Stories From The U.S. Navy: I. A Suicide In The Mediterranean (Book) - 7/17/2015 11:57:17 AM
I experienced a suicide on board the USS Cascade AD-16 while in Malta in 1966. My division officer put a CO2 fire extinguisher around his neck and slipped over the side via one of the boats on the boat boom. Very sad, he was an Ensign as well. I am a retired ENC, 26 years.
Stories From The U.S. Navy: I. A Suicide In The Mediterranean (Book) - 7/16/2015 7:21:44 AM
Good luck with this project, Bob. Wish I'd known this character. I spent a career trying to get to the Atlantic fleet. Maybe we could have swapped duty. We chased Shangri-la in the 7th Fleet a time or two, into Yokosuka in the winter of '66. Fair winds!
U.S. History Blog Asks A Question (Article) - 3/13/2012 2:45:28 PM
Interesting piece. Got my attention. I've always found the history of the United States Navy fascinating, from the beginnings of Don't Tread On Me (a phrase that was given new life by the modern-day Tea Party movement) all the way to Seal Team Six.
Checking out the Navy Publishing site now...