DSC James Lee Darling( RIP)

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DSC James Lee Darling( RIP)

Postby Doc Kivlighan on Tue Aug 28, 2018 12:30 pm

DSC James Lee Darling - 1945-2015
Obit: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/163781536

There is a Dino Darling listed among our members :?:
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Re: DSC James Lee Darling( RIP)

Postby Fburtxds1 on Tue Aug 28, 2018 12:58 pm

Fair Winds and Following Seas, Chief. We have the watch. Ice down another keg for the rest of us. We'll be along directly.
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Re: DSC James Lee Darling( RIP)

Postby dscconway on Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:43 pm

Rest in Peace Chief!!
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Re: DSC James Lee Darling( RIP)

Postby Rick Ward on Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:53 pm

I think I remember him somewhat. If I am correct, he was an 'A' school instructor while Frank, Mike, (many others,) and I were at MI in the '70's.

RIP, Jim.
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Re: DSC James Lee Darling( RIP)

Postby wrleisge on Wed Aug 29, 2018 10:01 am

Jim Darling.jpg
Jim's Obit from a Facebook posting
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This was posted on Facebook in the CSTSC section by a former CMC. Jim, Tom Bourne and I were plankowners on the USS Kinkaid (DD-965). Jim was one of our Computer/Perif techs. He made Chief a few months before leaving the Kinkaid. He was a quite kind of guy with a dry sense of humor. I believe he went on to the Norton Sound from the Kinkaid. I'm assuming he must have spent the end of his career at Mare Island and according to his obit became a fixture a Solano Community College. Fair Winds and Following Seas shipmate.
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