NOT ONLY TO THE FOUR BOILER TECHNICIANS THAT PERISHED all claims arising from DEDICATED He was appointed to the Naval Academy in 1897. So the boilers in the aft room did steam this ship because no way A fuel line did rupture, an explosion so quick no time for a scream. troops. ---- IFEDA & Safe contractor approved. the misuse, as Association, hereby disclaims all responsibility for any and above sailors perished during an on-board fire in the Because four lives of our finest had been shortened in the seas of a far away location. USS King (DL-10/DLG-10/DDG-41) was a Farragut-class guided missile destroyer in the United States Navy. After shakedown along the coast, and in Hawaiian waters, King continued training out of San Diego for the remainder of 1961. Working and sweating in the boiler rooms we worked as a close-knit For questions, contact the webmaster, Milton you for respecting the rights of copyright holders and of the Using our talents of each we did share to get the tubes plugged and 1969, May 23 - Fire on the King. hours. KING (DLG-10) (11/09/2000) DEDICATED NOT ONLY TO THE FOUR BOILER TECHNICIANS THAT PERISHED THAT DAY, King, with its innards so tore, Working 12 hours on and 6 hours off we all did do, We pride ourselves on our commitment to provide a professional, cost effective, qualified and quality service at all times, whilst maintaining the highest quality of workmanship to the current standards. This coffin of four into to the piers of a foreign shore. All trademarks and servicemarks are the property of their Quality Fire protection services & products for Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire, Oxfordshire, London and surrounding areas. KING (DLG-10) Dead in the water, the King was in distress and drifting at sea. © USS The Built in 1967, the U.S.S. The explosion so fierce they didn't know what was coming, Late one day when struggling to keep both boilers at full steam, DEDICATED across the Pacific and its waters so blue, DR MARTIN SCURR: Some 40 per cent of adults experience night cramps, resulting in sleep disturbance and contributing to poor health and they are increasingly frequent with age. The aftermath of pain lingered with many who knew, That this day we now were short of four of our finest crew. THAT DAY, See our wide range of high-quality products online. crew, King (DLG-10/DDG-41) Association 1999 - 2017 All Rights Reserved crew, Please keep in mind that this list does only include records of people who submitted their information for publication on this website. USS King County (LST-857) was an LST-542-class tank landing ship built for the United States Navy during World War II.Named after counties in Texas and Washington, she was the only U.S. The USS King Richard was a Federation starship in service to Starfleet in the mid-23rd century.. USS Kingfish (SS-234), a Gato-class submarine, was the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for the kingfish, a fish found along the Atlantic coast of the United States. The King was named after Frank Ragan King, the captain of the US trawler Richard Buckley when she was sunk during minesweeping operations in the North Sea in 1919.King was lost with his ship. Four brothers of the boiler rooms did expire that day, In July 1898, during the Spanish-American War, he served as Naval Cadet in San Francisco, flagship of the Northern Patrol Squadron. Steaming Always below decks with no daylight to aid in assigned chores we did This coffin of four into to the piers of a foreign shore. ---- Four of the finest Boiler Tech's, they perished at sea. Using our talents of each we did share to get the tubes plugged and Reproduction of any sort is prohibited without express written consent. Tonkin Gulf off Vietnam on Friday, May 23 1969 at 2152 The tubes in the boilers in the front boiler room did rupture and come topside for air. All Damage control parties brought the fire under control smothering the blaze with foam. ---- do. King, Jr. • USS Preston King: Klingon Empire, Klingon Defense Force: IKV Battle King • IKV Dragon King • IKV Fire King • IKV Storm King • IKV War King: Gorn Hegemony: King Snake-class Always below decks with no daylight to aid in assigned chores we did Repairs were hastily made to boiler #2 by many boiler tech’s and a machinist or two, Steaming or In 1982, John King was off the coast of Beirut, Lebanon, providing gunfire support to the U.S. Marines. From fighting fires to search and rescue, this ship has got what it takes to tackle missions of all shapes and sizes. ---- above sailors perished during an on-board fire in the USS King (DD-242) was a Clemson class destroyer that took part in the fighting in the Aleutians in 1942-43 then served off the US West Coast for the rest of the war.. The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS King (DLG 10). King, Jr. • USS Preston King: Klingon Empire, Klingon Defense Force: IKV Battle King • IKV Dragon King • IKV Fire King • IKV Storm King • IKV War King: Gorn Hegemony: King Snake-class Then after a short rest and a smoke or two it was off the aft room, Kenneth (Kenny) Grubb BT2 Written by: Don Heili, BT3. Award winning family run fire protection business based in Bedfordshire that has built up an enviable reputation for quality of service. Late in the evening of 23 May, a flexible oil line in the after fireroom ruptured, causing an extensive Class B fire in that space. could we quit. We did this constantly due to the shortage of crew. A dungeon to many, but a place of friendship for others, King was a guided missile destroyer of the Farragut class. (Marty) Brown BT3. site. which became the room of doom. Late one day when struggling to keep both boilers at full steam, Joseph (Joe) Fischer BT3 The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer John S. McCain (DDG 56) fires its MK-45 5-inch gun during a live-fire exercise in 2014. (Marty) Brown BT3 Upon returning San Die… USS King (DLG-10) motor whaleboat and USS Coontz ... 1966 PT Boat Incident ... Our first day at the SAR station in the Tonkin Gulf was something... Gulf of Tonkin incident - Wikipedia Milton We all toiled and strained and became closer than brothers. The ship proceeds to the Philippines for repairs. Final years of service. (11/09/2000), "SNIPES OF WAR" We all toiled and strained and became closer than brothers. Review and Photos by Steven Hardwick . It originally served as part of a peacekeeping force to check … Dead in the water seemed a cruel terminology to describe our situation, Melvin E Bustard in command.. After shakedown along the coast and in Hawaiian waters King continued training out of San Diego for the remainder of … which became the room of doom. The fires so hot and fierce like angry drums a drumming. Dear Mr. Schieble, Thank you for posting your request on History Hub! KING (DLG-10) Dead in the water, the King was in distress and drifting at sea. images and information on this site are copyrighted. We staffed the aft room with the BT's from both boiler rooms, Eugene (Gene) Ware BT2. Heading for the Gulf of Tonkin in May of 1969 to give support to ground Explosions aboard USS Enterprise killed 27 men; the nuclear submarine Scorpion sank with 99 men while on her shakedown cruise; and there were major fires aboard USS King (4 dead), USS Franklin D. Quickly the fires were doused when General Quarters was piped, A Farragut-class guided missile destroyer in the United States Navy. (Marty) Brown BT3 Monogram Plastic Kits - John Ayrey Die-Casts is a supplier to the trade of collectable die-cast models. Thank Association. to aid their brothers in strife. No way to steam forward this ship just bobbed in the waters. Operating with this peacekeeping force, King helped to check Communist aggression in Southeast Asia. do. [according to whom?] Four brothers of the boiler rooms did expire that day, Ships named King; Federation, Starfleet: USS King David • USS King George V • USS King Richard • USS Kings Destroyer • USS M.L. We searched the National Archives Catalog and located the record series titled Muster Rolls and Personnel Diaries of U.S. Navy Ships, Stations, and Other Naval Activities, 1/1/1949 - 12/31/1971 in the Records of the Bureau of Naval Personnel (Record Group 24) which includes the 1970 muster roll for USS King (DLG-10). USS King (DLG 10) Crew List. USS King Guided Missile Destroyer 1:500 Scale Revell Model Kit #85-0603 Review. USS KING suffers a fire in the fireroom while operating off North Vietnam, killing four. The aftermath of pain lingered with many who knew, Description The USS King is the 56th destroyer of the Clemson class, this veteran of the second world war sails her way right into Stormworks! A dungeon to many, but a place of friendship for others, Four of the finest Boiler Tech's, they perished at sea. The USS King (DLG-10/DDG-41) Association herein after referred to as Association, hereby disclaims all responsibility for any and all claims arising from the misuse, misappropriation, or misrepresentation by others of intellectual property found on this site. Working and sweating in the boiler rooms we worked as a close-knit Quickly the fires were doused when General Quarters was piped, Because four lives of our finest had been shortened in the seas of a far away location. Throughout the 70's and 80's, John King participated various NATO exercises and supported Atlantic Fleet operations during the Cold War. to aid their brothers in strife. hours. The USS John S. McCain guided-missile destroyer passed through the Spratly Islands on Tuesday as part of a freedom of navigation operation, the Navy said in a statement. Call us today 01582 533587 ---- Milton Our little city on the sea, USS King DLG 10, all crew came together A fuel line did rupture, an explosion so quick no time for a scream. USS KING (DLG-10) The second King (DLG-10) was laid down 1 March 1957 by Puget Sound Naval Shipyard launched 6 December 1958 sponsored by Mrs. Oliver W. Vandenberg daughter of Fleet Admiral King; and commissioned 17 November 1960 Comdr. Navy « Reply #1 on: February 17, 2006, 12:10:49 PM ». USS King (DL-10/DLG-10/DDG-41) was a Farragut-class guided missile destroyer in the United States Navy. The second King (DLG-10) was named after Ernest Joseph King, born 23 November 1878 in Lorain, Ohio. Our little city on the sea, USS King DLG 10, all crew came together The explosion so fierce they didn't know what was coming, The tubes in the boilers in the front boiler room did rupture and The above sailors perished during an on-board fire in the Tonkin Gulf off Vietnam on Friday, May 23 1969 at 2152 hours. DEDICATED NOT ONLY TO THE FOUR BOILER TECHNICIANS THAT PERISHED Dead in the water seemed a cruel terminology to describe our situation, ---- This website is owned and funded under the bylaws of the Association, a Non-profit Organization. DEDICATED NOT ONLY TO THE FOUR BOILER TECHNICIANS THAT PERISHED THAT DAY, BUT TO ALL OF THE FINE CREW OF THE U.S.S. TO: DEDICATED She was named for Fleet Admiral Ernest Joseph King (1878–1956), King • USS M.L. misappropriation, (11/09/2000), "SNIPES OF WAR" Tonkin Gulf off Vietnam on Friday, May 23 1969 at 2152 come topside for air. We staffed the aft room with the BT's from both boiler rooms, In 2248, the King Richard, under the command of Karis Tatenen, was involved in two battles with Klingon starships. So the boilers in the aft room did steam this ship because no way She was named for Fleet Admiral Ernest Joseph King. Heading for the Gulf of Tonkin in May of 1969 to give support to ground About Kings Fire. USS King (DLG-10/DDG-41) Association herein after referred to Working 12 hours on and 6 hours off we all did do, Photo by Ricardo R Guzman/U.S. misrepresentation by others of intellectual property found on this Much has been made of the U.S. Navy’s string of accidents in 2017, but if 2017 was bad, then 1968 and 1969 were catastrophic by comparison. Eugene (Gene) Ware BT2. King, with its innards so tore, That this day we now were short of four of our finest crew. Milton (Marty) Brown BT3. What a beauty! Joseph (Joe) Fischer BT3 respective owners. THAT DAY, could we quit. Repairs were hastily made to boiler #2 by many boiler tech’s and a machinist or two, Following extensive preparations the guided-missile frigate sailed on her first WestPac cruise, 7 June 1962, strengthening the 7th Fleet with her Terrier missile arsenal. split, Written by: Don Heili, BT3. The troops. Then it was slowly off to Subic Bay, Phillipines for this fine ship, the U.S.S. across the Pacific and its waters so blue, Ships named King; Federation, Starfleet: USS King David • USS King George V • USS King Richard • USS Kings Destroyer • USS M.L. TO: No way to steam forward this ship just bobbed in the waters. Kenneth (Kenny) Grubb BT2 The split, The above sailors perished during an on-board fire in the Tonkin Gulf off Vietnam on Friday, May 23 1969 at 2152 hours. BUT TO ALL OF THE FINE CREW OF THE U.S.S. Then it was slowly off to Subic Bay, Phillipines for this fine ship, the U.S.S. BUT TO ALL OF THE FINE CREW OF THE U.S.S. King • USS M.L. Then after a short rest and a smoke or two it was off the aft room, We did this constantly due to the shortage of crew. The fires so hot and fierce like angry drums a drumming. He was appointed to the Naval Academy in 1897.