USS STRONG
DD467/758
ASSOCIATION

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  1. 2015 Reunion will be held in Gettysburg PA - Sept. 8-12. See you there.

 

 WELCOME ABOARD 

THANKS FOR VISITING OUT WEB SITE

Sad to report the passing of John Kino on Jan 25.
Attached is a link to his obituary.

         

GOD BLESS AMERICA

 

       

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This photo of the Strong was taken by Commander Scott Brown , Commanding Officer of USS Grenadier SS525  though the subs periscope

  at Guantanimo Bay Cuba in 1972.   Commander Brown served as a Ensign on the Strong in the late 50's while waiting for his Sub school class to start.

 

 

 

 

 

     

                                              

                          

                                                   

 

                            

 

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USS Strong DD-758 and "The Christian Radich
under full sail  in the movie "Windjammer",
Produced in Cinemiracle, Presented in Cinerama, in the mid '50s.
c/o Music Hall Theatre, 350 Madison Ave., Detroit 26, MI.
Woodward 1-3788, Exclusive Detroit Home of Cinerama.
Printed in USA, this postcard currently owned by USS Strong DD-758 Assn.
Photo taken while the USS Strong was in the Caribbean. in 1957,
None other than
Capt. Hal Gehman was the skipper,
Assn. Treasurer QM2 Jim Kelly was at the helm,
& our Navigator,
Lt. Tom LaBeau
was on the bridge.

 

USS STRONG DD758

VIRTUTE AT ARMIS

CALL LETTERS

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U.S.S. Strong DD-758
Photo courtesy  Don Wilson  RM2 1950-51

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Welcome aboard the  USS Strong DD-758 Home Page

 

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OUR  FLAG

 

Our flag   is  the  flag  of  A-mer -  i - ca,
the most beau - ti - ful  flag   in   the  world;______
and all  true  A-mer  i - cans  ev - 'ry where sa-lute 
when  Old  Glo-ry's    un - furled.______

So  bright   in  the  sun-light   our   proud  stars 
and   stripes  fly - ing high 'neath  the  blue  skies   a - bove._______
Our flag   is  the  flag  of   A-mer -  i - ca,
and we cher-ish   the   flag    we    love._____

Circa 1962
 

 

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Before You Go
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FOUNDER, USS STRONG ASSOCIATION PAUL PRITCHARD & WIFE MINA

YN1  O PAUL  PRITCHARD  USN(RET)  DECEASED

USS STRONG DD758 PLANK OWNERS

 

 

 

 

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USS STRONG DD758

KOREAN VETERANS

 

CREW MEMBERS OF THE LATE 50

True shipmates from the 467

 

CREW OF THE 467

 MEMORIAL SERVICES AT 2005 REUNION IN  BUFFALO, NY

                                    

A FEW WORDS FROM OUR       CHAPLAIN

  

                              

           SOME 1959 TO 1965  CREW               MEMBERS              

 


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YN1 O. PAUL PRICHARD, USN  RET.

FOUNDER, USS STRONG ASSOCIATION

Paul served board the USS STRONG DD758 from 1958 to 1960, where he was the leading Petty Officer in ships office, and the Captains writer.   By phone calls,  letters, and  ads in the veterans magazions, he put together the first reunion in Norfolk Va. in 1987.  And with the aid of some of the other members at that time.  He founded the USS Strong Association .    Paul passed away in Feb 2002 and was buried at the Quantico National Cemetery,  where the Association has erected a flagpole in his honor.

DONALD WILSON

1929     2000

RM,  758,  1950/1952

BUILDER AND PUBLISHER OF USS STRONG WEB SITE

Don served onboard the USS STRONG DD758 as a Radioman from 1950 to 1952,  After joining the USS STRONG ASSOCIATION, he  spent hours, and lots of effort above the call of duty  to build and publish this website.   Through this website many  old friendships have been renewed, and many a new members have been found and joined the association

 

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