Summer 1964

Torpedoman 3rd Class Joseph J. Scarpino aboard Abbot in August 1964. Note the Reserve Destroyer Squadron 30 logo on the funnels of Abbot and the neighboring ship. During this era, Abbot operated out of Philadephia as the flagship of ResDesRon 30.

Joe left the Navy in September 1964. Abbot was decommissioned about six months later.

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Source: Joe Scarpino

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