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DATE SECTION PAGE ENTRY
04-17-2014 COMMENTARIES, REMINISCENCES & SEA STORIES Chet Headley Added comments by Chet Headley on early document reproduction methods used for our ship's newspapers.
04-16-2014 USNS DUTTON Ship's Newspapers Added the Bell Pepper Bugle, Jun, 1976, courtesy of Harvey Edwards.
03-29-2014 USNS DUTTON Ship's Newspapers Added the Bell Pepper Bugle, July, 1975, courtesy of Harvey Edwards.
03-14-2014 MEMORABILIA Harvey Edwards Added a Memorabilia page for Harvey Edwards and content: Shellback Certificates, Panamal Canal Transit Certificate, Butch and Sundance photo, and History of Sonar.
03-14-2014 PHOTOS Harvey Edwards Added a photo of Hal Lindsey (Buckwheat) and Jim Thompson, taken in New London, CT, in 1977.
03-14-2014 PHOTOS Harvey Edwards Added a Photo album: Broomball
03-14-2014 PHOTOS Harvey Edwards Added a Photo album: Shellback Initiation.
03-13-2014 PHOTOS Harvey Edwards Added a PHOTO AND PHOTO ESSAY GALLERIES page for Harvey Edwards, and added a Photo album: Dutton Photos.
12-22-2013 PHOTOS Victor Olson Added a PHOTO AND PHOTO ESSAY GALLERIES page for Victor Olson, and added photos submitted by Victor's daughter Lisa Olson Belkofer.
09-13-2013 COMMENTARIES, REMINISCENCES & SEA STORIES Bill Klein Added a reminiscence by Bill Klein: "The Hunt for USNS Dutton".
09-13-2013 MEMORABILIA
USNS DUTTON
Bill Klein
Crew Portraits
Created a Memorabilia page for Bill Klein and added a 1962 Christmas Card from OcDET 2.  Added a group portrait of the 1962 OcDET 2 crew.
03-16-2013 PHOTOS Kevin O'Hare Added a PHOTO AND PHOTO-ESSAY GALLERY page for Kevin O'Hare, with photos of USNS Dutton in dry dock in Marseilles.
10-19-2012 LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS   Added Frank McCafferty to the List of Contributors
10-19-2012 COMMENTARIES, REMINISCENCES & SEA STORIES Frank McCafferty Added a story by Frank McCafferty about Dutton in Glasgow, Scotland.
10-18-2012 THE SHIPS AND UNITS   Update Crew Roster
06-03-2012 HOME TAGS Site Search Google search function broke.  I had to replace it with Microsoft Bing search.  The TAGS site search now works again!  (Ignore obnoxious advertising inserted by Bing!)
05-28-2012 LINKS Broadside Cartoons Added a link to Jeff Bacon's Broadside Cartoons.  Jeff Bacon has in the past graciously permitted the TAGS site to reproduce two of his cartoons.
05-28-2012 THE SHIPS AND UNITS   Update Crew Roster
05-28-2012 COMMENTARIES, REMINISCENCES & SEA STORIES Gordon Foster Added a commentary by Gordon Foster about USNS Dutton's trip around the world in 1986-1987.
05-28-2012 PHOTOS Michael Librizzi Added a photo page for Michael Librizzi.
05-26-2012 USNS DUTTON Crew Portraits Added a photo of the OcUnit 2 crew, ca. 1983.  Courtesy of Michael Librizzi.
05-26-2012 MEMORABILIA Cliff Wolff Added postcards, from Cliff Wolff, of Yokohama, Nagasaki and Guam.
05-26-2012 PHOTOS Cliff Wolff Added a photo album of Cliff Wolff's visit to the SS American Victory
05-24-2012 USNS DUTTON Ship's Newspapers Added the OcUNIT 2 Familygram, ca. 1983, courtesy of Michael Librizzi.
04-09-2012 LINKS Links Added a link to TenderTale, a site devoted to the U.S. Navy's submarine tenders.  TenderTale has asked to use some photos from the TAGS site.
06-02-2011 MEMORABILIA Henry E. Alubowicz Added a photo and information sheets of a trip to Mt. Fuji.
05-31-2011 SYSTEMS &  EQUIPMENT NIC Added an entry for the Navigation Information Center in the SYSTEMS &  EQUIPMENT section.
05-30-2011 MEMORABILIA Henry E. Alubowicz Added a Dutton Information Booklet to Henry Alubowicz's MEMORABILIA page.  The Booklet was also added to the Dutton Ship's Documents page.
05-29-2011 THE SHIPS AND UNITS   Update Crew Roster
05-28-2011 USNS MICHELSON Crew Portraits Added a photo of the crew of OcUNIT 3 in 1967, courtesy of Ace Hunter (taken from the Pacific Voyager, 2Q, 1967)
05-28-2011 USNS MICHELSON Ship's Newspapers Added a new newspaper, Pacific Voyager 2nd Quarter, 1967, courtesy of Ace Hunter.
05-26-2011 MEMORABILIA Henry E. Alubowicz Created a MEMORABILIA page for Henry Alubowicz and added the "OcUNIT 2 Change of Command, 1979" Booklet.  The Booklet was also added to the Dutton Ship's Documents page.
05-25-2011 USNS BOWDITCH USNS BOWDITCH
Ship's Newspapers
Added two issues of the Bowditch Bugle, courtesy of Bob Lord.
04-25-2011 USNS BOWDITCH Portraits Added a photo of USNS Bowditch, Trondheim, Norway
04-25-2011 COMMENTARIES, REMINISCENCES & SEA STORIES Bob Lord Added a "Cruise Brochure" for TAGS vets.
04-23-2011 COMMENTARIES, REMINISCENCES & SEA STORIES Phil Brooks Added a new story: My first ship, USNS Michelson
04-23-2011 PHOTOS Bruce Gray Added a key of the complete list of names for the group photo of the Michelson crew's trip to Mt. Fuji, courtesy of Henry Alubowicz.
04-22-2011 COMMENTARIES, REMINISCENCES & SEA STORIES Chet Headley Added a story from Chet Headley: Acquiring My Extreme Foul Weather Jacket and Keeping It.
04-22-2011 PHOTOS Bob Lord Added a photo album of Bob Lord's visit to the SS Lane Victory
04-21-2011 PHOTOS Peter Hellman Added a PHOTO AND PHOTO-ESSAY GALLERY page for Peter Hellman.
04-19-2011 PHOTOS David Royer Added a photo of USNS Dutton, courtesy of David Royer.
04-18-2011 THE SHIPS AND UNITS   Update Crew Roster
04-17-2011 THE SHIPS AND UNITS Newspaper & Magazine Articles Added Sealift Magazine, Feb 1962, courtesy of Dave Royer.
04-16-2011 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS Dutton, Ship's Newspapers Added OcDet Two Familygram No.13, courtesy of Dave Royer.
04-15-2011 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS H.H. Hess T-AGS-38 Added a Ship's Movement page with data provided by Deb Zankofski.
04-15-2011 COMMENTARIES, REMINISCENCES & SEA STORIES Deb Zankofski Added a Sea Story from Deb Zankofski.
03-06-2011 TAGS DICTIONARY   Added an entry for Foreign Currency Exchange Rates
03-06-2011 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS H.H. Hess T-AGS-38 Added photos to the Portraits and Crew Portraits pages.
03-05-2011 PHOTOS Bob Lord Added six new photo albums of the Michelson to Bob Lord's PHOTO ALBUM page.  Added additional commentary to Bob's Bowditch photo albums.
03-04-2011 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS H.H. Hess T-AGS-38 Added a section for USNS H.H. Hess T-AGS-38.  This initial page has minimal content and will be added to as time permits.
03-02-2011 SYSTEMS & EQUIPMENT Bendix G-15D Computer Added photos of the Bendix G-15 computer.
03-02-2011 THE SHIPS AND UNITS   Added links to photos on the crew roster.  Links will be added as time permits.
03-02-2011 PHOTOS Leonard Wall Added a PHOTO AND PHOTO ESSAY GALLERIES page for Leonard Wall.
03-01-2011 PHOTOS Elton "Ray" Fleming Added a PHOTO AND PHOTO ESSAY GALLERIES page for Elton R. "Ray" Fleming.  The photos are via Chet Headley.
02/26/2011 PHOTOS Jim "Burd" Harris Added a PHOTO AND PHOTO ESSAY GALLERIES page for Jim "Burd" Harris.  Added three photo albums and one individual photo.
02-20-2011 MEMORABILIA Matthew Ekdahl Added a Bowditch Plaque to Matthew Ekdahl's MEMORABILIA page.
10-08-2010 THE SHIPS AND UNITS GENERAL INFORMATION Added simplified plans of a Victory VC2-S-AP3 to the SHIPS AND UNITS section.
10-07-2010 PHOTOS Bob Lord Added three new albums to Bob Lord's PHOTO ALBUM page: Ship's Spaces, Gym and Driver's School.
10-04-2010 PHOTOS Bob Lord Added a new album to Bob Lord's PHOTO ALBUM page: Shooting Skeet
09-29-2010 PHOTOS Bob Lord Added a new album to Bob Lord's PHOTO ALBUM page: Bowditch Crew at Stonehenge
09-28-2010 PHOTOS Bob Lord Added a new album to Bob Lord's PHOTO ALBUM page:  Bowditch Crew in Southern Spain.
09-27-2010 PHOTOS Bob Lord Added two new albums to Bob Lord's PHOTO ALBUM page:  Bowditch Crew, Southampton to Paris and Bowditch Crew in Southampton.
09-26-2020 PHOTOS Phil Brooks Added an album of photos from Phil's visit to the SS Red Oak Victory museum site in Richmond, CA.
09-25-2010 PHOTOS Bob Lord Added a new album to Bob Lord's PHOTO ALBUM page:  Bowditch Crew Aboard Ship.
09-25-2010 PHOTOS Randall T. Craig Added a PHOTO ALBUM page and a photo album for Randy Craig.
09-24-2010 LINKS   Updated LINKS page to add Bennett Scharf's Blog.
09-24-2010 PHOTOS Bennett Scharf Added additional photos plus a mini bio to Bennett Scharf's Photo page.
09-23-2010 MEMORABILIA Phil Brooks Added WPN-3 Loran-C Modification Proposal to Phil Brooks MEMORABILIA page.
09-22-2010 PHOTOS Bruce Gray Added two photos to Bruce Gray's Photo Album.
09-22-2010 THE SHIPS AND UNITS   Updated Joe Nachazel's entry in the Crew Roster
09-22-2010 LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS   Added Richard "Joe" Nachazel contribution listing.
09-22-2010 PHOTOS Richard "Joe" Nachazel Added a Photo Album page and one photo for Joe Nachazel.
09-21-2010 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS MICHELSON Add Michelson newspaper The Islander Issue No.3, courtesy of Bob Lord.
07-28-2010 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS MICHELSON Add Michelson newspaper The Islander Issue No.1, courtesy of Bob Lord.
07-27-2010 THE SHIPS AND UNITS   Update Crew Roster
07-25-2010 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS BOWDITCH Added Bowditch Crews Cruz Book, Jun, 1972, courtesy of Bob Lord.
07-24-2010 TAGS DICTIONARY Ranks, Rates and Ratings Completed the descriptions in the Ranks and Ratings entry of the TAGS Dictionary.
07-24-2010 MEMORABILIA Earl Adams Added my travel orders to USNS Mizar during the Scorpion SubSearch mission.
07-24-2010 LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS    Added a new section LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS.  As time permits, the contributions of each will be listed and hyperlinked in the Main frame.
07-23-2010 HOME PAGE   Added USNS H. H. Hess T-AGS-38 to the TAGS site.
07-23-2010 PHOTOS Bennett Scharf Added a PHOTO page for Bennett Scharf, who served aboard USNS H. H. Hess T-AGS-38.
07-22-2010 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS BOWDITCH Added Bowditch Crews Cruz Book, July, 1972, courtesy of Bob Lord.
07-22-2010 MEMORABILIA Phil Brooks Added a "Letter of Appreciation" from the CO of OcUNIT 3, courtesy of Phil Brooks.
07-21-2010 MEMORABILIA Phil Brooks Added "Royal Order of Atlantic Voyageurs" certificate, courtesy of Phil Brooks.
07-21-2010 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS BOWDITCH Added Bowditch ship's Cruise Book "As the Screw Turns" for August 1972, courtesy of Bob Lord.
07-21-2010 THE SHIPS AND UNITS   Update Crew Roster
07-21-2010 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS BOWDITCH Updated Ship's Movement page based on info submitted by Al Hodgdon.
07-20-2010 PHOTOS Bob Lord Added a photo album of the engine room of USNS Bowditch.
06-07-2010 MEMORABILIA Steve Carlton A new Memorabilia page has been created for Steve Carlton, who has sent a SASS data tape label from USNS Michelson.
06-06-2010 PHOTOS Bob Lord Added photo album of inport in Southhampton, England.
05-06-2010 THE SHIPS AND UNITS   Update Crew Roster
02-13-2020 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS DUTTON
Ship's Documents
Added a Postal Cancel to the Dutton Ship's Documents Page, courtesy of Earl Adams.
02-09-2010 MEMORABILIA Bob Lord Added an album of the Cruise Book pasteup pages to the Cruise Book notebook entry.
02-08-2010 MEMORABILIA Bob Lord Added photo of notebook containing original pasteups of Bowditch Cruise Book pages.  All 100 pasteup pages will be added to the Memorabilia page as I have time.
02-08-2010 COMMENTARIES, REMINISCENCES & SEA STORIES Bob Lord Added a commentary by Bob Lord on the production of ship's newspapers aboard the TAGS.
02-06-2010 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS BOWDITCH Updated Ship's Movement page.
02-06-2010 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS BOWDITCH
Crew Portraits
Added photo the crew of Oceanographic Unit One, 19 February, 1972, courtesy of Bob Lord.
02-06-2010 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS BOWDITCH
Portraits
Added photo of Bowditch docked in La Coruna, Spain, May 1972, courtesy of Bob Lord.
02-05-2010 THE SHIPS AND UNITS   Update Crew Roster
02-03-2010 MEMORABILIA Ron Warmuth Added a MEMORABILIA page for Ron Warmuth, and added CO's letter "Season's Greetings", Dec 1978.
02-03-2010 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS BOWDITCH
Ship's Newspapers
Added pages from four Bowditch Spitoons, courtesy of Ron Warmuth.
02-03-2010 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS BOWDITCH Updated Ship's Movement page based on ship's newspapers submitted by Ron Warmuth.
02-02-2010 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS MICHELSON Updated Ship's Movement page based on entries in Bob Lord's Journal
02-02-2010 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS BOWDITCH Updated Ship's Movement page based on entries in Bob Lord's Journal
02-02-2010 PHOTOS Roger Gilfert Added album "Staterooms" to Roger Gilfert's PHOTO GALLERIES page.
02-02-2010 PHOTOS Bob Lord Added photo of the SASS Cp-677 front panel mod.
02-02-2010 MEMORABILIA Bob Lord Added  Bob Lord's Oct 1972 Bunker-Ramo cruise report.
02-01-2010 MEMORABILIA Bob Lord Added pages from Bob Lord's 1972 Journal (includes ship's movement dates for Bowditch and Michelson), jacket patches and Pat McMillen's business card.
02-01-2010 PHOTOS Bob Lord Created a PHOTO AND PHOTO-ESSAYS GALLERIES page for Bob Lord
01-31-2010 PHOTOS Roger Gilfert Added album "OcUNIT living and rec spaces" to Roger Gilfert's PHOTO GALLERIES page.
01-31-2010 MEMORABILIA Bob Lord Added a memorabilia page for Bob Lord, complete with squashed styrofoam cup.
01-30-2010 MEMORABILIA   Reorganized MEMORABILIA to a uniform format.
01-30-2010 SYSTEMS & EQUIPMENT CP677 Added a May 1964 Bunker-Ramo product brochure to the CP677 entry.
01-30-2010 PHOTOS   Reorganized PHOTO AND PHOTO-ESSAY GALLERIES to a uniform format.
01-28-2010 PHOTOS Roger Gilfert Added album "Navigation Information Center" to Roger Gilfert's PHOTO GALLERIES page.
01-27-2010 SYSTEMS & EQUIPMENT   Reorganized and expanded the SYSTEMS & EQUIPMENT section
01-21-2010 PHOTOS Roger Gilfert Added album "Dutton at Sea" to Roger Gilfert's PHOTO GALLERIES page.
01-20-2010 PHOTOS Roger Gilfert Added albums "Meeting USNS Dutton" and "St Johns, Newfoundland" to Roger Gilfert's PHOTO GALLERIES page.
01-19-2010 PHOTOS Roger Gilfert Added albums "Horseshoes on deck", Trap Shooting"  and "Heavy Seas" to Roger Gilfert's PHOTO GALLERIES page.
01-18-2010 MEMORABILIA Roger Gilfert New items have been added to Roger Gilfert's MEMORABILIA page.
01-18-2010 PHOTOS Roger Gilfert Added another album, "Southampton, England", to Roger Gilfert's PHOTO GALLERIES page.
01-17-2010 PHOTOS Roger Gilfert Added another album, "Red Hook, NY", to Roger Gilfert's PHOTO GALLERIES page.
01-16-2010 PHOTOS Roger Gilfert Added a fourth album, "Ponta Delgada, Azores", to Roger Gilfert's PHOTO GALLERIES page.
01-12-2010 LINKS   Updated the LINKS page.
01-12-2010 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS Michelson The Michelson home page has been reorganized to reduce the size of the page, and now includes a menu in the left frame.
01-12-2010 HOME HOME Added a GOOGLE search box to the left menu frame.  Leave the check box checked to search only the TAGS site.
01-12-2010 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS Dutton The Dutton home page has been reorganized to reduce the size of the page, and now includes a menu in the left frame.
01-11-2010 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS Bowditch The Bowditch home page has been reorganized to reduce the size of the page, and now includes a menu in the left frame.
01-11-2010 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS Bowditch A second newspaper article about the Great Cargo Hold Fire has been added to the Bowditch Significant Events page, courtesy of Roger Gilfert.
01-09-2010 PHOTOS Roger Gilfert Added a third album, "Palma and Mallorca, Spain", to Roger Gilfert's PHOTO Galleries page.
01-08-2010 PHOTOS Roger Gilfert Added two albums to Roger Gilfert's PHOTO Galleries page.
01-08-2010 PHOTOS Ron Warmuth Added new photographs submitted by Ron Warmuth
01-04-2010 PHOTOS Roger Gilfert Added two videos of USNS Bowditch at sea, courtesy of Roger Gilfert. One shows USNS Dutton as she passes Bowditch in the N. Atlantic!
01-03-2010 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS Bowditch An account of the Great Cargo Hold Fire has been added to the Bowditch Significant Events page, courtesy of Roger Gilfert.
01-03-2010 MEMORABILIA Roger Gilfert A Memorabilia page was created for Roger Gilfert.
01-02-2010 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS Dutton Added 4 Dutton Familygrams and Newsletters, submitted by Paul Rokoff: Dutton Newsletters, 1972
12-21-2009 THE SHIPS AND UNITS   Update Crew Roster
12-19-2009 PHOTOS Doug Wilson Added a PHOTO-ESSAY Gallery for Doug Wilson.
12-19-2009 MEMORABILIA Chet Headley Added photo of the Brownie camera used by Chet for TAGS photos ca. 1963-1965.
12-19-2009 PHOTOS Jeff Lawrence Chet Headley has identified three more crewman in Jeff's photos.
12-19-2009 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS Michelson Update to Ship's Movement section, courtesy of Chet Headley.
07-31-2009 PHOTOS Bruce M. Gray A Photos page was created for Bruce M. Gray.
07-31-2009 MEMORABILIA Bruce M. Gray A Memorabilia page was created for Bruce M. Gray, and the OcUnit 2 shoulder patch added.
07-30-2009 HOME HOME The OcUnit 2 shoulder patch has been added above the OcUnit 2 patch on the home page.  Contributed by Bruce Gray.
07-12-2009 THE SHIPS AND UNITS   Update Crew Roster
07-11-2009 COMMENTARIES R.L. Seiden Added an article from the 1 Dec, 1961 New York Times announcing the arrival of the three TAGS at Caven Point, NJ.  Contributed by Dick Seiden.
07-11-2009 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS Dutton Added two ship's newspapers contributed by Bruce Gray: "Man Overbored".
06-27-2009 COMMENTARIES Phill Brooks
R.L. Seiden
Added a Sea Story from Phil and R.L. Seiden's commentary on his time on the TAGS.
06-26-2009 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS Bowditch
USNS Dutton
USNS Michelson
Additional data added to the Ship's Movement sections of the three units, data from R.L. Seiden and Chris Smoot.
06-25-2009 PHOTOS Phil Brooks Added three VIDEOS of USNS Michelson!
06-25-2009 TAGS DICTIONARY   Added an entry for "Inport" and started an entry for "Ranks, Rates and Ratings of United States Navy crew on the TAGS".
06-25-2009 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS Dutton Additional entries to the Ship's Movement Table, courtesy of Ron Walker.
06-24-2009 MEMORABILIA Paul Rokoff Added transcription of July, 1972 Change of Command Ceremony program booklet.
06-24-2009 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS Bowditch
USNS Dutton
USNS Michelson
Added  International Radio Call Sign and Signal Flag Hoist for each unit
06-24-2009 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS Michelson Added a portrait and brief bio of Albert Michelson.
06-23-2009 MEMORABILIA Paul Rokoff Added July, 1972 Change of Command Ceremony program booklet.
06-23-2009 Slowbell Updated URL to Slowbell's web site.  Carl has great Sea Stories, and has written some fine COMMENTARIES for the TAGS site.  I've added links to more of these Sea Stories on Carl's COMMENTARIES page.
06-21-2009 MEMORABILIA
THE SHIPS AND UNITS
Ron Walker
USNS Dutton
Added  "Dutton General Information" letter to Ron's Memorabilia page and to the SHIP'S DOCUMENTS subsection of the USNS Dutton page.
05-28-2009 The display problem with Microsoft IE8 has been fixed.  Please contact the TAGS Admin at earl@tags-21.info if you discover any content which does not display properly in your browser.
05-28-2009 MEMORABILIA Ron Walker Added a new Memorabilia page for Ron Walker, containing Ron's Top of the World (Blue Nose) Certificate.
05-27-2009 PHOTOS Jeff Lawrence Chet Headley has added names and commentary to the "Aboard Michelson at Sea - color slides" album.
05-26-2009 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS Michelson John Hansen has identified most of the crewman in the crew portrait of OcDet3 1963.
05-25-2009 PHOTOS Pat Yanahan John Hansen has identified many of the crewman in Pat's photos.
05-25-2009 PHOTOS REUNIONS A "REUNIONS" page has been added to the PHOTO AND PHOTO-ESSAY GALLERIES: section.  Photos added of Chet Headley and Dave Gross, and Paul Rokoff and Phil Brooks.
05-24-2009 The newest version of Microsoft Internet Explorer, Version 8, does not properly display certain pages of the TAGS site.  So far we have found the Michelson page to be most effected.  Until the TAGS Admin figures out how to fix this, we recommend you use Explorer Version 7 or permanently switch to the Mozilla Firefox web browser (it's free).  Thanks to Phil Brooks and Chet Headley for reporting this.
03-22-2009 MEMORABILIA Paul Rokoff Added Dutton Postal Cancel.
03-21-2009 PHOTOS Pat Yanahan Added a new photo album for Patrick Yanahan.
03-21-2009 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS Michelson Added crew portrait of OcDet3, 1963.  Courtesy of Patrick Yanahan.
03-21-2009 MEMORABILIA Art Dayson Added OcUnit One memos.
03-20-2009 LINKS USS Compass Island AG-153 Added link to a new Website for the USS Compass Island AG-153
01-13-2009 PHOTOS Jeff Lawrence Added contemporary photos.
01-12-2009 PHOTOS Jeff Lawrence Added a new photo album from Jeff Lawrence.
01-11-2009 PHOTOS Andy Floyd Added a photo from Andy Floyd.
11-10-2008 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS Bowditch Additional IDs for the crew portrait: "The crew of Oceanographic Unit One, ca. 1969", courtesy of Peter Hellman
11-2-2008 SYSTEMS  / 
COMMENTARIES
SASS  / 
Eugene Weisberger
Invention of SASS
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11-1-2008 MEMORABILIA Jack Keenan Completed restoration of NAVDAC MARK I Tech Manual VOLUME I of II
10-30-2008 PHOTOS Cliff Wolff Added new Cliff Wolff photo album page
10-30-2008 MEMORABILIA Cliff Wolff Added new item:  Desk name plate
10-29-2008 HOME   Added NEWS & UPDATES page (this page), suggested by Paul Rokoff
10-28-2008     Update Crew Roster
10-28-2008 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS Michelson Update Ship's Movement table
10-28-2008 MEMORABILIA Paul Rokoff Added OcUNIT 2 Coffee Cup
10-27-2008 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS Michelson Added Oceanographic Unit Three crew roster, May, 1969
10-27-2008 THE SHIPS AND UNITS USNS Michelson Added Newspaper: The Voyager, May 1969
10-26-2008 COMMENTARIES, REMINISCENCES David Royer Added new reminiscences
       
03-2007 TAGS site The TAGS web site goes online with contributions from Earl Adams, John Prough and Carl Friberg.