Johnson, Richard Lee, RMSN

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Last Rank
Seaman
Last Primary NEC
RM-0000-Radioman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Radioman
Primary Unit
1963-1963, RM-0000, USS Thresher (SSN-593)
Service Years
1961 - 1963
RM-Radioman

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Home State
Minnesota
Minnesota
Year of Birth
1943
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Hendricks, MN

Casualty Date
Apr 10, 1963
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Other Cause
Location
North Atlantic Ocean
Conflict
In The Line of Duty
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1961, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA)
 Duty Stations
Advancement Schools and CoursesSubmarine School Enlisted BasicUSS Thresher (SSN-593)
  1962-1962, (RM) Radioman A School
  1962-1962, RM-0000, Submarine School Enlisted Basic
  1963-1963, RM-0000, USS Thresher (SSN-593)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1963-1963 Sinking of the USS Thresher (SSN-593)
 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
   
Comments/Citation
Lost onboard USS THRESHER (SSN-593)
   
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