USS INDIANAPOLIS - CA35  (Reunion Visit)

   Her mast stood approximately 130 feet above the water, the 10 battle stars painted on her bow, reminded most of the outstanding
service to our country in time of war. Today the USS Indianapolis is remembered as a memorial located on the scenic north end of the
Indianapolis Indiana downtown canal. This is the place where the survivors from her sinking on July 30, 1945 meet to remember those
tragic days and their fallen shipmates. 2013 (19) Survivors attended an early morning; reception at the Indiana War Museum supported by family,
friends and military personnel; saying thanks for the freedom the old ship and crew provided through their service.

2013 Breakfast reception.
Aug 2nd (friday)
Reception time:0900-1130 hours (L).

Sponsored by Indiana War memorial Staff , IWM volunteers and USS Indy radio exhibit volunteers
GOAL; Reception for Surviors to relax , meet friends & enjoy the War Memorial Museum.
USS Indianapolis CA-35 (19) Surviors & family + (1)-Pilot(rescue air) 250+ visitors
Refreshments provide by; All American Picnic Co.
Flags provided by American Legion (zionsville post ) & welcome signs provided by Indianapolis USO
Survivor transportaion provided by FedEx ground ( Indy)


 2013 Attending IWM-SURVIVORS Reception;(19)

Harold Bray ; Art Leenerman ; Vic Buckett ; Don McCall ; L.D. Cox ; Paul McGinnis ; Granville Crane ;Felton Outland ; Louis Erwin ; Jim Smith ; Ed Harrell ;Florian Stamm ; George Horvath ;Richard Stephens ; Melvin Jacob ; Dick Thelen ;Jim Jarvis ; 02 Aug 13 Late arrivals Clarence Hershberger (thur Sign up) Ray Miller Search plane pilot (thur Sign up)& Reception arrival unknown (1)

 2013 Event PIX;



Thanks to those who helped make this a GREAT EVENT ........successful:!!!
IWM Staff:Goodwin,Wright,Sears,Gaithers;Hensley,Steigelmyer,Morris,
Brazel,Schmink,R-Krenzke, &
Refreshments volunteers: W-Simpson,B-Crist,A-Brown & Pack 550 CubScouts(9)


Submitted By;

Chuck Crist -W9IH

Under Construction! Last Update: 04 aug 2013
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