Jan 17

USS Bon Homme Richard (CV/CVA-31) to Hold 34th Annual Reunion in September 2019

Thursday, January 17, 2019 2:42 PM

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"Butch O'Brien", Cocker Spaniel mascot aboard the carrier Bon Homme Richard is fitted out with his own life preserver for an "abandon ship" drill. Photograph waken on 30 November 1953.

“Butch O’Brien”, Cocker Spaniel mascot aboard the carrier Bon Homme Richard is fitted out with his own life preserver for an “abandon ship” drill. Photograph taken on 30 November 1953.

The 34th annual reunion of the USS Bon Homme Richard Shipmates Association will be held 11-14 Sept 2019 at the Red Lion Hotel in Harrisburg, PA. For additional information please go to www.ussbhrshipmates.org or contact Jim Kosinski. Email: [email protected] or phone: 805-650-9134

Slicing through the waters of the Tonkin Gulf, the attack aircraft carrier USS Bon Homme Richard (CVA-31) patrols on "Yankee Station" as her aircraft are readied for strikes and support missions against North Vietnamese.

Slicing through the waters of the Tonkin Gulf, the attack aircraft carrier USS Bon Homme Richard (CVA-31) patrols on “Yankee Station” as her aircraft are readied for strikes and support missions against North Vietnamese.