Collins, Patrick B., ENCS

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Last Rank
Senior Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1966-1970, EN-0000, NRTC Memphis
Service Years
1951 - 1970
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club
Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose)
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
Five Hash Marks

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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
St. Louis
Last Address
Burlington, NC

Date of Passing
Sep 08, 2011
Location of Interment
Alamance Memorial Park - Burlington, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993

Navy Chief Initiated Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose) Order of the Golden Dragon Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club

 Military Association Memberships
Tarheel BaseSubmarine Veterans of WW II
  1999, United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI), Tarheel Base (Member) (Greensboro, North Carolina) [Verified]1 - Chap. Page
  1999, United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI), Nathanael Greene Base (Member) (Winston-Salem, North Carolina) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1999, Submarine Veterans of WW II

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Patrick "Pat" B. Collins, 81, of 2849 Wormranch Road, Haw River died at the Hospice Home on Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 10:55 a.m.

A native of St. Louis, MO, he was the husband of the late Esther “Boe” Woodall Collins and the son of William Henry Collins and Anna Mary Knapp Collins, both deceased. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy and a member of the Submarine Veterans’ Association and the Holland Club. Pat was a former employee of HVACR at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Survivors include his daughter, Cynthia Brown and husband Ray of Burlington; step-children, Cheryl Huskey and husband Don of Greensboro and Mark Fowler; two grandchildren, Jonathan Brown and wife Brandy of Burlington and Jennifer Brown and fiancé Dr. Craig Matteo of Graham; three step grandchildren, Denise Maness and husband Chris of Greensboro, Darlene Tobin and husband Eric of Greensboro and Dee Vaughan and husband Clark of Greenville, NC; ten great grandchildren; one brother, William E. Collins, Jr. of Maine; and two sisters, Mary Ann Ferguson of Arkansas and Josephine Cronin of Missouri.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Theresa Wright and three brothers, George Collins, Steve Collins and John Collins.

The funeral service will be conducted at the Rich & Thompson Chapel in Burlington on Monday, September 12, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. with the family receiving friends from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. prior to the service. Entombment will follow in the Mausoleum at Alamance Memorial Park.

In addition to the visitation at the funeral home, the family will receive friends at the residence of Cynthia and Ray Brown, 1446 Watkins Road, Burlington, NC.

Memorials may be made to the Hospice League of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215.

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Submarine Enlisted Badge
SSBN Deterrent Patrol Badge - 1 Patrol

 Duty Stations
USS Porterfield (DD-682)USS Queenfish (AGSS-393)NAS Patuxent River (NASPAX)USS Grayback (LPSS-574)
USS Pomodon (SS-486)USS Seadragon (SSN-584)USS Medregal (SS-480)Commander Navy Reserve Forces Command (COMNAVRESFORCOM)
  1951-1954, EN-0000, USS Porterfield (DD-682)
  1955-1955, EN-0000, USS Queenfish (AGSS-393)
  1957-1959, EN-0000, NAS Patuxent River (NASPAX)
  1959-1960, EN-0000, USS Grayback (LPSS-574)
  1960-1962, EN-0000, USS Pomodon (SS-486)
  1962-1966, EN-0000, USS Seadragon (SSN-584)
  1966-1966, EN-0000, USS Medregal (SS-480)
  1966-1970, EN-0000, NRTC Memphis
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1952-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
  1969-1970 Vietnam War/Vietnam Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
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