Sea Duty

I joined the navy in 1945. 

In 1946 I was stationed at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn, New York.

One day I was ordered to drive a loaded truck 

over to Fort Dix in New Jersey.

I had to use a ferry to cross the Hudson River.

Then returned to my base using the ferry again.

I didn’t get wet but I saw a lot of water. 

I joined the great Navy to see the sea.

But I only saw a great river 

And some airplanes in Brooklyn.

 

January, 2020

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