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USS TACKLE ARS 37

Posted: 24 Jun 2000 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 22 Aug 2001 8:41PM GMT
Would like to hear from any one who served on the USS TACKLE ARS 37 U.S. Navy Salvage Ship in the Mediterranean Sea year 1942-1944

Truman Hill
Route 5 Box 279
Pittsburg, TX 75686

Phone (903) 572-4524

Re: USS TACKLE ARS 37

Posted: 17 Dec 2011 2:22AM GMT
Classification: Query
Please contact me about the USS Tackle. My father was on the ship, James Donald Crenshaw and I know of another man who lives in Florida who was a diver on the ship.
Donna Sattley

Re: USS TACKLE ARS 37

Posted: 31 Jul 2012 2:07AM GMT
Classification: Query
My uncle was on the uss tackle and was wounded during the war.His name was charles carroll.Any info would be great.Jim Beeley

Re: USS TACKLE ARS 37

Posted: 31 Jul 2012 2:17AM GMT
Classification: Query
JIm,
I have a feeling most if not all of the men who were on the Tackle may have passed by now. I found a man through an article online. He was a Navy diver and I found a great article online that he wrote about being on the Tackle and I think another ship. I called him and talked to his wife. She told me that he could no longer remember anything and was suffering from Alzheimer's.
Do you know what type of injury your uncle had and when it happened or how it happened? My dad was also injured on the ship. My dad suffered a severe concussion when a bomb blew up near the ship. I have his records and have the exact date.He later died from his injuries but the Navy claims his injuries didn't cause his death.
Donna Sattley

Re: USS TACKLE ARS 37

Posted: 31 Jul 2012 1:33PM GMT
Classification: Query
Goodmorning Donna,Great to hear from you.My uncle passed in 1979.I know he did alot of diving after the service so i assume he did during the war.I was going through pictures with my aunt yesterday and her oldest son dives.She said he was awarded a purple heart and just learned this recently.She said he never spoke of the war but did to his sons.I will try to get you in contact with him (Paul Carroll,i have to check last name spelling)my uncle was my grandmothers brother.Paul his son lives in georgia brett lives in pa and gary lives in ohio and i know they would know alot.As a kid my grandmother would talk of his friend that was killed and would think it was from the mine that went off.Thanks,Jim

Re: USS TACKLE ARS 37

Posted: 31 Jul 2012 8:41PM GMT
Classification: Query
Jim,
Awhile back I sent for and received all of my dad's Navy records. I believe that h should have received a Purple Heart also. I wonder if it was the same mine that caused both of their injuries? The other diver I told you about also talked about a mine exploding near the ship. It happened in March..I don't remember the year. I can't remember where I found the article online but I'll look for it. My dad wasn't a diver but the storekeeper. Can you give me your email address so we can "talk" off of the board?
Thank you,
Donna

Re: USS TACKLE ARS 37

Posted: 27 Aug 2012 10:34PM GMT
Classification: Query
I have recently learned that my father served on the USS Tackle. His name was Charles Carroll. I do not know what his rank was but, do know he was not an officer. Maybe someone (if they are still alive) might have some informtion or photos. I do have a photo of him on the ship.

Re: USS TACKLE ARS 37

Posted: 28 Aug 2012 2:47AM GMT
Classification: Query
I found a ship roster on Ancestry for the USS Tackle for April 1944. My dad was on it but Paul Carroll wasn't on it at that time. Are there any other people in the photo?

Re: USS TACKLE ARS 37

Posted: 28 Aug 2012 2:49AM GMT
Classification: Query
I'm sorry I meant Charles Carroll...but there are more USS Tackle lists. It looks like men were onand off the ship at different ports.

Re: USS TACKLE ARS 37

Posted: 8 Oct 2012 12:44AM GMT
Classification: Query
my dad was on this ship I think. Do you have any rosters or pics.His name was Gordon Neil. Around 1944 I think.
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