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Laemmel, Shane, PO3 Machinery Repairman
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Current Service Status
USN Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Current/Last Primary Designator/NEC
MR-0000-Machinery Repairman
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Machinery Repairman
Current/Last Duty Station
1982-1983, MR-0000, Naval Reserve Forces Command/Commander Navy Reserve Forces Command (COMNAVRESFORCOM)
Previously Held Designator/NEC
00-0000-Unknown NEC Rating
Service Years
1979 - 1982
MR-Machinery Repairman

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Cold War Medal Order of the Golden Dragon

 Military Association Memberships
Post 12The National Association of Destroyer Veterans (Tin Can Sailors)
  2000, American Veterans (AMVETS), Post 12 (Member) (Pensacola, Florida) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2005, The National Association of Destroyer Veterans (Tin Can Sailors) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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US Navy - Locate Shipmates, Reunions & More

My high school mascot...
Sarasota Sailors


My grandfather and mother were also part of the beginnings of the Sarasota Sailing Squadron, in the 1940's.

Ship named after my hometown...

USS Sarasota (APA-204)
(at Lingayen Gulf, probably around 1 August 1945)
She was a Haskell-class attack transport ship that was part of the Invasion of Luzon, the Invasion of Okinawa. and the Invasion of Ie Shima (Considered a part of the Battle of Okinawa).
She suffered kamikazi attacks, saved thousands of lives, and earned 3 battle stars during World War II.
There is a special museum memorial of her in my hometown.

My nephew's ships...


 Remembrance Profiles -  66 Sailors Remembered
  • Bianco, John, CPO, 2014
  • Clark, Carl, CPO, 1958
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 2005, The National Association of Destroyer Veterans (Tin Can Sailors)

Join Year
Association Type
Military National

Contact Phone Number
(800) 223-5535

Contact Email
Year Established

Miller, Terry, PO3, 1970
HQ Address
Tin Can Sailors
PO Box 100
Somerset, MA 02726

Last Updated: Nov 6, 2013

Helped me get in touch with old shipmates.

My Photos From This Association
No Available Photos

  420 Also There at This Association:
  • Abernathy, Kevin, PO1, 2008
  • Adams, Coy, CDR, Present
  • Alperovitz, Dave, PO3, 1972
  • Andersen, John, PO3, 1972
  • Anderson, Michael, PO3, 1970
  • APODACA, BENNY, PO2, 1993
  • Astle, Ed, CPO, 1992
  • Bacon, John, SCPO, 1993
  • Baines, Larry, CPO, Present
  • Baltutis, Jason, PO1, 2007
  • Becerril, Juan Alberto, CPO, Present
  • Benton, Damien, CPO, Present
  • Beyer, Gil, CPO, 1980
  • Bohl, Roger, PO3, 1969
  • Bois le Duc, Robert, PO3, 1980
  • Brady, Tim, PO3, 1969
  • Brand, Charlie, PO3, 1973
  • Branning, John, SCPO, 2000
  • Brown, Ronald, SCPO, 1968
  • Burke, Lenny, PO2, 1980
  • Burrow, Jon, LT, Present
  • Carlson (Hanes), Eliot, CPO, Present
  • Carter Sr., Douglas, PO1, 1987
  • Chance, Michael, SCPO, 1997
  • Chipley, Chip, CDR, 2006
  • Clark, Carl, CPO, 1958
  • Cole, Robert, CWO3, 1990
  • Conklin, Bob, FORCM, 2004
  • Conley, Linzie, PO3, 1992
  • Cook, Tom, PO2, 1965
  • Coon, Charles, PO1, 1990
  • Crandall, William, CPO, 2007
  • Csicsila, Jon D., S1c, 1966
  • Dagner, Edmund, PO3, 1969
  • Daugherty, Bobby, PO2, 2011
  • Davis, Andrew, PO2, Present
  • Dowling, Bob, PO2, 1984
  • Driscoll, Terence, LT, 1973
  • Edgar, Curtis, PO2, Present
  • Ellmaker, Keith, CPO, 2000
  • Erb, Tom, PO3, 1965
  • Evans, Robert, PO3, 1954
  • Faux, Wayne, CPO, 1985
  • Fedako, Ed, PO2, 1959
  • Ferguson, Bobby, LTJG, 1973
  • Finkle, Mattison, PO1, 1979
  • Flynn, Jim, PO3, 1969
  • Fox, Thomas, CPO, 1978
  • Francis, Tommy, PO2, 1970
  • Freeman, John, PO2, 1985
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