Some of the
crew from the early 1960s.... (l to r) Adrian Stuke (pointing),
Mike Hemming, Bob "Dex" Armstrong, and Vic Casciola. they all
served from about 1960 to 1962, with the exception of Mike Hemming,
who came aboard REQUIN after "Tink" Garlock died in 1962. Also
in this photo are Mike Hemming's wife, Flo (back to camera) and
Cathy Harlow, one of Bob Armstrong's daughter.
Adrian Stuke, Mike Hemming, and Bobby Ray Knight share a joke in
the crew's mess on REQUIN.
and me. Sheridan served from 1963 to 64 and was the first REQUIN
vet I met via e-mail. (Incidentally, he did a VIP cruise on the
USS MAINE (SSBN-741) about a month after I had done my cruise.
He rode with the Blue crew.)
(center) and Hugh McNair (right) served aboard REQUIN from 1958
to 1960. Earlier this year was the first time they had seen each
other since REQUIN. Also in the photo is Hugh's wife Debbie (back
to camera) and Herb's son, Shane.