U.S.S. Allen M. Sumner DD-692
Don Marion's Memorabilia Collection

Armed Forces Day 1951 - Albany, NY

Mert Mahoney, ??? and Don

A little CHOP !

Plane Guarding

The infamous MWB

Refueling from the USS Canisteo (AO-99)
"The Rock" On Life Guard station while the FDR is refueling - underway replenishment
USS NEWPORT NEWS (CA-148) in GITMO Depth Charge practice
Don's business card collection Souvenirs from some of the local refreshment stands in Cuba
Occupants of the Radio Shack
Aerial view circa 1951 Jamaica Naples Our sister, The USS Moale DD-693
The "FDR" Panorama of the CE Piers - Norfolk Crew of the USS Bristol (DD-857) ready for action
Panorama of NOB - Norfolk
Scenes from Venice - Canal Bridges, Gondolas, St. Mark's and the Doge's Palace
WWII damaged statue in Naples Views of Izmir, Turkey through the "Long Glass" Newfoundland, snow & Canadian Destroyer
Home J.W. Cook RM2
CE Piers - May 1951
The contents of Don's jumper pocket One of Sumner's lucky coins, see Sea Stories Chapter 3
(L-R) Joe Buckshot, Al Payne & Don
Louisiana Naval Memorial
Nottoway Plantation, Baton Rouge, LA
(These four pictures were taken by Shirley Cook)
USS Kidd
Louisiana Naval Memorial
A souvenir from Don's State Room

 Many thanks to Don for scanning and forwarding these pieces of our history,
don't miss Don's Newspaper Clippings from Albany