USS Fred T Berry (DDE-858)










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Entry: 96513
Subject: STROKES

Alvin Thomas wrote on October 12, 2018


City and State: CORNELL WI

Unit: FRED T BERRY DD858

Service or Relationship: Ous navy

Comments: Had two strokes, one in 1996 and one in 2018 Ischemic Strokes. Looking for ship mates who have had two strokes, or heart problems, after Vietnam, who were on the U.S.S. Fred T.Berry DD858. Hospitalized in Eau Claire Wisconsin. Problems caused by Agent Orange, or Carbon Tetra Cholride.

Keywords: Strokes Heart problems CAD. U.S.S. Fred T. Berry DD858



Entry: 94449
Subject: USS FRED T. BERRY KOREAN WAR ERA

Pamela Ciardullo wrote on March 19, 2017


City and State: CROSSVILLE TN

Unit: UNKNOWN

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: I have a few pictures of my father, James H. Parker, and the Fred T. BERRY. Just wondered if any remembers him. Thank you.

Keywords: James T. Berry, Korean War



Entry: 90188
Subject: VIETNAM SERVICE CONNECTED

Alvin Thomas wrote on December 13, 2014


City and State: CORNELL WI

Unit: USS FRED T BERRY DD858

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: Just found the USS Fred T Berrry DD 858 on the VA list of ships exposed to Agent Orange.

Keywords: USS Fred T Berry DD858



Entry: 89380
Subject: VIETNAMSERVICE

Alvin Thomas wrote on July 25, 2014


City and State: CORNELL WI

Unit: USS FRED T BERRY DD 858

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: I was on the USS FRED t. BERRY DD 859 IN 1966 DURING VIETNAM. WE SUPPLIED GUN FIRE SUPPORT ON VIETNAM FOR OUR UNITS AND ON ENEMY TARGETS AS DIRECTED BY AIR SUPPORT. NOW I SUFFER FROM ISCHEMIC STROKES AND 1 ISCHEMIC HEART ATTACK WITH CAD. HAVE CLAIMS IN ALL DENIED BY VA. EVEN THOUGH APPROVED BY THE MINNEAPOLIS VA HOSPITAL.

Keywords: USS FRED T BERRY DD858



Entry: 87681
Subject: DONALD E. SMITH

Marianne Smith-Wilhelm wrote on November 12, 2013


City and State: RENSSELAER NY

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: I am Don Smith's daughter and I am looking for any pictures or any information
anyone may have on him while he was aboard this ship in 1945-46. I would really
appreciate any information anybody has. He died six years ago, he was a great
man, father and husband to my mother. Thank you to anyone who can answer
this request. God Bless You!

Keywords: Don Smith



Entry: 84249
Subject: VIETNAM SERVICE ISCHEMIC HEART ATTACK

Alvin Thomas wrote on September 24, 2012


City and State: CORNELL WI

Unit: ELECTRONICS

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: LOOKING FOR ANYONE ON BERRY WHO HAS HAD STROKES OR
HEART ATTACKS WHO SAW SERVICE IN VIETNAM....VA PENDING

Keywords: SUFFERED ISCHEMIC STROKES AND 1 HEAR ATTACCK...VA
PENDING..HAS ANYONE ELSE SEEING VIETNAM SERVICE HAD
HEALTH ISSUES---USS FRED T BERRY DD 858



Entry: 81482
Subject: VIETNAM

Alvin Thomas wrote on December 26, 2011


City and State: CORNELL WI

Unit: USS FRED T BERRY DD 858

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: Looking for anyone aboard in 1969-1966 Vietnam time frame.

Keywords: Vietnam heath issues.



Entry: 73292
Subject: SEEKING INFORMATION

Hugh Gardner wrote on January 26, 2010

Email Update Needed



City and State: CHATTANOOGA TN

Unit: RADAR ROOM

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: I have some pictures and know a lot of guys on board during that period. I will make this information available. I have a list of last names as follows; Gruber;Looney;Merendino;Hammond;Suda;Doing;Bonneau;Mumley; Wood; Bartlow; Murray;Moore;Kessler;DiMeco;Koehnen;MettsDepena;Cummins; Wilson and Spriggs.

Keywords: I was aboard the Fred T. Berry From December 1950 until September 1953



Entry: 72835
Subject: JACK HACKET

Tristan Hackett wrote on December 20, 2009


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: i am jack hacketts grandson just wanted to say he had a stroke but is ok if you know jack contact me

Keywords:



Entry: 49652
Subject: INFOR ON EVACUATION OF MARINES FROM HUNGNAM 1950

Jody Brooke wrote on March 20, 2005


City and State: FT. MEADE MD

Unit: DEPENDENT SPOUSE

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: My7 father, Charles E. Metcalfe USN-Ret. was on the USS Fred T.Berry when they were invlived in the evacuation of the Marines out of HungNam N. Korea... I'm just wanting some info. I am currently in a Korean War college course and I chose to do my research paper on the US Navy involvement (USS F.T.Berry) during Task Force 77 1950. Any info would be appreciated.

Jody Brooke (Metcalfe)

Keywords: USS Fred T. Berry 1050 involvement in the evacuation of Marines out of HungNam N. Korea- Historic Battle



Entry: 45927
Subject: PICTURES MADE IN 1950-52 -BERRY

Bob Elkins wrote on September 21, 2004

Email Update Needed



City and State: BENTON KY

Unit: NAVY

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: I served aboard the Berry from late 1950 until late 1952...I have picture made while in Korea and after we returned home to Newport RI. I was a TMSN-TM3. If interested late me know.

Keywords: USS Fred T. Berry DDE 858
USS Keppler DDE 765



Entry: 43655
Subject: FRED T BERRY - 53 - 56

Tony Rana wrote on June 8, 2004

Email Update Needed



City and State: DAVIE FL

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: I would like to get in touch with some of the guys that I was in the service with. It would be nice to be able to go over the times we have shared and places we have been. You can contact me at tdrana195@bellsouth.net.

Keywords: Nickname: "Tony" the Ship's Barber. Also worked in the Laundry and Deck Force. Friends with Pete Pelligrini(worked in ship's store), the Gomez brothers (John and Chris) and would like to get in touch with other guys on Fred T. Berry when I was on board. Anybody out there?



Entry: 27088
Subject: SEEKING INFORMATION

Brian Evans wrote on July 21, 2002

Email Update Needed



City and State: MO

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: Seeking info. on my fathers service from 57-61,62? He was Navy HM3 Korea, was aboard USS FRED T BERRY and LST VERNON COUNTY. Clarence L. Evans Jr.He passed away in Mar,1995. Anyone he served with that could give us any info. would be greatly appreciated. Thank You, Brian Evans

Keywords:



Entry: 22921
Subject: FRED T. BERRY

Chris Toedt wrote on February 5, 2002

Email Update Needed



City and State: CUMMING GA

Unit: TECHNICAL SCUBA INSTRUCTOR

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: Hi,
I am a technical scuba diver and instructor.
I dive many of the deep wrecks off of the Florida
Keys. 858 is one of them.
I will try and get you some GPS cooridinates on
the ship.
I also dive the Kendricks and the Wilkes-Barre.
Dive safe, Chris
ChrisToedt@VanceSystems.Com
770.403.9460

Wanted to send these web sites from another diver
in Florida.
The ship sits in 370' of water.
Dive safe, educated and equipped.
Chris L. Toedt
ChrisToedt@VanceSystems.Com
770.403.9460 Cell 24/7
http://www.mikey.net/aue/berry.htm
http://www.mikey.net/aue/keysdata.htm

Keywords: Technical diver and instructor.



Entry: 18290
Subject: INTERESTED

John Riley wrote on July 27, 2001


City and State:

Unit: OI DIVISON1955-57

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments:

Keywords:



Entry: 18288
Subject:

John Riley wrote on July 27, 2001


City and State:

Unit: OI DIVISON1955-57

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments:

Keywords:



Entry: 15824
Subject: LARGE PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FRED T. BERRY

Roger H. Werner wrote on April 6, 2001


City and State: STOCKTON CA

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Interested Person

Comments: I redently acquired a beautiful photograph of the Fred T. Berry. I am interested in finding out more about this ship (when was its keeled laid, class ship, decommissioned, etc.). The picture came with service ribbons and the name John W. Bloomingdale is indicated. The ports of call of the Berry during Mr. Bloomingdales tour of duty were Jamaica, St. Thomas, Lisbon, Egypt, Greece, Cuba, Spain, San Juan, France, Italy, Bibraltar, and the Azores.

If anyone can provide information about the ship, the sailor, of when this photograph may have been taken please feelfree to contact me. I can provide copies of the photo upon request.

Keywords: John W. Bloomingdale



Entry: 14158
Subject: LOOKING FOR SHIPMATES/USS FRED T. BERRYDD858/1961-1965

Jamie Thompson wrote on January 8, 2001

Email Update Needed



City and State: HIGHTSTOWN NJ

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: Jamie, is a close friend of mine. He was interested in any imfo. he could get.

Keywords:







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