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Retired Navy commander. Served on vessels from riverboats in Vietnam to an aircraft carrier. Commanded a destroyer. Had a second career as a successful businessman. Duke University, Masters from USC. Mensa Member

Real Name: Corwin Bell

Gender: Male

Location: San Diego, California, USA, 92108

Occupation: Retired

Hobbies: Writing, traveling

Diaries published: 24 (406 days since last diary on Tue Apr 15, 2014 at 02:57 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 67 (398 days since last comment on Wed Apr 23, 2014 at 12:39 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 362

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: Sea Story!, 22 comments, 60 recommends

People Following corwinabell: 10

corwinabell's Most Recent Diaries:

On a hot day In July 1963, I was walking around Yokosuka, Japan, where I was waiting to join my first ship as a new ensign in the Navy. USS Constellation (CVA-64), the huge aircraft carrier ...
by corwinabell
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Apr 15, 2014 at 02:57 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
My full name is Corwin Allan Bell. “Corwin” was my maternal grandfather’s first name. My parents called me “Allan.” After five minutes, friends shortened it to “Al.” If a ...
by corwinabell
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Mar 15, 2014 at 01:10 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
This morning I awoke from a nightmare. No, it wasn’t one of those all too frequent Vietnam War combat nightmares. It was far worse. I was back in school. I was taking a math test, but I had ...
by corwinabell
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Mar 04, 2014 at 12:06 PM PST with 23 Recommends
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed House Bill 2153/Senate Bill 1062. The controversial bill would have protected all individuals, businesses, and religious institutions from discrimination ...
by corwinabell
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Feb 24, 2014 at 04:50 PM PST with 4 Recommends
A few years ago, the City of San Diego overreached itself in making demands upon the dog park club that I had helped to form. We had persuaded the city to let us fence in for dogs to run ...
by corwinabell
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Feb 22, 2014 at 01:54 PM PST with 5 Recommends
by corwinabell
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Feb 21, 2014 at 02:07 PM PST with 3 Recommends

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