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First Name :   Gene
Last Name :   Yates
e-mail :   gyates@jam.rr.com
Comments :   Thanks for the call regarding my email address. The work you have done is most impressive and sincerely appreciated. Please send me information on the reunion. I transferred from CINCPAC to The Rooks when she was being taken out of drydock and put back in
First Name :   Ernest
Last Name :   Zulke
e-mail :   erzulke@hotmai.com
Comments :   Glad to hear from you.I always wondered what happened to the old ship. Talk to you later.
First Name :   Ross
Last Name :   Hatch
e-mail :   hatch@starpower.net
Comments :   Great job. It really brings back old memories as I page through the crew list.
First Name :   Larry
Last Name :   Gifford
e-mail :   poppopgiff@cox.net
Comments :   Thanks for the contact; it was a pleasure to talk to you. Youve done a great job; talk about looking for a bunch of needles in a rather large haystack. As I said on the phone, willing to help.
First Name :   Richard
Last Name :   Murphree
e-mail :   rmurphre@swbell.net
Comments :   Art I want to thank you for all the painstaking work for putting this site together. I have already talked tto a couple of former shipmates based on your info!!
First Name :   Richard
Last Name :   Murphree
e-mail :   rmurphre@swbell.net
Comments :   Art I want to thank you for all the painstaking work for putting this site together. I have already talked tto a couple of former shipmates based on your info!!
First Name :   Jack
Last Name :   Felter
e-mail :   jfredf@earthlink.net
Comments :   Joined in July 1954 as first ship right after ROTC graduation--left the following November for Pensacola and flight training
First Name :   Paul
Last Name :   La Celle
e-mail :   pllacelle@frontiernet.ne
Comments :   Interesting and nostalgic--great to re-connect with this exciting time on Rooks
First Name :   frank
Last Name :   orzechowski
e-mail :   furyfrank@cox.net
Comments :   just read about reunion are you talking about the USS Rooks ?
First Name :   Fred
Last Name :   Lohrum
e-mail :   fclohrum@cox.net
Comments :   Nice talking to you today! ..looking forward to reunion in October
First Name :   Evan
Last Name :   Ev ans
e-mail :   evansevan@
Comments :   In December 1960 the Rooks was in Rotterdam with a small anti-submarine squadron when I was working there. I had Christmas dinner in the wardroom.
First Name :   Philip
Last Name :   Kemper
e-mail :   Phil.kemper@sbcglobal.net
Comments :   Many thanks to you, Art, for the terrific job you did in compiling all the data on the entire crew of USS ROOKS (DD 804). I am interested in hiring from shipmates---especially those from 1951 to 1953.
First Name :   Raymond
Last Name :   Bizzigotti
e-mail :   r.bizzigotti@worldnet.att.net
Comments :   To complete my comment: Our commission pennant which was flown from September 52 through April 53 is now on display at the Rooks museum in Seattle attached to a piece of deck plank retrieved from Houston where she rests in Sunda Strait.
First Name :   Raymond
Last Name :   Bizzigotti
e-mail :   r.bizzigotti@worldnet.att.net
Comments :   Also, note change to e-mai address. also, I live in Surprise, AZ, not Sunrise. In 1992 I was priviledged to have dinner with the sons and a grandson of Captain Rooks. Through the help of my friend, Otto Schwarz, head of the USS Houston Survivors Azzn, our
First Name :   Raymond
Last Name :   Bizzigotti
e-mail :   r.bizzigotti@worldnet.att.net
Comments :   Change phone to: 623-546-3388. Great job!
First Name :   FRED
Last Name :   RITZ
e-mail :   cisfred@aol.com
Comments :   Great job and Im sure alot of work.
First Name :   George
Last Name :   McHaney
e-mail :   dkcmac@yahoo.com
Comments :   Keep in touch.
First Name :   roland
Last Name :   thibodeaux
e-mail :   brandysegura@bellsouth.net
Comments :   yes i do live at 5706 leona drive new iberia louisiana mr thorton was from mongomery alabama
First Name :   roland
Last Name :   thibodeaux
e-mail :   brandysegura
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First Name :   Edward
Last Name :   Parnell
e-mail :   carptman@pinn.net
Comments :   I want to thank you Athur for going through all the trouble of looking me up and calling. I often wondered what happened to all the shipmates on the Rooks.Thanks. 252-435-1060
First Name :   Edward
Last Name :   Parnell
e-mail :   carptman@pinn.net
Comments :   I want to thank you Athur for going through all the trouble of looking me up and calling. I often wondered what happened to all the shipmates on the Rooks. Thanks.
First Name :   roland
Last Name :   thibodeaux
e-mail :   brandysegura@bellsouth.net
Comments :   i am searching for any ship reuoins and any information on the ship from september 52 on or any information on james thorton
First Name :   Adrien
Last Name :   Laverriere
e-mail :   aclaveria@msn.com
Comments :   What a surprise to find this website. It brought many good memories.I retired from Maine to sunny Florida.
First Name :   Bill
Last Name :   Barber
e-mail :   Data6744@AOL.COM
Comments :   What a ride! I spent hours remembering so many old shipmates.Your efforts are appreciated.As we grow older it is good to remember happy days.regards to all from 51 to 55.
First Name :   Bill
Last Name :   Suter
e-mail :   wilfresut&aol.com
Comments :   Great job! When I read the names of the shipmates I had known, I saw a clear picture of all their faces. It was great.
First Name :   jean gerald
Last Name :   tetreault
e-mail :   piper39@earthlink.net
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First Name :   Delmar
Last Name :   Hasselbacher
e-mail :   dehassel@coastalnet.com
Comments :   Its Great to see the names of all the old Rooks Sailors that Id forgotten. Your first ship is like your first love!! No matter what else you have ever done, you never forget it!!!
First Name :   Richard
Last Name :   Murphree
e-mail :   rmurphre@swbell.net
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First Name :   Milton (Mick)
Last Name :   Heller
e-mail :   westie2@stoweaccess.com
Comments :   Great job in developing web site! Would love to hear from any fellows who served with me, as navigator, from commissioning through end of WWII.
First Name :   Bill
Last Name :   Ferguson
e-mail :   billferguson1@cox.net
Comments :   A terrific job on putting the site together. A reunion would be great.
First Name :   Harold
Last Name :   Schlender
e-mail :   ha44530@alltel.net
Comments :   sorry i left off my e-mail the first time you can remove the first comment if you want thanks again. Harold 60-62 I left when decommisioned.in 6-28-62
First Name :   Harold
Last Name :   Schlender
e-mail :   
Comments :   Thanks for the list of names I printed it out and I will go over them At a quick glance some sounded familiar Maybe I can find some of tthem Again thank you and have a happy easter Harold TM3
First Name :   Evan
Last Name :   Evans
e-mail :   evansevan@sbcglobal.net
Comments :   Delighted to finish this web site. Remember many shipmates when readed this.
First Name :   Joe
Last Name :   Burnett
e-mail :   w4bur@arrl.net
Comments :   This is fascinating! Youve done an incredible amount of work to pull all this together.
First Name :   michael
Last Name :   weinberg
e-mail :   mikeandanne@optonline.net
Comments :   nice job. when are we going to have a reunion? looking forward to hearing from you.
First Name :   Fred
Last Name :   Aubrey
e-mail :   cheryl1125@yahoo.com
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First Name :   John
Last Name :   Salisbury
e-mail :   jonrite@yahoo.com
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First Name :   William
Last Name :   Shoemaker
e-mail :   w.e.shoemaker@att.net
Comments :   Bravo Zulu. What a labor of comradeship. Thanks for providing lots of grins as I scrolled through Scrappers roster. Regards to everyone. Email or call when in the Chicago area.
First Name :   Roy
Last Name :   Dooley
e-mail :   BTCE7@AOL.COM
Comments :   I was a BT on the Rooks from 1954 to 1956.
First Name :   Warren
Last Name :   Witzal
e-mail :   lwwitz@msn.com
Comments :   Served on the Rooks 1960. First divison forward,status was seamean.
First Name :   Arthur
Last Name :   Murphy
e-mail :   aemconcord@cs.com
Comments :   You have really done an outstanding job to pull this together. I am looking forward to going through these names and all the all the memories. . thanks for all that you have done.
First Name :   Arthur
Last Name :   Murphy
e-mail :   aemconcord@cs.com
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First Name :   Charles
Last Name :   Cobb
e-mail :   my40j3@aol.com
Comments :   I was aboard Rooks when taken from mothballs in San Diego in 1951, and remained aboard her for 42 months.Was a Firecontrol Tech.FT3, untill transfered to a DE in 1954.
First Name :   Gene
Last Name :   Tofanelli
e-mail :   cran1coach@aol.com
Comments :   Thanks for info. When & where is next reunion
First Name :   Jerry
Last Name :   Hudspeth
e-mail :   jereda@gci.net
Comments :   Thanks
First Name :   Francis
Last Name :   orzechowski
e-mail :   furyfrank@cox.net
Comments :   nice to see a website for the USS ROOKS,hello to everybody, use to live in ohio and now (for the last20 yrs arizona )
First Name :   William (Bill)
Last Name :   Aston
e-mail :   saltysam@bellsouth.net
Comments :   What a great job! I had no idea such paintaking records were available.
First Name :   Normand R.
Last Name :   Lee
e-mail :   GYHOOYAAT1@AOL.COM
Comments :   SUPER WEBSITE ART. THANKS SO MUCH FOR ALL THE LONG AND HARD TIME THAT YOU HAVE SPENT DOING THIS FOR US. I ONLY HOPE THAT EVERYONE APPRECIATES IT AS MUCH AS I HAVE TRYING TO REMEMBER ALL THE PAST SHIPMATES OF MINE. ANYONE WHO READS THIS IS WELCOME TO EMAIL
First Name :   Ken
Last Name :   Sindelar
e-mail :   ksbs468@adelphia.net
Comments :   Excellent job on the roster, havent seen some of those names since 1961.
First Name :   John
Last Name :   Eshbach
e-mail :   jeshbach@nycap.rr.com
Comments :   Youre doing a fantastic job and service for former crew members of the USS ROOKS (DD804). Its great fun to scan the records and think about former shipmates. Thanks. John R. Eshbach
  
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