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David Tezak Ketcher Collection

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Identifier: A2015.53
Overview David Tezak served on Intrepid from 1960-63 in the 3A Bosun Division as a Gunnery Seaman. The two Ketchers are the holiday editions of Intrepid's onboard newspaper from 1961.

Donald Bosetti Oral History

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Identifier: OHP 116
Scope and Contents Donald Bosetti served aboard Growler as an engineman second class from 1959 to 1961. He began his interview by discussing his decision to join the Navy and his experiences in boot camp. Bosetti recalled his first days in the barracks as well as the ensuing arguments and fights that occurred between the recruits from the North and the recruits from the South. He also noted that, as boot camp came to an end, the recruits were given psychological tests, some of which he described in detail, and...

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...

James W. Day Oral History

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Identifier: OHP 130
Scope and Contents James Day served aboard Growler as a hospital corpsman from 1961 to 1963. He began his interview by discussing why he joined the Navy and providing a brief overview of his service. Day noted boot camp, hospital corps school in San Diego at the Balboa Naval Hospital, operating room technician school at Bethesda Maryland Naval Hospital, being stationed at Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune, and his time as an OR tech aboard the hospital ship Haven during the Korean War. Day also stated that he left the...

Jon Roger Geer Papers

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Identifier: A2016.09
Overview The Jon Roger Geer Papers date from 1947 - 1970, spanning the length of Geer's career in the service. It includes a mix of correspondence, paperwork, and publications from throughout Geer's career in the Navy. Five series have been defined in this collection: Veteran's Association Paperwork, Discharge Papers, Department of Defense Form, Change of Command Ceremony Pamphlet, and Publications.

Richard Montfort Diaries

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Identifier: A2015.39
Scope and Contents The diaries detail Montfort’s pre-war life and his Navy service. Almost every day has a comprehensive entry, with the exception of the missing pages at February 5-9, 1944. Highlights include the aftermath of Pearl Harbor, Montfort getting his ‘warrant letter’ from the Navy, and major Intrepid events such as the commissioning, Crossing the Line, participation in battles, kamikaze and torpedo attacks, damage to the ship, the ship’s arrivals and departures from ports, changes of command, and...

Robert Roof Papers

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Identifier: A2015.20
Overview Robert M. Roof was an Intrepid plankowner and worked in the Gunnery Department. He left the crew as a seaman first class on February 14, 1946. The Robert Roof papers contains newspaper clippings, Plans of the day, certificates, menus, records of his service aboard in Intrepid during World War II and beyond, as well as other various documents relating to his time in the Navy.

Wilburn Brown Papers

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Identifier: A2015.61
Overview Wilburn Brown served in A Division, running the aircraft elevator, from 1965-69. His papers contain items from his time aboard Intrepid, as well as items from the Bicentennial after he has left the ship.