Kantz, Thomas Charles, 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
1961-1963, USS Thresher (SSN-593)
Service Years
1957 - 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
  1957, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA)
 Duty Stations
RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CAAdvancement Schools and CoursesSubmarine School Enlisted BasicUSS Salmon (SS-573)
Nuclear Power School (Staff), Bainbridge, MD, Naval Nuclear Power Training Command (NNPTC)USS Thresher (SSN-593)
  1957-1957, RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CA
  1957-1958, (ET) Electronics Technician A School
  1957-1958, Submarine School Enlisted Basic
  1958-1960, ET-0000, USS Salmon (SS-573)
  1960-1961, Nuclear Power School (Staff), Bainbridge, MD, Naval Nuclear Power Training Command (NNPTC)
  1961-1961, Nuclear Power Training School Prototype Training Course
  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)
 Colleges Attended 
Wayne State UniversityCentral Michigan University
  1954-1955, Wayne State University
  1955-1957, Central Michigan University
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