USS Barnstable County
(LST-1197)

Crew Member Reunions


|Home |Encinitas, CA |Daughter's Wedding |Racine, WI |Washington, DC-2003 |Santa Monica, CA |Washington, DC-2004 |Bakersfield, CA-2007 |Monrovia, CA-2009 |Laguna Beach CA-2013 |Crew Finder |Ship's History |Commissioning |Panama Canal |Suez Canal '74 |Caribbean |Other Photos |Other Links |MARG 1-76 |MARG 1-79 |MARG 3-81 |Smokey Topaz '82 |MARG 1-84 |MARG 2-85 |WATC87 |MARG 2-89 |WATC90 |UNITAS XXXII/WATC91 |Decommissioning |2005 Reunion |Next Generation |Webmaster Info |


March 22, 2003: After 31 years,  Bob Dollins and Peter Burinskas  meet again in the little Southern California seaside town of Encinitas, CA. There was some question as to whose beard had become the whitest. After intense scrutiny from both sides, it was determined Pete was the winner! This being Pete's stomping grounds, he took Bob around to a few of the favorite watering holes to partake of some "adult beverages" and to swap a few sea stories.

|TOP |Home |Daughter's Wedding |Racine, WI |Washington, DC-2003 |Santa Monica, CA |Washington, DC-2004 |Bakersfield, CA-2007 |Monrovia, CA-2009 |Laguna Beach CA-2013 |


March 22, 2003: Bob Dollins (L) and Peter Burinskas(R) outside "Angelos Burgers", Encinitas, CA

Photo courtesy of Bob Dollins


|TOP |Home |PREV |NEXT |Daughter's Wedding |Racine, WI |Washington, DC-2003 |Santa Monica, CA |Washington, DC-2004 |Bakersfield, CA-2007 |Monrovia, CA-2009 |Laguna Beach CA-2013 |


March 22, 2003: Surfer cuttin back at D Street Beach, Encinitas, CA. I took this shot while waiting for Pete Burinskas to arrive.

Photo courtesy of Bob Dollins


|TOP |Home |PREV |Racine, WI |Washington, DC-2003 |Santa Monica, CA |Washington, DC-2004 |Bakersfield, CA-2007 |Monrovia, CA-2009 |Laguna Beach CA-2013 |


Pete Burinskas (L) and Bob Dollins (R) at the "Daley Double" Saloon, the oldest bar in Encinitas, CA.

Photo courtesy of Bob Dollins


|Top |Home |Encinitas, CA |Racine, WI |Washington, DC-2003 |Santa Monica, CA |Washington, DC-2004 |Bakersfield, CA-2007 |Monrovia, CA-2009 |Laguna Beach CA-2013 |


May 31, 2003: After 28 years,  Bob Dollins and Alex Lechki  meet again at Bob's daughter Jennifer's wedding.
(Upper Right) June 1, 2003: Linda, Alex and Bob saying goodbye the day after the wedding

(Lower Left) July 1975: Alex and my wife Linda in front of our off base apartment in Oceanview, VA.

(Lower Right) May 2003: Alex and Linda at my daughter's wedding rehearsal dinner, Monrovia, CA.

|Top |Home |Encinitas, CA |Daughter's Wedding |Washington, DC-2003 |Santa Monica, CA |Washington, DC-2004 |Bakersfield, CA-2007 |Monrovia, CA-2009 |Laguna Beach CA-2013 |


August 18, 2003: After 29 years,  Bob Dollins and Al Dunn  meet again in Racine, WI. Al gave Bob the "50 cent" tour of his town, Racine.

Bob Dollins and Al Dunn in Al's living room, Racine, WI. They were both members of the original QM Gang when the ship was first commissioned on May 27, 1972.

Photo courtesy of Bob Dollins


|Top |Home |Encinitas, CA |Daughter's Wedding |Racine, WI |LST Plaque |Santa Monica, CA |Washington, DC-2004 |Bakersfield, CA-2007 |Monrovia, CA-2009 |Laguna Beach CA-2013 |


November 25, 2003: After 29 years,  Craig Baugh and Mike Smith and Bob Dollins  meet again at the US Navy Memorial in Washington, DC.

Standing in front of the "Lone Sailor" Statue at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington, DC. Both Craig and Mike are sporting new LST-1197 ballcaps, given to them by yours truly.

Photo courtesy of Bob Dollins


|TOP |Home |Encinitas, CA |Daughter's Wedding |Racine, WI |Washington, DC-2003 |Santa Monica, CA |Washington, DC-2004 |Bakersfield, CA-2007 |Monrovia, CA-2009 |Laguna Beach CA-2013 |


A closeup of the bronze plaque, commemorating the LST, located in the courtyard of the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington, DC.

Photo courtesy of Bob Dollins


|TOP |Home |Encinitas, CA |Daughter's Wedding |Racine, WI |Washington, DC-2003 |Washington, DC-2004 |Bakersfield, CA-2007 |Monrovia, CA-2009 |Laguna Beach CA-2013 |


October 30,2004: Cheryl and Dennis Gleaton, Linda and Bob Dollins by the entrance to the Santa Monica Pier in Southern California. Dennis and Cheryl were passing thru Southern California on their way to a 10 day vacation in Tahiti, in celebration of their 30th wedding anniversary.

Cheryl & Dennis, Linda & Bob: Click for closeup

Photo courtesy of Bob Dollins


|Top of Page |Home |Encinitas, CA |Daughter's Wedding |Racine, WI |Washington, DC-2003 |Santa Monica, CA |Bakersfield, CA-2007 |Monrovia, CA-2009 |Laguna Beach CA-2013 |


November 20, 2004: After Almost 30 years,  Bob Dollins and Mike Sterling  meet again at the US Navy Memorial in Washington, DC.

Bob and Mike standing in front of the "Lone Sailor" Statue at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington, DC. They were both members of the original QM Gang when the ship was first commissioned on May 27, 1972.

Photo courtesy of Bob Dollins


|Top of Page |Home |Encinitas, CA |Daughter's Wedding |Racine, WI |Washington, DC-2003 |Santa Monica, CA |Washington, DC-2004 |Monrovia, CA-2009 |Laguna Beach CA-2013 |


Bob Dollins and Henry Kohlhaas, sporting LST-1197 ballcaps, standing in Henry's sister's back yard in Bakersfield, CA. December 1, 2007.

Photo courtesy of Bob Dollins


|Top of Page |Home |Encinitas, CA |Daughter's Wedding |Racine, WI |Washington, DC-2003 |Santa Monica, CA |Washington, DC-2004 |Bakersfield, CA-2007 |Laguna Beach CA-2013 |


Galen Taylor and Bob Dollins meet again at Bob's house in Monrovia, CA.

Photo courtesy of Bob Dollins


|Top of Page |Home |Encinitas, CA |Daughter's Wedding |Racine, WI |Washington, DC-2003 |Santa Monica, CA |Washington, DC-2004 |Bakersfield, CA-2007 |Monrovia, CA-2009 |


After 39 years, Bob Dollins and Gene Garrett meet again at Crescent Cove, Laguna Beach, CA. March 9, 2013.

Laguna Beach, CA - March 9, 2013

Photo courtesy of Bob Dollins


|TOP |Home |Encinitas, CA |Daughter's Wedding |Racine, WI |Washington, DC-2003 |Santa Monica, CA |Washington, DC-2004 |Bakersfield, CA-2007 |Monrovia, CA-2009 |Laguna Beach CA-2013 |Crew Finder |Ship's History |Commissioning |Panama Canal |Suez Canal '74 |Caribbean |Other Photos |Other Links |MARG 1-76 |MARG 1-79 |MARG 3-81 |Smokey Topaz '82 |MARG 1-84 |MARG 2-85 |WATC87 |MARG 2-89 |WATC90 |UNITAS XXXII/WATC91 |Decommissioning |2005 Reunion |Next Generation |Webmaster Info |


URL for this page: http://hikertechnologies.com/lst1197/barnreunions.htm
This page developed by Bob Dollins © 2000-2013 - all rights reserved
Version (01.24): July 26, 2014