Warren K. Blessing, EM1
I served aboard the USS Pledge from 8 or 9-67 until discharge in 10-69. My rank was EM1 and in charge of the Electric Shop. We made one WestPac trip to Vietnam, Subic Bay and etc. I came from the USS Engage MSO 433 and prior to that MineRon 11, Long Beach, CA. At MineRon 11 our craft were MSLs and MSBs mainly used for river patrol in Vietnam. One of my best friends was lost on a MSB in Vietnam, EM1 Cantu. His ship was ran over by a freighter and he never recovered.