"In November, 2004 I went to the National Archives
and the Navy Yards and collected info on the Parks. I copied
the entire file on Ships history from the Navy Yards.
Got some good official photos of the commissioning of the
"I hope you have as much fun reading this as I have
had getting it together. If you like history, this is enjoyable."
Oscar J. Boudreaux, Jr.
Oscar Boudreaux served aboard the USS
John W Thomason DD760 in May 1968 and then transferred to
the USS Floyd B Parks in August 1970 as an RM3. He made
the 1971 Westpac cruise and left the Navy in Dec. 6, 1971.