Bell, John, MM1

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
MM-3355-Submarine Nuclear Propulsion Plant - Mechanical
Last Rating/NEC Group
Machinists Mate
Primary Unit
1962-1963, MM-3355, USS Thresher (SSN-593)
Service Years
1958 - 1963
MM-Machinists Mate

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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Toccoa, GA

Date of Passing
Apr 10, 1963
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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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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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1958, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA)
 Duty Stations
Army National Guard (ANG)RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CAAdvancement Schools and CoursesUSS Essex (CV-9)
Submarine School Enlisted BasicNuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU) Idaho Falls (Staff)USS Thresher (SSN-593)
  1956-1958, Army National Guard (ANG)
  1958-1958, RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CA
  1958-1958, MM-0000, (MM) Machinist's Mate A School
  1958-1961, MM-0000, USS Essex (CV-9)
  1961-1961, MM-4294, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Repair School
  1961-1961, MM-4294, Submarine School Enlisted Basic
  1961-1962, MM-4294, Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU) Idaho Falls (Staff)
  1962-1963, MM-3355, USS Thresher (SSN-593)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1963-1963 Sinking of the USS Thresher (SSN-593)
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