Gohan's Oklahoma City CLG-5 Collection
QM3 Dave Rice, (Gohan)  USS Oklahoma City CLG-5,  June 1970 - October 1973
Currently a QMCS in the United States Naval Reserve, Fargo, North Dakota
"Sharing an important part of my life with my Oklahoma City (CLG-5) Shipmates."


oldguns.gif (77881 bytes) The U.S. Seventh Fleet command ship, the guided missile light cruiser USS Olkahoma city (CLG-5), dressed up her weary six-inch barrels when she entered the U.S. Naval Base at Subic Bay, the Phillippines, for regunning. The ship was regunned following a 24-day period off the coast of Vietnam - during which time she fired over 3,900 rounds of six-inch fire against enemy targets from Military Region One in the Republic of Vietnam to the entrance of Haiphong in North Vietnam.
noguns.gif (77570 bytes) The gun turret of the "OK City" is given a thorough inspection before being fitted with new barrels at Subic Bay.
newguns.gif (95085 bytes) The new guns received around-the-clock attention from the ship's gunners.   After the turret was regunned, the ship went back on the  line, firing at military targets over 12 miles away.  The ship recently arrived in Yokosuka for a visit.

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