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Entry: 87852
Subject: 2014 VP40 REUNION

Guy Fisk wrote on December 1, 2013


City and State: ASHEVILLE NC

Unit: VP40

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: 2014 VP40 REUNION
Pensacola FL. October 8-12,2014
contact:
Guy Fisk
phone
(828)654-7812
email:
ggfisk@vp40.com
all VP40 seaplane members are welcome.

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Entry: 86383
Subject: VP40 WEB SITE

Guy Fisk wrote on May 31, 2013


City and State: ASHEVILLE NC

Unit: VP40

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: VP40 Seaplane Era now has a web site.
www.vp40.com
check it out, leave comments etc.
If you are a fooer member of VP40 join us.

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Entry: 83539
Subject: DAN FOWLER

Frank Beamon wrote on July 3, 2012


City and State: VINCENNES IN

Unit: VP 40

Service or Relationship: Other

Comments:

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Entry: 80265
Subject: VP FORTY SHIPMATES MIKE KANE AND JACK FISHER

Mike Kane wrote on September 5, 2011


City and State: WOODSIDE NY

Unit: PATROL SQD FORTY

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: We both deployed to all other locations I was a
groundpounder and Jack was plane captain qe 9 p5m 2
ATSUKI IWAKUNI, OKINOWA, CON SON ISLAND , KOBE We
where best of friends along with Carmen Yeager adr3,
Mike COOK ae3, Mike Curtiss adr3 Dave Waller ak3,
Bob Shirley ae3 Sandy Sandoval adr3, Charlie Mott aec
BIG MATT BOSSIER Ao1 GL PONS akan, VINNIE TAYLOR AK1,
DESANTIS brothers MIKE and JOHN,RR to HONG KONG I
could never understand how they could offer us R and
R when we where in sangley how much better could it be
Please send me info on SAN diego reunion and I do
remember you MR FISK how are you THANK YOU MIKE

Keywords: Myself Killer Kane and Wildman Jack Fisher have
located each other after 43 years . We both were
involved in market time patrol. we deployed to v.n.
twice once staying for 76 days. VP forty battle cry
SEE YOU AT CORAS UPSCOPE 



Entry: 79726
Subject: VP 40 REUNION

Guy Fisk wrote on July 23, 2011


City and State: ASHEVILLE NC

Unit: VP40

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: Comments: VP-40 OF THE SEAPLANE ERA (1948-1968) WILL HOLD THEIR SEMI-ANNUAL REUNION IN SAN DIEGO CALIFORNIA IN OCTOBER OF 2012, CONTACT Guy Fisk AT: ggfisk@vp40.com or our website http://vp40.com

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Entry: 67068
Subject: VP-40 REUNION

Robert Foss wrote on September 1, 2008


City and State: WEST DES MOINES IA

Unit: PATROL SQUADRON FORTY

Service or Relationship: Other

Comments: REUNION: VP-40 OF THE SEA PLANE ERA WILL BE HELD AT BRANSON, MO. OCT 15-19-08

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Entry: 65723
Subject: SANGLEY POINT, P.I. 1952-1954

Charles C. Holt wrote on May 23, 2008


City and State: NASHVILLE TN

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: Would like to hear about Dave Ferrell, Dick Jackson, Charles Jensen, Bill Jones, or any of my other buddies in VP 40.

Keywords: Patrol Squadron Forty PBM Sugar Fox Five.
P5M on second tour to the Phillipine Islands.
Home base North Island, San Diego, CA



Entry: 56141
Subject: SHIPMATES

Robert (Bob) Harvey SR. wrote on March 8, 2006

Email Update Needed



City and State: CALHOUN GA

Unit: VP-40

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: PH3 Bob Harvey looking for VP-40 Shipmates

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Entry: 50926
Subject: VP-40 REUNION

Robert Foss wrote on May 17, 2005


City and State: WEST DES MOINES IA

Unit: VP-40

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: VP-40 OF THE SEAPLANE ERA (1948-1968) WILL HOLD THEIR SEMI-ANNUAL REUNION IN SAN DIEGO CALIFORNIA IN OCTOBER OF 2006, CONTACT ROBERT FOSS AT:robfoss@aol.com

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Entry: 38928
Subject: VP 40 59-60

Dennis Timmons wrote on December 3, 2003


City and State: RIVERSIDE CA

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Friend of Veteran

Comments: Dave Lang died in Nov, here in Riverside from a stroke. He
is in the 59-60 cruise book ( which I have ) crew 1. I am
one of his HS friends. He has no survivors. If anyone has
details on his service experience, we would appreciate
hearing from you. He is buried at the Natl Cem. near March
Field.

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Entry: 29164
Subject: YOSIMITE SAM PATCH-MY HUSBAND SERVED ON THE USS RANDOLPH IN 1967 WOULD LIKE TO FIND A PATCH HE WAS A

Verna Sapolio wrote on October 30, 2002

Email Update Needed



City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: -

Comments:

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Entry: 23631
Subject: VP-40 REUNION

Robert Foss wrote on March 3, 2002


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran - Korea

Comments: VP-40 will be holding their bi-annual reunion in San Diego Ca Oct 8-12, 2002 for all former squadron members of the 1948-1968 time frame (SEAPLANES)Please contact Robert Foss at robfoss@aol.com or 515-222-0112

Keywords: Patrol Squadron Forty (VP-40) reunion



Entry: 23009
Subject: CRUISE BOOKS WANTED

Manuel Lopez wrote on February 8, 2002


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Interested Person

Comments: I am looking for VP-40 cruise books from 63to66

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Entry: 11818
Subject:

Jim Perry wrote on September 18, 2000


City and State: CHARLESTON SC

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Interested Person

Comments: I am retired Air Force and collect patches from Navy and Air Force units as a hobby. I am trying to collect patches from the Korean era so any patch you send me will be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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Entry: 11116
Subject: CRUISE BOOK WANTED

Chris Perrotta wrote on August 18, 2000

Email Update Needed



City and State:

Unit: VP-40

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: im looking for the patrol squadron 40 cruisebook 1966 1967 for my father who was once crew chief during the vietnam war

Keywords: crew 8 Root Hog or Die



Entry: 8692
Subject: 50 YEARS NEXT YEAR

Ralph Hopkins wrote on May 15, 2000

Email Update Needed



City and State: MIAMI FL

Unit: VP-40 (CREW 7 / CREW 11)

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: VP-40 (CREW 7 / CREW 11)

Keywords: Nickname: "Hop"
Radioman on PBM (2 tours) / P5M (1 tour)
Iwakuni, Japan Sangley Point, Philippines
Missions: anti-sub / weather recon / search-res.



Entry: 8240
Subject: VP-4

Thomas Preato wrote on April 26, 2000

Email Update Needed



City and State: TORRINGTON CT

Unit: VP-4

Service or Relationship: Interested Person

Comments: Interest in "POEMS" written about Korea for inclusion in Memorial Day ceremonies in May 2000.

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Entry: 931
Subject: SQUADRON

Ed Hyman wrote on November 20, 1998


City and State: LOS ANGELES CA

Unit:

Service or Relationship:

Comments: U.S. NAVY, VP-40, BASED AT NORTH ISLAND NAVAL AIR STATION, 1951 THRU 1955.

AIR ON, 1951 THRU 1955. OPERATED FROM SANGLEY POINT NAVAL AIR STATION, P.I. FLEW IN PBM MARINERS, AND P5M MARLINS, ANYONE KNOW IF VP-40 STILL IN EXISTENCE?

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