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louis a buikema
Years Served: 1943-1946
My dad served as a Gunners Mate/Signalman in the
Pacific Ocean on the Destroyer U.S.S. Wederburn DD684, Group Task Force 38,
under command of Amdiral (Bull) Halsey and Admiral John McCain. He
would love to hear from anyone that served during this time.
Years Served: 1965 - 1968
I was in B division worked in both firerooms lots of good times while aboard the Weedburner both while in the states and while in Westpac
Years Served: 1966 - 1967
West Pac 1967. Served as Yeoman and #1-5 gun mount powder handler. Also during GQ as the Gun Boss phone talker...positioned on top of the bridge.
Years Served: 1961
I was a Radioman 2/c on the Wedderburn in 1961. Love to hear from old shipmates.
Robert (Bob) Lininger
Years Served: 1958-1960
I was the ships barber aboard the Wedderburn from 1958 thru 1960, the ship made 2 trips to wespac during that time, My nickname was (daddylin), anyone serving during that time and would like to contact me my e-mail address is email@example.com.
Years Served: 1959-1961
I reported aboard Dec. 59, was asigned to Aft. Fireroom, Then Mess Cook then Fwd. Eng Room, Left the Wedderburn in 61 for Machinery Repairman Class A School in 61.
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Robert (Bob) Wilks
Years Served: 1965-1969
Many good memories of Westpac and the old Wedderburn crew. I wonder how many remember the time that the ship rammed us from behind at the dock in Hawaii.I was a DC2 ad was released from the ship in the Phillipines just before the final return to the states.My email is email@example.com or thru my web page which is erweartech.com. Haven't heard from anyone in years. Good luck to all.I would like to hit one of the reunions some time.
Years Served: 68-69
I met up with the Wedderburn while she was in drydock at Long Beach. Copp BM2 checked me in, showed me the middle bunk in 1st. Div. He showed me ALL his tatoos the next morning. I was not impressed with him or the ship and I was thousands of miles from home. The journey had begun. Today, I am an active working member of the USS Wedderburn DD-684 Association promoting reunion activity. You may contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Come to the next reunion and meet the guys from WWII through VietNam. Your friends will be there too.
Paul J. Dymek
Years Served: 1960 to 1961
I was gunnersmate seaman on the Wedderburn in '60 & '61. Would love to talk to old mates. Chief Burns was chief in charge of gun gang.