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USS Pawcatuck AO-108
The photos on this page were donated by Mr. David Willis of Phoenix, Az.
Pictures taken on a trip to see the "Dead Fleet" in May 1999
Mr. Willis contacted me with the question - "Could this be your ship?"
Can anybody identify the ships for sure ?
|Update 1/7/00 - Dave Willis contacted me with a list obtained from the Maritime Commission
|Order of ships - left merchant ship, to its right Waccamaw then Canisteo, Caloosahatchee, Mississinewa,Pawcatuck
Mr. Willis was a former crew member of USS Pawcatuck - he has identified the ship (raised letters can still be seen even tho painted over)
Can-do?  (14KB) Can-do?  (14KB)Pawcatuck (15KB)
Paw stern(14KB) Paw bow(14KB)  Paw bow(15KB)
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Added 12/16/99 Thanks to Dave Willis
HERE IS PICTURE THAT SETH PERRY HAD AND HE SHOWED THIS TO JAN AND I WHEN WE
STOPPED TO SEE HIM AND HIS WIFE ON THE 24TH OF MAY
SETH DIED THE 9TH OF JUNE AND HIS WIFE TALKED TO ME ON THE PHONE AND I ASKED
HER IF I COULD HAVE THE PICTURE OF THE SHIP WHICH IS GOING UNDER THE BROOKLYN
BRIDGE IN NEW YORK
HE WAS NOT SURE WHEN THE PICTURE WAS TAKEN BUT IT COULD HVE BEEN IN SEPT OF
1955 WHEN WE DI GO TO NEW YORK AND GO TO SHIPYARD AND TIE UP FOR A FEW DAYS
HOPE YOU ENJOY IT