Anderson, Walter Gilmore, BM1

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Boatswain's Mate
Primary Unit
1967-1968, BM-0000, USS Tuscumbia (YTB-762)
Service Years
1946 - 1968
BM-Boatswain's Mate
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Home State
Washington
Washington
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Seal River
Last Address
Wedderburn, Oregon

Casualty Date
Feb 21, 1968
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Drowned, Suffocated
Location
Quang Nam (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Ivy Lawn Memorial Cemetery - Ventura, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
40E 050

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  1967-1968, BM-0000, USS Tuscumbia (YTB-762)

BM-Boatswain's Mate

From Month/Year
- / 1967

To Month/Year
February / 1968

Unit
USS Tuscumbia (YTB-762) Unit Page

Rank
Petty Officer First Class

NEC
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Quang Nam (Vietnam)
 
 
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 USS Tuscumbia (YTB-762) Details

USS Tuscumbia (YTB-762)

Type
Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Existing

Parent Unit
Surface Vessels USS R-U

Strength
Yard Tug

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Feb 5, 2016
   
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DATA SHEET ex-USS TUSCUMBIA YTB-762 Craft Name: BLACKHAWK (ex-USS TUSCUMBIA) Hull Number: TD-69 (ex-YTB-762) Craft Type: ex-Navy YTB (Large Harbor Tug) Construction: Steel Built: 1961, by Southern Shipbuilding Corp, Slidell, LA Classification: Originally classed by American Bureau of Shipping, +A1, +AMS 11/1961. Vessel is currently out of class. Particulars: Length: 109 ft. Date Acquired: 9/30/1994 Breadth: 30 ft. Bar Code #: 1012331 Depth: 16 ft. 3 in. Acquisition Value: $800,000.00 Full Displacement: 346 LT Light Displacement: 286 LT Propulsion: Single Screw Main Engine(s): Fairbanks Morse Opposed Piston, Mod. 38D8 1/8, 2000 HP @ 850 RPM. Hours unknown since last overhaul. Reduction Gear: Lufkin Exhaust: Dry Stack Auxiliaries: 2 ea. Detroit Diesel 6-71 generator prime movers, 125 BHP @ 1200 RPM. Approx hours since last overhaul: #1: 1440 hours; #2: 1950 hours. 2 ea. Delco E6593 E9 Generators, 225/450 Volt, 60 KW. 440 Volt paralleling switchboard. 1 ea. Engine Driven Fire Pump, Detroit Diesel 6-71 w/Allison MD-4-11082 Power-take-off, hours unknown since last overhaul. Foam system, on-deck fire monitors fore and aft. 1 ea. New England Combination Capstan/Anchor Windlass fwd, rated load 7,500 lb/static load 60,000 lb. 1 ea. New England Capstan amidships, rated load 9,000 lb/static load 60,000 lb. Navigation Gear: All navigation gear has been stripped from the vessel. Capacities: Diesel Fuel: 27,316 Gal. Potable Water: 2,463 Gal. Used Lube Oil: 2,630 Gal. Foam Tank: 1,350 Gal. SW Ballast: 25.55 LT Current Status : Laid up since 1999; was operational up until then. Outstanding Issues: Main engine is due for a complete inspection and tune- up (est. cost: $7,500.00) Reduction gear in need of clutch repairs (est. cost: $15,000.00) Steering system in need of overhaul (est. cost: $6,500.00) Last dry-docking: 1991 while still owned by USN. A complete set of the vessel´┐Ż??s blueprints, instruction manuals, and maintenance history of the vessel prior to 1995 is available aboard.

   
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