Linwood Fowler

Linwood Fowler

Presentation of information and pictures furnished to us by Linwood Fowler, who served on the SS Carrillo from May 43 to Jamuary 44, the SS Edward L Shea from February 44 to August 44 and the SS Shabonee from August 1944 to September 1945. Lin lived in Tomball, Texas but passed away in March 2002. You can reach his son on the Internet at

Picture of Linwood Fowler taken at boot camp

Picture of Jane and Linwood Fowler, May 16, 1993 Armed Guard Reunion in Las Vegas, Nevada. Lin obviously married a child bride.

Picture of Linwood Fowler, S 1/C, taken by Leo Heaney, aboard the SS Shabonee

Left to right, Bill Bright (PA), Russ (PA), Hammond (OH), Leo Heaney (Baltimore, MD), Townsend, and Colebro. Names from memory. Taken at Cuban Casino in New York but poor Lin had the watch that night.

Zable (possibly Noah Zable), popular member of the Shabonee gun crew

Left to right, Cznarnik of Troy, New York and Hayes of Pennsylvania.

Picture of Linwood Fowler in another uniform he wore for 21 years.

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