Welcome to the SHIPMATE LOCATOR for USS Tuscaloosa (CA-37) and USS Wichita (CA-45).
This page is provided for those who served aboard these ships or their relatives. To add an entry, just email me with the relevant information (see the table headings below and the examples).
Please see the page for contact information for how to email me.
|SHIP||YOUR NAME (or on whose behalf you are looking)||YOUR RELEVANT SERVICE INFO (years aboard, division, rate/rank, etc.)||MESSAGE (who you want to hear from) (together with their relevant info such as years aboard, division, rate/rank, etc.)||Contact info (email or mail address)(and your info if looking on behalf of someone)||Ref #|
|Example||John Paul Jones||1943-1945, Captain||Anyone who remembers email@example.com||E01abc00|
|Example||John Paul Smith||1942-1944, V Division||Anyone who remembers my grandfather||His grandson: firstname.lastname@example.org||E02abc00|
|Example||John Paul Brown||1940-1943, USMC||Any Marines aboard||Please just contact the webmaster. He'll contact me.||E03abc00|
|Tuscaloosa||Thomas Rovito||Feb.'43 to Dec.'45||I am looking for: William Herbert Johnson from N. or S. Carolina (maybe Greenville?); came aboard Feb 10, 1943 from quartermaster school in Newport R.I.||Thmsrov@aol.com||T01oct00|
|Tuscaloosa||George F. Emerich||Jan.'44 to Oct.'45; Engineering,"B"Div; Lt(jg)||Anyone who remembers email@example.com||T15oct00|
|Tuscaloosa||Max Y. Marshall||1944-1945; Seaman First Class (Gunner); I used to run the gun T-2||I am looking for: Boatsman First Mate Haley Green from Alabama, and also anyone who remembers me.||Maxclean@bellsouth.net||T15nov00|
|Tuscaloosa||Albert J. Carhart||1940-1945; Fireman, First Class||My father died Dec. 28, 1998, of cancer. Want to hear from anyone who knew him. Especially anyone who remembers the coffee pot funeral.|| His daughter:
|Tuscaloosa||John Dreyer||'45-'46; from Philadelphia||Anyone who would like to contact my firstname.lastname@example.org||T23feb01|
|Tuscaloosa||Francis E. McMullen||July '43-Oct. '45
Fireman First Class
#4 Boiler room
|I would like to hear from someone who has a Pacific Cruise yearbook and or pictures.||
|Tuscaloosa||James P. Coffey||'41 - '45?
|Looking for anyone who knew my father or anyone wishing to exchange info||His son:
|Tuscaloosa||William D. Smithson aka "WD" or "Smitty")||WWII years: '41 - 44 (?)||I'm looking for anyone who remembers my Dad.||His daughter:
|Wichita||Bob Alexander||Nov.'42-Nov.'45; CN Div.; Bgmstr. 3/c||I am looking for: Lucian(?) Reed, BM1, 3rd Div.||email@example.com||W01oct00|
|Wichita||George Quentin Kelley, from Detroit, MI||Dec.'41-Dec.'45(?); Third Div.; Cox (?) [Died in 1957 of colon cancer]||Anyone who remembers my father or who has thoughts or information about the crew's exposure to radiation at Nagasaki.||His son: firstname.lastname@example.org||W12nov00|
|Wichita||Richard Lee Harless||WWII years: (?)-'45||Beloved grandfather...died Sept-2000 Altzheimers Disease. Want any/all stories from this ship. Did you know him?||His grandson: email@example.com||W20nov00|
|Wichita||Donald G. Larson||Feb. '43-Feb. '46
Seaman 1st class in 1st Division.
|I would be interested in talking to anyone who was in 1st Division.||His daughter:
|Wichita||Willie K. McNabb aka "Tex" and "Bill"||Including time in Atlantic and Pacific;
|I'm looking for anyone who remembers my Dad.||
|Wichita||George S. Mabee||1942-44; division 7; S1c||Looking for Jack Earl Hetling,Robert McGrath; Barnet or other firstname.lastname@example.org||W16sep01|
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