USS Hollister (DD-788)


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Entry: 88903
Subject: HOLLISTER SHIPMATES 1951-1955

Darrell Payne wrote on May 16, 2014


City and State: SALEM MO

Unit: 2ND DIVISION

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: Mount 2 and 3" 50s

Keywords: U.S.S. UHLMANN DD-687
U.S.S. FT. MARION LSD-22
U.S.S. H. J. THOMAS DD 833
U.S.S. WORDEN DLG-18
U.S.S. R. K. TURNER, DLG-20
U.S.S. STERETT DLG-31/CG-31



Entry: 85739
Subject: NAVY VET KOREA

Robert Parsons wrote on March 20, 2013


City and State: SUPERIOR MT

Unit: USS HOLLISTER

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: I served aboard the hollister from 1949 to 1952 and
at 82 still recall a lot of you guys and remember a
lot of times at long beach before korea

Keywords: bob parsons korean war or police action



Entry: 83747
Subject: KOREAN SERVICE

Vince Cirillo wrote on July 27, 2012


City and State: JEFFERSON VALLEY NY

Unit: USS HOLLISTER DD788

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: During summer of 1952 we were fired on many times in
Wonsan Harbor and other North Korean ports

Keywords: Korean War 1951 to 1955



Entry: 81674
Subject: AIRMAN RESCUE

Thomas E. (T.E.) Moore wrote on January 8, 2012


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Other

Comments: On July 13,1952,a F4U-4 aircraft Bu.No.97201 of
Squadron VF-74 off of the aircraft carrier USS Bon
Homme Richard CVA-31, was hit by enemy AAA fire, and
ditched at sea, near Mayang-do. The pilot, Ens.David
W.Longworth,USN, was rescued by the USS Hollister DD-
788.WELL DONE, USS Hollister DD-788.

Keywords: F4U-4-VF-74-USS Bon Homme Richard CVA-31-



Entry: 81659
Subject: HOLLISTER CREW

Richard Andis wrote on January 8, 2012

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City and State: EL PASO TX

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments:

Keywords: USS HOLLISTER
USS TIRU
USS HALIBUT
USS CLAMAGORE
USS BARBEL



Entry: 81210
Subject: LOOKING BACK!

Eddie Russell wrote on November 30, 2011

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City and State: WA

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: If you guys are still around give, send me a note!

Keywords: Joseph Macalouso, Harold Leroy Carter, Givins and Van
Mannin



Entry: 71013
Subject: USS HOLLISTER DD788 1951 TO1954

R.l. Covington wrote on July 25, 2009

Email Update Needed



City and State: IRVING TX

Unit: REDARMAN CIC

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: would love to hear from them and invite to our hol lister reunion it will be in san diego cal.sept 23 to 27 2009

Keywords:



Entry: 70363
Subject: SHIPMATES OF ROBERT (BOB) A. JOBE, JR.

Jon Jobe wrote on May 29, 2009


City and State: NEWPORT BEACH CA

Unit: USS BRUSH AND USS HOLLISTER

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: My dad was in the Korean War. He was born in Portland, Oregon. He spent all his adult life as an elementary school educator in California, in Orange and Porterville. His remains are interred near the Korean War Memorial of San Joaquin Valley.

Keywords: USS Hollister
USS Brush



Entry: 60512
Subject: CHIEF SIGNALMAN

Nicholas Delgado wrote on March 30, 2007


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: was on board hollister in '76-78Long Beach; trying to find Gaylord "ross" Finch

Keywords:



Entry: 54455
Subject: US HOLLISTER 1949-1951

Earl Green wrote on December 2, 2005


City and State: FLORENCE AL

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: Served on board the Hollister from 1949-1951. Gunners mate. Interested in any info on shipmates.

Keywords: INCHON



Entry: 32220
Subject: BOATMAN'S MATE

Creed Shortt JR. wrote on February 20, 2003

Email Update Needed



City and State: HICKORY NC

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: Would like information on any reunions of the Hollister or the Stimbel #644.

Keywords: Looking for Melvin "Bo" Brown formally of St. Joseph, Missouri



Entry: 32094
Subject: HOLLISTER SHIPMATES 1952-1954

Max Cooley wrote on February 17, 2003

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City and State:

Unit: USS HOLLISTERDD788 T/2

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: I am seeking any contact with Korean vets serving on the Hollister. I remember several shipmates .. Radioman Jack De-back- and others??? Also wish to contact persons who served in des-div 52.

Keywords: Korean service USS Hollister



Entry: 31389
Subject: PING JOCKEY

Larry Beach wrote on January 19, 2003


City and State: FT. PIERCE FL

Unit: WA DIV. SONAR

Service or Relationship: Interested Person

Comments: Served on the Holly Maru for the better part of three years from '65 through '68. Mostly in Westpac. Homeport Yokuska for two years plus one weastpac cruise. Extensive NGFS offshore Viet Nam. Wouldn't trade a minute of it for anything. God Bless Lisa Yuen from Hong Kong, I miss her even today.
Would like to see a copy of the second cruise book . ('68?). I have the first book and payed in advance for the second but never recieved it.
Thanks to all who served.
Larry Beach

Keywords: Operation Sea Dragon..Viet Nam



Entry: 29327
Subject: 1971 TO 1973

Gary Highland wrote on November 6, 2002


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: I was a signalman on the Hollister from 1971 to 1973 and would like to hear from anyone that might have served on that WesPac cruise from JUN '72 to Jan '73 when I left to come home and get out. I remember the Boyce brothers, Gigliraol but not many other names.

Keywords: USS Hollister DD-788



Entry: 28273
Subject: INFO ON 'HARRY' WHITE

William White wrote on September 14, 2002


City and State:

Unit: USS PEARL HARBOR (LSD-52)

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: My grandfather William "Harry" White was a Gas Turbine Engineer during the Korean War on the Hollister. He died in 1989. Does anyone remember him or have any stories or recollections about him (Good or bad!)? I would like to hear from you if you do.

Thanks,

HM2 White

Keywords:



Entry: 26841
Subject: ALL BT'S SHIP MATE

Clarence Davis wrote on July 9, 2002

Email Update Needed



City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments:

Keywords:



Entry: 20930
Subject: HOLLISTER CREW

Jerome (Jerry) Cannine wrote on November 23, 2001


City and State:

Unit: USN DD566 STODDARD DD788 HOLLISTER

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: 1952-1956

Keywords:







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