USS Caron DD 970
USS Caron DD970
September 1977 to June 1980.

Out of PRECOM and headed to Pascagoula, Mississippi to become a Plank Owner on the USS Caron DD-970. She was Commissioned 1 October 1977. I was an ENC at this time assigned to Engineering Department M Division. This was the first ship to have classic outboard built into it. It seemed the whole ship was an antenna. While in PRECOM I was assigned to the USS Spruance to fill in for a chief who passed away. This was a great help in learning the total engineering of the ship prior to getting the Caron. Got to see many places, learn a lot about different countries and people. The Caron went into the Black Sea and bothered a few people.
USS Caron DD 970
USS Caron DD 970
USS Caron DD 970 sinking
USS Caron DD 970 sinking
USS Caron DD 970 sinking
USS Caron DD 970 and USS Radford DD 968sinking
USS Caron DD 970
USS Caron DD 970
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Uss Caron DD 970 Reunion
September 30 thru October 3, 2021
DoubleTree by Hilton
Virginia Beach Oceanfront South
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