VP-5 Squadron Shipmates
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ShipmateUSS Norton Sound (AV-11) ShipmatesShipmate

BASHAM, Joe jbasham@tampabay.rr.com "...I served aboard the USS Norton Sound (AV-11) from 1956 to 1958 when we went around the horn and set off three nucler devices. That was just before the anti nuke above ground testing ban went into effect. That was quit a cruise. I will never forget "the gallapping goast of the hueneeme coast"..." [28NOV2006]

BUCKLEY, Claude Norman claudenbuckley@yahoo.com "...I served aboard the UUSS Norton Sound (AV-11) (12/1960-08/1961), NATTC NAS Millington, Tennessee (0819/61 to 04/1962) A-School, VF-174 (04/1962 to 1963) at NAS Cecil Field, Jacksonville, Florida, VP-30 at NAS Jacksonville, Florida, FAETULANT (1966) Det NAS Brunswick, Maine and discharged 05/1968 then to NAS Whidbey Island, Washington as GS-9 on SP2E OF/WST for a year..." [24MAY2019]

CAPETILLO, Jose "Cap" chemainchicago@comcast.net "...I served aboard the USS Norton Sound (AV-11) from 1972-1975. I would lke to hear from any former Shipmates. Hope your all doing well!..." [17JUN2005]

Memorial Picture "...DWINELLE, Paul V...My father, Paul V. Dwinelle, was the Electrical Engineering Officer (LTjg) aboard the USS Norton Sound (AV-11) from September 1945 to May 1946. I would love to hear from anyone who might remember Dad. He passed away August 29, 2001. Also, would like information about any Reunions. Thank you. Cheryl Dwinelle Wedding clwedding@aol.com..." [22JAN2006]

Memorial Picture "...SEIDEL, Clarence A...My father Clarence A. Seidel was on the USS Norton Sound (AV-11) from 1943 til 1945. I grew up hearing about the USS Norton Sound (AV-11), and he and my mother particularly enjoyed visiting with others from the Ship when it was docked Near Oxnard, Calfornia in the 1970's and 1980's. MY dad died in 1991. I applaud the work you sailors did for our Nation. Sincerely...Linda L. Seidel thegardner@aol.com..." [06FEB2005]