My dad trained at the Rhode Island Naval Academy as part of his training during the Vietnam war. He passed away during service in December 1974.


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I was born in March 1975. My mother and I immigrated to Australia where I grew up. All I have of my dad were these old photos taken in 1970 when he was in America.

I wanted to visit all the locations in the photos and stand where he stood, see what he saw and feel what he felt.

Statue of Liberty

William Channing Statue, Newport Tower, Newport, Rhode Island

USS Massachusetts

UN Plaza, New York

Civil War Memorial, Broadway, Newport Rhode Island

Long Wharf Mall, Newport, Rhode Island