Musselwhite, James Alton, ET2

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
ET-3353-Submarine Nuclear Propulsion Plant - Reactor Control
Last Rating/NEC Group
Electronics Technician
Primary Unit
1962-1963, ET-3353, USS Thresher (SSN-593)
Service Years
1951 - 1963
ET-Electronics Technician

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
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
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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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Submarine Enlisted Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1957, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Army National Guard (ARNG)HQ, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)USS Bonhomme Richard (CVA-31)Submarine School Enlisted Basic
Advancement Schools and CoursesUSS Chivo (SS-341)Nuclear Power School (Staff), Bainbridge, MD, Naval Nuclear Power Training Command (NNPTC)USS Thresher (SSN-593)
  1951-1957, Army National Guard (ARNG)
  1957-1957, HQ, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
  1957-1959, USS Bonhomme Richard (CVA-31)
  1959-1960, Submarine School Enlisted Basic
  1960-1960, ET-0000, (ET) Electronics Technician A School
  1960-1962, ET-0000, USS Chivo (SS-341)
  1961-1961, ET-0000, Nuclear Power School (Staff), Bainbridge, MD, Naval Nuclear Power Training Command (NNPTC)
  1961-1962, ET-3353, Nuclear Power Training School Prototype Training Course
  1962-1963, ET-3353, 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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