USCG Cutter Duane WHEC/WPG 33
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This page is dedicated to those Duane sailors who have gone before us.
Please contact me, Rick Bogdan, if you would like more information
about posting information on this page, please include as much information as possible.


James Entwhistle March 3, 2014
Born March 15, 1920, raised in Everett, MA, joined the Coast Guard in 1940
and served during WWII on the Duane. He lived in Plymouth, MA. and would have been 94 this month.

ETCM Bill Albright crossed the bar in the fall of 2013. He served on the Duane in 1961
Charles (Chick) Straub May 11th 2010
Jack Laib March 2010<
Shirley Gabrial
Donna Murphy
James Patrick Sharp-QM1cserved 3/19/42 to 9/29/45 and sailed a few trans-Atlantic crossings aboard the Duane. He died at age 80 - March 24, 1997
Robert Burns of Oklahoma City, OK - December 2008
Tom Nagle-QMC Columbia, SC - August 11 2008
Harry Hays- served 1942-45 Alliance, OH - October 21, 2008
Donna Murphy (wife of Greg Murphy) Port St. Lucie, Florida - June 24, 2008
Maria Ragucci (Wife of Tony Ragucci-RMC 74-76) - April 13, 2008
Arthur Shaw - August 2004
Robert Wiggleworth
Edward Grant-Lynnfield, MA
Lawrence Murphy
Dan Walsh
James Witt
Gilbert Parks
Floyd Stromer-San Pedro, CA
Robert Nunn
Ken Theriault
Thomas Bernier
Roger Erdmann
Robert Cain
Skip Dalton
Rick Moison
John Gosnell
James Walsh
Carl Perkins
Erdman Ruse
John Baker
Wally Hanson
Gary “Duke” Snyder
Charlie Farlow-Melfa, VA
John Dugan
Richard Clark
George Chioran-Westerville, OH
James Brooks
Maurice O’Connell
David Dorey
Wallace Miller
Helmer Pearso
Donald Rogers
Robert Stanton
VADM Paul E. Trimble, USCG (Ret.) – former commander of the USCGC Duane, Palm Harbor, FL - November 16, 2005
Jerry R. Murray-Portland, Maine - Jan. 22, 2006
Brothers Robert J. Carey (March 9, 2009) and Richard P. Carey (July 21, 2011) served together on the Duane during World War II

Bruno Vendramin - June 6, 2007
William O'Connor
Sal Astuccio
William Hunt
John Hitchings
Jack Connely-ET Cape Cod, MA
Jack Gardner
Here is a picture of the famous Camel cigarette ad starring Ray Buckner when he was on the Eastwind. He served on the Duane as QMC and many of us knew him. Ray "crossed the bar" on July 17, 2007

Last update 09/16/2014