Crawford, Jr., William Henry, CDR

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1957-1958, 111X, USS Bushnell (AS-15)
Service Years
1938 - 1962
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Spanish Main
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
Panama Canal

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Home State
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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
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Last Address
Portsmouth, RI

Date of Passing
Oct 13, 2012
Location of Interment
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Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Shellback Cold War Medal Order of the Golden Dragon

 Military Association Memberships
United States Naval Academy Alumni AssociationSubmarine Veterans of WW IIRhode Island Base
  1941, United States Naval Academy Alumni Association - Assoc. Page
  1962, Submarine Veterans of WW II
  2009, United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI), Rhode Island Base (Member) (Rhode Island) [Verified] - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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Other Comments:
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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Officer Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 5 Patrols
Command at Sea
Command Ashore

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US NavyUSS Archerfish (SS-311)USS Snapper (SS-185)USS Sea Poacher (SS-406)
USS Burrfish (SS-312)USS Cobia (SS-245)USS Bushnell (AS-15)
  1942-1943, 111X, USS Cincinnati (CL-6)
  1943-1944, 113X, USS Archerfish (SS-311)
  1944-1945, 113X, USS Snapper (SS-185)
  1945-1948, USS Sea Poacher (SS-406)
  1950-1951, 117X, USS Burrfish (SS-312)
  1951-1952, 113X, USS Cobia (SS-245)
  1957-1958, 111X, USS Bushnell (AS-15)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Submarine War Patrols
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1938-1941, United States Naval Academy
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