Subject Source: Topics (Dtic)
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract 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.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1961–63
Abstract 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.
Dates: Majority of material found within January 26, 1944–August 16, 1945
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...
Dates: November 19, 1967
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.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1967–68
Scope and Contents Postcard; Black & white photograph of Intrepid at sea on the front. Back of postcard has some information on USS Intrepd and is addressed "To: // Mom & Dad", signed "Love // Greg".
Dates: September 18, 1971
Dates: August 1944
Identifier: OHP 012
Scope and Contents James Smith served aboard Intrepid during World War II, from 1943 to 1946, and was a seaman first class stationed as a first loader on a 40mm gun. Smith began his interview by providing a brief background of his life before he joined the Navy. He then discussed his decision join the Navy, how he felt after the Pearl Harbor attack, being assigned to gunnery, and his job as a first loader. After focusing on his initial Navy experiences, Smith described the first time he saw Intrepid, as well as...
Dates: August 16, 2013
Abstract The Jonathan Havlick papers contain items related to Havlick's 1961-1962 Mediterranean Cruise aboard the Intrepid. This collection includes Familygrams from November 1961 to May 1962; the Thanksgiving menu from 1961; the Cruise book from his Mediterranean Cruise in 1961-1962, 1962; and newspaper clippings on the Sixth Fleet and the Intrepid from July 6, 1961–August 10, 1962.
Dates: Majority of material found within July 6, 1961–August 10, 1962
Identifier: OHP 001
Scope and Contents Joseph D. Murphy served aboard Intrepid as a gunnery officer and deck officer during World War II, from 1943 to 1946. Murphy began his interview by discussing his family and the community where he was raised. He then described hearing the news of the attack on Pearl Harbor, joining the Navy Reserve, and receiving his commission as an ensign from Columbia midshipmen school. Murphy then continued, describing the first time he saw Intrepid and Intrepid’s commissioning ceremony. At this time, and...
Dates: May 24, 2013