Forni, Ellwood, STC

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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
ST-0405-Sonar Auxiliary Maintenance and Operator Repairman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Sonar Technician
Primary Unit
1961-1963, USS Thresher (SSN-593)
Service Years
1948 - 1963
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Panama Canal
ST-Sonar Technician

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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Baltimore, MD

Date of Passing
Apr 10, 1963
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Additional Information
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
  1948, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
 Duty Stations
RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)Submarine School Enlisted BasicUSS Sennet (SS-408)(ST) Fleet Sonar A School
USS Sea Cat (SS-399)USS Quillback (SS-424)USS Guavina (SS-362)USS Sea Poacher (SS-406)
Naval Guided Missile School (Faculty Staff)USS Tullibee (SSN-597)USS Thresher (SSN-593)
  1948-1948, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
  1948-1948, Submarine School Enlisted Basic
  1948-1950, USS Sennet (SS-408)
  1950-1951, (ST) Fleet Sonar A School
  1951-1953, USS Sea Cat (SS-399)
  1953-1955, USS Quillback (SS-424)
  1955-1957, USS Guavina (SS-362)
  1957-1959, USS Sea Poacher (SS-406)
  1959-1960, Naval Guided Missile School (Faculty Staff)
  1960-1961, USS Tullibee (SSN-597)
  1961-1963, USS Thresher (SSN-593)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1961-1961 Training Exercise - NUSUBEX 3-61
  1962-1962 Training Exercise - NUSUBEX 2-62
  1963-1963 Sinking of the USS Thresher (SSN-593)
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