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USS Bayfield (APA-33)


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Entry: 84709
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
LOOKING FOR SHIP MATES

NEIL BYBEE wrote on November 15, 2012


City and State:

Unit: NAVIGATION [QM]

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: looking for:albert cannon,dale bearsford,larry
owens,we servedon pa sagna san 58thru 60


Keywords:


Entry: 83417
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
I WAS THERE (SECOND DIVISION) BOAT CREW

STANLEY C. ELLEFSON SR. wrote on June 21, 2012


City and State: KINGSLEY MI

Unit: 2ND DIVISION BOAT CREW LCM

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments:

Keywords:


Entry: 80287
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
COMMUNICATIONS DEPT 1951-53

FLOREN JOHNSON wrote on September 6, 2011


City and State: OKMULGEE OK

Unit: COMMUNICATIONS

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments:

Keywords: uss bayfield 1951-1953,  communications department


Entry: 79820
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
1951

GEORGE MCALLISTER wrote on July 31, 2011


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: I was on there in 1951

Keywords:  


Entry: 77411
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)

CLYDE DOMINY wrote on January 10, 2011


City and State: CLEVELAND TX

Unit: ACB ONE

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: I rode the Bayless from San Diego to Yokosuka in March, 1953 for duty with ACB ONE at Camp McGill in Takeyama, Japan. A rough ride due to being near a Typhoon at that time. Very good crew on board.

Keywords:


Entry: 75994
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)

CHARLES BRIDGEWATER wrote on August 31, 2010


City and State: CHOWCHILLIA CA

Unit: U.S. NAVY

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments:

Keywords:


Entry: 74572
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
BAYFIELD CREW

JAMES MCDONALD wrote on May 3, 2010


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: Looking for fellow ship mates:Ralph Shane, Texas Tyler Thompson, John McDonald from Peabody Kansas, JC Seeley, John Tucker, or the rest of my fellow shipmates.

I was on board from Sept. 58 to Jan. 62 En 3rd Class

James McDonald


Keywords: USS Bayfield APA 33


Entry: 74503
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)

JIMMY CADDO wrote on April 27, 2010


City and State: LAWTON OK

Unit: S-3 DIVISION

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: i retired 1972

Keywords: was ship's barber


Entry: 74067
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
USS BAYFIELD - JUNE 1944

DON ROSENTHAL wrote on March 26, 2010


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: OTHER

Comments: My dad was on the USS Bayfield during Utah Beach landings and I would like to find others that were also there with him.

Thanks,

Don


Keywords:


Entry: 72335
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
KOREAN WAR SHIPMATES

JONI HOCKETT wrote on November 13, 2009


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: I am looking for shipmates of my father, Jack C. Hockett. He served during the Korean War, I believe around 1951-52.

Keywords: Jack C. Hockett
Korean War
USS Bayfield



Entry: 71944
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
UDT #1

HARRY BARELKA wrote on October 13, 2009


City and State: AVON OH

Unit: UDT #1,11,13

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: it was a great life

Keywords: nickname Porky.korea,


Entry: 71897
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
ATTENTION USS BAYFIELD OR USS COOK SHIPMATES

JOSEPH DONAGHEY wrote on October 9, 2009


City and State: ELECTRA TEXAS

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: I am searching for anyone that served with my dad, Charles Wayne Donaghey, during the Vietnam War. I am hoping to be able to recieve any comments, stories, or information about my dad from his fellow shipmates in order to shine some light on his service and bring some closure to me and my family. He passed away in March of 2002. I would appreciate any contact via e-mail about my dad. He served on the USS Cook and Bayfield 1963-1964.Thank You

Keywords: Crazy Tex., Donkey D#$% Donaghey


Entry: 68421
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
MY FATHER

HAROLD HALLGRIMSON wrote on December 28, 2008


City and State: OMAHA NE

Unit: 3RD BATTALION 11TH MARINES HEADQUARTERS CO.

Service or Relationship: MARINE VETERAN

Comments:

Keywords:


Entry: 65121
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
BUDDIES ON USS BAYFIELD 1951 1955

HOLLIS CARVER wrote on April 7, 2008


City and State: ORANGE PARK FL

Unit: A DIVISION

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments:

Keywords: buddies on Bayfield during korea and Vietnam era 51' to 55'.if anyone knows earl crosby please e-mail or call me Hollis carver at 904-541-0787


Entry: 64962
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)

TOM KEANE wrote on March 28, 2008


City and State: SAN ANTONIO TLAYCAPAN JA

Unit:

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: LOOKING FOR FLOYD "HONK" BROUILLARD WHO WAS ON BOARD IN THE "A" DIVISION DURING THE EARLY FIFTIES. HE WAS AN EN2 WHEN HE LEFT THE SHIP, WENT TO SUB SCHOOL AND MADE A CAREER OF IT. ORIGINALLY FROM MASON CITY, IOWA, BUT, PROBABLY RETIRED SOMEPLACE IN CALIFORIA, MAYBE EUREKA OR CORONA

Keywords: PERMANENT MESS COOK


Entry: 62785
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
APA 33 BAYFIELD CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS

ROBERT SCHULTZ JR. wrote on October 30, 2007


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: My step father was on the APA-33 Bay field during the Cuban missile crisis in 1962. Went thru the Panama canal. He was in the USMC before he retired after 30 years.

Keywords: APA-33 Bayfield


Entry: 62124
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
JOE HORVATH

DEAN GARRETT wrote on August 30, 2007


City and State: KIMMELL IN

Unit: USS BAYFIELD APA33

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments:

Keywords: Left out e-mail address on last Message

Anyone with info on joe please contact me.



Entry: 61908
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
JOE HORVATH

DEAN GARRETT SR. wrote on August 8, 2007


City and State: KIMMELL IN

Unit: USS BAYFIELD

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: I'am trying to locate a Joe Horvath, who served aboard the Bayfield in 1964-65. Have located other shipmates unable to locate him.I belive he was from Rhode Island.
Dean Garrett


Keywords: Bayfield, Rhode Island


Entry: 61083
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
USS BAYFIELD APA33 1965

STEPHANIE KARPIERZ wrote on May 25, 2007


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments:

Keywords: My father was aboard the USS BAYFIELD APA33 (Navy) in 1965-? @ port in japan. He did 3 tours in vietnam. was stationed in san diego Ca *Naval Exercise Silver lance. and also in hawaii. He was a 2nd Class Bosmans Sea mate. His name is Stanley J. Karpierz was known as "The Boogie Man". He passed away May 10,2007.
Looking for anyone who may have known or remembered him. Please contact me if you may be of help.

Sincerely,
Stephanie Karpierz



Entry: 55830
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
ON BAYFIELD 1964-65

DALE JONES wrote on February 18, 2006


City and State: PASADENA CA

Unit:

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments:

Keywords: Was on Bayfield 64-65 left ship July 65 in Sasebo. Enjoyed my time on ship. Was in LDiv.


Entry: 50986
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM ANYONE SERVED IN RADIO DIVISION 1950-1952

JAMES (JIM) MOORE wrote on May 20, 2005


City and State: MIDLAND TX

Unit: RADIOMAN 3/C CNO DIVISION

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments:

Keywords: A.J. Gallant was leading P.O.- 1st class Radioman

remember Ort, Purcell, and Rodgers. Div. Officer was Lt. Gray I believe.

Made trip to Olympia Wash, Then San Diego to load m
Marines to go to Kobe Japan and on to Inchon Landing. Attempted Wonson Landing - tied up in mine fields and did operation Yo-Yo. sailed back and forth till they got us out of mines. Made Evacuations at Chimmnapo for wounded ROK and dependents. evac. at Hungman right about Christmas time. Was transfferred off Bayfield to the Okinangan APA220 for last months of enlistment. It was wild ride, but wouldn't have missed it for the world. We also had dipthera breakout on way back to Japan and had to pull into Pearl Harbor for help, so got to see that beautiful place, Anyone remember me, would love to hear from you and whats going on with you now.

Jim Moore RM 3/c



Entry: 47434
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
APA 33 1961 TO 1965

ALAN NELSON wrote on December 10, 2004


City and State: SUPRISE AZ

Unit: US NAVY

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: anybody out there i was in (a )div.

Keywords:


Entry: 37788
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
KOREAN WAR LATE 40'S TO 1950

JAMES CRANE wrote on October 25, 2003


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: Robert Sherman "Courm" relieved me of my duties on my discharge. He was from Hopewell, Va.( I think) and I was from Danville, Va. I now live in Anchorage, Alaska after living in MD for about 30 years. I would love to hear from any of my shipmates!


Keywords: James A. Crane; B.M.1C in first class; USS Bayfield during Korean War; traveled to Australia; China; Hawaii; and was on subchaser P.C.1202 traveled Atlantic transport from G/T Bay. Discharged early 50's from P.C.1202 from Caribbean duty. Capt. on P.C.1202 was "A.M.Egland" unsure of spelling.


Entry: 37152
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
BAYFIELD SEP '59 TO SEP '60

JOHN HEASLIP wrote on September 25, 2003


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: Served in the Bayfield for Sep 59 to Sep 60 as Assistant CIC officer. We had a great crew and a great Westpac cruise but no crisie book.

john.heaslip@verizon.net


Keywords:


Entry: 37125
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)

CHARLES BRIDGEWATER wrote on September 23, 2003


City and State: CHOWCHILLA CA

Unit: A DIVISON

Service or Relationship: -

Comments:

Keywords:


Entry: 33762
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
USS BAYFIELD

MARTHA JEFFRIES wrote on April 22, 2003


City and State: CLEVELAND TN

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: My brother, Calvin Ray Johnson, was on board the Bayfield when he was stricken with a sleeping sickness, this was in the spring of 1952. He was enroute to Japan at the time and the ship was turned back to Hawaii. Several members of the crew were ill and as I recall the ship was in quarantine for a period of time. I would like to hear from anyone who served on the ship at this time. Thank you for any information.

Keywords: Hawaii - 1952


Entry: 30968
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
U.S.S BAYFIELD 1948-1949 SHANGHI CHINA (LOOKING FOR OTHER SHIPMATES)

MARTHA LEE wrote on January 5, 2003


City and State: EMMETT ID

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: I am looking for information on my father who was on the U.S.S Bayfield 1948 and 1949 for sure according to letters I found he had written, one was from Shanghi China. His name is Edward Allen Doss I think some of his buddies called his Eddy. Would love to hear from anyone who was on the ship in that time frame for some information.

Keywords: U.S.S. Bayfield Apa-33--- BM3


Entry: 30927
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
LOOKING FOR SHIPMATES ON USS BASYFIELD 9/52 - 11/54

BRIAN MERGET wrote on January 4, 2003


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: Reported aboard Bayfield in Otaru, Hokkaido,Japan in September 1952. Was Aerographer's Mate AG3 and AG2 serving in Navigation Division as leading P.O. and weatherman for Bayfield and CoMTransDiv 21. Discharged 11/54 in Long Beach. Looking for shipmates.

Keywords:


Entry: 27546
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
BAYFIELD CREW

CARL CLAYTON PENNINGTON wrote on August 12, 2002


City and State: SUGAR CREEK MO

Unit: NO.5 HATCH CREW

Service or Relationship: INTERESTED PERSON

Comments: M MADE INDO CHINA (NAM) AND KOREA ABOARD. ANY MIGHT REMEMBER NAMES. RETIRED USN 1967.

Keywords:


Entry: 26713
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
1958-1961

JERRY NEWTON wrote on July 3, 2002


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: Looking for shipmates who served on the USS Bayfield from 1958 to Jan 1961.


Keywords:


Entry: 24292
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
CHILDREN LOOKING FOR FATHERS SHIPMATES

CHARLOTTE GOOCH wrote on March 26, 2002


City and State: ELECTRA TX

Unit:

Service or Relationship: INTERESTED PERSON

Comments: My family and I are hoping to find shipmates of our father; we would appreciate any comments
you would have that would help us gain more information about our father during his military career. His name was Charles Wayne Donaghey, he
served on the Bayfield from Dec 1964-1966.
He passed away on the 24th of this month and
we are hoping any information you have ,would help bring peace and closure to our family.


Keywords:


Entry: 24036
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
CRUISE BOOK

KEN PULLEY wrote on March 17, 2002


City and State: HILLSDALE MI

Unit: OCR DIVISION

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: Interested in finding shimates that served on USS Bayfield 1962-1963 era . Also very much in need of cruise book from same era . , pictures , etc.

Keywords:


Entry: 21740
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
LOOKING FOR INFO

KEVIN HOCHBRUECKNER wrote on December 25, 2001


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: i would like to find out about the final disposition of bayfield or its current location,on behalf of my father,he was on bayfield when it was a liberty ship at end of ww2,he was on the ship, returning home on thanksgiving day 1945,he shows me the diner menu every thanksgiving,are that any out there that returned that day that ship,thanks

Keywords:


Entry: 21614
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
SHIPS BAKER

MICHAEL FRUCHT wrote on December 18, 2001


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: I was ships baker from March 1957 till September 1959, I'm still baking them great (fruit bars) but only for my 6 g'kids

Keywords: USS Bayfield APA33,APA 33.


Entry: 21524
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
MICHAEL BENJAMIN LAMPHIERE

CHERYL LAMPHIERE wrote on December 15, 2001


City and State: GRAND RAPIDS MI

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: I'd like to contact anyone who might remember my brother-in-law, Michael Benjamin Lamphiere, who was in the Navy 1951 - 1953 and served aboard the USS Bayfield. He was killed in an auto accident on the way home after being discharged.

Keywords: USS Bayfield 1951 - 1953


Entry: 19382
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
LIKE TO HEAR FROM FORMER CREW MWMBERS

R.J. BAYS wrote on September 11, 2001


City and State: FLORESVILLE TX

Unit: A - B DIV.

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: I served in both the A and B div. was on A boat crew in Korea.

Keywords: Like to hear from former bayfield crew members from 1951-1954


Entry: 19186
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
LOOKING FOR SHIPMATES WHO SERVED ABOARD THE BAYFIELD FROM 1963 THRU 1965. I WAS A RAIDIOMAN

ROBERT (BOB) BARAN wrote on September 4, 2001


City and State: MELBOURNE FL

Unit: OCR DIVISION

Service or Relationship: INTERESTED PERSON

Comments: Looking for shipmates who served on the Bayfield from 1963 thru 1965 in the OCR Division.

Keywords: U.S.S. Bayfield APA-33 1963 thru 1965


Entry: 12917
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
INFORMATION ON FATHER

KEVIN SMITH wrote on November 12, 2000


City and State: SPARTA MI

Unit:

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: My father had tatoos all over his body. He served 13 years then got out. He was invilved with testing alot of fancy ammo.

Keywords: Fred Smith Bud Smith


Entry: 12618
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
ONE MORE SHIPMATE

TOM KEANE wrote on October 29, 2000


City and State: VENTURA CA

Unit: 'A' DIVISION - 3 YRS. MESSCOOK

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: WAS ON BOARD THE MIGHTY B FROM FEB '52 UNTIL APR '55. ANYBODY HEARD ANYTHING ABOUT FLOYD "HONK"
BROUILLARD, EN2. HE TRANSFERRED OFF THE BAYFIELD IN ABOUT MID '55 AND WENT INTO THE SUB SERVICE.
SURE WOULD LIKE TO FIND HIM


Keywords:


Entry: 12602
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)

WAYNE BURTON wrote on October 29, 2000


City and State: CARTHAGE MO

Unit: USS BAYFIELD APA 33

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: I thought I had a copy of the roster of personel that had served aboard the Bayfield. I seem to have misplaced it. I's there any chance I could have a copy emailed to me ?.

Thank you
Wayne Burton


Keywords: USS Bayfield APA 33


Entry: 11936
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
BAYFIELD REUNION 2000

ARTHUR H. (ART) NELSON wrote on September 24, 2000


City and State: LAS VEGAS NV

Unit: ' BOAT GROUP '

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: NOW HEAR THIS ::
Lets give a big "WELL DONE" to John Shultz for all
the work he did at our last Reunion here in Las-
Vegas.As always he gives that extra mile in getting things done and done right.Here's to you
John, a pleasure to know you and we will see you
and Pat in Orlando next year 2001, the Bayfields
next reunion.
Regards
Betty and Art Nelson


Keywords:


Entry: 11386
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
INFO

JAMES MORRISON wrote on August 30, 2000


City and State: HOUSTON TX

Unit: USS BAYFIELD APA 33

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: USS BAYFIELD APA 33

Keywords:


Entry: 11048
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
HELP MY FATHER

JAN GREGORY wrote on August 15, 2000


City and State: OLD HICKORY TN

Unit: FATHER'S INFO:SERVED U.S.NAVY IN CHINA 1948-1950 O

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: I am trying to help my father gain information about locating some of his old friends.
His name and address is George Holland, 1817 Maury Circle, Alcoa, TN 3770l Phone 865-984-3543
He was specifically looking for:Aubrey T. Greer       and Harold R. Cate   
my father served on U. S. Navy in China 1948-1950 on USS Bayfield A.P.A. #33 and also on USS LST #846 stationed in the 7th Fleet Asiatic Pacific
Please help. Thanks   


Keywords: Served U.S.NAVY in China 1948-1950 on U.S.S. Bayfield A.P.A #33
and also on U.S.S. L.S.T. #846 Stationed in the 7th Fleet Asiatic Pacific



Entry: 10512
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
SERVED ON USS BAYFIELD-APA-33

WILLIAM T. WATKINS wrote on July 21, 2000


City and State: STUTTGART AR

Unit: SUPPLY DEPT.[ SK-3 ]

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: served aboard uss bayfield-apa-33 From mid 51 thru. oct 1 st. 1954. worked in gsk with kirby, ran ship store, clothing store, foulweather gear locker, finished my tour in the supply office.
was petty officer of 3 rd. duty section..
when at battle station handled ammo.


Keywords:


Entry: 8355
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
SERVICE ON BAYFIELD

RUDYARD GREENE wrote on May 1, 2000


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: I served aboard Bayfield from mid '49 until mid '53. I was on the trip to Olympia, Wash. To embark Army personell for training in Hawaii, then to Norfolk, underway training in G'tmo Bay, took G'tmo dependents on a cruise to "Kingstown"
Jamica. We called at Charleston, SC. We received orders to San Diego to pick up Dog Co. 7th Marines
1st Brigade. We mase one stop in Kobe and sailed to Inchon for the invasion. We later went to Wonson, and the Hungnam Evacuation. We made several trips to US and Japan supporting the operations in Korea. We returned to Long Beach in
Dec '52. I was transfered to Fltacts, Yoko in Spring of '53.


Keywords:


Entry: 6213
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
USS BAYFIELD APA 33 REUNION

ARTHUR H. (ART) NELSON wrote on January 15, 2000


City and State: LAS VEGAS NV

Unit: USNAVY RETIRED

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: There is a e-mail on the way Don hang in there.
Art


Keywords: NONE


Entry: 1303
USS BAYFIELD (APA-33)
CTF 14

MERLE METCALF wrote on November 20, 1998


City and State: BAGLEY MN

Unit:

Service or Relationship:

Comments: Korean War, CTF 14, Aboard USS Bayfield
Haiphong, Viet Nam.. 1954 Evacuation
Viet Nam...1968 - 1973, stationed Taiwan
Recalled 1980 active duty until retired 1995


Keywords:



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