(and some "Sea Stories" )
The stories and articles posted herein are solely the opinions or recollections of the named submitter, and do not necessarily represent the opinions or recollections of the TAGS site Admin, developer or other contributors.


    Date Submitted Title
Jim Bohnsack 4/12/2007 Newcastle and the Pineapple Pub
3/07/2007 Newcastle and Falmouth, England
Phil Brooks 7/02/2008 Southampton
    6/27/2009 The Bad EMO
    4/23/2011 My first ship, USNS Michelson
  Lin Combs 8/05/2007 Dutton in 1976
Albert M. Forget 10/18/2007 A personal history in the U.S. Navy, and aboard USNS Michelson.
  Gordon Foster 11/12/2011 Around the World Aboard USNS Dutton
  Carl Friberg 3/15/2007 Bondeson and his breed
    3/14/2007 About Captain Bondeson, and other comments.
    3/14/2007 T-AGS Crew List: The MSTS/MSC Crew
    3/14/2007 A Commentary on the Civilian Captain ("Master")
on U.S. Navy-owned Ships
    3/11/2007 The Dutton, Southampton, England, early 1970s, and other comments.
    3/11/2007 Tsip, tsip, tsip - A Snow Job
  Robert Guttman 12/06/2007

Vivid Recollections of the USNS Bowditch

  Chet Headley 5/18/2010 Acquiring My Extreme Foul Weather Jacket and Keeping It
  Gary Hooper 9/24/2008 Reminiscences of USNS Bowditch, 1963-1964
    9/24/2008 Reminiscences of USNS Bowditch, 1967-1968
  Ramon Jackson 3/14/2007 Bondeson and his breed.
    3/14/2007 Masters, Captains, "Captains" and Transport Commanders!
  Jack Keenan 7/15/2007 My Year on USNS Dutton T-AGS-22
  Bill Klein 9/13/2013 The Hunt for USNS Dutton
Glenn Krochmal 9/02/2008 The AGI Vertikal Incident
  Frank McCafferty 10/18/2012 USNS Dutton in Glasgow, Scotland, 1973
  Jonah McLeod 8/10/2007 A Year on the Michelson
  Bob Lord 2/2/2010 Some Ship's Newsletter Memories
    9/26/2010 A "Cruise Brochure" for TAGS Vets
  John Prough 3/30/2007 Work? Logs of a Tech Rep. on the USNS Bowditch
    3/30/2007 How I Got on the "Special Ships"
    3/23/2007 Trial and Redemption
    3/22/2007 The Texas Bar
    3/22/2007 The "Deadly Duo" Go Ashore
    3/14/2007 Stories about Captain Bondeson, and Other Crewmen
    3/14/2007 Captain Hess
    3/12/2007 Joining the Bowditch
  Paul Rokoff 1/21/2008 Muses from my time on the Dutton, Jan 1972-Nov 1974.
  David Royer 10/18/2008 First TAGS Tour, USNS Bowditch, 1960
    10/18/2008 The Bendix G-15D, and Other Happenings.  Transfer to Dutton.
    10/19/2008 Second Bowditch Tour
    10/21/2008 Third Bowditch Tour
  R.L. Seiden 6/27/2009 Me and the TAGS
  Chris Smoot 08/08/2007 Some Commentaries on Finding the Scorpion
7/16/2007 Mizar, Scorpion...and The Gulf of Alaska
  Eugene Weisberger 11-02-2008 The Invention of SASS
  Deb Zankofski 03-11-2011 Hess and the International Incident