HOMENEW ADDITIONSSITE MAPINTRODUCTION
FOREWORDINVOCATION1. WALTER S. SAVAGE, JR.2.  DE-386 (WWII)
3.  DE-386 CREW4.  DE-386 CREW PHOTOS5.  DE-386 SHIP PHOTOS6.  DER-386 (1955)
7.  DER CREW 1955 - 19648.  DER-386 PHOTOS9.  SAVAGE IN VIETNAM10.  VIETNAM CREW
11.  VIETNAM PHOTOS12.  SHIP'S AWARDS13.  ACTIVE SERVICE TERMINATED14.  REUNION ASSOCIATION
15.  DECEASED16.  ROSTER17  REUNION PHOTOS18.  KEEPSAKES
19.  MISCELLANEOUS20.  SITE POLICIES21.  WEBMASTER22.  SHIP'S STORE
23.  SITE AWARDS24.  COMMANDING OFFICERS 25.  SHIP'S HISTORY

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Gordon B. Hamrick, CSTD  header
Gordon B. Hamrick, CSTD 
SECTION 3.
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SECTION 3. CONTENTS
BACK TO SECTION 2.W. Paul Baumgarner, MoMM2cRollins W. Coakley, Y1c
Ralph M. Cooke, M. D.James L. Corsano, GM2cFamily - G. O. Day
History - G. O. DayHistory - G. O. Day (2)QM Duties - G. O. Day
Honorable DischargeHonorable Discharge (2)Honorable Discharge (3)
Presidential CertificatePhoto QM1c G. O. DayTribute - G. O. Day
G. O. Day - WWII MedalsDaniel P. Farley, RM2cGordon B. Hamrick, CSTD
Thomas F. Honner, MoMM2cMorrie J. Stein,  RdM1c

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Proud to be a WWII Veteran medal
Proud to be an American Veteran medal
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Chief Commissary Steward    12/1943 - 11/1944
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Gordon B. Hamrick was born on 18 November, 1917 in Douglasville, Georgia, and died on 30 December, 2000. He served in the U.S. Army in the Panama Canal Zone in the 1930's and continued military service in the Coast Guard through WWII on the USS Savage as a Chief. He also managed grocery stores in Jacksonville and performed gospel music with wife Billie in Charleston, SC on a television show called The Old Country Church in the 1950s and 60s. Billie and Gordon continued performing gospel music up until his retirement in 1998. 
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Gordon and Billie performing together (date unknown).
Gordon and Billie performing together in the 1990's.
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image of Chief Commissary Stewards job description in WWII
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[Photographs courtesy of Gordon's son, Marty.  Job Description taken from What Kind of Job Can I Get in the Navy - U.S. Navy Department circa 1942.]
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Place of entry to SAVAGE:  Charleston, SC  29 December, 1943.

Place of separation from SAVAGE:  Navy Yard, New York  09 November, 1944.
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Gordon and Billie (date unknown).
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