just would like to find out what happened to the MSTS ship Gen. Buckner
Good Afternoon! I am trying to help a Veteran show that he was on the USNS Simon B. Buckner transport (T-AP 123) in July 1957 Coming from Germany to New York. How can I receive a copy of the passenger manifest showing when he arrived to port? Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. Thank... More
IN APRIL 1959 NEW YORK TO BAUMHOLDER GERMANY
TOOK 9 DAYS TO CROSS AT THAT TIME PRIVATE US ARMY.
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My father was LTCDR John T Lytle and aboard September 62 to Oct 62. Did anyone know him who is out there?
I served aboard Buckner 1961 to 1963
(C Kenneth Draper)
I was a Navy corpman on board the Buckner for 2 years, 1961 to 1963. any crew members still around I would enjoy talking with you.
(James Colglazier Jr)
I was on this ship going to Germany 1961
To Germany via Casablanca
We left (BAT) Brooklyn Army Terminal Nov 1,1955 bound for Ger via Casablanca,Morocco.Ten days to Cas and Four more to Bremerhaven.We hit one hell of a storm six days out of N.Y,it lasted for three days We were buttoned up all that time.On board the same ship home in July of 1958.I believe it was... More
1966, July-Intro to the Army
As young married couple, surgeon husband, wife and dachshund sailed to Bremerhaven for 3 yrs in Ger. I was a mere 22 years old and when checking in, asked "where the pool was and the deck chairs" thinking this was a fine crossing! Next memory was reserving a watertight kennel on the back deck and... More
In mid-1955 I left Manahattan Beach AFS, I believe, on the Buckner, although a friend says we were on the Upsher. I recall we did make stop in Southhampton before continuing on to Bremerhaven. The Atlantic was dead calm for our crossing. After we left the English Channel and entered the North Sea... More
Mrs. Vi Brown
(Viola (Rupe)Brown )
I'm sure we came home on the Buckner in spring of 1962. I was in the 4th grade and finished about the last quarter here in Ft. Smith. My father retired at Ft. Chaffee in Sept. 63, before Kennedy was killed in Nov. We lived in Vogelweh, in Kaiserslautern, Germany. I also live in Kaiserslautern area... More