In November 2012, Tanya Baugus and her husband R.V. travelled back to the
National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg and sent photos of the bell in its display case. Tanya says she was extremely proud to see it on display. So were we and so was Ron Buninga and Tanya's father Verne will be delighted to see the photos.
(Above) the list of Pacific War memorabilia contained in the case.
(Right) Proud to see the bell in its rightful place, R.V. and Tanya.
below to read the complete story of the link between the USS Density
and mv Galaxy
and how the ship's bell was returned to the Density crew by Ron Buninga, son of Captain Bill Buninga, the Dutch captain of the ship when she was the home of Radio London.
|How it all started...|
|The fantastic story, in pictures, of the Density Reunion and Bell Presentation!|
|Ron Buninga's Presentation Speech plus 'wonderful' feedback from reunion guests|
Platt's photos and story of his initial contact with the USS Density
crew are here.
Silhouette USS Density logo used by kind permission of Tanya Baugus.