Log Book No. 68

Date: 30 June 2002
Name:Leonard Evans
Email: len_n_lin@msn.com
Where are you from?: Londonderry, NH
Years aboard Gurke: 1967-1971
Comments: GMG3

Date: 24 June 2002
Name:David L. Fischer
Email: blinddrunkoutfitters@yahoo.com
Where are you from?: Laurel, MT
Years aboard Gurke: 1966-1968
Comments: BM3

Date: 24 June 2002
Name:Daniel S Landers
Email: vivdan77@aol.com
Where are you from?: Erlanger, KY
Years aboard Gurke: 1953-1954
Comments: The Gurke was a great ship. But remember this guys. It takes great sailors, to make her a great ship. GM3

Date: 19 June 2002
Name:Leonard Lyle Roberts
Email: roberts3@pacifier.com
Where are you from?: Seaside, OR
Years aboard Gurke: 1962
Comments: BT2 Division: Engineering

Date: 2 June 2002
Name:Nikola Mijailovic
Email: had@absolutok.net
Where are you from?: Lazarevac, Serbia
Years aboard Gurke: None
Comments: I love CS and my clan is Gurks. SparTanaC[GurkS]

Date: 30 May 2002
Name:Bob G. Allen
Email: marjandbob@msn.com
Where are you from?: Georgetown, TX
Years aboard Gurke: 1953-1955
Comments: Pleased to discover this website and info on the Gurke.

Date: 29 May 2002
Name:Charles A. Bernal
Email: chuck@bernals.com
Where are you from?: San Pedro, CA
Years aboard Gurke: 1945 to 1946
Comments: I was a boilermaker on the Gurke.

Date: 21 may 2002
Name:Lisa A Minor
Email: chezza89@hotmail.com
Where are you from?: Brisbane, Australia
Years aboard Gurke: 1960 to 1961
Comments: This is for my Dad, William Lynn Minor, who was a boiler attendant on the Gurke. He met my Mother in Brisbane Australia, and they later married in Petersburg Illinois. Sadly he passed on in 1999, but I wish he could have seen this site

Date: 20 May 2002
Name:Jack Wells
Email: JLWSail@aol.com
Where are you from?: Lakeland, FL
Years aboard Gurke: Jan 1967 - Aug 1968
Comments: Never knew Gurke was on the web! Anyone remember Murf the Surf? Brown Bagger? Tet 68? Sea Dragon Shotgun on North SAR? Olongapo?

Date: 5 May 2002
Name:Marjorie Williams
Email: gipeg@aol.com
Where are you from?: Mahwah, NJ
Years aboard Gurke: None
Comments: My dad was Salvatore Gaetano, known as Rogers, who was on the Gurke during the Inchon Invasion. I have a few photos, especially one of him with 4 members of the ship's office crew. I would love to know their names and any interesting stories they may have about my dad. Trying to pass on family history to the children and grandchildren. My dad never spoke to my mom, as far as I could learn from her, about his experiences, but did talk to me about them on occasion. He went on after Korea with the Seabees in No. Africa, building air strips and eventually retired from service. He was never the same after he left the Navy. He missed it so much. He passed away in August 1969 from a stroke but I would like his shipmates to know the positive effect they had on his life. Thank you for making his career such a valuable one. Marge Williams
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