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Memories of My Three Years Aboard Destroyer Escorts

John J. Sheehan

Published February 18th 2014
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Kindle Edition
346 pages
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 About the Book 

John J. Sheehan, LTJG USN (ret.)John Joseph Sheehan was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on February 27. 1935 to Margaret and Joseph Sheehan, Sr. He attended St. Timothy Parochial School in the Mayfair section of the city. He is a 1952 graduateMoreJohn J. Sheehan, LTJG USN (ret.)John Joseph Sheehan was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on February 27. 1935 to Margaret and Joseph Sheehan, Sr. He attended St. Timothy Parochial School in the Mayfair section of the city. He is a 1952 graduate of St. Joseph’s Preparatory School, (The Prep) and St. Joseph’s College (now University) in 1956.John enlisted in the United States Navy and graduated from the Naval Officer’s Candidate School in 1956. John served as Communications Officer on the USS Cross and the USS Chamber until his honorable discharge as a Lieutenant JG in 1959.Upon his retirement from the City of Philadelphia Comptroller’s Office, John use the logs from the Library of Congress to research material from his real life experiences aboard ship.John lives in Philadelphia with his wife of fifty years, Ellen. He is the father of Ann Marie Matekovic, John Sheehan, Jr. and Ellyn Taylor and the grandfather of Katelyn and Laura Matekovic, Casey and Megan Sheehan and Charles, Kelley and Joseph Taylor.