Bob Garrett

Bob Garrett





In Honor of Bob Garrett






Bob Garrett served as a gunner in the WWII US Navy Armed Guard and was
assigned to:
SS John Sharp Williams 06/43 - 08/43
SS Dean Emery 11/43 - 04/44
SS John C Spencer 11/44 - 11/44
SS Noonday 12/44 - 02/45
SS Jonathan Edwards 05/45 - 05/45
SS John Fitch 06/45 - 09/45

Bob was transferred to Treasure Island and traveled by troop train and boarded
the SS John Fitch and was aboard the Fitch when the war ended with Japan and 
was at Ulithi Atoll at the time. Most of the gun crew was transferred to the 
troop transport USS Zielin and passed under the Golden Gate Bridge on 14 
November 1945 at 1301 hours.

Bob can be contacted at:
prim1rose@charter.net



Picture of Bob Garrett on the SS John C Spencer


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Picture of Long on the SS John C Spencer


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Picture of Jack Podurski on the SS John C Spencer


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Picture of Armed Guard Crew on the SS John C Spencer. Front row L to R: Di'Greo, Samariga, Rich, McKay, LT Pitrie Steele, Smith, Richardson, Podqurski. 2nd Row: Gitarrass, Potselle, LaPinto, Pless, Ball, Peters, Antos, DeMarko, Davis. 3rd row: Pekcala, Gimboulo, Thare, Long, Bi*, Bob Garrett, Deitz, McGuiness, Mandolla. Picture made at Brooklyn AGC, 3 June 1944.


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Picture of the USS Zielin


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