USS Boulder County (LST-1190) & USS Charleston (LKA-113)
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@ 2006-11-24 02:38:44
Pictures of the former USS Boulder are great, although a little saddening. I reported aboard her 8/11/74. I spentalmost 4 years aboard and traveled a substantial piece of the globe. I was a quarter master and the Sea and Anchor detail helmsman. Just sad to see her in a nursing home. I reported aboard at 17 yrs old. I just celebrated my 50th.
@ 2006-11-24 12:04:31
Great story. It's always good to have the opportunity to match the image to actual events and lives. Thanks.
@ 2007-11-11 22:06:58
Yes sad to see her like this. Yet still it is good to see Boulder.
From 72-75 she was home to me. M-Div #3aux engine room.
It was a good time.
@ 2008-04-18 01:17:19
I served on the USS Boulder between 1984-1988 the ship was berthed at that time in Brooklyn New York @ Floyd Bennett Field. I was a Signalman and miss the "Old Pig".
@ 2008-09-01 16:01:11
This is BM3 Ensminger. I served on the Boulder from '83-"87. My email is
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Is there a William Sloan, or a Dale Baxter out there.
Take care Smoker
@ 2010-07-22 12:07:28
I was on the Boulder from Oct 72- Apr 73. I was a corpsman with Kilo 3/2 out of LeJeune. I had to go from the Navy to the Marines to get on board a ship. It was a terrific time and I'll never forget her.
@ 2011-03-21 17:41:57
Lord Have Mercy, Hey Guys This is GATOR!
We did have a blast, Still Remember the good times!
SM2 MIKE RANSIER 1974-1978
@ 2011-05-08 16:27:30
Great ship and good times.
1975,76 a gang
Destroyer Tender, 2 x Amphibious Cargo Ships & 2 x Spruance Class Destroyers
Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
Submarine USS Trout (SS-566)
Gunboat USS Canon (PG-90)
Wells Fargo Center
Airplane - Commuter Plane on Approach
USS Able (T-AGOS-20) Swath-S (Small) Ocean Surveillance Ship
Lincoln Financial Field
USS Des Moines (CA 134)
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