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USS FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
ATTACK AIRCRAFT CARRIER 1945-1977
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I am from East Bethel, MN, I served aboard Rosie from June 68-Dec 71. started in M-div, went to HAB div in yard period, ended up serving most time in A-5 div I am proud of Rosie and of my time in the NAVY!
OE Div. 66 to 68, ETR3 worked with CCA mostly.
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I served aboard the Rosie from 1972 to 1976 in 1st division. I remember the storms in the Straits of Gibraltar, going thru the hurricane in the middle of the Atlantic. The many Sea details, refueling, and resupplying. I also remember sending the Chaplin over to another ship using the hand line. I also remember the race problems that arose on board during that time as well. It was so cool while working on the sponson decks to watch the Dolphins swimming just ahead of the ships bow.
VF-84 Supply 1972-1975, made 72 cruise, and 1/2 75 cruise,
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