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Allen Odette Papers

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Identifier: A2016.71
Overview The Allen Odette Papers contain materials from his service aboard Growler, including official paperwork and service records, newsletters that were written and printed on Growler, and ports of call ephemera.

Don and Eloise Bee Papers

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Identifier: A2015.25
Overview The Don and Eloise Bee Papers includes a series of love letters exchanged between the Don and Eloise, his then girlfriend and future wife, while Don was deployed on Intrepid from January 26, 1944–August 16, 1945, menus and programs from his time aboard, and a telephone directory from the ship from Apirl 1945.

Elbert Austin Papers

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Identifier: A2016.49
Scope and Contents The Elbert Austin Papers contain letters and a postcard from two seperate women to Austin during his service aboard Intrepid.

Frank Joseph Joyce Commendation Letter

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Identifier: A00.2012.302
Scope and Contents Letter; September 25, 1944; one (1) commendation letter from Admiral J. F. Bolger to Frank Joseph Joyce regarding "Participation in combat missions in which this vessel took part during the period 5 September 1944 to 24 September 1944, commendation for." The letter, in the form of a restricted memorandum, praises the crew members of the Intrepid for their hard work and lists the number of ships and aircraft sunk, damaged, and shot down since the third fleet began operating in the...

Fred Lugar Papers

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Identifier: A2017.02
Overview The Fred Lugar Papers consist of mostly postcards bought and sent while serving on Intrepid from April 1, 1967 to May 1, 1968. Two letters and five postcards are addressed to Mr. & Mrs. Bud Whittaker, Lugar's aunt and uncle. In them, he discusses topics such as Ports of Call, items he bought in port, visiting the Great Buddha and the zoo in Japan, strikes against North Vietnam, rank promotion, Intrepid in the Tonkin Gulf, visiting Hong Kong, and other family goings on. 14 other postcards...

George Griffith, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: A2015.10
Overview The papers concern George Griffith Jr. and his death in an operational flight accident. On October 28, 1944, his aircraft experienced engine failure on takeoff, fell into the ocean and was run over by the ship. Destroyers searched for him, but nothing was found.

Gerald Feola Correspondence

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Identifier: A2015.23
Scope and Contents Correspondence, March 15–December 1967- This correspondence was sent to Feoloa’s girlfriend Arlene Trentacoste. Much of it expresses his love for Arlene. Another frequent topic is the route and itinerary of Intrepid and its participation in the Vietnam War. Listed below are selected letters and some key subjects they cover.- March 15 -- Flight operations, negative feelings on “this place,” Tonkin Gulf ships, Navy abbreviations. - March 18, 1967 -- Storm. - March 21 --...

Gerald Feola Letter

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Identifier: A2016.41
Scope and Contents This letter is from Gerald Feola to his then girlfriend Arlene Trentacosta. The letter begins with talking about events and issues brought up in a previous letter. It continues to detail and incident during his job on the flight deck as final inspector of aircrafts being launched. This new donation tells the story of his job on the flight deck as the final inspector of aircraft being launched. He explains to Arlene the guilt he is harboring for keeping a radar jamming aircraft from...

Gerald McDonald Correspondence

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Identifier: A2016.53
Scope and Contents The Gerald McDonald letters contain correspondence between McDonald and his cousin Patsy, her husband, Dick, and their daughter, Charlene. The letters discuss family life, McDonald's impending marriage to Clem, then fiancé, now wife, life aboard the Intrepid, various ports of call McDonald has visited and the often negative reception the crew has received, and what items family members want sent back from the various ports.

Jack Gabler Papers

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Identifier: A2017.56
Overview The Jack Gabler papers contain a newspaper clipping, three envelopes, and two letters from Gabler's time aboard USS Growler. Jack Gabler served on board USS Growler as a sonarman third class (SO3) from June 1963 through April 1964, just after the submarine was decommissioned.