Communication Artifacts -- Documentary Artifacts -- Other Documents -- Book -- Journal -- Diary
Subject Source: Formats (Chenhall's)
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Eugene Harris Papers consist of a diary of his time on Intrepid during World War II and a memorial certificate sent from the White House in honor of Harris' service.
Dates: Majority of material found within December 29, 1943–April 11, 1946
Abstract The James Swagerty papers contain documents relating to Swagerty's service aboard Intrepid as a radarman, and the most significant items are a journal/logbook that includes entries about events as well as radarman training.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944–46
Abstract James Richard Jones, who went by Jim, was the Aircraft Maintenance Officer with attack squadron VA-34, which was embarked on board the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid (CV-11) in 1967. His diary chronicles his time aboard USS Intrepid and mentioned several major events in Intrepid's history at that time.
Dates: Majority of material found within May 9–December 29, 1967
Abstract The John Bardo Gattey Papers contain materials from Gattey's service aboard USS Intrepid in 1944 and was killed in action during the kamikaze attacks on November 25, 1944. It includes a diary from his time aboard Intrepid, as well as his marriage certiticate, his purple heart certificate, and a memorial certificate signed by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt after his death.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944–45
Scope and Contents Ensign Beil served with Intrepid on VBF-10. The diary covers the sinking of the Yamato, and March 18th near miss, as well as the April 16th kamikaze attack.
Dates: Majority of material found within February 20 – May 4, 1945
Scope and Contents Diary; December 11, 1962–February 7, 1963. Green fabric covered diary that has "Pierre" written vertically on the cover. The title page has "Pierre // Gregory // Kochera" handwritten in pencil.The diary is a document of life on board the submarine. Kochera discusses such aspects of daily life as grooming and hygiene, food on board, entertainment, crew member relations, and other topics. The diary serves as a long letter to an unidentified person about Kochera's time aboard...
Dates: Majority of material found within December 11, 1962–February 8, 1963
Scope and Contents Diary; During his time on Intrepid, Ray Stone kept a diary, which he later used as the basis for his memoir, My Ship! The USS Intrepid (2004). The diary lists major dates and events aboard Intrepid during World War II, including commissioning, kamikaze attacks, ports of call, and other involvements in the Pacific Theater.
Dates: April 13, 1943 – November 12, 1945
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...
Abstract During the ship’s 1967 deployment to Vietnam, four junior pilots in squadron VA-34 – Bernard Fipp, Ben Heald, James VanLiere and Brian Walker shared bunkroom 0111 in the fo’c’s’le. They nicknamed their accommodations “Triple Stix.” The four men kept a shared diary from 11 May 1967 through 23 Nov 1967 in which they describe their missions, as well as their antics aboard the ship. The diary is a highly opinionated account of their service and their squadronmates. In 2010, Bernard Fipp...
Dates: Majority of material found within May 11, 1967 – November 23, 1967