Crawford, Jr., William Henry, CDR

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1957-1958, 111X, USS Bushnell (AS-15)
Service Years
1938 - 1962
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Spanish Main
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
Panama Canal

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Home State
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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
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Last Address
Portsmouth, RI

Date of Passing
Oct 13, 2012
Location of Interment
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 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Shellback Cold War Medal Order of the Golden Dragon

 Military Association Memberships
United States Naval Academy Alumni AssociationSubmarine Veterans of WW IIRhode Island Base
  1941, United States Naval Academy Alumni Association - Assoc. Page
  1962, Submarine Veterans of WW II
  2009, United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI), Rhode Island Base (Member) (Rhode Island) [Verified] - Chap. Page

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  1957-1958, 111X, USS Bushnell (AS-15)


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USS Bushnell (AS-15) Unit Page


111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare

Key West

 USS Bushnell (AS-15) Details

USS Bushnell (AS-15)
Hull number AS-15

Surface Vessels


Parent Unit

Tender/ Repair Ship

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Last Updated: Oct 15, 2012
Memories For This Unit

Chain of Command
Executive Officer

Other Memories
Bushnell was recommissioned on 21 February 1952. After intensive training along the west coast, she departed for the Atlantic on 7 May. She transited the Panama Canal on 21 May and proceeded to Key West, Florida for duty with SubRon 12. Since that time, she operated at Key West, tending the boats of SubRon 12 and conducting brief periods of service at Norfolk and short cruises in the Caribbean.

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20 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Bushnell (AS-15)

Burns, Fred, PO2, (1954-1957) QM QM-0304 Petty Officer Second Class
Mack, Paul, PO2, (1955-1959) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Smith, James, PO2, (1954-1958) MR MR-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Snodgrass, Richard E., PO2, (1948-1957) EOD EOD-5339 Petty Officer Second Class
Boston, John, PO3, (1957-1960) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Costello, Charles, PO3, (1955-1959) EN EN-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
GORMAN, HUGH, PO3, (1955-1957) SF SF-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Graham, Daniel, PO2, (1958-1962) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Hudson, John, PO1, (1954-1963) EN EN-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Merics, Roger, PO3, (1956-1959) ET ET-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Purcell, Ted, PO1, (1957-1977) CT CT-9186 Petty Officer Third Class
Yannacone, Emilio, PO3, (1954-1958) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
PARKER, LOUIS, SN, (1955-1959) 00 00-0000 Seaman
Deets, Richard, FN, (1958-1962) BT BT-0000 Fireman
Deets, Richard, FN, (1958-1962) BT BT-0000 Fireman
Deets, Richard, FN, (1958-1962) BT BT-0000 Fireman
Stewart, John, PO1, (1958-1967) MM MM-4294 Fireman
Ballback, William, SA, (1955-1958) SA SA-0000 Seaman Apprentice
Brown, Cabe, PO1 Petty Officer Second Class
Kabay, Harold, PO2, (1956-1959) ET Petty Officer Second Class
Gilliland, Freddie, CWO4, (1956-1987) OFF Fireman
Doyle, David, LCDR, (1955-1986) Petty Officer Third Class

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