The following photographs
were among a collection of James Wilkerson's WWII service. Each photo is inscribed on the back with the following inscriptions.
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Captain Paul G. Gerhard, Ship Master
1st Officer Dalton, (right)
James Wilkerson, Jr 3rd officer
Junior 3rd Officer
Algonquin at Naples Algonquin Unknown
Algonquin docked Docking
beside sunken ship
news paper articles and photo's were provided to me in January 2002 by Howard
Jetmundsen, son of Norman Jetmundsen, Mobile, AL. who was a 2nd Officer
aboard the USAHS Algonquin January 1944 to June 1946.
Norman Jetmundsen, 2nd Officer
news clipping from the Mobile, Alabama Press Register were also provided by
Walter Missel, age 17, USMS Training Station, at St.
Petersburg, FL. 1943. Walter later served aboard the Hospital Ship, USAHS