Frank Kroetch & Daniel Pinna at the Missouri
The Missouri is on the right, a destroyer on the left. My father (Frank Kroetch) carrying my son (Daniel Pinna) when he was about 2 1/2 yrs old. My Dad was on a destroyer in WW2 (the Killen) and I love the generational/history feeling of this photo.
The Missouri was in Bremerton Washington when this was taken - where my mother grew up and where the Killen was first commissioned. My father was a plankholder, being on the Killen from commissioning to decommissioning in San Diego. ... show more
Died: Jul 11, 2001 (age 74) in Bellingham, WA, United States
Cause: Heart Failure