Ports of Call
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Andy Tamasi papers consist of ephemera collected during Tamasi's time on board Intrepid from 1954–1956. As a member of the S-2 Division, he worked in the galley where he cooked food for enlisted sailors.
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.
Scope and Contents The DeNisco Letters contain 33 letters from Ralph DeNisco to his wife, Jackie, during his time aboard Intrepid. The letters range from May 17, 1955 to November 12, 1955, and were written frequently, often daily. The contents of the letters includes day to day life on Intrepid, Ports of Call, inquiries about home life, and romantic notes to his wife.October 26, 1955: included in envelope is Ports of Call ephemerafrom Cannes, France; a brochure and map from the Cavendish Hotel and a...
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.
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...
Scope and Contents Thomas Adams served in the U.S. Navy from 1952 – 1956. He served as a gunner’s mate third class (GM3) on board Intrepid. The Thomas Adams papers contain papers and ephemera from his time aboard USS Intrepid, includinga cigarette ration card, memorandum, a Plan of the Day, and various Ports of Call booklets.