The following pictures are from TE Charles 'Hop' Hopkins tour 1950 - 1953.





Charles and Madlin Hopkins and son Gary - Circa 1952




Charles Hopkins and son Gary - Circa 1952




Madlin Hopkins with Gary, outside Clooney Base dependent housing Quonset Huts - Circa 1952




Madlin Hopkins - Circa 1953




Queen's invitation to the Hopkins' - Circa 1953





Invitation ticket for Queen's Tea during Queen's visit to Derry - Circa 1953




Outside Clooney Base - Circa 1953




Clooney Base Front Gate - Daphne Gardens entrance - Circa 1953
(Quonset Huts and Communications Bldg in background)




Clooney Base - Dependents Housing - Circa 1953




Clooney Base - Circa 1953




Clooney Base - View toward Generator House, Boiler House, and Communications Bldg - Circa 1953




Clooney Base - Communications Building - Circa 1953




Rossdowney Transmitter Site - Front Gate entrance - Circa 1953




Rosdowney Base - Circa 1953




Rossdowney Base - Circa 1953




Rossdowney Transmitter Site - Circa 1953




Rossdowney Base - Transmitter Bldg - Circa 1953




Rossdowney Base - Antenna Farm - Circa 1953




Rossdowney Base - Public Works Building - Circa 1953
(Former General Headquarters - Captain's and Communications Office Building relocated from Magee University)




Unknown sailor working on AR-88 HF Receiver




Unknown CPO or officer




YN1 C.N. Goodale?- Circa 1953




Clooney Base - Unknown dependent at base housing - Circa 1953




Clooney Base - Mess Hall
Unknown - Hannah (Quigley) Fakler from Bishop St. - YN3 David Fakler - Angela Coyle from Pennyburn - Unknown in back
Circa 1953




Harry Gustafson, Unknown Girls, Harold Stone
Circa 1953




Bob Evans and wife facing camera - Circa 1953




Ron Williams (holding nose) - Circa 1953




Clooney Base - Circa 1953




Harold Stone - Harry Gustafson - Ron Williams - Circa 1953




Unknowns - Circa 1953




Harold Stone - Unknown - Unknown YN3 - Circa 1953




Clooney Base - Circa 1953




Band at function in Mess Hall - Circa 1953




Seabee SW1 Joseph 'Pat' Yerashunas and his Derry Bride, Anna Guns - Circa 1952




Seabee SW1 Joseph 'Pat' Yerashunas and his Derry Bride, Anna Guns - Circa 1952




Carlisle Road




Clooney Base - Personnel Inspection - Circa 1953
(Note WWII era earthen berm behind men)




Clooney Base - Personnel Inspection
Quonset Huts in background - Circa 1953




Clooney Base - Personnel Inspection
Circa 1953




Clooney Base - Personnel Inspection - Circa 1953




Unknown US Naval Officers - Circa 1953




Clooney Base - Circa 1953




PCC Charles "Hop" Hopkins (Derry: 1950 - 1953) retires from the Navy in 1966




PCC Charles "Hop" Hopkins




Madlin and Charles Hopkins with son Gary in 1994






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