Johnson, Thomas Benjamin, ET1

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
ET-3353-Submarine Nuclear Propulsion Plant - Reactor Control
Last Rating/NEC Group
Electronics Technician
Primary Unit
1961-1963, USS Thresher (SSN-593)
Service Years
1955 - 1963
ET-Electronics Technician

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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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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
  1955, Recruit Training (Bainbridge, MD)
 Duty Stations
NTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Bainbridge, MDProfessional Schools and CoursesUSS Hyman (DD-732)Submarine School Enlisted Basic
USS Toro (SS-422)Naval Nuclear Power Training Command (NNPTC)/Nuclear Power School (Staff), Bainbridge, MDUSS Thresher (SSN-593)
  1955-1955, NTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Bainbridge, MD
  1955-1956, (ET) Electronics Technician A School
  1956-1957, USS Hyman (DD-732)
  1957-1957, Submarine School Enlisted Basic
  1957-1960, USS Toro (SS-422)
  1960-1961, Naval Nuclear Power Training Command (NNPTC)/Nuclear Power School (Staff), Bainbridge, MD
  1961-1961, Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU) Prototype Course (Student), Goose Creek, SC
  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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