USS Newport (PF-27)


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Entry: 83955
Subject: NEWPORT 1953

Kenneth Larson wrote on August 19, 2012


City and State: HURLEY SD

Unit: MM

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: After the newoprt was decommistioned It was used as a
training ship for the new Japannese coaust Gaard.From
1953 Till 1/54.All PFs was then turned over to
Japan.I was on the training crew. Good Duty. Kenny or
Lars.

Keywords: pf27



Entry: 83154
Subject: U.S.S. NEWPORT, 1951

Bruce Hobson wrote on May 27, 2012


City and State: GASTONIA NC

Unit: USS NEWPORT, 1951

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: Looking to connect with shipmates

Keywords: USS Newport, 1951
Also known as Grayson Hobson



Entry: 77844
Subject: NEWPORT PF27

Michael Sellmer wrote on February 12, 2011


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Unit:

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments:

Keywords: Newport 10/1951-decommissioned.



Entry: 74656
Subject: ON THE NEWPORT FOR THE TRIP TO HONG KONG

Roy Demaris SR. wrote on May 11, 2010

Email Update Needed



City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: In response to the sailor below, I was on the Newport while it sailed to Hong Kong. Here is a link to a picture of me and another sailor with Hong Kong in the background. Feel free to email me.

www.yeahmartin.com/newport/hongkong.jpg

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Entry: 72109
Subject:

Paul Ouslander wrote on October 28, 2009

Email Update Needed



City and State: BENSALEM PA

Unit: USS PF 27 NEWPORT

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments:

Keywords: Any one remember me I was RM3 we went to hong kong for a short trip???



Entry: 69987
Subject: GUNNERS MATE JOE WHITT MERRILL

Kathryn Hare wrote on April 26, 2009


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Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: Joe Merrill, born in Laurel Hill, Fla., on Oct. 7, 1918, passed away April 22, 2009, at the age of 90.
He was a U.S. Navy World War II veteran. While in the Navy he served on cruiser USS Northampton, battleship USS Iowa in World War II, aircraft carrier USS Boxer in World War II, destroyer USS Eversole, patrol frigate USS Newport during the Korean War, and aircraft carrier USS Forrestal. He completed his Navy career at the Nuclear Weapons Training Center in Norfolk, Va., and retired in August 1961.
Mr. Merrill was preceded in death by his wife, Nora Merrill. He is survived by a son, Joseph "Joe" Merrill and Cynthia of Biglerville, Pa.; a daughter, Kathryn Hare and Mike of Charles Town, W.Va.; grandchildren, Chris and Erin Hare; brothers, Virgil Merrill and Dan Merrill; and sisters, Betty Tunnage, Dorothy Thompson and Tilly Baumgardner.
A time of visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Whitehurst-Powell Funeral Home in Crestview, Fla.
The funeral will take place on Monday, April 27, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Donnie Cadenhead officiating. Burial will follow in Almarante Cemetery.
Whitehurst-Powell Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.

Keywords: USS Newport
USS Iowa
USS Eversole
USS Boxer
USS Northampton



Entry: 69604
Subject: USS NEWPORT (PF-27)

Don Hoehne SR. wrote on March 23, 2009


City and State: NORFOLK NE

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Army Veteran

Comments: My father in law, Ervin Van Buren, served on the USS Newport.

He said he was on board when the Newport when it was damaged from a mine. He was in a Oakland, Ca. hospital and was medically discharged.

Ervin is alive, he is 78 years old, and is in fair health.
He lives in Norfolk, Nebraska. He was from Oneill, Nebraska when he entered the Navy.

Ervin said he did not receive a Purple Heart for his injuries.

Can you lend us any information about the USS Newport?

Keywords: USS Newport, PF-27, Korea



Entry: 32433
Subject: WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM ANYONE WHO WAS ABOARD USS NEWPORT PF-27 FROM JULY 1950 THROUGH JANUARY 1951.

George W. (Bill) Whitt wrote on March 2, 2003


City and State: ROUND ROCK TX

Unit: USS NEWPORT PF-27

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: I would like to contact anyone who I served with aboard USS Newport PF-27 from July 1950- January 1951.

Keywords: Participated in Inchon Landing on 9-15-50
Friends George Lee Mains from Iowa, and Lindy Lihnberg from Utah.



Entry: 31593
Subject: U.S NEW PORT P.F 27

John R. Poole JR. wrote on January 30, 2003

Email Update Needed



City and State: RICHBURG SC

Unit: US NAVY RET.

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: I wood like to have some info on the
USS Newport PF 27 because I was on it in
the Korean War.

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