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Bulletin Board for USS Gen Simon B. Buckner - AP 123

13 Oct Buckner (jim shupe)
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
27 Sep 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
09 May Buckner ( )
In mid-1955, I left Manhattan Beach Air Force Station on the Buckner heading for Southampton. It took us 11 days. Even as they tried to keep us busy, it was a boring voyage. I was supposed to be assigned to Hq 7th Air Division (SAC), but got sidetracked with a transfer to Hq 3AF so I could spend... More
16 Dec troop ship (Len Warmington)
we (camp roberts) infantry trainees departed San Francisco approx january 1945 en route to Finschaven ,New Guinee (now no longer called that) - i heard the name of the ship called USS Gen. Butner, my friend corrected me and said the name was Gen. Buckner Anyone with new info? ... More
19 Jan SFC Thom Cartmell US Army Abn Retired (Thom Cartmell)
Anyway: my email: sargee7@honduras.com If You were on the Buckner the same time. I was in Bamberg 2/35 Arty Redesignated 1/75th Arty. ( November1962- 28 February 1965) SFC THOM
19 Jan SFC Thom Cartmell US Army Abn Retired (Thom Cartmell)
I boarded the USNS BUCKNER on 28 February 1965 arrived New York 8 March 1965. Very Enjoyable Voyage. Chow was Great and plenty. SFC Thom Cartmell Retired.
19 Dec Allen E. Willeford (Allen Willeford)
I served three years in Germany from 1960 to 1963 and returned to the U.S. on the USNS Buckner in March 1963 to be discharged. At that time I returned to my home in Colorado. I have lived in Vermont for the past 35 years.
09 Dec Ron Holzermer (Veteran, 165th & 385th MP Batt (Ronald Holzermer)
I sailed on the U.S.N.S. Buckner in July 1965, from New York to Bremerhaven, Germany via Rhode Island, where we picked up some CB's, which were later send to Rhoda, Spain, after I arrived in Bremerhaven. I recall a very calm sea, all the way. I think it took 7-8 days. I worked on the ship,... More
24 Mar USNS General Simon B. Buckner (Jim Burkey)
Ths ship went into reserve storage around 1967 and I think it is long scrapped by now. What year were you on it?
23 Mar WHERE IS THE SHIP??????????????? ( )
WHERE IS THE SHIP?????????????

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