Podwell, Richard, MM2

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
MM-3355-Submarine Nuclear Propulsion Plant - Mechanical
Last Rating/NEC Group
Machinists Mate
Primary Unit
1962-1962, MM-3355, USS Thresher (SSN-593)
Service Years
1959 - 1963
MM-Machinists Mate

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Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1939
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Portsmouth,NH

Date of Passing
Apr 10, 1963
 
Location of Interment
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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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Submarine Enlisted Badge

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1959, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
 Duty Stations
RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)Advancement Schools and CoursesUSS Mount McKinley (AGC-7)Submarine School Enlisted Basic
Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU) Idaho Falls (Staff)USS Thresher (SSN-593)
  1959-1959, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
  1959-1959, (MM) Machinist's Mate A School
  1959-1961, MM-0000, USS Mount McKinley (AGC-7)
  1961-1961, Submarine School Enlisted Basic
  1961-1962, Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU) Idaho Falls (Staff)
  1962-1962, MM-3355, USS Thresher (SSN-593)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1962-1962 Training Exercise - NUSUBEX 2-62
  1963-1963 Sinking of the USS Thresher (SSN-593)
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