Bruce Owens

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1963 USS Kearsarge Cruisebook photo 1964 USS Kearsarge Cruisebook photo

L-R: Unknown crewman, Bruce Owens and HS-6 C.O. George O'Shea pose in front of a HSS-1 during the mission to recover Sigma 7 astronaut Wally Schirra in October 1962.

Bruce returns home to San Diego in October 1962 following the Sigma 7 recovery mission. He is greeted by his late wife, Peggy, and 11 month old daughter, Beth

Bruce flying somewhere over the Gulf of Tonkin during HS-6's 1964 deployment.

Read more about Bruce's time in HS-6 here.

Updated: 08/18/14