Team Photos 1959 – 1966

1958 Equipment & Team Photo


1958: “Jungle Joe” Sokolich, Lt. Byron Keough, Ed Mooks”, Bruce Brown, (truck), Chief Dick Hazard, Wayne Schafer, Peter Van Dyke, Jim Coberly, Capt. Dave Johnson.

Boat was #5408, DORIS 18’ Wood Hull Self-Baling Cockpit Out-Board Skiff,  75hp Evinvrude, OC Harbor Department boat assigned to lifeguard department. Boat was 2,000 lbs and launched using the wench at the end of the pier. (10 years before Dana Harbor). Wench was used  by the Boat Club (now Fisherman’s Restaurant). Rescue “torpedo” cans were aluminum and favored well into the 70’s for pier rescue / piling protection.

Truck was International Harvester L-Series most likely surplus from the Police Department.

1959 Team Photo.


Back (5): Jim Coberly, “Jungle Joe” Sokolich, Phil Stubs, Ed Mooks, John Friedlander
Middle (6): Kemp Apberg, ?, Bob Bermel, “Jocko” Jack Russell, Fred Van Dyke, Peter Van Dyke
Front (3): Lt. Byron Keough, Capt. Dave Johnson, Chief Dick Hazard

1959 Tower 1

Deck: Dave Johnson, Byron Keough, Bruce Brown
Ramp: Dick Hazard
Beach: Wayne Shaffer, Peter Van Dyke, ?

1960 Team Photo
(Searching for original)

Back (7): Ron Jensen, Tom Merrill, Joe Schact, Busko Burns, Jerry Hawk, Steve Chorak, Allen Seymour
Front (9): Rick Miller, ?, Peter Van Dyke, Hank Barnes, Kirby Wolfe, Norm Larson (boat operator), Lt. Phil Stubbs, Capt. Dave Johnson, Chief Dick Hazard


1961 Team Photo

Back (9): Mike Wright, Phil Stubbs, Hank Barnes, Allan Seymour, Dave Johnson, Tom Long, Steve Chorak, Dick Hazard, Kirby Wolf
Front (8): Joe Schact, Jerry Hawk, Sam Buell, Rick Miller, Tom Merrill, Ron Jensen, Richard Lockwood, Peter Van Dyke
(note original Spanish villa in the upper left. )


1962 Team Photo

moore-larry033Back (9): Richard Lockwood, Jerry Hawk, Mike Wright, Bill Bogner, Tom Long, Allan Seymour, Murphy Hubbard, Hank Barnes, Steve Helfer
Middle (7): Peter Van Dyke, Dave Chorak, Tom Merrill, Fred Stier, Ken Corral, Ed Marsh, Ron Leicester ‘Sluggo’
Front (4): Dick Hazard, Pete Tresselt, Phil Stubbs, Steve Chorak

(note the garage door in back right. That is first HQ on north side of the pier opposite the  boat club.)

1963 Team Photo

Back (4): Jerry Hawk, Steve Chorak, Phil Stubs, Dick Hazard
Front (14): Marty Stately, Skip Hornbeck, Ron Leicester, Dave Chorak, Curt Van Arsdale, Peter Van Dyke, Ed Marsh, Fred Stier, Steve Helher, Roger Evans, Terry Wolf* , Hank Barnes, Richard Lockwood, Tom Long.

Note the new HQ with the same garage (right) moved from the last photo. This is north of the pier up against the rail road tracks. Resort Motel (inland of tracks) and Casa Romantica in background.

*Terry Wolfe is Kirby Wolfe’s younger brother. Kirby Wolfe was the Station 56 photographer.

1964 Team Photos

Back & Middle (20): Skip Hornbeck, Tom Metzger, Gene Stivers,  Steve Helher, Curt Van Arsdale, ?, Steve Chorak, ?, Ed Marsh, Allen Seymour, Lou Mather,?, Dave Chorak, Jerry Stewart, Jerry Bennette, ?, ?, Richard Lockwood, ?, Marty Stately
Front kneeling: (4 white shirts: unknown), Jerry Hawk, Steve Chorak, Phil Stubbs, Dick Hazard

1964 Team Photo #2

Back (5): Lt. Hank Barnes, Jerry Hawk (boat operator), Lt. Steve Chorak, Capt Phil Stubbs, Chief Dick Hazard
Middle (9): Tom Long, Richard Lockwood, Steve Heller, Ron Leicester, Gene Stivers, Ed Marsh, Roger Evans, Allan Seymour, Ed Steward
Front (6): Fred Stier, Lou Mathe, Tom Metzger, Marty Stately, David Chorak, Curtis Van Arsdale

1965 Team Photo

Back: Steve Chorak, Hank Barnes,Ed Marsh,Gene Stivers, Skip Hornbeck,6,7,8,9,Allan Seymour,11,Lou Mathe,13,Phil Stubs
Front: Marty Stately, 2, David Chorak, 4, 5, 6, 7, Ron Leicister, Curt Van Arsdale, 10, 11, Dick Hazard


1966 Team Photo

Back : Richard Lockwood, 2, Ed Stewart, Bill Metzger, 5, 6, Lou Mathe, Curt Van Arsdale, Alan Seymour
Middle: Kim Clemenson, Dave Chorak, Tracy Sizemore, 4, 5, Skip Hornbook, 7, 8, 9, Gene Stiver
Front: Marty Stately, Phil Stubbs, Chief Dick Hazard



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