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USS Jason (ARH-1)


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Entry: 86972
USS JASON (ARH-1)
GENE (TOOLS) OROURKE

EUGENE OROURKE wrote on August 10, 2013


City and State: WEBSTER CITY IA

Unit: USS JASON ARH-1 SHEET METAL SHOP

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: Looking for ship mates that served in Korean Conflict from 1952 to 1955

Keywords: Nickname Tools


Entry: 86936
USS JASON (ARH-1)
MY BOOK ABOUT THE JASON

LEONARD RATTINI wrote on August 6, 2013


City and State: CARY NO

Unit:

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: Accidental Ambassador is my naval memoir during the Korean War.
It has drama and humor. See what they're saying about my book on
Amazon.


Keywords: Sasebo, San Diego, Yokosuka, Pearl Harbor, Chinhae, Korea, The
Forgotten War



Entry: 85859
USS JASON (ARH-1)
ANYBODY REMEMBER ROBERT A. COLLING, US ARMY

MARK COLLING wrote on April 1, 2013


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: This is a shot in the dark. My father passed away in 1994, and never talked
about his service during the Korean War. He was from Detroit, served in Intel,
Airborne I believe. Anyways if you knew Bob, I'd love to hear more about his
service. If not, proud of you for serving and sacrificing Dad.


Keywords: Airborne, us army


Entry: 85353
USS JASON (ARH-1)
2013 REUNION

STEVE BRUNETTE wrote on January 31, 2013


City and State: CHIMACUM WA

Unit: USS JASON AR8

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: Anyone interested in attending the June 3-6, 2013
reunion in Branson, MO send me an email and I'll send
one back with the details. Looking forward to hearing
from our shipmates.


Keywords:


Entry: 83439
USS JASON (ARH-1)
USS JASON ARH-1 1944-45

KELLY YARBROUGH wrote on June 23, 2012


City and State: CUMMING GA

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FRIEND OF VETERAN

Comments: Looking for information and pictures for Gene C.
Anderson, from Winnebago, MN. He was on USS Jason ARH-1
1944-45. Any
information would be so wonderful!! Pictures are even
better.


Keywords: Gene C. Anderson, S2C, USS Jason ARH-1, 1944, 1945


Entry: 82968
USS JASON (ARH-1)
USS JASON WELDING SHOP 52-56

MERLYN THOMPSON wrote on May 8, 2012


City and State: WATERLOO IA

Unit: U.S.S.JASON ARH-1

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments:

would like to hear from anyone who was in the

welding shop on the Jason from 1952-56.

Iknow some names BLEVINS'BUBIN' A.F.THOMAS

G.R. THOMAS JOEL DUNN


Keywords:


Entry: 82014
USS JASON (ARH-1)
NEW E MAIL ADDRESS

FRANK HIGGINS JR. wrote on February 6, 2012


City and State: TERRE HAUTE IN

Unit:

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments:

Keywords: USS Jsaon ARH=1


Entry: 81807
USS JASON (ARH-1)
THOMAS CLYDE WILLIAMS

AMY BRUSH wrote on January 21, 2012


City and State: BROOKINGS OR

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: My Grandfather was on this ship in 1944 and 1945. I
have pictures of people that were his buddies would
love to put some names to some of the pictures that I have.


Keywords: U.S.S Jason ARH1, 1944, 1945, personal friends, Thomas
Clyde Williams



Entry: 81534
USS JASON (ARH-1)
JACOB HENCHEK USS JASON 1945-1948

JACOB HENCHEK wrote on December 29, 2011


City and State: LEAVENWORTH KS

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: MyGrandfather Jacob M. Henchek served on the USS
Jason from 1945 to 1948. Would appreciate any photos
and share with other shipmates and/or family
members. My grandfather is now deceased and has been
since 1973.


Keywords: China, pearl harbor, and possibly spain. Have
pictures of several shipmates of my grandfather Jacob
Henchek. Was on USS Jason in 1945 to possibly 1948.
Only one name on back of one photo by the name of
Doyle.



Entry: 81533
USS JASON (ARH-1)
JACOB HENCHEK USS JASON 1945-1948

SHANTEL RUSH wrote on December 29, 2011


City and State: LEAVENWORTH KS

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: MyGrandfather Jacob M. Henchek served on the USS
Jason from 1945 to 1948. Would appreciate any photos
and share with other shipmates and/or family
members. My grandfather is now deceased and has been
since 1973.


Keywords: China, pearl harbor, and possibly spain. Have
pictures of several shipmates of my grandfather Jacob
Henchek. Was on USS Jason in 1945 to possibly 1948.
Only one name on back of one photo by the name of
Doyle.



Entry: 80755
USS JASON (ARH-1)
USS JASON ARH-1 (1950-1953)

DAWN LOWDEN wrote on October 19, 2011


City and State: AVON IN

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: Would love to hear from anyone who may have known my
Father or who might have photos. My son is now in
the Navy and I am hoping to gather information about
my Father's service (he is deceased).


Keywords: USS Jason ARH-1 Korean War 1950-1953. Looking for
anyone who may have known my Father, Kenneth (Corky)
Parmer from Indianapolis.



Entry: 78274
USS JASON (ARH-1)
PATRICK WAYNE ATKINS

CLIFFORD ROGERS wrote on March 21, 2011


City and State: SYDNEY

Unit:

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: I dont care if my real father is in hiding, I dont care if his been in the navy in my eyes his a scared litte GIRL lost and hiding in his our fucked up little world you call your self a MAN??? what kind of MAN runs away from his own son leaving him at god knows what age than coming back to what to give me a small brother just to leave him as well??? Just to let you know my brother died afew year ago at the age of 18.
Iv giving up looking for ur ASS you fucking pussy, your not a MAN your a Fucking cunt....

Iv been dieing to write this message for a while now since 1998, iv been holding myself off from writing something but since im so fucking pissed of with my life and the person iv turned in to i cant me self.
Iv turned in to a bastard like you.

The only difference between you and me is i dont run away from anything i face it head on like a real man


Keywords: Loser, Pussy, Scared Shit


Entry: 77648
USS JASON (ARH-1)
OPERATION DIVISION 1951 TO 1954

CLYDE SCANTLAN wrote on January 28, 2011


City and State: SULLIVAN MO

Unit: SHIPS PERSONAL OFFICE

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: Great Ship, Transferred to NATTA Memphis, TN in 1954

Keywords:


Entry: 77542
USS JASON (ARH-1)
SHIPMATES 1953-57

SID BRADSHAW wrote on January 21, 2011


City and State: KEARNEY NE

Unit: USS JASON ARH 1

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: worked under cheif Allen on valve bench and with lathes. Moved to outside repair shop and later did refrigeration -a/c repairs

Keywords:


Entry: 75582
USS JASON (ARH-1)
ON JASON 48 52 MACH. SHOP VALVE GANG

BOB JACK SR. wrote on July 25, 2010


City and State: SARCOXIE MO

Unit: 6 DIV

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments:

Keywords:


Entry: 74633
USS JASON (ARH-1)
SERVED ABOARD 1956 AND 1957

SANFORD (SONNY) GIVANS JR. wrote on May 9, 2010


City and State: GREENCASTLE IN

Unit: USS JASON (ARH-!)

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: I was knomn as Sonny Givans. My rate was EM-1 and I was leading E- Division P,O. USS Jason From Oct. 1955 to May 1957.

Keywords: USS Delta (AR-9), USSJason (ARH-1), and USS (ARD-31)


Entry: 73680
USS JASON (ARH-1)
COMSERVRON 3 RADIO FRIENDS

KENNETH STRICKLAND SR. wrote on February 23, 2010


City and State: WEBSTER FL

Unit: COMSERVRON 3 RADIO GANG

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: I SERVED IN CSR3 FOR 14 MONTHS IN 1952-53 WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM ANY OF MY OLD BUDDIES FROM BACK THEN.ONE WAS RAY HARPER FROM MIAMI. AND ONE WAS JOHN SKOCIK FROM PENN. MY MEMORY IS GETTING BAD BUT THEIR ARE MANY OTHERS. PLEASE CONTACT ME BY MAIL OR E MAIL OR BY PHONE THANKS WK STRICKLAND WEBSTER FLA.

Keywords: COMSERVRON 3 SASEBO JAPAN


Entry: 72702
USS JASON (ARH-1)
USS JASON ARH1

GEORGE WARBURTON wrote on December 10, 2009


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: Looking for shipmates who served in the Jason carpenter shop from 1950-1953.

Keywords: Carpenter shop


Entry: 71524
USS JASON (ARH-1)
LOOKING FOR LOST FAMILY MEMBER!

CHRISTINE VALLE/HERRERA wrote on September 6, 2009


City and State: EL PASO TX

Unit:

Service or Relationship: OTHER

Comments: i am looking for a man by the name of Myung Bok Kim who was stationed in Fort Bliss Texas in 1973. he became aquainted with a margaret herrera. please help if you know him or know of him

Keywords: Soldier stationed in Fort Bliss, Texas


Entry: 70517
USS JASON (ARH-1)
LOOKING FOR BUDDIES

FRANKLIN PARKER wrote on June 9, 2009


City and State: KEMP TX

Unit: USS JASON MACHINE SHOP

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: Looking for J. D. Clements, H. H. Bennett, J. D. Chrisco, George Cabrel,Stafford, Eggers and Sarety or anyone who remembers me.

Keywords: 1945 thru 1947 ARH1 I worked in Machine Shop on the USS Jason. Frank Parker. Originally from Gilmer, Texas but had moved to Ft. Worth Texas prior to joining the Navy.


Entry: 69732
USS JASON (ARH-1)
GEORGE WARNER KELLEY

JAKE PENNINGTON wrote on April 2, 2009


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: LOOKING FOR ANYONE THAT MIGHT KNOW MY GRANDFATHER GEORGE KELLEY. I DONT MUCH ABOUT HIS TIME IN THE SERVICE EXCEPT THAT HE SERVED DURING THE KOREAN WAR AND SPENT SOME TIME IN SASABO HARBOR. HE WAS A GUNNERS MATE ON THE JOLLY J.

Keywords: USS JASON, SASABO JAPAN, GUNNERS MATE


Entry: 69000
USS JASON (ARH-1)
LOOKING FOR DENNIS ORAIL COTTON

JOHN CAMERON wrote on February 6, 2009


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: Looking for Dennis Orail Cotten who worked in the photo lab with me on the Jason. Also looking for photo of when we were in Japan (1956) and had 16 tin cans tied up along side and the tide changed swinging tin cans around into almost a complete circle

Keywords:


Entry: 68834
USS JASON (ARH-1)
USS JASON 1951

JHS JHS wrote on January 25, 2009


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: OTHER

Comments: Have group photo from 1951 of "H Division" USS Jason AHR-1. Am willing to send to people via email who have connection to the men in this photo.

This group photo is of the following men:

Husemoller (my father)
Peters
Anderson
Harlow
Pickett
MacLeod Jones (not sure if this is one name or two surnames)
Dr. Borders
Coppage


Keywords: USS Jason AHR-1 1951 "H Division"




Entry: 67915
USS JASON (ARH-1)
CONTACT

JOHN SHIRK wrote on November 17, 2008


City and State: HOUSTON TX

Unit: USS JASON ARH-1 (REPAIR DIV)

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments:

Keywords: Pierce Box DT1


Entry: 66771
USS JASON (ARH-1)
LOOKING FOR MOLDERS

DAN BROWN wrote on August 3, 2008


City and State: RICHWOOD OH

Unit: USS JASON ARH-1/AR8

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: Looking for MOLDERS who were on the Jason with me. Also - any MOLDERS or patternmakers who were on the AJAX from '53 to '56.

Keywords: MOLDERS and/or Patternmakers who were on the Jason from '56 t0 '59


Entry: 65381
USS JASON (ARH-1)
LOOKING FOR THOMAS ODES MC GUIER

FRANK HIGGINS JR. wrote on April 24, 2008


City and State: TERRE HAUTE IN

Unit: USS JASON ARH-1

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: Looking for Thomas Odes Mc Guier Was aboard the Jason and was living in California for a while. Lost track of him and his wife who's Name is Joice. If you know of him would like to here from them. They would both be in there 70s by now.

Keywords: Personal friend


Entry: 63862
USS JASON (ARH-1)
PIPE AMD COPPER SHOP--1952-53-54-55

DEAN (ANDY) ANDERSON wrote on January 16, 2008


City and State: COUNCIL BLUFFS IA

Unit: REPAIR

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: Lookinf for any that worked in Pipe and Copper shop. Would like to contact Kenith E. Peacock, or any one that knows him. Lived in Waycross, Ga.

Keywords: Nick name Andy. Lived in San Dieago with wife. Spent time in Japal


Entry: 63594
USS JASON (ARH-1)
LOOKING FOR INFO ON GRANDFATHER

NIKKI BURCH wrote on December 27, 2007


City and State: PRATTVILLE AL

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: Just looking for some information about my grandfather. Lawrence Owsley Grimes

Keywords: Remington Raiders Birmingham


Entry: 63148
USS JASON (ARH-1)
LOOKING FOR ANY INFORMATION ABOUT MY GRANDFATHER, COMMANDER EART T LARSON WW2

BRIAN LARSON wrote on November 23, 2007


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: MARINE VETERAN

Comments:

Keywords:


Entry: 61974
USS JASON (ARH-1)
LOOKING FOR MATES ON U.S.S. JASON THAT SERVED WITH MY GRANDFATHER

ALTON PAULK wrote on August 15, 2007


City and State: FOREST HILL LA

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments:

Keywords: I am looking for anyone that was on the U.S.S Jason with my Grandfather Alton Ray Paulk. I don't know much execpt for pictures (1 of the ship) (1 in uniform) other than that I know he served in the mid 50's. I also know he never recieved his discharge papers.


Entry: 61633
USS JASON (ARH-1)
PATRICK WAYNE ATKINS

CLIFFORD ROGERS wrote on July 15, 2007


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: I am looking for my bio father Patrick Wayne Atkins, who served on the USS Jason during mid 1970's to 1980's. My mothers name is Rosalie Salvacion from PI. He seems to be a very hard person to find.

Keywords: father, lost friend, philippines,


Entry: 61616
USS JASON (ARH-1)
LOOKING FOR CREW WHO MAY GAVE KNOWN MM1C H.J. GARDNER

JORDAN GARDNER wrote on July 13, 2007


City and State: WILLARD MO

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: looking for info on mm1c henry j. gardner..served on jason, cadmus, ajax, north carolina, survivor juneau(cl-52)... stationed quanset point 1946..stationed tongue point in 50's retired 1954 in san diego...died feb 1984 willard, mo....

Keywords:


Entry: 61539
USS JASON (ARH-1)
LOOKING FOR INFO

SARAH WEIMER wrote on July 6, 2007


City and State: SARATOGA SPRINGS NY

Unit:

Service or Relationship: OTHER

Comments: My grandfather, Gerald "Jerry" Guthrie, was on the USS Hector. I'm not sure when - sometime from 1948-1952. I believe he was an EM. If anybody remembers him, please email me. I'm currently following in his footsteps in the navy (as a Nuke MM) and am trying to find stories about his life at sea. Thanks!

Keywords: Gerald "Jerry" Guthrie, USS Jason, USS Hector, Korean War


Entry: 61340
USS JASON (ARH-1)
JASON ARH1 LATE 52 THROUGH 55

JERRY ADAMS wrote on June 20, 2007


City and State: BETHANY OK

Unit:

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: Like to hear from anyone connected with the battery shop or electrical shop. Knew a few in the boat shop,deck force and ic shop. In Korea,Sasebo,Bepu,Kobe or anywhere we went in those years from 52 to 55.

Keywords:


Entry: 59793
USS JASON (ARH-1)
LOOKING FOR

TOM SPEDDING wrote on January 25, 2007


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments:

Keywords: Looking for someone who may have known my father Harry Spedding. He would have been in the service 1950-1954.


Entry: 58779
USS JASON (ARH-1)
LOOKING FOR SHIPMATES 1959 AND 1960

EDWARD WEAVER wrote on September 7, 2006


City and State: NAZARETH PA

Unit: DIVING LOCKER - ENGINE RM MM2, DV2

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: Planning to retire early 2007 and do some traveling. May attend a ships reunion. It would be interesting to hear from some Shipmates.

Keywords:


Entry: 58272
USS JASON (ARH-1)
LOOKING FOR

FRANK HIGGINS JR. wrote on July 28, 2006


City and State: TERRE HAUTE IN

Unit: USS JASON ARH1

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments:

Keywords: Keep in touch with the ships reunion. Please send me the information Thanks


Entry: 57955
USS JASON (ARH-1)
KOREAN WAR SHIPMATES

CAROLE BEACHAM wrote on July 4, 2006


City and State: MARIETTA GA

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: Would like to find anyone who knew my father, Holden Dennis Roane, Jr. He served on the Jason for WWII and Korea. I believe he was a radioman.

Keywords:


Entry: 56624
USS JASON (ARH-1)
REMEBER

KENNETH PARMER wrote on April 10, 2006


City and State: FORTVILLE IN

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments:

Keywords: TRYING TO FIND ANYONE WHO MIGHT HAVE SERVED WITH MY DAD. HIS NAME IS KENNETH (CORKY) PARMER. SERVED DURING KOREA WORKED ALOT ON THE BOILERS



Entry: 56229
USS JASON (ARH-1)
KOREAN WAR VET 1952-1955

RONALD STOUTENBURG SR. wrote on March 14, 2006


City and State: SALEM OG

Unit: U.S.S.JASON ARH-1

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: B

Keywords: N.N.-Sparkie Battles-No battles on a repair ship!!U.S.S.Jason ARh-1. We Repaired needy ship in the 7th/ft.Allso had 7th/ft/flag on board!!


Entry: 54109
USS JASON (ARH-1)
USS JASON ARH 1 1948-1951

JIMMY WALLACE wrote on November 15, 2005


City and State: LAFOLLETTE TN

Unit: USS JASON ARH 1

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments:

Keywords: USS JASON ARH 1


Entry: 53703
USS JASON (ARH-1)
SOME WHO KNEW FRANK

RICK LLEWELLYN wrote on October 22, 2005


City and State: OMAHA NE

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: Looking for someone who might have known Frank "Buddy" Llewellyn and who could establish his date onboard ARH-1

Keywords: USS Jason (ARH-1)
Llewellyn



Entry: 53432
USS JASON (ARH-1)
SHIP-MATES 1946-1947

ALFRED-DAVE JONES wrote on October 5, 2005


City and State: VAN BUREN AR

Unit:

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: If you were there Let me here from you.

Keywords: Sail from California to Shanghii China,To Guam.

Transf to Command of Marinas Isl




Entry: 53067
USS JASON (ARH-1)
USS JASON ARH1 1952-56

LEROY DICKENSON wrote on September 8, 2005


City and State: PASCO WA

Unit: M. DIVISION

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments: looking for navy buddy name of Mickey Don Phillips from Gary ok. or anyone that might remember me..also Laurance Turnner nick name Ten yen

Keywords: Nickname Dick


Entry: 48374
USS JASON (ARH-1)
LOKING FOR SK'S ON BORD 51 TO 53

FRANK HIGGINS wrote on January 24, 2005


City and State: TERRE HAUTE IN

Unit:

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments:

Keywords: Friends all shipmates but remember Tracy Carithers and Joe Carithers


Entry: 48289
USS JASON (ARH-1)
SERVED ON JASON 1948 1952

BOB JACK wrote on January 20, 2005


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments:

Keywords:


Entry: 47280
USS JASON (ARH-1)
OPERATIONS DIV. 1952-53

GALEN COFFMAN wrote on December 4, 2004


City and State: SUNRIVER OR

Unit: OPERATIONS DIV

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: PersonnelMan 3rd. Ships office 1952 53.
General Quarters station: 20mm gunner portside forward of Bridge.
Sasebo, Yokuska North of the 38th.
On board when the "rifle's " for the Mighty Mo were replaced. Photo of the Mo coming alongside.
Any "Remington Raiders" out there. We never retreated, we BACKSPACED !!


Keywords:


Entry: 45728
USS JASON (ARH-1)
10 MONTHS ON USS JASON

OSCAR CHROUST wrote on September 10, 2004


City and State: SACRAMENTO CA

Unit: COMMUNICATIONS

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: I was in the USNavy from 1952 to 1956. I am originally from Watsonville/Santa Cruz, CA area.
I would like to hear from anyone who might remember me. I would like to know about any reunions and/or year books. I am attempting to get copies of my USNavy records. I went to boot camp, CO 858, in San Diego, CA, I was in Japan for a while and I was at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii before I was discharged.
Oscar Louis (Velez) Chroust


Keywords:


Entry: 44238
USS JASON (ARH-1)
GEORGE STEWART USS JASON KOREA

LANA STEWART wrote on July 4, 2004


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: My father George Stewart served on the USS Jason around the time of the Korean war. I am looking for anyone that knew him during this time. He passed away 8 years ago, and I just recently found the name of his ship in some of his personal items. He was 62 when he died in 1996.

Keywords: USS Jason George Stewart


Entry: 43833
USS JASON (ARH-1)
TAILOR SHOP - GEDUNK - GENE SHARP LOOKING FOR JIMMY SEARLES

HAROLD (GENE) SHARP wrote on June 16, 2004


City and State: CYPRESS TX

Unit: USS JASON ARH-1 50 THRU 54

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN - KOREA

Comments: I served aboard the Jason ARH-1 from 1950 till fall of 1954. Started out in the deck force and GQ was trainer on #51. Struck for Ships Service and made sh3 and worked in the gedunk stand. Ended up in the tailor shop as sh1. Played steel guitar and was in a country band aboard ship along with Carl Gradick, Jimmy Searles and a couple of others whose names I forget. 1954 went to Great Lakes and pushed boots for 3 years and took my discharge in 1957.
Hoping to hear from any ship mate.


Keywords: Uss Jason, Steel Guitar, Country Music, Korean War, Tailor Shop, Sasebo, Yokoska,



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