Rouben James

bobby388
23rd February 2006, 17:02
Can any of our american friends tell me a little info on her.i just downloaded a song i used to play in 60s we bought it in texas was it real or was it just song on the int explorer talks about more recent one in the song they mention 1944 sunk by u boat?(was by kingston trio)
Regards Bobby.

nigelcollett
23rd February 2006, 17:23
Hi Bobby

Can't find a Rouban James but there was an American destroyer USS Reuben James which was sunk by U-552 on the 31 Oct 1941 see the following site:

http://ubootwaffe.net/index.html

Ahoy Nigel,
Have added this link as well, and made yours working, you forgot the : after http
ruud

http://www.ubootwaffe.net/ops/boat.cgi?boat=552

Regards

NigelC

fredkinghorn
24th February 2006, 08:08
Was a Bosun's Mate in the early U.S. Navy. Try Google.



fred

" walkin' my baby back home "

bobby388
24th February 2006, 15:47
Was a Bosun's Mate in the early U.S. Navy. Try Google.



fred

" walkin' my baby back home "
Hi fred
what do you mean?tried google?
bobby

fredkinghorn
24th February 2006, 15:53
Merde alors, mon brave ! If you go to Google, type in Reuben James, you will get all the info. on him in the U.S. Navy. Type in The Kingston Trio and you will get all their songs.

Fred
" Hang down your head Tom Dooley "

calvin
24th February 2006, 18:47
the only rueban james song i know is sung by kenny rogers the country western singer
telling the story of a white person brought up on a southern farm by a negro old farmer it tell how they grew up

bobby388
25th February 2006, 22:48
Thanks Guys
Good site that Nigel -Ruud didnt no it was there
Fred ,wasnt readin it rite got it now
Thanks Bobby.