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Christopher Pipkin

Chris Pipkin, ET2(SS), Forward Electronics, served with us on the Bates from 79-83. I was just informed by his step-son, Christopher Radke, that Chris passed away this evening, September 22, succumbing to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident earlier today.

Fair winds and following seas, Chris. You were our brother. You will be missed.

 

Lee Johnson
Pipkin's One Liner....
I stole one of Chris's one liners from years ago and still use it to this day.
Whenever someone is looking for something that has been misplaced, they eventually ask the question... "Where is such and such?"
Chris's, (and now my reply) "It broke it's leg, so we had to shoot it!" laugh


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