Thomas III, Edward, BMCM

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Last Rank
Master Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Boatswain's Mate
Primary Unit
1980-1982, ND-5341, Naval Experimental Diving Unit (NEDU)
BM-Boatswain's Mate
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This Military Service Page was created/owned by Joe Mattie (J.T.), GMG2 to remember Thomas III, Edward (BUDDA), BMCM.

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Contact Info
Home Town
Bel Air
Last Address

Date of Passing
May 02, 1999
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

Fleet Master Chief Petty Officer Assault Boat Coxswain US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Shellback Vietnam Combat Craft Crewmember Badge

 Military Association Memberships
Mobile Riverine Force Association
  1990, Mobile Riverine Force Association [Verified]

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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  1972-1974, BM-5342, USS Constellation (CV-64)

BM-Boatswain's Mate

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USS Constellation (CV-64) Unit Page

Chief Petty Officer

BM-5342-Diver First Class

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 USS Constellation (CV-64) Details

USS Constellation (CV-64)

Hull number CV-64

Displacement: 61,981 tons light
82,538 tons full load
20,557 tons dead
Length: 1,088 ft (332 m) overall, 990 ft (302 m) waterline
Beam: 282 ft (86 m) extreme, 130 ft (40 m) waterline
Draft: 39 ft (12 m)
Propulsion: eight boilers, four steam turbine engines, totaling 280,000 shp (210 MW)
Speed: 34 knots (62.96 km/h)
Complement: 3,150  Air Wing: 2,480
Armament: Two Sea Sparrow missile launchers, three 20 mm Phalanx CIWS guns, and her Air Wing. Formerly: Terrier surface-to-air missile systems.
Aircraft carried: 72 (approx)
Operational and Building Data

Contract awarded on 1 July 1956 to the New York Naval Shipyard, Brooklyn, N.Y. Laid down 14 September 1957, launched 8 October 1960, commissioned 27 October 1961. Reclassified as a "Multi-Purpose Aircraft Carrier" (CV-64) on 30 June 1975. Decommissioned 7 August 2003. Struck from the Navy List on 2 December 2003.

Status: Stricken, to be disposed of, type of disposal not known (Maintenance Category X). NAVSEA Inactive Ships On-site Maintenance Office, Bremerton, WA. In April 2004 Navy officials identified ex-Constellation as one of 24 decommissioned ships available to be sunk as artificial reefs. As of February 2008, however, she was scheduled to be dismantled in the next five years.

**** USS Constellation scheduled to leave Bremerton, Wa 28 July to go to Brownsville Tx for dismantling.***

Alright Ladies and Gentleman. time is running out to get your flag flown on the Connie. Send them a 3' x 5' flag with a postage paid return envelope. Send it to

 Inactive Ships
 Attn: Jack Greer
 2450 Wyckoff Way, Building 550 NBK
 Bremerton WA 98314

Make sure you say it's for the Constellation and give them the years you were aboard and dept/div.

Surface Vessels


Parent Unit
Kitty Hawk-class

Aircraft Carrier

Created/Owned By
ABH Saupp, Jeffrey (Watts), ABHAN

Last Updated: May 4, 2011
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72 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Constellation (CV-64)

Lamber, David, PO3, (1968-1972) BM BM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Champion, Mario, SN, (1974-1977) BM BM-0000 Seaman
Duncan, David, PO1, (1972-1995) BM BM-0000 Seaman
Overgaard, Charles, SN, (1970-1974) BM BM-0000 Seaman
Keith, Phil, CAPT, (1964-1990) OFF 163X Captain
Graham, Bret, LCDR, (1969-1994) OFF 111X Lieutenant
Wood, Kenneth, LCDR, (1959-1982) OFF 645X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Williams, O.V.,, SCPO, (1955-1984) PH PH-0000 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Rountree, Jim, CPO, (1955-1987) OS OS-0319 Chief Petty Officer
Saunders, David, MCPO, (1965-1991) OS OS-0318 Chief Petty Officer
BRANNAN, WILLIAM, MCPO, (1959-1989) AT AT-6718 Petty Officer First Class
Dunn, Hayward, CWO4, (1962-1992) AO AO-8331 Petty Officer First Class
Imani, Robert, PO1, (1967-1972) MU MU-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Melton, James, PO1, (1964-1972) ET ETN-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Melton, James, PO1, (1964-1972) ET ET-1444 Petty Officer First Class
Miller, Richard, PO1, (1971-1981) AT AT-6641 Petty Officer First Class
Mynatt, Ed, CPO, (1961-1980) AT AT-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Popp, Charles, CPO, (1965-1985) GM GM-0986 Petty Officer First Class
TENNYSON, AL, LCDR, (1963-1993) PH PH-8126 Petty Officer First Class
Ahlers, Mark, PO2, (1971-1976) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
BONOWSKI, KARL, PO2, (1971-1977) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Castillo, Robert, PO1, (1971-1981) GM GMT-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Farris, Larry, CPO, (1965-1985) CS CS-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Hanford, Stan, CPO, (1973-1993) MM MM-4204 Petty Officer Second Class
Hipple, Wallace, MCPO, (1969-2000) AO AO-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Jackson, George, CMC, (1972-2002) OS OS-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Jones, Ronny, LT, (1965-1987) YN YN-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Schillinger, Michael, PO2, (1968-1972) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Swan, John, PO1, (1968-1975) DS DS-9502 Petty Officer Second Class
Baker, Solomon, PO1, (1972-1993) AO AO-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Broome, David, PO2, (1972-1987) SK LS-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Brown, Willard, PO3, (1969-1972) AG AG-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Butts, Michael, PO3, (1974-1977) QM QM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Causey, Frank, CPO, (1972-2007) AS AS-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Djuric, Sava, PO3, (1973-1979) DP DP-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Dugger, Richard, SCPO, (1970-1992) AD AD-8377 Petty Officer Third Class
Lindsey, Martin, PO3, (1971-1976) AMH AMH-8319 Petty Officer Third Class
Lolley, Joe, PO2, (1970-1974) PH PH-8195 Petty Officer Third Class
MacNeil, Bruce, PO3, (1972-1975) AO AO-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
McEntee, John, PO3, (1969-1973) AO AO-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
O'Brien, Chuck, PO3, (1968-1972) DC DC-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Pennington, Mark, PO3, (1974-1978) SM SM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Simpson, Dan, PO3, (1974-1978) DP DP-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Taylor, William, CMC, (1968-1998) RD RD-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Thompson, Michael, PO1, (1971-1981) AD AD-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Treece, Terry, PO1, (1972-1994) AB ABF-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
White, Richard, PO3, (1971-1974) ET ET-1501 Petty Officer Third Class
Winther, John, PO3, (1972-1976) PN PN-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Blackledge Jr, Roy H, PO2, (1971-1987) DT DT-0000 Seaman
Bongard, Bob, SN, (1972-1975) AN AN-0000 Seaman
Hosch, Douglas, CPO, (1973-1993) CT CT-9127 Seaman
Johnson, James, AR, (1972-1976) AB ABH-0000 Seaman
Patton, Wesley, CPO, (1973-1987) 00 00-0000 Seaman
Ramirez, Robert, SN, (1971-1974) PC PC-0000 Seaman
Hull, Eddie, PO1, (1972-1994) AQ AQR-8324 Airman
KNOX, JASON, PO2, (1973-1987) PH PH-0000 Airman
Watson, Russell, AA, (1972-1975) AN AN-0000 Airman Apprentice
Grumbles, Royce, SCPO, (1966-1992) Petty Officer First Class
Hart, Gerald, CAPT, (1967-2003) Petty Officer First Class

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