Grafton, John, LTJG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Last Primary NEC
117X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare (In Training)
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1963-1963, 117X, USS Thresher (SSN-593)
Service Years
1961 - 1963
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lieutenant Junior Grade

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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by Kent Weekly (SS/DSV) (DBF), EMCS to remember Grafton, John, LTJG.

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Contact Info
Home Town
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Last Address
Fayetteville, WV

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).

LT(jg) Grafton reported onboard Thresher 6APR63. 4 days prior to her loss.
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  1961-1962, 110X, Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU) Idaho Falls (Staff)


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110X-Unrestricted Line Officer - No Specialty Engagement

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Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU) Idaho Falls (Staff)

Garrison - Training Command


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Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU)


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Last Updated: Jun 30, 2008
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19 Members Also There at Same Time
Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU) Idaho Falls (Staff)

Tsantes, George, CAPT, (1955-1983) OFF 111X Lieutenant
Collier, Merrill, LT, (1949-1963) OFF 111X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Malinski, Frank, LTJG, (1961-1963) OFF 117X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Garrett, Kenneth, MCPO, (1952-1980) MM MM-3355 Petty Officer First Class
Kibler, Samuel, CPO, (1957-1979) ET ET-3383 Petty Officer First Class
Legg, Richard, PO1, (1952-1961) CE CE-3391 Petty Officer First Class
Lindsey, Richard, PO1, (1958-1964) ET ET-3383 Petty Officer First Class
Ristow, Michael Theodore, PO1, (1960-1967) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Bell, John, PO1, (1958-1963) MM MM-4294 Petty Officer Second Class
Kuhn, Raymond, CMC, (1958-1986) EN EN-3300 Petty Officer Second Class
Schneider, Stephen, CWO4, (1958-1991) EM EM-9901 Petty Officer Second Class
Tobin, Jerry, PO1, (1958-1965) ET ET-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Steward, Mobray, LCDR, (1950-1973) EN Chief Petty Officer
Horner, Lowell, CPO, (1951-1971) Petty Officer First Class
Solomon, Ronald, CPO, (1954-1963) Petty Officer First Class
Middleton, Sidney Lynn, PO1, (1954-1963) Petty Officer Second Class
Oetting, Chesley, PO2, (1958-1963) Petty Officer Second Class
Rushetski, Anthony, PO2, (1958-1963) Petty Officer Second Class
Podwell, Richard, PO2, (1959-1963) Petty Officer Third Class

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