Rod joined the Navy before sailing as a merchant mariner on early container ships during the 1960s. Rod's ship was shot at during the Vietnam War, and he sailed on four different vessels during the First Gulf War.
Johnathan Thayer (interviewer); Roderick McFarlin (interviewee)
2013 April 26 and May 31
- Mariner Oral Histories
- McFarlin, Roderick