Jones, Richard William, EM2

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
EM-3354-Submarine Nuclear Propulsion Plant - Electrical
Last Rating/NEC Group
Electrician's Mate
Primary Unit
1963-1963, USS Thresher (SSN-593)
Service Years
1959 - 1963
EM-Electrician's Mate

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Home State
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
Year of Birth
1941
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Nashua, 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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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1959, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
 Duty Stations
RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)Advancement Schools and CoursesSubmarine School Enlisted BasicUSS Diablo (SS-479)
Nuclear Power School (Staff), Bainbridge, MD, Naval Nuclear Power Training Command (NNPTC)USS Thresher (SSN-593)
  1959-1959, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
  1959-1960, (EM) Electricians Mate A School
  1960-1960, Submarine School Enlisted Basic
  1960-1962, USS Diablo (SS-479)
  1962-1962, Nuclear Power School (Staff), Bainbridge, MD, Naval Nuclear Power Training Command (NNPTC)
  1962-1963, Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU) Prototype Course (Student), Goose Creek, SC
  1963-1963, USS Thresher (SSN-593)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1963-1963 Sinking of the USS Thresher (SSN-593)
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