USS Skagit Photos
Tom Leslie served aboard Skagit from 1966 to 1968 as an Engineman 3rd Class in BE Division
Tom Leslie's Transfer To USS Skagit 28 NOV 1966
When I reported aboard, Skagit was in dry dock at Todd Shipyard In San Pedro, California.
We would take a box lunch and go to Long Beach to work on our boats.
Jim Ferson and Tom Leslie Performing Preventative Maintenance
After The yard period, we did a shake down,
and Coronado landings to prepare for a WestPac.
FIRST STOP HAWAII
LTJG Carl Neuman, BE Division, First Off The Ship
~ BE DIVISION CREW PICTURES ~
Back Row: R. Morris - Bob Courtney - Joe Tenpenny - A. Stambaugh - Jim Ferson
Front Row: G. Olson - Ernie Castles - Tom Leslie
BE Division Engine Shop
Joe Tenpenny - Holman - Jim Ferson - Tom Leslie - Bob Courtney - G. Swenson - R. Reine
W. Tims "Granny"
S. Dutton - UNK - UNK
Unknown BE Division Cox'n
Tom Leslie - Jim Ferson
Tom Leslie - Jim Ferson
Front Row: Bill Buzi - R. Morris - S. Dutton - H. Hennis
Back Row: Ernie Castles - Jim Ferson
Rear: Joe Tenpenny
Tom Leslie Steaming to Hawaii
Tom Leslie - A. Stambaugh
Tom Lesllie - R. Morris
S. Dutton - UNK - R. Morris
G. Swenson "Old Salty"
G Swenson - R. Reine
W. Timms "Granny"
W. Timms - Tom Leslie
Tom Leslie - W. Timms
Tom Leslie Testing A Stretcher
While Deployed To WestPac In 1967, Skagit Was Put In Dry Dock 29 June In
Sasebo, Japan For Major Repairs To Her Shaft And Screw
During the period from 15 September to 1 November 1967, Skagit's assignment was to move more than 6,700 tons of combat supplies from DaNang to Hue some 70 miles north, up the Song Huong River, also known as the Perfume River.
The ship anchored 2,000 yards off the mouth of the river, and used her boats to transport everything from cement to pretzels and beer.
Lt. Conder - Lt. Taft on the beach, Perfume River
LCVP Coming Out Of the Water
Mike #4 Loaded Heavy With Cement
Looking Back At The Ship On The Way to The Perfume River
Lining Up To Enter The River
Mike #4 Loaded Heavy
Returning To The Ship
~ LIBERTY CALL ~
Night Train Lounge, Sasebo
UNK - Mijoku - Tom Leslie
Ernie Castles - Tom Leslie
R. C. Oceguera
S. Dutton - Bill Buzi
Back Row: Tom Leslie
Front Row: Ernie Castles - Jim Ferson - Joe Tenpenny
Anacortes is rolling out the red carpet this week to
welcome the nearly 250 officers and enlisted men aboard the USS Skagit
Welcome Aboard Handout 1968
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