These photos include many scenes of shipmates who hit the beach with their best buddies. They show young men having fun before heading off to war. Most do not include names or locations. If you recognize a face, contact the webmaster USSHadley774@Gmail.com. A caption will be added to the numbered photo.
Gunnersmate liberty, San Diego, L-R top; B. Stephens, P. Camp, R. Anglin, R. Case, A. Hodde, Bottom; H. Wiza, L. Nicholas (KIA) C. Karmel, J. Johnson, and A. Layne
Sonarmen Liberty in Tijuana. L-R back row; J. Steele, Ed Fryar, R. Martin, t. Huff, front left unknown. Bob Bell on the Tijuana Zebra.
3 Firecontrolmen on Waikiki Beachm, L-R; R. Eaton, M Wompole, J. Harris.
Ernie Horton back right, otrher unknown.