Veterans Oral Histories

Streaming Media

Document Type

Video

Interview Date

3-3-2013

Abstract

0:31 Learned to fly; 1:54 Coast Guard License to operate boats; 2:15 Job as Captain of Yacht; 3:42 Received Commission; 4:52 Received orders to USS Hamilton; 6:20 Convoy to England letters; 7:06 Escorted Convoy to Iceland; 7:34 Pick up & Tow Navy Ship; 9:20 Ship torpedoed; 10:48 Rescued by Destroyer; 11:55 Assigned as a Navigator; 15:29 Talks about a friend; 17:34 Escort for Convoy to England; 18:46 Problems with Convoy; 19:49 Went back to help; 21:30 Ship was rammed; 24:42 Saved men from sinking ship; 42:00 Testified against captain; 24:42 Discusses other places visited; 27:00 Transferred to Resupply Ship as Executive Officer; 27:50 Discussed his home town; 28:10 Job in printing business; 29:10 Job in fabric business as Advertising Manager; 30:34 Moves to Florida (Winter Haven in 1962); 31:00 Moved to Jacksonville; 33:45 Retired in 1977; 34:21 Moved to Orlando in 1981.

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