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Subject: Sampson August 45 to Oct. 45 Unit G co. 518


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Walter E Bromley
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Date Posted: 21:07:19 03/28/10 Sun

I took basic training in Co. 518 unit G from Aug.15 1945 to October 1945. Our company commander was chief Murphy.After basic I was sent to Bremerton,Wash.and then to portland,Oregon where i went aboard the USS Fieberling DE640 on Dec.8 1945 and stayed unti it was decomissioned in March 1948 at Long Beach,Calif.Our first deployment was to Shanghi,China where we served as flag ship for a group of LST's ans also as air sea rescue at air base on Whangpoo river near Shanghi.Also sailed with cientist on ship mtaking soundings off Calif. coast and in Hawiaan islands.Would like to hear f5om anyone fron boot camp or ship.

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