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John Dix (johndix1959@msn.com)
Date:Sun 18 Sep 2016 10:23:49 AM EDT
Subject:2016 Reunion

Several Sun Transport friends got together on Saturday, September 17th at the home of Tom Lamm in Joppa, Maryland. Tom worked very hard to prepare for this event and he really was the ultimate host. There were crabs, shrimp, grilled corn-on-the-cob and all sorts of casseroles, desserts and beverages to enjoy. All stories told were certified to be 100% accurate. A few took a kayak trip as Tom's home is right on the water. The weather cooperated and as the party wound down a beautiful Harvest Moon rose in the eastern sky. Look for pictures of the day to be posted soon. Thanks go to Tom for being willing to have this annual reunion and for sharing his home with us this time.


Bob Cameron (captainrwcameron@hotmail.com )
Date:Sat 16 Jul 2016 09:11:37 PM EDT
Subject:Sun Transport

Really enjoyed my years with Sun!


Bob Cameron (@captainrwcameron@hotmail.com )
Date:Sat 16 Jul 2016 09:10:31 PM EDT
Subject:Sun Transport

Really enjoyed my years with Sun! Great friends %26 comraderie!


Bill Denney (@denney@new.rr.com)
Date:Mon 30 May 2016 10:35:57 AM EDT
Subject:SS Pennsylvania Sun

I was an original crew member making original trip to Texas, Venezuela, and Kuwait several times. Capt.Norman E Walls was the master during those sailings. Retired Capt. Pipelink(spelling) made several of those trips as a guest. A special stool was made for him so he could sit and see out the windows boy could he tell the stories. Left ship for vacation in Cape May met my future wife there and never went back to sea. Will be married 55 years this June 3rd . Have 3 sons, 2 grand son, 1 great grand daughter and 2 great grand sons on the way. It would be nice to here from any of the original crew members. During college days I crewed on Mercury Sub, Ohio Sun, and the American Sun


Andy Munter (andrew.munter@stvinc.com)
Date:Wed 11 May 2016 10:32:48 PM EDT
Subject:Greetings to the Sun Transport Family

I was curious to see if there was still activity associated with the Sun Oil marine department %26 found your web site. My search was prompted by meeting the son of a previous captain on the Tug New England Sun, during a project qualification interview with the SDA in Trenton, NJ last week. It brought back many memories for me personally for the many days %26 nights spent working with many great people in all facets of vessel maintenance %26 repair. I had the unique opportunity to work on just about every vessel in the Sun Oil fleet. My mentors in the beginning were Al Keller, Bob Groesbeck, Burt Cureton, Nick Martin, Dave Morehead, Roland Bavota, Don Lindquist %26 the infamous Joe Mazzie, working on the US %26 International ocean going fleets in many shipyards through out the US %26 the world. I finished my marine career with the coastal tug/barge %26 tanker fleet working with George Murphy, Jude O' Malley, Captain Benny Hagstad %26 many others too long to list here. The shore gang was always with us during the overhauls with Frank Kossek, Flash Gordon, Whitey Olynski, Dominick Sciulli, Leo, Dan, Smitty %26 many others. I miss the life of being a marine port engineer, as the US flag fleet dissolved into history.

On a side note, under the heading of the coastal fleet, I believe that you are missing the Tug Yabucoa Sun, which was part of the sales agreement when both the Yabucoa %26 New Jersey Sun tugs were purchased from McAllister Towing out of Jacksonville Florida.

I have many original photos, specification sheets %26 literature on various ships, tugs, barges %26 coastal tankers that should be posted up on your web site. Let me know what is the best way to get these archived materials into your hands.

Thanks for listening. Andy Munter


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