33rd Special U.S. Naval Construction battalion, Co. D

33rd Special U.S. Naval Construction battalion, Co. D
Group photograph of the 33rd Special Naval Construction Battalion, D Company. Page 84 of The log, a yearbook of the battalion's training in Rhode Island and deployment in the Philippines in 1945. Names of those pictured appear below the photograph.
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26cm x 20cm
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East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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Eleanor Peterson Brinsko Dec 29 2018

My grandfather is in the front row of this picture. He did not say much about what they saw or what they did, so I am looking for any kind of information that will help open up the story. We do have this photo at our house, along with the log book.

steve walton Mar 31 2018

My Dad was in Company B, I found the log after he passed, like so many from that time, he never talked much about his time there

Joe Camphouse Sep 11 2015

My Dad was in the 33rd, Headquarters company. He was also a gunners mate on the Torrens! Bill Camphouse. Just turned 90 in August.

Harvey Housley Jan 12 2014

My dad, Harvey Benjamin Housley was in this Battalion. He was in sick bay the day this photo was taken.

Harvey Housley Jan 12 2014

My dad, Harvey Benjamin Housley was in this Battalion. He was in sick bay the day this photo was taken.

R. Tomko Aug 30 2012

My uncle Steve F. Tomko was reported dead on 8 Oct 1945...he was with the 33rd 5th Special Naval Const. Battalion...Anyone know what happened...We heard he was near Calicoan Island, Samar, P.I.

dwayne richie Mar 20 2011

my great uncle carlos singleton is 2nd row frm top 26th sailor.i never met him or his brother my maternal grndfather.carlos died bfore the war ended.his daughter said they named a ball field after him somewhere they were.they were at san pedro bay,leyte gulf,guillan phillipines,and samar island.anyone can help me find out more about them or him please contact me at pdrichie63@gmail.com thanks.

Tim Bradley Feb 02 2010

My father was a gunners mate on the USA T Torrens.  His picture is 2nd row from the top...5th sailor from the right.  His name is Fred Bradley (former major league pitcher for the Chicago White Sox after WWII)  He is still with us at 90 years old.

Tim Cronin Mar 19 2009

My dad is in the row of this picture and I have never seen this picture before.

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