Date: 23 August 1996
Name:Edmond H. Williams
Where are you from?: Baton Rouge, LA
Years aboard Gurke: 1959 to 1962
Comments: OE Division Electronics Technician. I made several Westpac cruises on the Gurke including a month stay in Australia known as "Willy".

Date: 23 August 1996
Name:Jerry M. Colley
Where are you from?: Stockton, Maryland
Years aboard Gurke: 1964 to 1966
Comments: FTG3 WG Division

Date: 22 August 1996
Name:Robert D. Neaves
Where are you from?: Virginia Beach, VA
Years aboard Gurke: July 1965 to September 1969
Comments: I served as a Sonar Technician on the Gurke in the later part of the ship's service. I look forward to seeing the names of crewmembers I served with. What a great bunch of guys they were!

Date: 21 August 1996
Name:Tom Collins
Where are you from?: Fort Worth, Texas
Years aboard Gurke:
Comments: Every time I visit your home page I am amazed at the new additions. The Gurke section is fantastic!!!

Date: 21 August 1996
Name:Fred Wilson
Where are you from?: Tin Can Sailors Net / Columbus, OH
Years aboard Gurke:
Comments: I saw the USS Gurke listing on one of the other homepages links. An amateur radio friend, J. Frank Hickam, served on board the Gurke around 1956. To my knowledge he hasn't got on the internet yet but I will tell him about your effort. Smooth Seas Fred

Date: 21 August 1996
Name:Anthony Greene
Where are you from?: Cleveland, OH
Years aboard Gurke: 1961-1962

Date: 20 August 1996
Name:SGT Bruce W. Longson (UTARNG)
Where are you from?: Kaysville, UT
Years aboard Gurke:

Date: 18 August 1996
Name:Harry Krabbe
Where are you from?: Originally-Selma, AL
Years aboard Gurke:
Comments: Nice page Tom. I served aboard thr USS McKean DD-784 (DESRON 19 homeported in Long Beach, CA) from 1966 to 1969 as a radioman. Two tours in Vietnam.

Date: 9 August 1996
Name:Michael Monnens (Email address expired)
Where are you from?: Brookings, SD
Years aboard Gurke: 8/71 to 12/73
Comments: M Division,aft engineroom. Was MM2 when left ship.

Date: 30 July 1996
Name: Tom Cheatum
Homepage: Tom's Place
Where are you from?: Fort Worth, Texas
Years aboard Gurke: 1952-1955
Comments: All entries into the Ship's Log that were made prior to 30 AUG 1996 were lost by the former provider of this service. If your entry is missing, please re-sign the log, I enjoy hearing from you and some lost shipmate might see your entry.

I served in the Gurke Fire Control Gang (Gunnery Division) 1952 to 1955. I made it to the 1995 reunion and will be at the 1997 reunion. See you there!