|NSGDet Sasebo, Japan - 1958|
|Images from James Butler (former CTR2)|
|Please scroll-down for the complete collection of photos.|
This is a front view of our Ops Bldg|
The Sasebo detachment we started was on the
golf course in between 5th and 6th (?) hole.
|This is a side view of our Ops Bldg - with antennas to the left.|
|This is our OIC CWO Shorty Allen.|
|Chief Hank Aldredge.|
Bruce Horncastle coming the back door.|
The opening to the right of Bruce was our heating and air conditioning room.
Bernie Gelotti and our mascot, watch dog and security guard.|
The dog's name was "Sparky".
|Left to right. Johnny Zelsnack, Tom "shotgun" Bird and Dick Kivi in the break room.|
L/R Unknown, John Zelsnack, Bernie Gelotti,|
Gary Chyall enjoying some local cool-aid
|L/R Bernie Gelotti, R.C. Britton, Gene Lathram|
|Shotgun Bird in front of barracks.|
Barracks after 20 ditty chasers were added to the original 8 DF'ers. When we first arrived at Sasebo,|
us 8 DF'ers were put into a 20 x 20 foot room. It did belong to marine NCO's till we showed up.
|A 100 yen taxi (36 cent) on base. A four door. Could hold more than 2.|
Main base Sasebo.|
Base was a major Naval repair port.
Think this is repair ship USS Jason.|
It rotated every 6 months.
|This is downtown Sasebo.|
SOME OF THE FOLKS AT SASEBO 1958 THRU ?|
* THE ORIGINAL 8 DF'ERS
TOSHIYUKI, IBARA--HOUSE BOY