Posted 11 November 2008.

RD2 Lester J. Shuda, King Division, USS Helena CA-75, 1949 - 1951, passed away about three years ago.

C. Earl Kennedy, RD2, King Division, USS Helena CA-75. 1949 - 1951 reported the passing of his friend.
He and Lester Shuda were good buddies and served on the USS Astoria CL-90 prior to being assigned to the USS Helena CA-75.

C. E. Kennedy does not have a computer and was not up on the many links on our USS Helena web pages.

To see pictures of Lester J. Shuda and C. E. Kennedy click HERE! and scroll down to page 29, King Division.