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my oldest brother was in the Navy from 1954 to 1959 serving in the Sea bees. he was in northern Africa during his service. dont know what ship he was on or if he crossed the equator. hes gone now so no way to find out.
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Got my Shellback while on the USS Nassau in 1982, and my Blue Nose while on USS Austin in 1984.

I was attached to the Austin in 83. Nephew was aboard in 84. Waugh!

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Two of my Brothers are Shellbacks. One aboard CVA 59 the Forestall and one aboard CVA 67 JFK.



Thank you for your service Senior Chief. Waugh!
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my oldest brother was in the Navy from 1954 to 1959 serving in the Sea bees. he was in northern Africa during his service. dont know what ship he was on or if he crossed the equator. hes gone now so no way to find out.
Pa. Slim, I was in the Seabees 67 to late 69. Never was on a ship but spent a lot of my time with the Marines
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Two of my Brothers are Shellbacks. One aboard CVA 59 the Forestall and one aboard CVA 67 JFK.



Thank you for your service Senior Chief. Waugh!
I'am a Plank Owner on CVA-67 JFK
Thank you and your brother's
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Well I guess when you crossed decks in 83 your birds flew air support for us from the JFK. Thank You Tomcatters. Waugh!
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