In 1944 Jim Radford was a 15 year old ‘galley boy’ serving with the Merchant Navy on the Empire.
Pearl Harbor Survivor Gets Last Wish
Bud Cloud survived Pearl Harbor and had one just one request before he died: to see the Navy one last time with the ship that has the same name as the one he served on in Pearl Harbor. 13 days later, Bud Cloud's ship sailed off. He died at peace and feeling whole.