While searching a new collection at ancestry.com for U.S. Navy Cruise Books 1918 - 2009, I was fortunate to find a photograph of my uncle, Carter Rose, aboard the U.S.S. Wisconsin. The photo was taken some time between 1952 - 1954. This is the first photo I've ever seen of him as a young man; he would have been in his mid-twenties at this time. Some time in the next few years, he was invited to leave the military and spent much of his life as a transient. He died in 2002 at the age of 74 in his hometown of Jacksonville, Florida.