Raanes, Elmer (Al)

Title

Raanes, Elmer (Al)

Description

Al Raanes joined the merchant marine during World War II when he was just 16 years old. He sailed as part of an 80-ship convoy to the Philippines that included a cruiser carrying General MacArthur. While at sea in the Philippines Al fell from the rigging and wound up as the first patient on the hospital ship USS HOPE.

Creator

Johnathan Thayer (interviewer); Elmer (Al) Raanes (interviewee)

Date

2013 May 1
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Seamen's Church Institute of New York and New Jersey 2013 May 1
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Seamen's Church Institute of New York and New Jersey 2013 May 1
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Seamen's Church Institute of New York and New Jersey 2013 May 1
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Seamen's Church Institute of New York and New Jersey 2013 May 1
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Seamen's Church Institute of New York and New Jersey 2013 May 1
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Seamen's Church Institute of New York and New Jersey 2013 May 1
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Seamen's Church Institute of New York and New Jersey 2013 May 1
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Seamen's Church Institute of New York and New Jersey 2013 May 1
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Seamen's Church Institute of New York and New Jersey 2013 May 1
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Seamen's Church Institute of New York and New Jersey 2013 May 1
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Seamen's Church Institute of New York and New Jersey 2013 May 1
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Seamen's Church Institute of New York and New Jersey 2013 May 1
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Seamen's Church Institute of New York and New Jersey 2013 May 1
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Seamen's Church Institute of New York and New Jersey 2013 May 1
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Seamen's Church Institute of New York and New Jersey 2013 May 1

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