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Calversion, Volume 11, 1983 – Table of Contents

A full copy of the Calversion newsletter, volume 11, is available here.

Table of Contents for Volume 11:

  • Cover Page / Page 1:
    • Updated 1983 reunion information (San Francisco, CA)
  • Page 2:
    • Service scroll and decal ordering information.
  • Page 3: Mail Call
    • Ross Hornbuckle remembers events aboard the Calvert from ‘51 – ‘52 with Capt. Robbins.
    • Earl R. Megraw provided a copy of the “Calvert Song” sung on the way back home from Sicily in 1942.
    • Bill Marks (Lt.?) shares the story of Capt. Sweeney’s jeep (stolen from Marines) during WWII.
  • Page 4: Mail Call
    • Note from M.A. Coulvillia regarding correspondence with Charles L. Schooler. Burial at sea for Secretary of State Stephen Early’s son at Roi Namur.
  • Page 5: Mail Call
    • Gerald “Red” Ford – WWII
    • C. Simpson – Aboard the Calvert in 1942-43 and again in 1950
    • Sterling J. Wesp – WWII, Barber on the Calvert
    • Inquiry to the whereabouts of Randall Charles McNary – August 1942 – September 1945
  • Page 6:
    • Calvert Marine Museum information; Proclamation for all Calvert materials to be sent to the Museum.
  • Pages 7:
    • Map of the Track of Western Naval Task Force from the US to North Africa – 1942
  • Pages 8 & 9:
    • 1983 San Francisco Reunion Information
  • Back Page / Page 10:
    • Roster of contributions to the newsletter

Calversion, Volume 10, 1982 – Table of Contents

Volume 10 of the Calversion newsletter is available here.

Table of Contents for Volume 10:

  • Cover Page / Page 1:
    • Announcing 1983 reunion in San Francisco, CA.
    • John dedicates this volume to the 1950s
  • Page 2:
    • Babysan cartoon
    • Babysan, Joe-san, and Freddie-san parable
  • Page 3:
    • Picture of the Calvert and caption on the front page of The Honolulu Advertiser, Sunday, February 24, 1952
  • Page 4: 
    • The USS Calvert article in OUR NAVY, by M. H. McKellar, circa mid-1950s
    • Norfolk newspaper clipping announcing the Calvert’s recommissioning on October 18, 1950
  • Page 5:
    • Babysan cartoon
    • Babysan “Never happen” parable
  • Page 6:
    • Follow-up notes from the April, 1982 reunion in Lancaster, PA at Willow Valley
    • Letter from Serman Dickson, Ship Association Captain, USS Stanton (AP-69) regarding the Calvert’s and Stanton’s voyage to North Africa the fall of 1942.
    • Excerpt from a four-page letter from Charles Francher regarding LCS(S) and S.K. Tully (Gunnery officer on the Calvert)
  • Pages 7, 8 & 9:
    • Details on the 1983 reunion in San Francisco, CA
  • Back Page / Page 10:
    • Roster of contributions to the newsletter
    • In Memory:
      • Thomas J. Beier – Jan 9, 1982
      • Charles L. Schooler – CDR 42-45 – 1982