USS Walker (DDE-517)


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Entry: 92561
Subject: CHARLIE B SINCLAIR, GUNNERS MATE 3RD CLASS

Charlie Sinclair wrote on January 16, 2016


City and State: GARDEN CITY KS

Unit: 2ND DIVISION GUNNERY DIVISION

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: Served on the Walker from 51-54, went through Atomic Bomb test and Korean War.

Looking for any shipmates that are still around.

Keywords: Guns, CB,

Mervin Sinclair, Tom Shelton, Lovell, Martin Rymer, Ben Billings, Mills, Stone, Alvin Blackshear,



Entry: 91871
Subject: MEN WHO SERVED 1966 TP 1967 USS WALKER 517

Harry Brown wrote on September 8, 2015


City and State: LEWISTON ME

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: I am looking anybody who served on the us Walker 517
April 1966 to April 1967

Keywords: Looking for Walter Menzel



Entry: 83118
Subject: LOOKING FOR INFO. ABOUT MY DAD

Danny Mills wrote on May 24, 2012


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: Lloyd Mills served during the Korean war project and
participated in the testing of the Atom bomb near the
Marshall Islands. Dad passed away Easter day 2011 in
Sherman Texas. Any information or memories would be
appreciated.

Keywords: My Dad served on the USS Walker 517 between 1951 and
1954. His name was Lloyd Augustus Mills.



Entry: 79525
Subject: DANIEL STEFANI- GUNNERS MATE

Daniel Stefani wrote on July 4, 2011


City and State: LA HABRA CA

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: I'm also looking for any info on my dad's service with the great men of the U.S.S. Wlaker during the Korean War and shortly there after. I know my dad was a gunners mate and he told me several grand stories before his passing in 1983. I would be greatful if anyone can fill me in a lttile bit more. I actually have a big shell casing from your ship. I would gladly trade for some pics.

Keywords:  



Entry: 76618
Subject: USS WALKER 1951 TO 1955

William Schwenker wrote on November 4, 2010


City and State: BARTLESVILLE OK

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments:

Keywords: William Schwenker on USS Walker 1951 to 1955. Electrician. From Bartlesville, Oklahoma



Entry: 75851
Subject: LOOKING FOR SHIPMATES

Bernie Seal wrote on August 19, 2010

Email Update Needed



City and State:

Unit: USS WALKER DDE-517

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments:

Keywords: Came aboard 1954 Nov or Dec, left in 1957 May.
BT3 When I left the walker then made BT2 on next ship the USS Moore DD-747



Entry: 73647
Subject: INFORMATION ABOUT OSCAR (OT) GREEN

Kelly Clark wrote on February 20, 2010

Email Update Needed



City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Other

Comments: Looking for information about my father Oscar (OT) Green. USS Walker and USS Columbus 1959-1964

Keywords:



Entry: 73062
Subject: FIRE CONTROL TECHNICIANS 52-55

Bobby Ray wrote on January 9, 2010


City and State: SHERMAN TX

Unit: USS WALKER 517

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: Would like to contact any Fire Control Technicians that served during 1951 thru 1955 Korean time period.

Keywords:



Entry: 61039
Subject: USS WALKER (DDE-517)

Chad Hass wrote on May 20, 2007


City and State: DUMAS TX

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: looking for information on my granddad he served on the USS Walker (DDE-517) unknown date any information welcome and any year books thanks for your time and help chad

Keywords: USS Walker (DDE-517), texas, Daryl Lanners



Entry: 57034
Subject: A GREAT PERSON

David Archer wrote on May 6, 2006

Email Update Needed



City and State: RIVERSIDE NJ

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: If Anyone Knew My Grandpop On The Walker DD 517 Please Contact Me...

Keywords: USS WALKER DD 517



Entry: 55269
Subject: R DIVISION DAMAGE CONTROL 2ND CLASS

Daniel B. Fennell wrote on January 19, 2006


City and State: SHERMAN TX

Unit: R DIVISION DAMAGE CONTROL 2ND CLASS

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments:

Keywords:



Entry: 54554
Subject: NEW E-MAIL

Larrie Johnson wrote on December 9, 2005

Email Update Needed



City and State: CANTON GA

Unit: U.S.S. WALKER DDE 517

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: This is a update . New e-mail,address,telephone,.. Moved from florida to georgia in 2005.....We haven!t had a hurricane yet.....

Keywords: I was a QM-3 1953-1955



Entry: 53429
Subject: DAD ON WALKER

Wally Autry JR. wrote on October 5, 2005


City and State: APEX NC

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: I know that my Father (Wallace Autry Sr.)served on U.S.S. Walker (not sure what number) but he served during Korean War during the early 1950's. He was a boiler tech and I think his homeport was Pearl Harbor. His address is 719 Carolina Drive Dunn, N.C. 28334 and phone 910 891 1902

Keywords: U.S.S. Walker,Wallace Autry Sr. Had a friend nicknamed "Cook".



Entry: 51017
Subject: GRATEST SHIP IN THE PINEAPPLE FLEET

John Courtney wrote on May 21, 2005


City and State: DANA POINT CA

Unit:

Service or Relationship: -

Comments:

Keywords:



Entry: 51015
Subject: U.S.S. WALKER DDE 517

John Courtney wrote on May 21, 2005


City and State: DANA POINT CA

Unit:

Service or Relationship: -

Comments:

Keywords:



Entry: 49204
Subject: ROSTER 1952-1956

Joe Thomas wrote on February 24, 2005

Email Update Needed



City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: I'm looking for info on my father's years of service.
He passed away in 1971
I don't know alot about it .
I do know he served during the Korean War
He had a friend who's last name was Trent (I beleive it was Emil Trent.)
Any info you can giveme would be greatly appreciated.
God bless those who served on the Walker!

Keywords: USS Walker
1952-56 roster



Entry: 48470
Subject: LOOKING FOR SHLPMATES

Chuck Hadley wrote on January 29, 2005

Email Update Needed



City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: Looking for old shipmates to get a reunion together. Served on the Walker from 1966 thru 1969.

Keywords: USS Walker DD-517



Entry: 47798
Subject: LOOKING FOR ANYONE WHO KNEW MY GRANDFATHER

Arthur Pringle IV wrote on December 29, 2004

Email Update Needed



City and State: PALOS HEIGHTS IL

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: looking for any information about my grandfather, arthur douglas pringle, jr. i believe he was on the walker around 42. story has it he survived an attack and was hospitalized for 2 yrs. if anyone has any information, please contact me. thanks.

doug pringle

Keywords:



Entry: 45704
Subject: KOREA AND THE WALKER

Bob Shoyrer wrote on September 9, 2004

Email Update Needed



City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: is there anyone around that was on the walker from
the time she was in the navy ship yard at mare
island ca late 1950-51-52 please contact the above
and lets go over some old history thanks

Keywords:



Entry: 36944
Subject: USS WALKER DDE-517

Bill DuMong wrote on September 15, 2003

Email Update Needed



City and State: VAN NUYS CA

Unit:

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: Great ship and proud to have served in her.
Alot of good men were on the Walker.

Keywords:



Entry: 36206
Subject: TRIP FROM PITSBURG, CA TO OKINAWA JUNE 1950

Diana Fessler wrote on August 11, 2003


City and State: NEW CARLISLE OH

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Interested Person

Comments: I am seeking information regarding the transport of soldiers from Camp Stoneman to Okinawa mid-June, 1950.

Also, I would like to know how long it would have taken to sail that distance.

Thank you,

Diana Fessler
diana@fessler.com
937-845-8428

Keywords: USS Walker, June 1950



Entry: 31413
Subject: USS WALKER DDE 517 GOD BLESS ALL THE MEN THAT SERVED.

Martin Rymer wrote on January 20, 2003

Email Update Needed



City and State: SUN CITY AZ

Unit: USS WALKER DDE 517

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: I was on the Walker 1952 / 1954. She was a wonderful ship, and the crew was in my opionion one of the best, but of course anyone who served on the Walker is the best. God Bless you all.

Keywords: USS Walker DDE 517.



Entry: 30047
Subject: USS WALKER 1945-46

Jon Jonsson wrote on November 30, 2002


City and State: STURTEVANT WI

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: Art Jonsson is my father.passed away in the 70's.
he was station in san diego in around 1945-46.
I would like to find anyone who knew him then.
uss walker

Keywords: Art Jonsson,uss walker,villa park,racine,
san diego,



Entry: 19209
Subject: LOOKING FOR SHIPMATES

Larrie Johnson wrote on September 4, 2001


City and State: NAPLES FL

Unit: USS WALKER DDE517

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: uss walker dde517

Keywords:



Entry: 5538
Subject: SHIPMATES OF MY DAD

Marissa Moss wrote on December 9, 1999

Email Update Needed



City and State: GRAND BLANC MI

Unit: USS WALKER

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: looking for names of shipmates, roster of shipmates who were on the uss walker from 1951-1953. my dad started out at great lakes naval academy 1951 and then stationed in hawaii from 1952 for 6 mo. .his name is john lovell and he was a seaman apprentice gunner's mate on the uss walker. would like to know if any of his shipmates are still around so he could contact them.

Keywords: in navy on uss walker, will try to get additional info, a particular shipmate was jerry oshel or oschel and he lived in detroit







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