McCord, Donald James, MM1

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
MM-3355-Submarine Nuclear Propulsion Plant - Mechanical
Last Rating/NEC Group
Machinists Mate
Primary Unit
1962-1963, USS Thresher (SSN-593)
Service Years
1947 - 1963
MM-Machinists Mate

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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
  1947, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
 Duty Stations
RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)Submarine School Enlisted BasicUSS Runner (SS-476)School Assignments - Staff
USS Burrfish (SS-312)USS Trumpetfish (SS-425)Nuclear Power Training Command (Faculty Staff), Naval Nuclear Power Training Command (NNPTC)Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU) Windsor
USS Thresher (SSN-593)
  1947-1948, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
  1948-1948, Submarine School Enlisted Basic
  1948-1950, USS Runner (SS-476)
  1950-1951, Machinists Mate Class "A" School, Great Lakes
  1951-1954, USS Burrfish (SS-312)
  1957-1961, USS Trumpetfish (SS-425)
  1961-1961, NPS New London (Faculty Staff), Nuclear Power Training Command (Faculty Staff)
  1961-1962, Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU) Windsor
  1962-1963, 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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