Name :   George w. Cpwles
Years Aboard :   1959 / 962
Rate/Rank :   FT 3
Division :   Fox
Email Address :   Gcowles2@Juno.com
City/State :   Mint Hill,NC
Comments :   Great ship, many good memories we had excellent officers and men. 2 west pac. Deployments.
Name :   Gilbert Weston
Years Aboard :   1959-1963
Rate/Rank :   AO2
Division :   GG
Email Address :   workout68@hotmail.com
City/State :   Tyler, Tx
Comments :   Have wonderful memories and great friends during my tour.
Name :   ED FARMER
Years Aboard :   1944-45
Rate/Rank :   3 CL
Division :   
Email Address :   farmio1@sbcglobal.net
City/State :   crestwood, il
Comments :   MY DAD WAS A PLANK OWNER HE DIED 1974
Name :   Ron Ramirez
Years Aboard :   1961971
Rate/Rank :   akan
Division :   v 5
Email Address :   saramirez2@juno.com
City/State :   Tracy Calif.
Comments :   
Name :   Rex ODell
Years Aboard :   1944-1946
Rate/Rank :   SKV-2
Division :   Stores
Email Address :   rexwodell@gmail.com
City/State :   Logan, Ohio
Comments :   Wanting to connect with anyone in the Commission Detail and Forward.
Name :   Paul Faulkner
Years Aboard :   1968-1971
Rate/Rank :   GMG-3
Division :   W-5
Email Address :   jpfaulkner22@hotmail.com
City/State :   yorktown,Tx
Comments :   Howdy to all you former Magrats from JP-5
Name :   Davis Williams
Years Aboard :   11/1969 to 03/1970
Rate/Rank :   E-2
Division :   Engineering
Email Address :   dbwpoteet@yahoo.com
City/State :   San Antonio,Texas
Comments :   Worked in the machine shop.
Name :   Thomas Lind
Years Aboard :   1968-1970
Rate/Rank :   YN2
Division :   Engineering Log Room
Email Address :   thomasrlind@aol.com
City/State :   Ashtabula, Ohio
Comments :   
Name :   Herman J Apol
Years Aboard :   1950-51
Rate/Rank :   ADE3
Division :   VA923
Email Address :   ADVANCEXRAY@ME.COM
City/State :   LAKE WORTH. FLORIDA
Comments :   ARE THERE ANY VA 923 GUYS STILL AROUND WE ARE GETTING PRETTY OLD THATS FOR SURE. WHAT A CRUISE THAT WAS TO KOREA. WE HAD THE BEST AVAILABILTY IN THE FLEET. LOT S OF HARD WORK GOD BLESS.
Name :   JAMES CRISWELL
Years Aboard :   12/1957---03/1961
Rate/Rank :   MM2
Division :   M DIV AFT. ENG RM
Email Address :   JUSTJIMC1939@YAHOO.COM
City/State :   THOMASVILLE, ALABAMA
Comments :   LOOKING FOR FRANK D COWANS AND CLYDE O. BURNS, ALSO FOR INFORMATION BILLY J. THOMAS MM3 AND GLENN M. FULTON MM3 PASSED IN 2009.
Name :   Tony Hill
Years Aboard :   1965-1968
Rate/Rank :   ABH-3
Division :   V-1
Email Address :   teehill@ctc.net
City/State :   albemarle
Comments :   great site!!
Name :   King Donald
Years Aboard :   1
Rate/Rank :   ABH3
Division :   Rep 8
Email Address :   gopetstop@aim.com
City/State :   Michigan
Comments :   Hell of a ride Nov 1970 from Nam I remember four foot rollers on the flightdeck. Glad someone knew what they were doing. I slept under number three cable. Kinda noisy. I almost got run over by a A4. Damm tug stalled when I came up on the aft elevator. Fl
Name :   gary farrington
Years Aboard :   65 - 66
Rate/Rank :   boatsin mate
Division :   rep 8 v1
Email Address :   gfarrington 1@hotmail.com
City/State :   tucson az
Comments :   I miss my time on deck and the men I worked with
Name :   Gary Legendre
Years Aboard :   3
Rate/Rank :   MR 3
Division :   EA
Email Address :   glegendre1@yahoo.com
City/State :   Metairie, Louisiana
Comments :   Like to hear from any one who served with me.
Name :   Laure A. Wiltgen
Years Aboard :   48 years old
Rate/Rank :   #4 of 7 children
Division :   760-544-7172
Email Address :   
City/State :   blythe ca 92225
Comments :   Daughter of LCDR Donald G. Wiltgen USS Bon Homme Richard CV-31/CVA-31/LHD. My Daddy passed away 6/20/87 of a fatal heart attack. He did not suffer. Please contact me. God Bless the USN.
Name :   dave clarke
Years Aboard :   N/a
Rate/Rank :   n/a/
Division :   n/a
Email Address :   daveclarke73@earthlink.net
City/State :   west covina,ca
Comments :   my father in-law Dean taylor(Deceased) served On the early 50s, wrote the ships newsletter. Navy Week l.a.2011, among the thousands who were there met and talked with Forest Bell who served about the same time. We saw the Abraham Lincoln CVN 72 7-30-11. T
Name :   Joseph P. DePerry
Years Aboard :   1967 - 1970
Rate/Rank :   BT2
Division :   EB
Email Address :   jpdsr3@cox.net
City/State :   Cumberland, RI
Comments :   
Name :   Edward V. Burmeister Jr
Years Aboard :   1944-46
Rate/Rank :   Storekeeper 2cl
Division :   
Email Address :   comanche1127@aol.com
City/State :   Bushkill Pa
Comments :   My dad served an original crew member and was from Brooklyn N.Y. I would like to hear from anyone who might have known him. also lookinfg for pictures of the ship.
Name :   Donald Jett
Years Aboard :   70-71
Rate/Rank :   E-2
Division :   E-B
Email Address :   jetted@att.net
City/State :   Midlothian, IL.
Comments :   Looking for anyone who remembers me when I worked down in the boiler room and had heat stroke and and sever burns, in the summer of 1970. please e-mail me asap.
Name :   Charles D. (CD) Smith II
Years Aboard :   1960 - 1964
Rate/Rank :   ame3
Division :   v4
Email Address :   ae1cdsmith@live.com
City/State :   arizona
Comments :   many memories
Name :   Mario R Miranda
Years Aboard :   1957-1959
Rate/Rank :   FN
Division :   
Email Address :   mrene38@charter.net
City/State :   Kennewick,WA
Comments :   It was pleasure serving on the Bonnie Dick, had a hell of a time. Ran into small town friend serving same time, then we met several friends from our hometown in Japan--WOW !! What a time.
Name :   Gary Ruhs
Years Aboard :   1960-61
Rate/Rank :   AE2
Division :   VA 196
Email Address :   gruhs2001@yahoo.com
City/State :   Valparaiso, Indiana
Comments :   Just signing in to show current email address... greetings to all
Name :   Dana H. Rucker
Years Aboard :   1
Rate/Rank :   AMM2C
Division :   VTN 91
Email Address :   dhr@bellsouth.net
City/State :   Cornelius,NC
Comments :   I was a turret gunner on a TBF Grummond Avenger squadron attached to the ship April-October,1945
Name :   RON RAMIREZ
Years Aboard :   2
Rate/Rank :   AKAN
Division :   V-
Email Address :   
City/State :   TRCY CALIF
Comments :   WOULD KIKE TO FIND A FEW OLD FRIENDS A J ALAN MCKINTOSH JOE PATTERSON KEITH UMBURGER
Name :   Jim Fitzsimon
Years Aboard :   1951-1953
Rate/Rank :   MU3
Division :   Band-N Div.
Email Address :   jimdrum31@yahoo.com
City/State :   Ormond Beach, FL.
Comments :   What A great ship,Great shipmates. Miss all the great times aboard, and on liberty.
Name :   Raymond Perez
Years Aboard :   1959-1961
Rate/Rank :   ETR2
Division :   OE
Email Address :   rrplakin@verizon.net
City/State :   Garland, Texas
Comments :   I need to buy a hot with the USS Bon Homme Richard on it. Thanks.
Name :   PARK DONALD L.
Years Aboard :   1962--1964
Rate/Rank :   E-3
Division :   G-5
Email Address :   dlrp124@yahoo.com
City/State :   cleveland, tn.
Comments :   
Name :   George Cox
Years Aboard :   1968-1971
Rate/Rank :   IC2
Division :   EE
Email Address :   gmc4u@roadrunner.com
City/State :   Yucca Valley, CA
Comments :   Do any of you remember pulling into Da Nang Harbor for a quick stop in the late 60s or early 70s? I have a shipmate who needs this info. I remember pulling into the harbor, but dont remember the year or facts. Any help would be appreciated.
Name :   John D. Thomas
Years Aboard :   Nov.1959-May 1960
Rate/Rank :   AEM Airman
Division :   VA-195
Email Address :   johnthomasarts@gmail.com
City/State :   Farmington/ New Mexico
Comments :   I was AE assigned to VA-195 CAG-19 I was on the WESPAC/INDIAN OCEAN Cruise.Crossed equator 04/19/60. I need dates of accidents,etc. 7 were killed.
Name :   Dennis Ritchie
Years Aboard :   1969
Rate/Rank :   Aqb3
Division :   Va-22
Email Address :   Sparky@baymoon.com
City/State :   Santa Cruz, ca
Comments :   Made the 69 west pak cruise with Va-22
Name :   Don Deycous
Years Aboard :   1958-61
Rate/Rank :   IC 2
Division :   E-E Div.
Email Address :   arladon@nwi.net
City/State :   Ephrata, WA
Comments :   Hell-o to all shipmates. I hope everyone has circled Aug. on their calendar for Eugene, Ore. Local shipmate Jim Mayer( 52-53) & I are finalizing the details for the 26th reunion and we are looking foward to seeing a good turnout in Eugene. seeya there ~~j
Name :   william fellers
Years Aboard :   63 to 67
Rate/Rank :   abh3
Division :   v3
Email Address :   740 922 3060
City/State :   tuscarawas,0hio
Comments :   great time on the bonnie dick
Name :   Dennis Drake
Years Aboard :   1968-1970
Rate/Rank :   IC-3
Division :   EE
Email Address :   dradh@hotmail.com
City/State :   Belton,Texas
Comments :   I got to go to the reunion in San Diego and had a great time visiting with George Lew, Al Reese, and Jim Emerick.
Name :   John D. Thomas
Years Aboard :   Nov.1959-March 1960
Rate/Rank :   AEM Airman
Division :   VA-195
Email Address :   johnthomasarts@gmail.com
City/State :   Flora Vista, NM
Comments :   I was flightdeck AE troubleshooter with CAG-19, VA-195 Nov.1959 thru March 1960 WesPac/Indian Ocean Cruise.
Name :   Ray Molina
Years Aboard :   1966-1970
Rate/Rank :   SFM3
Division :   ER
Email Address :   yuccaray@yahoo.com
City/State :   Yucca Valley, Ca.
Comments :   Proud shipmate, proud American god bless our fighting men through out the world.
Name :   Michael FITZWATER
Years Aboard :   1958-1959
Rate/Rank :   AMH-3
Division :   VAH-2
Email Address :   mafitzwater@yahoo.com
City/State :   Sequim, WA
Comments :   I have a 1958-1959 Cruise Book for sale if anyone is interested. I have had the book since the Cruise and maybe someone would like to see it now. email me at mafitzwater@yahoo.com
Name :   Tim Sexton
Years Aboard :   1966 - 1969
Rate/Rank :   IC2
Division :   EE
Email Address :   tsexton@sbcblobal.net
City/State :   Dallas, TX 75218
Comments :   Chuck Dent told me about this site. Good job George.
Name :   Dana Francis
Years Aboard :   1968-1970
Rate/Rank :   MM2
Division :   EA
Email Address :   francis.dana3@gmail.com
City/State :   California
Comments :   NEED HELP! Looking for any friends or family who knew DAVID LEE MORRIS. He died serving aboard the Bonny Dick in 1970. Send any info to my email address.
Name :   Chuck Dent
Years Aboard :   1966-1969
Rate/Rank :   IC2
Division :   EE
Email Address :   cwdent@gmail.com
City/State :   Omaha, NE
Comments :   
Name :   meagher larry
Years Aboard :   1966-1969
Rate/Rank :   em3
Division :   ee
Email Address :   meagherlarry@yohoo.
City/State :   st. michael,mn.
Comments :   worked in ao shop,lighting shop, power shop and battery shop. some life changing times, some bad days most days were good !
Name :   Jim Lynch
Years Aboard :   1964 - 1965
Rate/Rank :   Sergeant
Division :   Marine Detachment
Email Address :   jlynch@porterco.org
City/State :   Valparaiso, IN
Comments :   Proud to have been aboard in 64 when she went to Nam. Semper Fi to all my shipmates.
Name :   Floyd Doise
Years Aboard :   1970 / 1971
Rate/Rank :   CS2
Division :   Supply
Email Address :   fdoisejr@yahoo.com
City/State :   Brookeland , Tx.
Comments :   Enjoyed the duty while onboard
Name :   Edward.V. Burmeister Jr
Years Aboard :   44-46
Rate/Rank :   Storekeeper 2 cl
Division :   ?
Email Address :   ussbhrcv31@aol.com
City/State :   Brooklyn N.Y.
Comments :   My dad served on on the BHR and he always spoke about her with pride.
Name :   David Maryott
Years Aboard :   3
Rate/Rank :   E 3
Division :   V 5
Email Address :   dlmaryott@earthlink.net
City/State :   Sun Valley, CA
Comments :   Blown up Sir
Name :   Dan Voorhees
Years Aboard :   98 - 70
Rate/Rank :   ABH 3
Division :   V-1
Email Address :   dvoorhees1267@charter.net
City/State :   Marquette, Mich
Comments :   Enjoyed servcing on the ship
Name :   Ronald K. Moore
Years Aboard :   1968-70
Rate/Rank :   E-3
Division :   W-5
Email Address :   tower@roadrunner.com
City/State :   Chocorua, NH 03817
Comments :   Does anyone out there remember me Good or Bad?
Name :   Richard V Dodds
Years Aboard :   1968-1970
Rate/Rank :   AN
Division :   WG
Email Address :   ornerier@charter.net
City/State :   Carson City, NV
Comments :   Brings back memories!
Name :   Bob Forbes
Years Aboard :   1960-1964
Rate/Rank :   SK3
Division :   S-1
Email Address :   robertf1960@msn.com
City/State :   Marshalltown Iowa
Comments :   It was a privilage to served on board, let alone survive the Typhoon Beebe syndrom!
Name :   George Cox
Years Aboard :   1968-1971
Rate/Rank :   IC2
Division :   EE
Email Address :   icroom@roadrunner.com
City/State :   Yucca Valley, CA
Comments :   Welcome to the Ships Log. I hope that you will enjoy your time aboard.