Hewitt, Leonard, EMC

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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
EM-3354-Submarine Nuclear Propulsion Plant - Electrical
Last Rating/NEC Group
Electrician's Mate
Primary Unit
1961-1963, EM-3354, USS Thresher (SSN-593)
Service Years
1952 - 1963
EM-Electrician's Mate

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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
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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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 Duty Stations
US NavyAdvancement Schools and CoursesUSS Sicily (CVE-118)Submarine School Enlisted Basic
USS Tench (SS-417)USS Grampus (SS-523)USS Grouper (SS-214)USS Skipjack (SSN-585)
USS Thresher (SSN-593)
  1952-1952, Recruit Training Center (RTC) (Faculty Staff)
  1952-1952, EM-0000, (EM) Electricians Mate A School
  1952-1954, EM-0000, USS Sicily (CVE-118)
  1954-1954, EM-0000, Submarine School Enlisted Basic
  1954-1956, EM-0000, USS Tench (SS-417)
  1956-1958, EM-0000, USS Grampus (SS-523)
  1958-1960, EM-0000, USS Grouper (SS-214)
  1960-1961, EM-3354, USS Skipjack (SSN-585)
  1961-1963, EM-3354, 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)
 Colleges Attended 
Baldwin-Wallace College
  1951-1952, Baldwin-Wallace College
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