Alderson, James, MM2

Machinists Mate
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Current Service Status
USN Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Current/Last Primary NEC
MM-5342-Diver First Class
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Machinists Mate
Primary Unit
1984-1985, MM-5342, USS McKee (AS-41)
Previously Held NEC
MM-4231-SSN/SSBN Auxiliary Equipment Technician
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Service Years
1975 - 1985
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Deep Dive Diploma
Order of the Horned Shellback
Panama Canal
Polaris Certificate
MM-Machinists Mate
Two Hash Marks

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US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Shellback

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  1981-1984, MM-5342, USS Conserver (ARS-39)

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USS Conserver (ARS-39) Unit Page

Petty Officer Second Class

MM-5342-Diver First Class

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 USS Conserver (ARS-39) Details

USS Conserver (ARS-39)
Auxiliary Rescue and Salvage (ARS)
Keel Laid: Aug 10, 1944
Launched : Jan 27, 1945
Commissioned: June 9, 1945
Decommissioned: Sept 30, 1986
Recommissioned: Sept 30,1987
Decommissioned: April 1, 1994
Builder: Basalt Rock Company, Napa, CA
Propulsion: Diesel electric
Propellers: two
Length: 213.6 ft
Beam: 43 ft
Draft: 13.1 ft
Displacement: approx. 1.900 tons
Speed: 16 knots
Crew: 6-9 officers, 77 enlisted

USS Conserver was sunk as a target in a SINKEX north of the island of Kauai, Hawaii, on November 13, 2004


Surface Vessels


Parent Unit
Surface Vessels

Auxiliary Ship

Created/Owned By
ET Hower, Dale, ETCS 47

Last Updated: Aug 21, 2010
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23 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Conserver (ARS-39)

Ackerman, John, LCDR, (1955-1987) OFF 621X Lieutenant Commander
Weaver, Kevin, CPO, (1970-1987) IC IC-4721 Chief Petty Officer
Samuelson, Lee, CPO, (1972-1992) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Carlson, Keith, PO2, (1981-1986) GM GMG-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Carlson, Keith, PO2, (1981-1986) GMG GMG-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Leet, Mark, CMC, (1978-Present) BM BM-5343 Petty Officer Second Class
Mestas, T., PO2, (1978-1982) HT HT-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Pensyl, William, PO2, (1979-1982) EN EN-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Phillips, Jeffrey, PO2, (1981-1990) GMG GMG-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Wilk, Barry, PO1, (1977-1988) ET ET-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Beer, Jeffrey, PO1, (1981-1991) HT HT-4955 Petty Officer Third Class
Branham, Troy, SCPO, (1982-2005) HT HT-5343 Petty Officer Third Class
Geschke, Mark, PO3, (1977-1981) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Taylor, James, PO3, (1977-1981) BM BM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Webster, Brian, SN, (1979-1981) BM BM-0000 Seaman
Andreasen, Harlan (Bud), CPO, (1974-1997) Petty Officer First Class
Walsh, Jim, CPO, (1982-1988) Petty Officer First Class
Cummings, Louis, PO1, (1978-1990) GMG Petty Officer Second Class
Adams, Charles, PO1, (1977-1995) Petty Officer Third Class
Stoner, Orville, PO1, (1984-2004) EN Petty Officer Third Class
Turk, Eddie, PO2, (1982-1992) Fireman
Gitschier, Ronald, PO1, (1982-2004) Fireman Apprentice
Horn, Joseph, PO1, (1980-2000) Petty Officer Second Class

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