Bill Hurst brought pictures to the 
Stoddard 2000 Reunion in Jacksonville, Florida.

40mm director with paymaster Simerrick during WWII jpg (39687 bytes) jpg (35775 bytes) Exploding a Japanese mine - August 1945
Splashing one Oscar Japanese plane on picket duty off Okinawa - June 1945 jpg (32976 bytes)
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Seaplane from USS Chicago that had landed on the water and damaged the tail. We notified Chicago and at first they said leave him there since he wasn't supposed to land on water. Finally they came and picked him up

Thanksgiving Day - November 22, 1945. Underway from Japan to San Diego jpg (181275 bytes) jpg (162061 bytes) The Menu for Thanksgiving Dinner
The Cover Page jpg (172776 bytes) jpg (182811 bytes) Back page
Lt. Bill Hurst and Lt. Bill Kemp taken in front of a Japanese midget sub in Yokosuka, Japan after end of WWII. jpg (71680 bytes) jpg (93375 bytes) Air raid damage to Tokyo - WWII
Transfer of personnel from battleship - July 1945 jpg (50048 bytes) jpg (42258 bytes) Admiral Deerfield coming onboard from 656 Wisconsin - July 1945
Admiral McCain coming onboard from the USS Shangri La - July 1945 jpg (45442 bytes) jpg (39812 bytes) Damaged Battleship Nagato, Yokohoma, Japan Sept 1945
Splashed one Kamakaze Japanese plane on picket duty off Okinawa - 1945 jpg (30364 bytes) jpg (48790 bytes) Asst Sec Nav Steve Hensel and party leaving Stoddard for Iwo Jima - July 1945
Asst SecNav Steve Hensel arriving on board - July 1945 jpg (42865 bytes) jpg (44674 bytes) Admiral McCain coming on board from USS Shangri-La - July 1945
Japanese flag with crew - Sept 1945 jpg (74673 bytes) jpg (58442 bytes) Transfer of patient to USS Rescue - July 1945
Captain George Unmacht CO Stoddard,
Steve Hensel (Assnt SecNav),
Lt Bill Hurst (Exec Stoddard) - July 1945
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