Cummings, Francis, ST2

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
ST-0421-Submarine Special Purpose Acoustic Equipment Maintenance Technician
Last Rating/NEC Group
Sonar Technician
Primary Unit
1961-1963, USS Thresher (SSN-593)
Service Years
1954 - 1963
ST-Sonar Technician
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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Portsmouth, NH

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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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Submarine School Enlisted BasicUSS Harder (SS-568)USS Blenny (SS-324)(ST) Fleet Sonar A School
SUBBASE Key WestUSS Thresher (SSN-593)
  1955-1955, Submarine School Enlisted Basic
  1955-1958, USS Harder (SS-568)
  1958-1960, USS Blenny (SS-324)
  1960-1961, (ST) Fleet Sonar A School
  1960-1961, SUBBASE Key West
  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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