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USS Helena – Stories From The Book, pt. 13

Part 13 – We survived the “ditch” and have joined the pacific fleet.  As we near the equator, much of the crew is getting nervous thinking about the shellback ceremonies.  A few...
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USS Helena – Stories From The Book, pt. 12

Part 12 – Our little clan continues to make progress on their trek towards the pacific.  As we learned in the last story, our boys are traveling without the aid of the towed array.  In this...
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USS Helena – Stories From The Book, pt. 11

Part 11 – We have no idea how, but we manage to have a major piece of our sonar gear fall off the ship.  We joke that it was somebody from the Russian ship.  It does make for an exciting few...
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USS Helena – Stories from the book, pt. 10

Part Ten – We are still in Curacao, a Russian freighter was docked on the same pier as us – who thought that would work?  A couple brave soles mustered the courage to visit the Russian...
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