lott, Johnson
Tucker, Kelly
Michelson
Tucker,Reaves, Platt and
Kutchma in wardroom
Heavy Salvage tie up
to buoy, Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Tram
Ferguson,King & Brent
on Guam
Mac & Oftedal
San Diego
"Slick" / Brent
Guam 1967
Ferguson,Mac, Pappy
King & Mumm Guam
Japan, "Peace
Statue" Mac
Mac in love again
Okinawa 1966
MORE 1950'S COURTESY OF JIM HENRY & H. R. Moyer
RD1 Luberda and
LTJG Geo Dowd
Billingsly and
Seymore
Jim Henry  1
Alpha in P.I.
Jim Henry pulling
into Hong Kong
Swim call  P.I.
1955
Pete Pannell and
British troops
Hong Kong
H.R. Moyer
Johnston and
Moyer
Ben Cannon
Moyer and
unknown
Louie Krammer
Cannon and
Wesson
Jim Ruotsala and
Ray Elkins in Japan
Jim Ruotsalaon
fantail
USS Montrose
& USS Repose
USS Repose in
Japan 1954
Dick,Croner,Ray,Roy &
John
John Davidson
on left
John
Davidson
John
Davidson
John Davidson
on right
John
Davidson
6-?
7-?
8-?
9-?
10-?
11-?
12-?
13-?
14-?
15-?
16-?
17-?
18-?
John Davidson
Date line crossing
First
Anniversary
First year
History
Montrose in
Eniwetok
Montrose in
Manilla P. I.
20 MM
cannon
Rex
Oberg&
Salty
R.M. Silas
& ??
Coxswain of Papa Boat #24, (Boat in trouble) is Phillip Easterling, Bow Hook O'Connell
Go to Memorabilia 2
International
date line 1968