Log Book No. 41

Date: 12 February 2000
Name:Carl R Krohn
Email: bccrk@earthlink.net
Where are you from?: Boulder City, Nevada
Years aboard Gurke: 1947-1948
Comments: Great to find so much information and so well done on our ship. Brings back lots of memories. Keep up the good work. FC3 Division: Ordinance

Date: 13 February 2000
Name:Frazer Warren Clausnitzer
Email: frazerwc@aol.com
Where are you from?: Manassas, VA
Years aboard Gurke: 2/49 to 10/49
Comments: First destroyer and first sea duty. Went to Japan and then transferred onto the USS Orleck (DD886)for another nine month cruise. ET2 Division: E

Date: 13 February 2000
Name:George L. Gurke
Email: No Email
Where are you from?: Plainfield, IL
Years aboard Gurke: None
Comments: Just visiting due to our family name being Gurke.

Date: 10 Febriary 2000
Email: russellg@thegrid.net
Where are you from?: QUINCY, CA
Years aboard Gurke: 1971/1973
Comments: EM3 R Division

Date: 7 February 2000
Name:Woodman, Don Lee
Email: none
Where are you from?: Redondo Beach, CA
Years aboard Gurke: 1946-1949
Comments: Fireman First

Date: 5 February 2000
Name:Lieut.(SW) Mack Flanders, USN, Retired
Email: landersmhrl@itexas.net
Where are you from?: Granbury, TX
Years aboard Gurke: None
Comments: Served as Chief Radioman aboard U.S.S. McDermut (DD-677) and as staff Chief Radioman with ComDesDiv 212 in U.S.S. Braine (DD-630). Retired from active service in August 1975.

Date: 4 February 2000
Name:Bill Garner
Email: gouyu@aol.com
Where are you from?: San Diego, CA
Years aboard Gurke: None
Comments: I didn't serve on the Gurke (wasn't born yet). I am in the Navy however. I'm writing to let the shipmates of Rudy Kluck, know that he passed away a couple of weeks ago. He died of a heart attack in his sleep. He was my wife's stepfather and served aboard the Gurke during the Korean war. I don't know what years.
STG1(SW) Bill Garner

Date: 1 February 2000
Name:Meaux, Richard P., Capt. USN Ret.
Email: meauxbdick@aol.com
Where are you from?: Lafayette, LA
Years aboard Gurke: 1957 - 1958
Comments: Left GURKE for submarine school. Served in subs and did lots of other neat things. Had command of the submarine CAIMAN along the way and eventually retired in 1981 after 24 years with the rank captain. Second career in Catholic education where I served first as a principal then as superintendent of the 35 diocesan schools in my home state of Louisiana and in the heart of Cajun country. Full retirement in June 2000.

Date: 31 January, 2000
Name:Chester R Elkins
Email: cre4444@aol.com
Where are you from?: Grand Prairie, TX
Years aboard Gurke: 1968 to 1969
Comments: Would love to hear from anyone on ship at that time.

Date: 28 January 2000
Where are you from?: City: , LA
Years aboard Gurke: 8/68 - 6/71
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