Gibson, Dennis, CWO3

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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Warrant Officer 3
Current/Last Service Branch
Engineering Technician
Current/Last Primary Designator/NEC
713X-Warrant Officer - Engineering Technician - Surface
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1985-1987, 713X, NAVSTA Norfolk, VA
Previously Held Designator/NEC
IC-0000-Interior Communications Electrician
IC-4776-MK 9 MOD 4/MK 10 MOD 0 DRAI and MK 6 MOD 4B DRT Technician
IC-4712-Integrated Voice Communications Technician
Service Years
1967 - 1987
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Golden Dragon
Neptune Subpoena
Plank Owner
Engineering Technician
Chief Warrant Officer 3

 Official Badges 

US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose) Order of the Golden Dragon

Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Operations and Maintenance of Automated Baggage Handling Systems, Passenger Boarding Bridges, and Ground Support Equipment.I also worked six years in production plant maintenance at General Cable Company's Apparatus Division. Made telephone lift trucks, air dryers, generators. Left there to go try maintenance on conveyor systems and been doing it ever since.
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  1968-1968, IC-0000, USS Firedrake (AE-14)

IC-Interior Communications Electrician

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USS Firedrake (AE-14) Unit Page

Fireman (E-3)

IC-0000-Interior Communications Electrician

Port Chicago/Mare Island

 USS Firedrake (AE-14) Details

USS Firedrake (AE-14)
Hull number AE-14

Surface Vessels


Parent Unit
Surface Vessels USS D-F


Created/Owned By
Not Specified

Last Updated: May 31, 2008
Memories For This Unit

Best Moment
Working in the shipyard on a side job decommissioning one of the WW II Troop transports.

Worst Moment
Having to transfer to NUCPWR School Bainbridge


Chain of Command
Capt. Lee
EMCS Sisk (think that was the name)
IC2 Beecher

Other Memories
Riding the base bus with the PBR crews that were in training. They always looked dog tired, wet, and muddy from running the sloughs all night.

My Photos For This Duty Station
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8 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Firedrake (AE-14)

Dobson, David, PO2, (1967-1971) 00 00-0000 Petty Officer Second Class (E-5)
ELMORE, CHRISTOPHER, CPO, (1960-1979) BM BM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class (E-5)
Gumienny, Barry, PO2, (1966-1970) QM QM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class (E-5)
Lampman, Edward, PO2, (1966-1970) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class (E-5)
Robison, James, PO2, (1965-1969) BT BT-0000 Petty Officer Second Class (E-5)
Williams, Robert, PO2, (1966-1970) QM QM-0230 Petty Officer Second Class (E-5)
Faith, Terry, PO3, (1965-1968) FTG FTG-0000 Petty Officer Third Class (E-4)
Morgan, John, PO3, (1965-1968) PN PN-0000 Petty Officer Third Class (E-4)

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