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  1. susan cooney

    I am the daughter of the late Monroe (Whitey) James Weirback who served on the Shangri La during WWII. I would like to know what position he held while on the ship. He never talked about his service.

    Thank you.

    Susan Cooney
    ladiesue4452@comcast.net

    1. Robert Hayner

      Hello Susan,
      Unfortunately there is virtually no way to determine exactly what specific crewmembers did aboard Shangri-La during WWII. The records of shipmates are not kept in a way to make your request happen. Very sorry to give you this news. Thank you for contacting us.
      Best wishes,
      Bob Hayner
      1st VP & Webmaster
      USS Shangri-La Reunion Ass’n

  2. Charles M Carter

    Hi! Just found out my dad, Charles Owen Carter, was on the Shangri La, from around July 1949 – February 1953.
    Just thought I’d say hi, and was wondering if any one remembers him. (He passed away, August 1995)

    As a veteran myself, US Army, 1975-1979, this is so exciting to know this group is out there!

    – chuck

    1. Robert Hayner

      Charles,
      My condolences to you. I have never heard your dad’s name mentioned at one of our annual reunions. Do you have any information as to what type of work he did on Shangri-La? I will add his name to our Taps list, which is read at at our memorial service each year during our reunion. Please reply to bopahay@comcast.net
      Thanks for contacting us,
      Best wishes,
      Bob Hayner
      1st VP & Webmaster
      USS Shangri-La Reunion Ass’n.

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