Shipmates Page 1
Ray Owen Holding the life ring that was on the
"USS LST 1090 Queen of the Fleet"
Bill Hagwood On the Signal Bridge
Bill Hagwood somewhere off the coast of
Japan or Korea in 1952 or 1953
The LST 1101 is in the background
John Nida On liberty 1954
Some Shipmates enjoying their off duty time.
The fantail watch, (l-r) Robert E. Lee Hough,
James N. Conklin and Jackie R. Hensley.
James E. Normand, BM3
Bill Hagwood, Zeke Ellis, Ron Coker
Zeke's real name was Zeola and I think that he broke the record
for the most times AOL on the ship. I think that he was busted
down from third class to SN three times while I was on board.
He was one of the stewards
Eugene "Pops" North the lead cook with C E Warren BM1.
This didn't seem so bad at the time but I don't know if
I could go with the racks three deep as they were.
This was taken in the aft crews quarters of the deck division.