Todays Date :   7 October 2010
Who are you ? :   Michael A. Seide
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   Yes
When ? :   1961-1962
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   Billet E-6 Commissarymen
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   masras@live.com
Any comments or messages ? :   I loved being on board and being at sea,I should have stayed in.
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Todays Date :   08/29/10
Who are you ? :   Walter McNally
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   yes
When ? :   march70-dec.71
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   SN
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   LAK-MLK@netzero.com
Any comments or messages ? :   came on the ship with Steve Bartoshek and had some good times made the med cruse and St.Johns newfoundland,Bermuda,and a few others. remember chief Green Ralf hernandez Ed Shaefer,Stanly Babbs
More comments or messages ? :   Tom langstaff where are you. I live in San Antonio fl.
Todays Date :   8/23/10
Who are you ? :   Steve Van Rensselaer
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   Yes
When ? :   1962-63
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   EN2
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   svanrensselaer@finsvcs.com
Any comments or messages ? :   Wrote an article about my experience aboard the Rockaway during the Cuban Missle Crisis that was published in the Coast Guard Combat Veterans magazine.
More comments or messages ? :   Would like to get in touch with former crew amtes from my time on board.
Todays Date :   8/14/10
Who are you ? :   Jack Hart
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   yes
When ? :   1957/1958
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   E-3
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   Jack Hart, 435 Elm Ave. Pitman, NJ 08071 jphhart@comcast.net
Any comments or messages ? :   When is the next reunion and where?
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Todays Date :   7/14/10
Who are you ? :   Mike Rolston
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   yes
When ? :   71-72
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   RM3
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   michael.rolston1@rcn.com
Any comments or messages ? :   I will never forget crossing the equator and becoming a shellback. Thinking back, I think the fun we had was unbeliveable.
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Todays Date :   5/12/10
Who are you ? :   Darrell Crone
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   
When ? :   1955
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   SN
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   docrone@yahoo.com
Any comments or messages ? :   NY great liberty town.I have fond memories of USCG.I was tranfered from Cutter Absecon in which I boarded late 1952.My familey is tired of all my sea stories.
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Todays Date :   5/4/2010
Who are you ? :   Roger Greenall
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   Yes
When ? :   1965-1968
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   SO3
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   Roger@dataJet.Com
Any comments or messages ? :   Retired and living in Carolina, RI Working on a slide show(s) for the web page.
More comments or messages ? :   Glad to hear from anyone.
Todays Date :   3/7/2010
Who are you ? :   Binghamton, NY
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   YES
When ? :   69 - 71
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   SK3
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   exdodciv@yahoo.com
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Todays Date :   02/15/2010
Who are you ? :   
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   Yes
When ? :   62-65
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   jdkoivisto@wi.rr.com
Any comments or messages ? :   change of e-mail address
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Todays Date :   22 December 2009
Who are you ? :   Robert L. Cooper
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   Yes
When ? :   Bomex, 1969
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   RM-2
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   cooprl1@verizon.net 274 Morningside Dr. Broadway, Va. 22815 (see ! Made it to Broadway !)
Any comments or messages ? :   Both wife and self retired from Federal Govt., after USCG and USArmy. 19 countries traveled and served, but some of our best memories, those we knew during our young military years ! Bob and Karen
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Todays Date :   11/07/09
Who are you ? :   robert fazio
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   yes
When ? :   1961-1965
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   EN2
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   fazio261@gmail.com
Any comments or messages ? :   retired and living in elba ny. married to nancy since 1968. have 3 grandchildren. am very happy being retired. was employed by mobil oil before retiring
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Todays Date :   6 NOV 2009
Who are you ? :   Chris Megella
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   Yes
When ? :   65-66
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   SA
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   6061 Regent Drive Harrisburg, PA 17112 cmegella@verizon.net
Any comments or messages ? :   new e mail address, listed twice in Rockaway.org muster list. Name spelled wrong MAGELLA instead of Megella.
More comments or messages ? :   sorry to hear about Tom McCarthy, we were deck apes under the tender care of Boats Kipkowski and Porch.
Todays Date :   10/27/2009
Who are you ? :   Larry Gemoets
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   Yes
When ? :   1971-2 Decommissioned her
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   ETC
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   cwo3lg@gmail.com
Any comments or messages ? :   Updating my prior entry
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Todays Date :   9-23-09
Who are you ? :   Robert D Royds Jr
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   Yes
When ? :   58-59 & 62-64
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   RM3, RM2, RM1
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   roberthwll@aol.com thats el-el
Any comments or messages ? :   E-Mail change
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Todays Date :   9-3-09
Who are you ? :   Jack McCormick
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   yes
When ? :   1961 ??
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   RM2
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   Jackcathy1@yahoo.com
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Todays Date :   25 may 09
Who are you ? :   john lockwood
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   yes
When ? :   1964 ?
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   S/N
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   jllock@optonline.net
Any comments or messages ? :   O/S Bravo,November, horrible weather, 100 seas, lost steering motors,i thought we were all going down. the ship was broaching,i was told that we registered a 54 degree roll.i assume that the electricians mates saved our asses!johnny l. echo45-48
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Todays Date :   5/20/09
Who are you ? :   Ralph Hernandez
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   yes
When ? :   1969-1971
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   sn
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   alfaelectronics1@hotmail.com
Any comments or messages ? :   Well and alive.Left my birth town of NYC in 1974 came down to south Florida married for 27yrs. two sons (trying to get them to join the Guard)living in, owner of a small business for the past 25 years.Never Better Thanks Ralph
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Todays Date :   04/17/2009
Who are you ? :   BMCM Laurence H Mitthauer
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   yes
When ? :   1969
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   E6
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   anicomitt@comcast.net
Any comments or messages ? :   if my health improves Ill be at the reunion
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Todays Date :   4-14-09
Who are you ? :   Ed Nerges
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   Yes
When ? :   1966
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   SN
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   energes9536@comcast.net
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Todays Date :   4-2-09
Who are you ? :   Ed Simoncini
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   yes
When ? :   1961-1964
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   EN-2
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   edandreds@msn.com
Any comments or messages ? :   Best three years of my life! I need a hat and shirt.
More comments or messages ? :   Left Rockaway for the Planetree WLB 307 in the 14th...second best three years of my life. Guard didnt need reserves in 68 so the Navy had to do for 18 years...Love the green checks and had a ball in that canoe club.
Todays Date :   03/05/2009
Who are you ? :   CLIFF FLANDRAU
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   YES
When ? :   1970/1972 ?
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   DC3
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   IZFROST17AOL.COM
Any comments or messages ? :   I MISS THAT SHIP..I THINK ABOUT HER EVERYDAY...I WAS ONE OF MANY THAT HELPED DECOMMISSION HER !!!!
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Todays Date :   2/26/2009
Who are you ? :   Gordon T. Sauer
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   Yes
When ? :   57 - 58
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   QM2
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   gtsauer@sbcglobal.net
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Todays Date :   February 03,2009
Who are you ? :   Winford Chick
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   Yes
When ? :   1961--1964
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   Gm3class
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   whchickii@aol.com
Any comments or messages ? :   Im finally glad to hear that my USCG friends and shipmates are still around, God Bless you all.
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Todays Date :   2/2/09
Who are you ? :   Ed Ragozine
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   yes
When ? :   65-67 67-68
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   BT2
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   betted@frontiernet.net
Any comments or messages ? :   Wanted update my email
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Todays Date :   12 Dec 2008
Who are you ? :   Jeff Roller
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   Yes
When ? :   1964-65
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   RM3
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   triumpht120r@optonline.net
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Todays Date :   9-28-08
Who are you ? :   Robert Royds RMCM (Ret)
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   Yes
When ? :   58-59 & 62-63
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   RM3, RM2, Rm1
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   uscgcrockaway@myway.com
Any comments or messages ? :   Signed in many years ago. Have since moved to Maine. New address: 717 Hadley Mill Rd, Jackson, ME 04921-3122
More comments or messages ? :   Rock was a great ship. When will CG name a new ship USCGC Rockaway ???
Todays Date :   9/23/08
Who are you ? :   Don Smith
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   yes
When ? :   Feb 68 to July 70
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   SNET/SNMST/MST3/MST2
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   DWS2112838@cox.net
Any comments or messages ? :   Bomex, Med Cruise, Many ICNAF Cruises. Transferred to USCG Marine Science School on Governors Island. Was there until dischared June 72
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Todays Date :   8/25/2008
Who are you ? :   Peter A. Hahn
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   Sure was
When ? :   4-54 to 3-57
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   EN-2
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   catspaws35@embarqmail.com Wilson Circle Arapahoe,NC 28510
Any comments or messages ? :   How about ENC Terrett Then living in Westfield , NJ
More comments or messages ? :   Sure like to hear fron anyone in the engine department.
Todays Date :   5-29-08
Who are you ? :   jim greenwalt
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   yes
When ? :   53to 56
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   en2
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   jimarie50@gmail.com
Any comments or messages ? :   great website--good to see the names of some old shipmates
More comments or messages ? :   anyone know the whereabouts of pete murphy or john parker? and hello to henry fisher ..its been a long time
Todays Date :   05/03/08
Who are you ? :   Amadeo E (Mike)Salinas
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   yes
When ? :   Jan 1, 1943-Feb 2, 1945
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   SK3C
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   114 E Villarreal St Falfurrias, Texas 78355
Any comments or messages ? :   Looking for Roland Stanley, from New Orleans or anyone who new him.
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Todays Date :   3/23/2008
Who are you ? :   Steven W. Ward
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   No
When ? :   Father was 11/20/1950-7/27/1953
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   RD2
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   stevenwward@aol.com
Any comments or messages ? :   My father is Conrad Connie W. Ward. He served on board from 1950 to 1953, including the tragic loss of Capt James R. Hinnant. My father died 12/19/1994 at age 63. If anyone remembers him or has any photos, I would love to hear from you.
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Todays Date :   3-15-08
Who are you ? :   Bob Royds RMCM (Ret)
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   Yes
When ? :   6-58 to 12-59 & 9-62 to 2-64
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   RM3/RM2/RM1
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   uscgcrockaway@myway.com roberthwll38@aol.com
Any comments or messages ? :   Rock was my first CG Ship. Tours NBTM, NMY, NRUU, NMQ1, NAAO, NOJ & NMW.. Ret 9-1-77 Astoria, OR. Now reside in the small town of Jackson, Maine
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Todays Date :   1-28-08
Who are you ? :   Mike Sayles
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   Yes
When ? :   6/61-10/63
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   SM-QM3
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   mcsay@charter.net
Any comments or messages ? :   Good memories, saw some familiar names. Whoa! Was that ole Nels that I saw? Gained a few and lost a few hairs. Wheres Booty, last I heard he was in Florida.
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Todays Date :   1/24/08
Who are you ? :   Ken Tashian
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   Yes
When ? :   1966
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   FA
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   ken_tashian@yahoo.com
Any comments or messages ? :   Im lucky I lived through nights in NY with Bob Barnes.
More comments or messages ? :   Anybody remember Chief Zenchew
Todays Date :   01/20/2008
Who are you ? :   Chicago
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   yes
When ? :   1968 to 1970
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   sn
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   drdon22@msn.com
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Todays Date :   1/18/2008
Who are you ? :   Joe Kelley
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   Yes
When ? :   1967-69 (?)
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   YN2
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   JKelley613@aol.com
Any comments or messages ? :   Thanks to Rick Wickman for chasing me down
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Todays Date :   01 Jan 08
Who are you ? :   Ronald E. Lebel
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   YES
When ? :   09/62 to 01/66
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   SN to QM2
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   rlebel85@comcast.net
Any comments or messages ? :   Looking over the website and remembering the past,63 and 65 Cadet cruises. Good memories of Norway and the Azores. LCDR Cadigan, Albright, Dave Johnson, Hoppy Cassidy and many more. Would love to see some pictures of the Smith Voyager.
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Todays Date :   12/26/2007
Who are you ? :   Joe Short
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   Yes
When ? :   10/62 to 8/63
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   GM3
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   joedefan@aol.com
Any comments or messages ? :   Sorry I missed the 2006 Reunion Really looking forward to 2008 Reunion. Hope Knels and Phelan make it. Should be a great time.Loved the 1963 Cadet Cruise.
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Todays Date :   12/26/2007
Who are you ? :   Denis Hoppy Cassidy
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   Yes
When ? :   Nov. 62 - Jan 66
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   RM@
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   deniscassidy@comcast.net
Any comments or messages ? :   Great times! Lots of sea time. OSs, cadet cruises, SARs etc. Like to hear what became of Capt. McGarrity after he went to the 2nd Dist. Dave Johnson RM2, Carmen Olff RM2? Chief Zenchuch CMC?
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Todays Date :   12/21/2007
Who are you ? :   Jim Morrissey
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   yes
When ? :   1957 & 1958
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   RM3
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   JamesMorrissey@aol.com
Any comments or messages ? :   Many Happy Memories with great shipmates. 1960 Discharged and became a NJ State trooper. Later went on the NY Tugboats and retired as Sect.Treasurer and Asst. Mgr. Local 333 ILA AFL-CIO.
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Todays Date :   11/25/07
Who are you ? :   alan levine
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   yes
When ? :   10/57 09/59
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   rd3
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   607 lalor st hamilton,nj 08611 609-777-9171 home phone
Any comments or messages ? :   need home phone # john molfetta have his e-mail need home # served together 1957-1959 w-377 rockaway
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Todays Date :   11/08/2007
Who are you ? :   JIM ROBBINS
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   YES
When ? :   1968-1970
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   EN-3
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   PO BOX 1332 APACHE JUNCTION AZ. 85217 JAR174@LIVE.COM OR JAR174@YAHOO.COM
Any comments or messages ? :   I THINK OF THE ROCK EVERY DAY!
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Todays Date :   10/11/2007
Who are you ? :   PAUL OATES
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   YES
When ? :   1966
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   FA, FA1
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   PROATES6746@GMAIL.COM
Any comments or messages ? :   ASSIGNED TO # 2 ENGINE ROOM,MACHINE SHOP
More comments or messages ? :   CAME OUT OF BOOT CAMP, ALAMEDA CALIF. TO THE ROCKAWAY. FROM SAN ANTONIO TEXAS. NOW LIVE IN HILTON HEAD SC
Todays Date :   10/07/2007
Who are you ? :   Frank Larson
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   Yes
When ? :   1951----1954
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   SNA, SN1,BM3
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   sparky1043@aol.com 1043 Prigge Road St. Louis, Missouri 63138 (314) 741-1740
Any comments or messages ? :   Assigned to the Rock straight out of Boot camp. Did 12 weather patrols,1952 Scotland, 1953 Long & Short Cadet Cruises. Was MA for about 1 yr.,538 crew 18 mo.
More comments or messages ? :   Served on deck with J.P Morrisey, George Charlock, Dillard, and James Andersen.There were about 6 men from Co.K-11 Boot Camp assigned to the Rock the same time w/ me.
Todays Date :   09-20-07`
Who are you ? :   shannon Weiss
Were you on the Rockaway ? :   no
When ? :   the day it first sailed
Rank or Rate onboard ? :   
How can we contact you, Your email address? :   shannon@30belo.com
Any comments or messages ? :   My g-father was on the first voyage in the Navy and was there to support normady in france. He past away in 04 and im tring to locate anyone that may have any pictures from that time.
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