William R. Morgan Jr. Navy tour 1959 to 1962
USS Tarawa CVS-40, USS Franklin D. Roosevelt CVA-42

There was snow on the ground when I arrived in Jan. 5, 1959


Front door at Barracks


Marching in the snow


Oh boy, New clothes


Practicing for fire control



Learning how to tie knots


I had a Thompson Machine gun like the mafia used

 


Athens Greece


Carl Litzkow and I in skid goofing off in bomb skid


Carl Litzkow holding down a practice bomb


Acropolis


Athens, Greece


Beer party on beach

 


Me behind statue that lost his head


Lounging in Coffee Locker, me 2nd from left

 


Me in back 3rd from left

 


Beach party, me front row 3rd from left


In coffee locker


Lazy day at sea

6 armed sea monster


EM Club Guantanamo Bay Cuba, I have scarf on head

Our bedroom, Not very roomy, I had a top bunk.


Taking a dip in a pool


Loading bombs and Rockets on planes

 


Naples Italy EM Club, me 2nd from left

 

 

 


Beside my bomb elevator, 1st on left

Cannes, France

 Me on Cannes France beach having a cool one.

Cannes beach


Cannes Beach girls ready for bed


Church


Coliseum

 


My home for 3 years


EM club  Naples Italy having a drink, 1st on left


Phil Lundgren and Me


A3ed's and A4d lined up on flight deck


Flight deck of the USS Tarawa CVS-40

Taking on food stores, I am on the very end of the second row back on left

Beach beer party


Carl Litzkow, Phil Lundgren and Bill Morgan


Loading bombs and rockets, I am lookin down at the deck


Phil Lundgren


Me and Paul Waters


Local ladies
 


Carl in front of the leaning tower of Pisa

 


John "Red" Redus and Carl Litzkow


Boxing match


Beach Party, Red standing


replenishment at sea


Making rockets ready to load on planes


Rusty Rosey


USS Tarawa CVS 40 The first ship I was on until they decommissioned her in Quanset Point Rhode Island


USS Tarawa, CVS 40


Carl Litzkow, Red Redus and R. L. Naylor

 

 

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