|The Rick Eldred Page
|The following pages are of Rick Eldred's
collection of USS Thorn memorabilia
and other personal photos.
|Rick Eldred today at home in Vermont
|Rick served in the navy for a ten year period. he
served on board the USS Thorn DD988,
USS Ainsworth, FF-10??, and the USS Puget Sound
AD38. Rick attained the rank of Boatswains Mate
Right: All Rick's awards and commendations that he
recieved during his time in service.
|Above: BM3 Steven Augie and SA
Frank Wright on liberty.
|Above: BM2 John McGee with a
rare smile (thats right crew, this is
|Above: Rick Eldred, Eddie Moya,
and Mike Ross picture taken in
barracks, Norfolk, VA
Precommissioning winter of 1979.
|Above L-R: Hiram Gonzalez, David Perez, "Rasheed" Peacock
"high five", Eddie Moya, Terrel Guillory, Acevido.
|Above: BM2 Mike Bell on shore
|Above: MSSN McGowan
|Above: BM3 Paul Henry Import
|Above: Fireman Bernarz rubbing
two sticks to start a fire?
|Above: BMSN "Rasheed" Peacock
(not so happy) over the side.
|Above L-R: BM3 Slavings, BM3
Lamarque, and somebody's "bird"
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|Below L-R: BM3 Woods, BM3
Beuperlant and (if memory serves
me right) SN Joe Tallman.