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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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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  1962-1963, 117X, Submarine School Officers Basic Course

Lieutenant Junior Grade

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Submarine School Officers Basic Course Unit Page

Lieutenant Junior Grade

117X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare (In Training)

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 Submarine School Officers Basic Course Details

Submarine School Officers Basic Course

Garrison - Training Command


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Advancement Schools and Courses

Formal School

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Last Updated: Apr 11, 2013
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8 Members Also There at Same Time
Submarine School Officers Basic Course

Collier, Merrill, LT, (1949-1963) OFF 117X Lieutenant
O'Hara, Charles, LCDR, (1959-1979) OFF 117X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Satterthwaite, Francis, CAPT, (1958-1999) OFF 112X Lieutenant
Tollaksen, Duane, LT, (1956-1969) OFF 110X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Yerbich, Thomas, LTJG, (1955-1965) OFF 110X Ensign
Colley, Michael C., VADM, (1960-1993) Ensign
Hartman, Richard, CAPT, (1963-1994) Ensign
Keen, Walter, CAPT, (1959-1985) Ensign

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