USS Puffer SSN652

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Puffer transiting into Apra Harbor, Guam on Halloween of 1994
Photos and text by Jason Atkin
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Some new Pictures from Walt Coltrin
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xDon vs. the coconut (I think the coconut won).JPG (1919 bytes) xJoe Loesch, The Entertainer.JPG (6940 bytes) xJoe Warren doing the neutron dance (west-pac 90).JPG (6226 bytes) xnorth pole snob.JPG (3265 bytes) xsouth china sea sunset.JPG (5554 bytes) xSuccess at last!.JPG (2499 bytes)

Some photos from my collection in no particular order, West Pac, San Diego and Bremerton.
These pictures will rotate over time and if you have a picture you'd like to contribute send it along.

Don "Ziggie" Ziegler
Just down from the bridge
after we took a wave during first
manuevering watch into Guam.

Me topside handling lines on
the second manuevering attempt
into Guam. There was some typhoon
or other going on the first time.

XO Mannie Malagon on manuevering watch into Yakosuka, Japan

Dennis Cawley and Wallie Coltrin
on the liberty boat in Thialand.

Chuck "Scroggie" Scroggins

aerial view of the boat tied up to the Proteus in Guam.
I got a ride on a naval air station helicopter and
managed to get out of the master chiefs field day.

Puffer arrives at new homeport in San Diego

CO Chuck Reigner with his daughter

CO with Mark Oleg after the Puffer A team won in Bremerton.


Spring 1993 in the Arctic
photo contributed by Mike Atwell

Sometimes the best of plans don't quite work out.
I could have jumped off the sail this time.

Bruce McDaniels in The igloo we made with
a chain saw. I think I ran that saw 18 hours that day.

Sun breaking through in the Arctic, Summer 1990

Rick Nash chasing down Cedric Bell at the North Pole

My wife Sara at the Conn

Me and my chief ETC(SS) Bruce Talbot on maneuvering watch off Guam.

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Please note: All hand drawn artwork on this site was done by members of the 1971 PUFFER crew for the WESTPAC 1971 Cruise Book.
The artists were : STS3 (SS) Steven M. Mclean and ETN2 Terry L. Filson.


Last Updated 06/19/2010 18:40