Anyone remember George Burke?

George served aboard the Brownson during Operation Highjump in ’46-’47. His grandson is trying to get some more information on him. If you remember him, please contact me at and I’ll pass it on to him.

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Reunion Page Updated

The Reunion page has been updated with a wrap-up of the 2017 reunion and news about the 2019 one.

You can check it out here.

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Memorabilia Gallery Working Again

An update to the plug-in I’ve been using for the gallery seems to have fixed it, at least until the next update. You can view it here

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Brownson Videos (DD-868 & DD-518)

Life aboard a US Destroyer in 1970

About 1:34 in you’ll see the hull number of DD-868

The Sinking of the USS Brownson (DD-518)

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Links page updated

The links page has been updated and a couple more important links have been added:

Wounded Warrior Project
Mesothelioma Group for Veterans

Thanks to Elizabeth Moy for the corrections and the new links.

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2013 Reunion Photos Posted

Miller Greene has contributed almost 200 photos from the 2013 reunion in Duluth, MN. Click here to view them.

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Brownson Video Online

Kerry Elkins sent us this link to a video of the Brownson returning from a tour in the 60’s. It’s not great quality but you might see someone you recognize in it.

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Roster Fixed

You can now page thru the roster if your search criteria finds more that 50 records. It you want to view all 1600+ records, just enter % in the search box.

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Website Updates

I finally got some time to do some updates on the website. I still have some galleries to upload a few bugs in the roster but I think everything else is up to date. If you see any errors or problems, please let me know.

Bob Sanderson

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Small Stores Back in Action

GREAT NEWS. A new supplier has finally been found and small stores orders are coming in. I have 5 orders going out in the next few days. All new orders will now be able to be processed in a few weeks. There may be a slight increase in price. I will let you all know. SORRY ABOUT THE PAST PROBLEMS.

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