Billy Kern CSCS (Ret) photos
Chief Kern's Granddaughter, Jessica Johnson,
sent us these pictures and would like any information you may have about
Reply to me at: Dave@DaveOnTheWeb.com
Video: "A short film by John
This is a good quality video with some good views
of the Ponchatoula. The actors are corny but I think you will
enjoy watching it anyway.
Pictures of our beautiful
Informal gathering to see the reserve fleet in
at PF's barbecue
1989 WestPac Unrep
Getting replenished by the Ponchatoula
during WestPac 1989. High seas that day, you can see the LST-1184
Frederick County being slammed in one of the pictures.
LSD-42 Germantown pulls alongside in another phot.
LPD-6 Duluth also wandering around.
Check out the spray breaking over the flight deck of the Belleau Wood,
75 feet above the surface
storage at Suisun Bay
Pictures from Richard (Rick) Simonson
1956 to 1960 Pictures
A nice set
of personal snap shots from 1956 donated buy Plank Owner Tom Davis.
This is a great set of personal pictures from the
mid 60's. Many of the pictures are of shipmates (the way we were).
They have been submitted by Phil Kinnicutt. Many of these pictures
were taken by Barry Litchfield who is also the official photographer for
our shipmates association.
Barry's slideshow from the mid 60's
A slide show of pictures from the 60's. These
pictures were taken by Barry Litchfield
1970 Cruise Book
A wonderful set of pictures from the 1970 cruise
book. Shipmate Grant Wearne of Cincinnati scanned them and made them
available to us.
Crossing the Line
Robert Radnick's 1966/67 pictures of "Crossing the Line", an event that
no one who went thru it will ever forget.
Photos of the ceremony held in Ponchatoula, LA in May of 2015