SUMMER - FALL - WINTER - PHOTOS 2017 - 2018.



Two hour ride group on 6-29-2017


Two left at the dock


WW2 vet at the helm


Fire boat gives salute to two vets of WW2 & Korea


The moon, flag and jet trail

 


Trip sponsor with family

At the helm


Skipper Lowell Gillespie passing large car container

PT summer party at the Dietz's home 7-15-2017. Steve Dietz with Wally Boerger (the PT crewman who performs all 'Kramers')

Other guests with view of golf hole in background

Dr. Dave Mackay

Our gracious hosts Steve and Linda Dietz with PT cake desert

July 20, 2017 ride group

Lowell Gillespie skipper passing LCI 713 in the lagoon

Trip 7-29-2017 to Tidewater marina opening in Vancouver, Wa

Danny Josue at helm with skipper Lowell Gillespie

Kindrah with others awaiting tour

Lowell with Mt Hood in background

Group photo taken by Cheryl Woods at museum

WW2 vet with daughter at the helm on trip to Lake Oswego 8-26-2017

Frank Lesage with daughter-in-law at the helm

John Russell at the helm with skipper Clark Caffall

Twin 50's with view of 'cottage' in Dunthorpe

Frank receiving plaque from LO

John and Frank

WW2 vet with Steve Dietz

At the dock with visitors

3 gals going up-river

John Kihlstrum demonstrating 40 to guests

Sue & Jeff Strater on the 40

Cheryl at the helm ... her father Eddie Croft worked on remote steering of PT's for the OSS at end of war

Steve Dietz with Bud Case Ron 10 PT168 at museum going over memories before trip on 9-16-2017 for USS Coontz reunion

Lunch before trip on the PT barge

Heading out of lagoon at Swan Island

Bud Case at the helm with skipper Richard Morris and Steve Dietz pointing at the sky

The sternwheeler in downtown Portland

Michael Olson of Mesquite, Nv. donating to Wally Boerger a Japanese Arisaka 99 short rifle obtained by his father in 1945 off Okinawa

Jan Wojciechowski and Tom Cates finishing installing and testing museum Signal Corps field phones

PT trip on 10-02-2017 including Oregon state senators

Skipper Richard Morris

On the 40mm Bofers

Group tour of USS  Frank Cable AS40 on 12-7-2017 Capt Jeff Farah talking to group on bridge

Jim Waters with plaque and model display locations he made in lower level of boat house

Board meeting on 2-5-2018 with Frank Lesage in attendance among others

Bob Herbst with Tom Cates and others working on new gun mounts for two new 1919A4 machine gun mounts (the last two deck guns)

Lowell Gillespie with 40mm Bofors shells that he has polished and is reloading in the gun

Ron Taylor after finishing painting of new 1919A4 30 cal mounts designed by Bob Alton and fabricated and donated by Northwest Copper

Wally Boerger with 1919A4 on long term loan from the Chuck Kellogg family

Jerry Gilmartin with gun donated by himself, Wally Boerger and Bill Weaver

Bob Day with Stanley Sessler 94 year old QM 2/C PT 156 and family getting ready to tour the boat 3-17-2018

In museum signing his name to location of first assignment: Tulagi in the Solomons

On the 40mm with grandson

The group on the bridge

Leaving after a happy 2+ hour visit

Wally Boerger, Bill Weaver and Jerry Gilmartin with 1919A4 Browning 30 cal machine gun they donated to boat

Bill Weaver and skipper Richard Morris with USS Portland in backround being welcomed for commissioning on 4-21-18

Preparing for salute by crew and guests

Don Brandts daughter Carol with Don's WW2 coat at trip

Bob Alton with others preparing landing for new 80 foot ramp from pier

OSU wrestling group ride on 5-19-2018 Memorial Day May 28,2018 trip to Lake Oswego with tourists on boat and waiting

Airplane fly over

Daniel Andre French paratrooper vet who was at Dien Bien Phu in 1954 and built barricades in Paris in 1944 when he was 11.

Russ Hamacheck's

'kids' on the ride back. Russ was a long time contributer to PT658 and was the last surviving squadon commander(Ron 39) until he joined the 'Last Patrol'

Drone flying over clubhouse at Waverly C.C.

Downtown Portland thru the 37mm on bow

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