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USS Crommelin (FFG 37)


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Crommelin 202k 22 April 2003: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - Family and friends wave to sailors aboard the guided missile frigate USS Crommelin (FFG 37). Crommelin returns to her homeport after a six-month deployment in the U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command area of responsibility (AOR). During the deployment, Crommelin's crew detected several vessels transporting narcotics and recovered several tons of cocaine worth an estimated street value of over seventy million dollars. Crommelin also was involved in three rescues at sea, rescuing 174 Ecuadorian citizens from a leaky vessel at sea, and lending assistance to two fishing vessels. (U.S. Navy photo #030422-N-8157C-007 and # 030422-N-3228G-001 by PH2 Dennis Cantrell, from the Navy Newstand) NavSource
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Crommelin 148k 22 April 2003: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - A deck seaman aboard the guided missile frigate USS Crommelin (FFG 37) takes up slack on a mooring line after the ships return home from a six-month deployment in the Naval Forces Southern Command area of responsibility (AOR). During the deployment, Crommelin's crew detected several vessels transporting narcotics and recovered several tons of cocaine worth an estimated street value of over seventy million dollars. Crommelin also was involved in three rescues at sea, rescuing 174 Ecuadorian citizens from a leaky vessel at sea, and lending assistance to two fishing vessels. (U.S. Navy photo #030422-N-3228G-001 by PH1 William R. Goodwin, from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 158k 22 April 2003: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - Yeoman 1st Class Franklin L. Privett gets reacquainted with his son on the pier after Crommelin returned home from a six-month deployment from the U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command area of responsibility (AOR). During the deployment, Crommelin's crew detected several vessels transporting narcotics and recovered several tons of cocaine worth an estimated street value of over seventy million dollars. (U.S. Navy photo #030422-N-3228G-004 by PH1 William R. Goodwin, from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 159k 22 April 2003: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - Interior Communications Electrician 1st Class Joseph A. Lazzaretti meets his two month-old son for the first time after his ship, USS Crommelin returned home from a six-month deployment in the Naval Forces Southern Command area of responsibility. Crommelin is one of two Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigates based in Pearl Harbor. Commissioned in June 1983, Crommelin was originally homeported in Long Beach, Calif. In September 1991 the ship shifted homeports to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The ship is named after the Crommelin brothers who were distinguished Naval Aviators during World War II. (U.S. Navy photo #030422-N-3228G-005 by PH1 William R. Goodwin, from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 145k 22 April 2003: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - Signalman 3rd Class Maurice Hill savors the first few moments with his son after his ship, the guided missile frigate Crommelin returned home from a six-month deployment in the Naval Forces Southern Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo #030422-N-3228G-006 by PH1 William R. Goodwin, from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 252k 05 April 2004: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - Tom Hayden, whose son is stationed aboard the guided missile frigate Crommelin explains to his grandson and Fire Controlman 2nd Class Charlie Romero how guns have changed since he served in the Navy during World War II. Crommelin hosted a friends and family cruise to Maui, Hawaii demonstrating to its guests the excitement of shipboard life. Crommelin's crew demonstrated damage control exercises, high-speed evasive maneuvers and 50-caliber gunfire exercises. (U.S. Navy photo #040405-N-3019M-004 by JOSN Ryan C. McGinley, from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 181k 03 May 2004: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - Celebrity Chef Roy Yamaguchi dishes up lunch during a visit to the Pearl Harbor-based guided missile frigate Crommelin. The Ney award-winning Culinary Specialists assigned to the ship invited Chef Yamaguchi to come aboard and share his thoughts on food preparation and cooking. Yamaguchi is often regarded as a culinary pioneer because of his fusion of European and Pacific styles of cooking. He operates 31 "Roy's" restaurants scattered throughout the United States, Japan and Guam. Chef Roy has also hosted six seasons of the PBS-TV show, "Hawaii Cooks with Roy Yamaguchi" seen in all 50 states, as well as over 60 countries. (U.S. Navy photo #040503-N-7391W-063 by JO1 Jim Williams, from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 154k 14 July 2004: The Pacific Ocean - Gunner's Mate 1st Class Dennis Wolf Chicago, Ill., straps a MK 46 recoverable exercise torpedo into a dolly aboard Crommelin during UNITAS 45-04. Naval forces from Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and observers from Mexico and Canada are participating in UNITAS 45-04, the premier naval exercise in the region, which is conducted under the direction of Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command and hosted this year by the Peruvian Navy. UNITAS is designed to develop interoperability among the participating navies while increasing readiness and providing the training in a high-tech environment. (U.S. Navy photo #040714-N-1464F-004 by JOC Dave Fliesen, from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 339k 24 September 2004: The Eastern Pacific Ocean - Sailors assigned to the guided missile frigate Crommelin stack 525 bales of cocaine seized this week during an interdiction in the Eastern Pacific. Crommelin, working with U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) 105, and embarked Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light Three Seven (HSL-37), conducted what turns out to be the third largest drug interdiction in history, totaling 25,000 pounds of narcotics. Six days earlier, the guided missile frigate USS Curts (FFG 38) conducted a similar operation interdicting 30,000 pounds of cocaine, the largest drug seizure to date. (U.S. Navy photo #040924-N-3900W-001 by OS2 Eric Weber, from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 376k 12 November 2004: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - Family members cheer the crew of the guided missile frigate USS Crommelin (FFG 37) as the ship returns from deployment. Commanded by Cdr. Don Hodge, more than 200 officers and Sailors of the Pearl Harbor-based frigate were deployed to U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command engaged in monitoring, detection, and counter drug activities. Since reporting for duty in the Eastern Pacific May 20, USS Crommelin disrupted five narcotic smuggling operations, interdicted more than $1 billion worth of cocaine, and captured 29 suspected narcotics smugglers. (U.S. Navy photo #041112-N-9662L-004 by PH2 John F. Looney from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 198k 12 November 2004: Marine Corps Air Base, Kaneohe, Hi. - Aviation Machinist’s Mate 1st Class Robert Ibarra, assigned to the "Easy Riders" of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light Three Seven (HSL-37), hugs his daughter after returning from a six-month deployment aboard the guided missile frigate USS Crommelin (FFG 37). (U.S. Navy photo #041112-N-3019M-002 by JOSN Ryan C. McGinley from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 279k 12 November 2004: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - Engineman 3rd Class Dave Lertola, meets his daughter for the first time after returning from deployment aboard USS Crommelin (FFG 37). Commanded by Cdr. Don Hodge, more than 200 officers and Sailors of the Pearl Harbor-based guided missile frigate were deployed to U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command engaged in monitoring, detection, and counter drug activities. Since reporting for duty in the Eastern Pacific May 20, Crommelin disrupted five narcotic smuggling operations, interdicted more than $1 billion worth of cocaine, and captured 29 suspected narcotics smugglers. (U.S. Navy photo #041112-N-9662L-006 by PH2 John F. Looney from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 166k 04 January 2005: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - Electronics Technician 1st Class Michael J. Hanna, assigned to the CS-4 Division aboard the guided missile frigate USS Crommelin, tests a sound power phone line before the ship leaves Naval Station Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The guided missile cruiser USS Port Royal (CG 73), background, is currently in dry dock on board Naval Station Pearl Harbor. While underway, Crommelin will perform combat systems drills, small arms training, update their damage control qualifications and basic watch standing requirements. (U.S. Navy photo #050104-N-5039H-002 by PH2 Ken Horne from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 146k 09 January 2005: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - Damage Controlman 2nd Class Chad M. Harbin indicates to a fire fighting hose team the mock class Alfa fire they are "battling" has been extinguished during a general quarters (GQ) drill aboard Crommelin. As a damage control training team instructor aboard Crommelin, Harbin is responsible for preparing the ship for real battle damage situations. While underway, Crommelin will perform combat systems drills, small arms training, update their damage control qualifications and basic watch standing requirements. (U.S. Navy photo #050109-N-5039H-017 by PH2 Ken Horne from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 261k 09 January 2005: The Pacific Ocean - Information Technology Specialist 3rd Class Christopher Pang, assigned to the reserve detachment aboard USS Crommelin (FFG 37), disembarks the guide missile frigate via a rope ladder to a ridged hull inflatable boat. The reservists completed their first extended underway drill weekend aboard the ship, where they completed small arms training, updated their damage control qualifications and completed basic watch standing requirements. (U.S. Navy photo #050109-N-5039H-012 by PH2 Ken Horne from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 383k 12 January 2005: Ewa Beach, Hawaii - Principal of Holomua Elementary School in Ewa Beach, Hawaii, Norman K.Y. Pang, left, shows Senior Chief Sonar Technician Lou M. Wills, assigned to USS Crommelin, a map his students used to plot coordinates and track the guided missile frigate during their last deployment. Senior Chief Wills is the liaison for Crommelin's partnership in education with the school. (U.S. Navy photo #050112-N-5039H-002 by PH2 Ken Horne from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 202k 22 February 2005: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - Culinary Specialist 1st Class Davidson Cervantes, assigned to Crommelin, helps a child read a book at Holomua Elementary School in Ewa Beach, Hawaii. Crommelin has a partnership in education with the school, helping tutor children, paint classrooms and various other beautification projects. (U.S. Navy photo #050222-N-3019M-001 by JO3 Ryan C. McGinley from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 409k 31 March 2005: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - Sailors assigned to Crommelin receive training on pipe patching techniques from an instructor at the Center for Naval Engineering Fire Fighting School on board Naval Station Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The school teaches sailors basic firefighting techniques through a series of classroom and hands-on training scenarios. (U.S. Navy photo #050331-N-3019M-001 by JO3 Ryan C. McGinley from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 236k 31 March 2005: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - Sailors assigned to Crommelin receive training on pipe patching techniques from an instructor at the Center for Naval Engineering Fire Fighting School on board Naval Station Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The school teaches sailors basic firefighting techniques through a series of classroom and hands-on training scenarios. (U.S. Navy photo #050331-N-3019M-002 by JO3 Ryan C. McGinley from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 212k 31 March 2005: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - Sailors assigned to Crommelin drain a fire hose after participating in a pipe patching exercise at the Center for Naval Engineering Fire Fighting School on board Naval Station Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (U.S. Navy photo #050331-N-3019M-004 by JO3 Ryan C. McGinley from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 188k 12 August 2005: Homer, Alaska – Line handlers stationed aboard the guided missile frigate Crommelin pull slack in from the mooring lines as the ship pulls into Alaska for a port visit prior to participating in Northern Edge/ Alaska Shield 2005. Alaska Shield/Northern Edge '05 is the largest homeland defense/security exercise ever conducted in Alaska. This exercise is the first opportunity within the state to integrate local, state and federal government response to a series of simulated emergencies including natural disasters, terrorist attacks and mass casualty scenarios. (U.S. Air Force photo #050812-F-7169B-005 by T/Sgt. Keith Brown from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 220k 05 December 2005: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - Veterans of the World War II-era Wickes-class destroyer USS Ward (DD 139) are greeted aboard the guided missile frigate Crommelin by the ships commanding officer, Cmdr. Mark Manfredi prior to a tour. On December 7, 1941, Ward and her crew delivered the first shot of the war in the Pacific when she intercepted and sank a Japanese miniature submarine at the entrance to Pearl Harbor one hour before the Japanese air attack on the island of Oahu. (U.S. Navy photo #051205-N-5539C-002 by JO2 Corwin Colbert from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 207k 21 May 2006: Philippine Sea - Damage Control Assistant Lt.j.g. John Choi explains the ship's damage control status board to liaison officers from the navies of Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines, in the ship's damage control central aboard Crommelin. Crommelin and the liaison officers are currently participating in exercise Southeast Asia Cooperation Against Terrorism (SEACAT). SEACAT is a week-long at-sea exercise designed to highlight the value of information sharing and multi-national coordination within a scenario that gives participating navies practical maritime interception training opportunities. (U.S. Navy photo #060521-N-9851B-011 by PH2 John L. Beeman from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 231k 28 May 2006: South China Sea - U.S. Navy sailors from USS Crommelin (FFG 37) and USS Hopper (DDG 70) begin an inspection of the main deck of the Military Sealift Command prepositioning ship MV Sgt. William R. Button (T-AK 3012). The team conducted a thorough search of the ship, including the main deck, cargo holds, bridge, and living spaces as part of exercise Southeast Asia Cooperation Against Terrorism. The U.S. Navy team located a cache of smuggled weapons in the ship's cargo hold. SEACAT is a weeklong exercise designed to highlight the value of information sharing and multi-national coordination within a scenario that gives participating navies practical maritime interception training opportunities. (U.S. Navy photo #060528-N-3392B-015 by Mr. Edward Baxter from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 346k 12 June 2006: Singapore - Republic of Singapore Navy Sailors pull alongside U.S. Navy teammates assigned to the dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46) and guided-missile frigate USS Crommelin (FFG 37) during a sports day tug-of-war at Changi Naval Base. Sports day was one of the last official events during the Singapore phase of exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT). CARAT is an annual series of bilateral maritime training exercises between the U.S. and six Southeast Asia nations designed to build relationships and enhance the operational readiness of the participating forces. (U.S. Navy photo #060612-N-9851B-002 by MC2 John L. Beeman from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 167k 26 July 2006: Seberang Tayor, Malaysia - Hull Technician 1st Class Robert Thompson, assigned to the guided-missile frigate USS Crommelin (FFG 37), shows elementary school students photos of his family on his digital camera. U.S. Navy sailors and Coast Guardsmen are working with the Malaysian Army during a medical and dental civic action project, as a part of the fourth phase of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT). CARAT is an annual series of bilateral maritime training exercises between the United States and six Southeast Asia nations designed to build relationships and enhance the operational readiness of the participating forces. (U.S. Navy photo #060726-N-9851B-001 by MC2 John L. Beeman from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 282k 17 January 2007: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - Chief Information Systems Technician Eddie Granger assigned to the Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided missile frigate Crommelin, drives toward the net to score a basket during a three-on-three basketball tournament at Bloch Arena Gym aboard Naval Station Pearl Harbor. The basketball tournament is one of several competitions taking place this week for the annual Surface Navy Association Surface Line Week. Surface Line Week consists of a series of competitive events designed to promote rating skill development, physical readiness, teamwork, esprit de corps and sportsmanship among the surface ships. (U.S. Navy photo #070117-N-4965F-003 by MC1 James E. Foehl from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 321k 19 January 2007: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - Sailors assigned to Crommelin are encouraged by their shipmates as they compete in a tug-o-war competition at Ward Field on board Naval Station Pearl Harbor. The tug-o-war competition was part of the Surface Navy Association, Surface Line Week. Surface Line Week is a five-day Olympic-style event open to all Navy commands in the Pacific region. It consists of 26 activities equally divided into two categories: professional and athletic. (U.S. Navy photo #070119-N-4965F-035 by MC1 James E. Foehl from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 131k 13 April 2007: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - Seaman Miguel A. Vega of Lincoln, Neb. waits pierside to assist USS Crommelin as the ship arrives after being underway in the Pacific Ocean. Crommelin is the 28th ship of the Oliver Hazard Perry-class of guided missile frigates assigned to Destroyer Squadron 31 and homeported at Pearl Harbor. (U.S. Navy photo #070413-N-9698C-012 by MCSN John W. Ciccarelli Jr. from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 194k 27 November 2007: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - Sailors aboard USS Crommelin (FFG 37) man the rails as the ship departs Naval Station Pearl Harbor for a six-month deployment. The ship deployed to the Naval Forces Southern Command area of responsibility to engage in monitoring, detection and counter-narcotics activities. Frigates fulfill a protection of shipping mission as anti-submarine warfare) combatants for amphibious expeditionary forces, underway replenishment groups and merchant convoys. (U.S. Navy photo #071127-N-7974M-002 by Blair Martin from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 142k 08 June 2008: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - Hull Maintenance Technician Fireman David O'Brian, a sailor assigned to Crommelin, kisses his wife during the "first kiss" ceremony at the end of Crommelin's six-and-half month deployment to Latin America. Crommelin returned to homeport at Naval Station Pearl Harbor from after conducting monitoring, detecting, counter-narcotics activities and civic action projects. (U.S. Navy photo #080608-N-9698C-055 by MC2 John Wallace Ciccarelli Jr. from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 103k 09 June 2008: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - Commander Patrick N. Huete, commanding officer of the guided-missile frigate USS Crommelin (FFG 37), delivers his remarks during a change of command ceremony aboard Naval Station Pearl Harbor. Cmdr. Kevin J. Parker relieved Huete. (U.S. Navy photo #080609-N-4965F-465 by MC1 James E. Foehl from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 111k 18 July 2008: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - Secretary of the Navy, The Honorable Dr. Donald C. Winter and Adm. Robert F. Willard, commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, render honors as the guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) and the guided-missile frigate USS Crommelin (FFG37) pass in review during the Navy's Great White Fleet Gala at the Battleship Missouri Memorial. This marks the 100th anniversary of the Great White Fleet's arrival to Hawaii. (U.S. Navy photo #080718-N-5476H-092 by MC2 Michael Hight from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 184k 12 September 2008: The Pacific Ocean - Damage Controlman Fireman Clint Dunn, from Monticello, Ga., walks a Navy dependent through a damage-control demonstration during a friends and family cruise to Maui aboard the guided-missile frigate USS Crommelin. In addition to damage-control demonstrations, more than 75 guests also experienced marlinspike seamanship, gun shoots, a man-overboard drill and a steel-beach picnic. (U.S. Navy photo #080912-N-9565W-081 by MCCS Melissa Weatherspoon from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 130k 12 September 2008: The Pacific Ocean - Damage Controlman Fireman Jon Slusher, from Sacramento, Calif., helps a Navy dependent don a fire-fighting helmet during a friends and family cruise to Maui aboard Crommelin. In addition to damage-control demonstrations, more than 75 guests also experienced marlinspike seamanship, gun shoots, a man-overboard drill and a steel-beach picnic. (U.S. Navy photo #080912-N-9565W-070 by MCCS Melissa Weatherspoon from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 323k 12 September 2008: The Pacific Ocean - Sailors help a Navy dependent don a fire-firefighting ensemble during a friends and family cruise to Maui aboard the guided-missile frigate Crommelin. (U.S. Navy photo #080912-N-9565W-086 by MCCS Melissa Weatherspoon from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 302k 15 June 2009: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - Sailors man the rails aboard Crommelin (FFG 37) as she departs Naval Station Pearl Harbor for a scheduled six-month deployment as part of the Mid-Pacific Surface Combatant Operational Employment program. The program calls for all 11 Hawaii-based surface combatants to focus on the western Pacific Ocean by conducting intermediate and advanced training and scheduled deployments in the western Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo #090615-N-3666S-043 by MC2 Robert Stirrup from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 298k 16 June 2009: The Pacific Ocean - Sailors aboard the guided-missile frigate Crommelin qualify on a 50-caliber machine gun during a live-fire exercise. Crommelin is supporting U.S. Coast Guard fisheries enforcement in Oceania while transiting through the western Pacific Ocean during a routine deployment. (U.S. Navy photo #090616-N-9698C-139 by MC2 John Wallace Ciccarelli Jr. from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 196k 24 June 2009: Pohnpei, Micronesia - Sailors assigned to the guided-missile frigate Crommelin paint a baseball dugout during a community service project on the island of Pohnpei in the Federal States of Micronesia. Crommelin visited the island for a routine port visit, while supporting U.S Coast Guard fisheries enforcement in Oceania during a routine deployment in the western Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo #090624-N-9698C-087 by MC2 John Wallace Ciccarelli Jr. from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 204k 11 July 2009: Sattahip, Thailand - Damage Controlman Fireman Jason Hazenfield, assigned to Crommelin, helps a Royal Thai Navy sailor don a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) during a damage control demonstration and brief as part of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Thailand 2009. CARAT is a series of bilateral exercises held annually in Southeast Asia to strengthen relationships and enhance the operational readiness of the participating forces. (U.S. Navy photo #090711-N-5207L-102 by MC1 Bill Larned from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 234k 11 July 2009: Sattahip, Thailand - Damage Controlman 1st Class Dustin Davis, assigned to Crommelin, explains his duties to senior enlisted personnel from the Royal Thai Navy during a damage control demonstration and brief as part of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Thailand 2009. (U.S. Navy photo #090711-N-5207L-020 by MC1 Bill Larned from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 207k 07 August 2009: Muara, Brunei - Interior Communication Specialist 3rd Class Daniel Western, assigned to Crommelin, battles for possession during a futsal game against sailors from the Royal Brunei Navy during a sports day for Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Brunei 2009. Futsal is a soccer-like game played on a hard court surface. (U.S. Navy photo #090807-N-2725D-041 by MC2 Nancy C. diBenedetto from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 245k 04 December 2009: Guam - Rear Adm. Manson Brown, commander, 14th U.S. Coast Guard District, thanks the crew of Crommelin for supporting the Coast Guard in locating and investigating vessels suspected of illegal fishing in June. Crommelin patrolled a route that started at Hawaii and moved through the Marshall Islands and Federated States of Micronesia. (U.S. Navy photo #091204-N-1906L-002 by Jesse Leon Guerrero from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 174k 04 December 2009: Guam - Rear Adm. Manson Brown, left, commander, 14th U.S. Coast Guard District, presents special operations ribbons to Chief Electronics Technician Calvin Williams, right, Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Chris Nuemann, center, and Operations Specialist 3rd Class Seth Miller aboard Crommelin. Brown thanked the awardees and Crommelin crew for successfully supporting the Coast Guard in a joint mission to locate and investigate illegal fishing activity along a route from Hawaii and through the Marshall Islands and Federated States of Micronesia in June. (U.S. Navy photo #091204-N-1906L-003 by Jesse Leon Guerrero from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 150k 22 March 2010: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - Boatswain's Mate Seaman Dastin Hernandez, left, and Fire Controlman 2nd Class Adam Conn stand guard with an M-60 machine gun aboard the Pearl Harbor-based guided-missile frigate Crommelin during a small boat attack exercise as part of exercise Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield 2010 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Navy shore installations and activities in the continental United States, Hawaii and Guam are participating in the annual security training exercise coordinated by U.S. Fleet Forces Command. (U.S. Navy photo #100322-N-3666S-049 by MC2 Robert Stirrup from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 97k 08 April 2010: Hilo, Hawaii - Electrician's Mate Fireman Tomas Barnes, assigned to the guided-missile frigate Crommelin, paints the outside of the Hilo Girl Scout Service Center during a community service project. Crommelin is visiting Hilo for the Merrie Monarch Festival, an annual event that promotes the perpetuation and preservation of the art of the hula and the Hawaiian culture through education. (U.S. Navy photo #100408-N-0995C-024 by MC2 Eric J. Cutright from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 219k 26 April 2010: Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - Ensign Ray Miller IV gives a tour to Medal of Honor recipients aboard Crommelin. Medal of Honor recipients Sgt. Maj. Kenneth E. Stumpf, Sgt. Maj. Allen J. Kellogg and Col. Donald E. Ballard are touring the western Pacific Region to talk to troops and to promote the book that reveals stories of many of the Medal of Honor recipients. (U.S. Navy photo #100426-N-7498L-144 by MC2 Mark Logico from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 260k 15 October 2010: San Miguel, Philippines - Seaman George Paul Scheppler, assigned to the guided-missile frigate Crommelin, leads local children in a physical training session during a Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training Philippines community service project. CARAT is a series of bilateral exercises held annually in Southeast Asia to strengthen relationships and promote maritime security. (U.S. Navy photo #101015-N-3589B-005 by MC2 Jessica Bidwell from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 257k 26 October 2010: Sihanoukville, Cambodia - Quartermaster 2nd Class John Ostgard explains navigation equipment on the bridge of Crommelin to visiting Royal Cambodian naval officers during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training Cambodia 2010. The visit is part of the process to familiarize watch standers of both countries with each other's procedures before the first dedicated underway exercise by U.S. and Royal Cambodian Navy ships. CARAT is a series of bilateral exercises held annually in Southeast Asia to strengthen relationships and enhance force readiness. (U.S. Navy photo #101026-N-9156C-003 by MC1 Robert Clowney from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 267k 26 October 2010: Sihanoukville, Cambodia - Lt. j.g. Vanessa Walton, the navigator aboard the guided-missile frigate Crommelin, explains how she uses charts to visiting Royal Cambodian Navy officers during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training Cambodia 2010. (U.S. Navy photo #101026-N-9156C-004 by MC1 Robert Clowney from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 194k 27 October 2010: Sihanoukville, Cambodia - Ensign Krystal Roberts answers questions from Royal Cambodian Navy and customs personnel during a tour of the guided-missile frigate Crommelin. Crommelin crewmembers hosted a military operations symposium at Ream Naval Base during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Cambodia 2010. (U.S. Navy photo #101027-N-6770T-220 by MC2 Jason Tross from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 286k 14 December 2010: Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hi. - Senior Chief Culinary Specialist Benjamin Alejo stands by as friends and family members wait for guided-missile frigate Crommelin to pull into Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after a five-month deployment to the western Pacific Ocean. While deployed, Crommelin participated in Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training 2010 and Valiant Shield 2010. (U.S. Navy photo #101214-N-7498L-088 by MC2 Mark Logico from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 391k 14 December 2010: Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hi. - Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Frank Mortensen crosses the brow of Crommelin after its return to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after a five-month deployment to the western Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo #101214-N-7498L-194 by MC2 Mark Logico from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 253k 13 April 2012: Hilo, Hi. - Mo'I Kane Richard Kuali'I Kamau Jr., the King of this year's Merrie Monarch Royal Court, visits the Pearl Harbor-based guided-missile frigate Crommelin during a pierside welcome ceremony hosted by the Merrie Monarch Royal Court. The 49th annual Merrie Monarch Festival aims to perpetuate, promote and preserve the art of hula and the Hawaiian culture through education. (U.S. Navy photo #120413-N-WX059-231 by MC3 Sean Furey from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 255k 13 April 2012: Hilo, Hi. - Cmdr. Michael Johns, commanding officer of the Pearl Harbor-based guided missile frigate Crommelin, Mo'I Kane Richard Kuali'I Kamau Jr. and Mo'I Wahine Meleana Auli'I Ku'uleialoha Manuel, the King and Queen of this years Merrie Monarch Royal Court, Rear Adm. Fernandez "Frank" Ponds, Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific, and his wife, Carol Ponds, talk aboard Crommelin during a welcome ceremony hosted by the Merrie Monarch Royal Court. The 49th annual Merrie Monarch Festival aims to perpetuate, promote and preserve the art of hula and the Hawaiian culture through education. (U.S. Navy photo #120413-N-WX059-238 by MC3 Sean Furey from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 311k 14 April 2012: Hilo, Hi. - Sailors assigned to the Pearl Harbor-based guided-missile frigate Crommelin participate in the Merrie Monarch Royal Parade. The 49th annual Merrie Monarch Festival honors King David Kalakaua who is credited with restoring many Hawaiian cultural traditions during his reign. (U.S. Navy photo #120414-N-WX059-063 by MC3 Sean Furey from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 391k 14 April 2012: Hilo, Hi. - Sailors assigned to the Pearl Harbor-based guided-missile frigate Crommelin greet the crowd during the Merrie Monarch Royal Parade. (U.S. Navy photo #120414-N-WX059-091 by MC3 Sean Furey from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 362k 25 May 2012: Honolulu, Hi. - Sailors from the guided-missile cruiser USS Chosin (CG 65), the guided-missile frigate USS Crommelin (FFG 37), and the guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper (DDG 70) raise the national ensign over the Oahu cemetery during a community relations project. This volunteer project was part of the scheduled events on Oahu to commemorate Memorial Day. (U.S. Navy photo #120525-N-QG393-173 by MC2 Tiarra Fulgham from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 254k 19 August 2012: Anahola, Hi. - Logistics Specialist 1st Class Keshawn Spence, left, from Berlin, Md., assigned to Crommelin, moves gravel during a volunteer project with Kauai Habitat for Humanity. Twelve Crommelin sailors assisted the Kauai Habitat team in constructing one of five homes built in cooperation with the Department of Hawaiian Homelands. Kauai is the last port of call for Crommelin as the ship is scheduled to be decommissioned on 31 Oct. (U.S. Navy photo #120819-N-YU572-016 by MC1 Jay C. Pugh from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 82k 27 August 2012: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - Quartermaster Seaman Clay Coryell looks through the port bridge wing pelorus during the Pearl Harbor-based guided-missile frigate Crommelin's final underway before decommissioning. Over its long career, Crommelin has participated in more than eight deployments, been involved in such exercises as Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training and Koa Kai, and has conducted counter narcotics operations, among other important missions. (U.S. Navy photo #120827-N-WX059-077 by MC3 Sean Furey from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 600k 27 August 2012: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - Sailors aboard the guided-missile frigate Crommelin prepare to hang a lei from the ship as it returns to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam from its final underway before decommissioning. (U.S. Navy photo #120827-N-WX059-212 by MC3 Sean Furey from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 166k 27 August 2012: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - Sailors stationed aboard the Pearl Harbor-based guided-missile frigate Crommelin handle lines as they return to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam from the final underway before Crommelin's decommissioning. (U.S. Navy photo #120827-N-WX059-289 by MC3 Sean Furey from the Navy Newstand)
Crommelin 303k 24 October 2012: Pearl Harbor, Hi. - A sailor assigned to the guided-missile frigate Crommelin throws a line to the frigate at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The Crommelin is scheduled to be decommissioned 26 Oct. 2012. The U.S. Navy has a 237-year heritage of defending freedom and projecting and protecting U.S. interests around the globe. (U.S. Navy photo #121024-N-WF272-078 by MCSN Diana Quinlan from the Navy Newstand)


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