This is a Destroyer.  Petty Officer Second Class Bill
Coley was a radarman on this ship.  He is sitting next
to what looks like a Navy version of a birthday cake.  
Actually he is sitting next to a rocket launcher.  I
hope it doesn't launch him.  We weren't ready for
astronauts just then I guess.
What's up with all this
Bill?  What does this
really mean?
Well this is all kind of
interesting.  The US
Navy official web site
does not list a destroyer
named the Hollister, or
a destroyer with a
number of DD788.  So I
guess we have to
wonder don't we, just
whose Navy was Bill
really in.
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