2014 Reunion Information
2014 Nashville Reunion
Marines: Drop your socks, grab your weapons and man the new USS Canopus Association Marine Detachment webpage.
Marines are becoming more active in the Association and have sent in
group photos. I have decided to quarter them on the 2nd Deck
just forward of the Mess Deck:
Holy Loch Update
Our Super Canopus Lifer Jim Hulse recently decided he wanted a Guinness, so he left his home in Buffalo New York and went to Sinbad’s.
While there he took a few pictures to share with his shipmates. Click on plaque to go to his photo page:
Rota Harbor Update
A third pier was under construction in February 2009.
Fred Beebe (HT2 - 1976-1980 - R-1 Flex Hose and Pipe Shop) sent us a set of photos of the completed pier.
sure how he came by it. When Ed Pado and I were there in 2009, we
were told we may be shot if we were seen with a camera!
(Be sure to use your Page Down key to see all 11 pages)
GHOSTS OF CANOPUS (AS-9)
by Everett M. Perry
weigh anchor for the Old Lady USS Canopus (AS-9). GHOSTS OF
CANOPUS is a 196 page picture-book about the USS Canopus (AS-9) and her
crew as prisoners of war of the Japanese.
Ordering information, sample photos and a link to a 12 page PDF for
closer examination of the quality of this publication is available by
A must for families and friends of the USS Canopus (AS-9), done as a professional labor of love.
Old Canopus Cruise Book
Amazing AS-9 cruise book of China, Japan and Philippines during the 1930's.
there a lots of pictures of the old Canopus, subs and other ships, some
of pictures are disturbingly graphic depictions of the results of war
Click on photo to go to the webpage containing the slideshow:
Can't Get Enough of Canopus?
You been all through this website, looked for your buddies in the Shipmates List, spent days viewing all the Photos and Videos, and found your working compartment and bunk in the Blueprints. Still need more Canopus?
Furtak (YNSN - 1992-1994 - XO Admin) has started a Facebook page that
is going gangbusters. You must have a Facebook account to
view the contents. Click here to get even more Canopus:
Click here to continue on to The Storage Locker: