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USS KAWISHIWI AO-146 LIFE AT SEA. Bridge - 1975 Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation Battle Efficiency Award “E” National Defense Service Medal Armed Forces.

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1 USS KAWISHIWI AO-146 LIFE AT SEA

2 Bridge - 1975 Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation Battle Efficiency Award “E” National Defense Service Medal Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal Vietnam Service Medal Humanitarian Service Medal Vietnam Service Medal from Kitty Hawk in 1964 Ribbons are added to photo

3 Radar 1963 Capt. Wyand on the bridge -1971 Bridge – 2004 At the helm – 1972

4 Radar Men - 1969 Course set, 1972 Quarter Deck 1972

5 Vertical Transfer Personnel drop - 1967 RESCUE - Ready for an emergency - 1972 Two copters were required here in 1966

6 Swapping movies - 1972 Movies – on the Big Screen Movies are indoors too!

7 These are very explosive 5in. Powder bags being readied for a destroyers needs Maintaining the ladder that hangs over the side. Then there were regular materials in 1966

8 Highline to Kitty Hawk in 1966 Both ships move at a speed of 15 knots and the distance between the two is approximately 60 feet. As soon as the Highline chair is securely fixed onto the snap hook, it's pulled straight by 30 sailors on the other ship. Usually more men grab on. The crew necessary to transfer a man The number of 30 persons has been dictated by the Royal Dutch Navy. When the crew consists of male and female, the Dutch Navy regulation require a number of 35 people pulling the high line.

9 A 1972 Sunset Laboring on stack 1969 Our own SMOKE 1972 Mooring out in 1969

10 Swinging the Captain’s Gig out Swim Call - 1967 Yes, rope splicing Is required - 1967 Painting too, 1967

11 Commander Lowman was in to BINGO too - 1961 There was more than one way to fix up a ship - Gee Dunk in 1961 Doc can have fun too!

12 Here is NYE award winner Cooper finishing up his baked pies - 1962 While ribs are being prepared - 1971 Barber “POPS” Joyce 1961

13 Eating up in 1973 Hot from grill in 1962 Mess in 1967 Mid – Rats in 1972

14 This is what bunks were like when Kawishiwi was commissioned. This is what bunks were like on Kawishiwi in 1975 Were ships service people mechanics too?


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