Collier, Merrill, LT

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
117X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare (In Training)
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
2003-2003, 111X, USS Farragut (DLG-6)
Service Years
1949 - 1963

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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
New Richmond, OH

Date of Passing
Apr 10, 1963
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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Last Known Activity
Was a crewmember of USS THRESHER (SSN-593)

Most likely cause of the sinking was a failure in either a pipe, a pipe valve, or a hull weld, causing flooding near the engine room 

Other Comments:

Lost onboard USS THRESHER (SSN-593)

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Naval Academy Prep School (Faculty Staff) Newport, RIUS Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)USS James C. Owens (DD-776)Nuclear Power Training Command (Faculty Staff), Naval Nuclear Power Training Command (NNPTC)
Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU) Idaho Falls (Staff)Submarine School Officers Basic CourseUSS Thresher (SSN-593)USS Farragut (DLG-6)
  1951-1952, Naval Academy Prep School (Faculty Staff) Newport, RI
  1952-1956, 110X, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1956-1959, 116X, USS James C. Owens (DD-776)
  1959-1960, 111X, NPS New London (Faculty Staff), Nuclear Power Training Command (Faculty Staff)
  1960-1961, 111X, Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU) Idaho Falls (Staff)
  1962-1963, 117X, Submarine School Officers Basic Course
  1963-1963, 117X, USS Thresher (SSN-593)
  2003-2003, 111X, USS Farragut (DLG-6)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1963-1963 Sinking of the USS Thresher (SSN-593)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1952-1956, United States Naval Academy
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