Daniel Elkins USS Skagit Photos

Danny My name is Daniel Elkins, they call me Danny.

I grew up on a farm in Church Point Louisianna. In January 1960 when I was 17 years old I went to New Orleans and joined the Navy. After Boot Camp in San Diego California I reported aboard USS Skagit AKA 105, and was assigned to 1st Division. In 1961 I went to work in the paint locker and stayed there untill I left the Navy in May 1963.

I worked as a Maintenance Electrician for DSM Copolymer Inc. retired in December of 2006, and live in Baton Rouge LA.




Below are a few pictures of my memories............






Ivan Hamrick and Me at the Ship's Party, San Diego Zoo 1960






Danny and E. C. Perry






Refueling at Sea, 1961






Me and Bill Denison in a Gun Mount, Sept. 1960






Hong Kong 1961






Seals on the Shore, Pribiloff Islands Alaska 1960






Poncho Elkins





Home on Leave May 1960

Me and Dad







Sure would like to hear from those I served with

E-Mail: drelkins42@yahoo.com




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