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RMN2 Dick J. Rogavin U.S.S. MooseI was 16 years old when I had my first contact with a British Navy Man. We lived in Sunnyside, Queens, Long Island, NY during the war years. My step Dad worked at the Brooklyn Navy Yard when the HMS Penelope came in for major repairs, the year was 1942. Folks at the Navy Yard were asked to invite members of the HMS Penelope's crew to stay at their homes during her stay at the "Yard". I believe the young man who stayed with us was a CPO but I have been unable to find his name, much to my sorrow. Needless to say I was a very impressed young lad with this young British Navy Man. I am certain he influenced my decision to join the U.S.N. which I did when I was 17. This British Navy man stayed with us for a couple of months while the repairs were being carried out on his ship, it was a fantastic event for a young impressionable 16 year old lad.
I served in the USN and was a radioman on the USS Moose in the Pacific area during World War 11Dick J. Rogavin
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