Name :   Bob Martin
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   Yes
What Years :   1961 - 1963
Rate / Rank :   SFP2
E - mail Address :   tinman61@juno.com
Url Address :   www.geocities.com/Pentagon/Quarters/5860
Comments :   "WELCOME ABOARD" I hope everyone will contact me about our up coming reunion in San Antonio, TX. I am a Plank Owner and President of the Francis Marion Reunion Assoc. Looking forward to hearing from all crew members of the 'Swamp Fox"
Name :   George Johnson
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   Yes
What Years :   1965 to 1968
Rate / Rank :   BM E-3
E - mail Address :   gleonjohnson@hotmail.com
Url Address :   
Comments :   what a surprise to find this page! had the ship on my mind, and was wondering what happen to her, now I know. Thank-you.
Name :   Mike Burgess
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   Yes
What Years :   1964-1967
Rate / Rank :   BM2
E - mail Address :   uncleadolf@aol.com
Url Address :   
Comments :   Sorry to miss the reunion hope it's on the west coast next year.Have fun all
Name :   Richard Keller
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   yes
What Years :   1967-1969
Rate / Rank :   CYN3
E - mail Address :   Kellerrd@aol.com
Url Address :   
Comments :   
Name :   James R. (Rick) Held
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   Yes
What Years :   1970-1972
Rate / Rank :   Lt. JG /A Division
E - mail Address :   Rick@Mockeson.com
Url Address :   
Comments :   Glad to see the Frannie Mae on the Home page! Looks like the end of a tough cruise. Rick
Name :   David Sonnier
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   yes
What Years :   1966/1967
Rate / Rank :   
E - mail Address :   sonnidl@netscape.net
Url Address :   
Comments :   
Name :   Charles Van Hoy
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   
What Years :   
Rate / Rank :   BMC / E7
E - mail Address :   cvanhoy9@cs.com
Url Address :   
Comments :   
Name :   Henry J Dunn Jr
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   yes
What Years :   1962-1963
Rate / Rank :   PFC-USMC
E - mail Address :   
Url Address :   
Comments :   Servied on board at the Cuban missile crises,have only good memories about the Swamp Fox and crew.Good to know that some of us are still active and enjoying life.
Name :   wayne (dewey) litten
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   yes
What Years :   12-70-1-73
Rate / Rank :   mm3
E - mail Address :   wlitten@hotmail.com
Url Address :   
Comments :   had fun times on the Fox like to hear from anybody that was in the mm or bt division at that time
Name :   kirby p poree
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   yes
What Years :   1970-1971
Rate / Rank :   seamen e3
E - mail Address :   kirby poree @cs.com
Url Address :   
Comments :   6th fleet ship of the year
Name :   F. H. Kienast
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   Yes
What Years :   1978
Rate / Rank :   Lance Corporal
E - mail Address :   FKIENAST@ec.rr.com
Url Address :   
Comments :   My first float in USMC aboard Francis Marion. Bold Guard-78. Thought I saw her in 97 at Rota Spain.
Name :   Wayne Craft
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   Yes
What Years :   1966-1971
Rate / Rank :   ETR-2
E - mail Address :   craftydog@mindspring.com
Url Address :   
Comments :   
Name :   Tom O'LEARY
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   yes
What Years :   1964-1965
Rate / Rank :   PN1
E - mail Address :   to'leary@ulbrich.com
Url Address :   
Comments :   Great Website.I really enjoyed the list of former crew members. I'll keep in touch. ALL THE BEST PN1 Tom O'Leary, 16 Scarano Rd., Southington,CT. 06489
Name :   Richard E. Sims
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   Norfork, VA
What Years :   1/68-6/69
Rate / Rank :   SN/E3
E - mail Address :   daydreamer@s7.net
Url Address :   
Comments :   
Name :   Jim Stafford
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   Yes
What Years :   1961-1963
Rate / Rank :   BM3
E - mail Address :   jim.stafford@juno.com
Url Address :   
Comments :   Bob, you and the committe did a great job putting together the reunion in San Antonio. I enjoyed seeing several of our "old" shipmates and meeting those who came after us. THANK YOU...........CHARGE!!!!!!
Name :   Joe Sauthoff
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   Yes
What Years :   1992-1994
Rate / Rank :   Seaman
E - mail Address :   joesauthoff@email.com
Url Address :   
Comments :   
Name :   Bill Zuidema
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   yes
What Years :   1967-1969
Rate / Rank :   RD3
E - mail Address :   zuidema@tucker-usa.com
Url Address :   
Comments :   I have kept in touch with Kulp, Rhuby, Amidon, Vale, Rice, Argonish, Wallett, Tucheck and Craft. Looking for more of the OI and OE Div crew
Name :   Iván Ramiro Méndez
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   Yes
What Years :   1996 - 1999
Rate / Rank :   Seaman ( Spanish Navy )
E - mail Address :   Rana_1@mixmail.com
Url Address :   
Comments :   The USS Francis Marion ( ARAGON in theSpanish Navy ) it,s my First Ship in the Navy..... and i have got a nice Times in the Ship..... I never Forget this Ship
Name :   josh vibbard
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   no
What Years :   
Rate / Rank :   
E - mail Address :   jjiosk@hotmail.com
Url Address :   
Comments :   hioehjkld hjdkalue hjfd
Name :   O'leary,TomYES
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   YES
What Years :   l964-l966p
Rate / Rank :   PN3-
E - mail Address :   toleary@ulbrich.com
Url Address :   -
Comments :   This is a great WEB site. I hope to see everyone at the next reunion.
Name :   G. E. Dixon
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   yes
What Years :   1964 - 1967
Rate / Rank :   sm-3
E - mail Address :   yorkmtn@hotmail
Url Address :   
Comments :   like to hear from of my old ship mates. I am proud to have served with them.
Name :   Don Peirce
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   No
What Years :   
Rate / Rank :   
E - mail Address :   TEXDON71@aol.com
Url Address :   
Comments :   My nephew, Eric Allan Peirce served on this ship. Although a teacher in New Hampshire does not know of the existance of this site. His E-mail address is ericeap@hotmail.com Why not send him an E-mail inviting him to participate?
Name :   Robert Moses Jr.
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   yes
What Years :   1966-68
Rate / Rank :   BM3
E - mail Address :   critte2@aol.com
Url Address :   
Comments :   Happy Holidays from Robert
Name :   Robert Moses Jr.
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   yes
What Years :   1966-68
Rate / Rank :   BM3
E - mail Address :   critte2@aol.com
Url Address :   
Comments :   Happy Holidays from Robert
Name :   Bud Wadkins
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   Plank owner
What Years :   1961--1962
Rate / Rank :   Seman
E - mail Address :   "s.wadkinshome@att.net"
Url Address :   
Comments :   Put Marion in commision, was part of the third division, later put Uss Guadalcanal in commission Wadkins BM3
Name :   Dave
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   
What Years :   66-68
Rate / Rank :   QM1/E6
E - mail Address :   david.braden@mindspring,com
Url Address :   
Comments :   
Name :   kenny
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   
What Years :   
Rate / Rank :   
E - mail Address :   
Url Address :   
Comments :   
Name :   Kenny Blair
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   yes
What Years :   63-66
Rate / Rank :   BM3 1st DIV
E - mail Address :   blair1143@aol.com
Url Address :   6401 Triplett Dr. Louisville, Ky 40258
Comments :   would like to hear from any other deck ape who was aboard during these years. made the 63&65 med cruises
Name :   Robert Ritchey
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   yes
What Years :   73-74
Rate / Rank :   E2
E - mail Address :   LNGTRANS
Url Address :   
Comments :   
Name :   Robert Ritchey
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   yes
What Years :   73-74
Rate / Rank :   E2
E - mail Address :   LNGTRANS
Url Address :   columbiana ohio
Comments :   
Name :   Shaw Richard D
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   Yes
What Years :   Nov 1968/Apr 1972
Rate / Rank :   CWO-4
E - mail Address :   rshaw3@carolina.rr.com
Url Address :   
Comments :   MPA 1968-1972
Name :   GERMANO
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   YES SIR
What Years :   77-79
Rate / Rank :   SR,SN,THEN SR AGAIN
E - mail Address :   DPG1995@AOL.COM
Url Address :   
Comments :   HEY BEISHLINE,DAVE!!!, REMEMBER ME? WISH I COULD,VE BEEN THERE DUDE. MISS YOU. ...HAVE MANY MEMORIES. STAY SAFE DAVE. I SAIS HI TO YOE WHEN I WAS IN JACKSONVILLE.FL WRITE BACK
Name :   DAN
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   YEP
What Years :   77-79 (DOPER YEARS
Rate / Rank :   
E - mail Address :   
Url Address :   
Comments :   
Name :   DAN
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   YEP
What Years :   77-79 (DOPER YEARS
Rate / Rank :   SN
E - mail Address :   DPG1993@AOL.COM
Url Address :   
Comments :   JUST WANTED EVERYONE TO KNOW THAT I WILL BE IN VA BEACH FOR THE NEXT REUNION. STACKHOUSE,PAULEY AND MERVINE;YOU BETTER BE THERE. ALSO ANYONE WITH SOME GOOD BUD BE THERE ALSO. ...GET WITH ME ,HAVEN'T BEEN HIGH SINCE 1993. DAN THE MAN
Name :   Curtis D Royal
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   yes
What Years :   1975-77
Rate / Rank :   FA- MM3
E - mail Address :   mmccdr@cox.net
Url Address :   
Comments :   
Name :   Donald E. Moore
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   yes
What Years :   1967-1968
Rate / Rank :   bm3
E - mail Address :   donaldandmary@vol.com
Url Address :   
Comments :   
Name :   bob massengale
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   yes
What Years :   1971-1973
Rate / Rank :   bt2
E - mail Address :   rbrt569@cs.com
Url Address :   
Comments :   
Name :   John E . Smith
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   No; but my father served on the predecessor, a Liberty Boat of the same name in WWII
What Years :   
Rate / Rank :   
E - mail Address :   Johnedsmithy@hotmail.com
Url Address :   
Comments :   
Name :   Gary Henderson
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   yes
What Years :   06/66 - 08/67
Rate / Rank :   josn
E - mail Address :   oaks2@prodigy.net
Url Address :   
Comments :   I work as a newpaper reporter and live in Upstate South Carolina.
Name :   JUAN FRANCISCO ORTEGA
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   SI
What Years :   ENERO1995-OCTUBRE1995
Rate / Rank :   MARINERO DE REEMPLAZO
E - mail Address :   juanpas@email.com
Url Address :   
Comments :   Hola, soy S-228 de Barcelona. Un saludo a todos los marineros que estuvieron en el "ARAGON L-22", en su tiempo de mili, ROTA NAVAL Cadiz SPAIN
Name :   marvin brigman
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   yes
What Years :   63-66
Rate / Rank :   BT1
E - mail Address :   N/A
Url Address :   N/A
Comments :   chsn, sc.
Name :   Richard Sims
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   yes
What Years :   67/69
Rate / Rank :   E3
E - mail Address :   daydreamer@s7.net
Url Address :   
Comments :   
Name :   Curness Mann
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   Yes
What Years :   1977-1979
Rate / Rank :   RMSN
E - mail Address :   Larrybug@earthlink.net
Url Address :   
Comments :   Was on board when collision at sea occured at the Chesapeake Bay (1979).
Name :   Germano
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   yes
What Years :   77-79
Rate / Rank :   sn-sr-sn ect
E - mail Address :   dpg1993@aol.com
Url Address :   
Comments :   Hey mann, what ever happened to westlake?
Name :   James Buckland
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   yes
What Years :   1968 to 1972
Rate / Rank :   HT 1
E - mail Address :   
Url Address :   
Comments :   
Name :   James Buckland
Were you aboard the Francis Marion :   yes
What Years :   1968 to 1972
Rate / Rank :   HT 1
E - mail Address :   grannyonthego52@hotmail.com
Url Address :   
Comments :