Jones, Wilmot, TM1

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
TM-0000-Torpedoman's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Torpedoman's Mate
Primary Unit
1960-1965, TM-0000, USS Bang (SS-385)
Service Years
1955 - 1965
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Rock
Order of the Magellan
Order of the Spanish Main
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Emerald Shellback
Order of the Golden Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
Order of the Horned Shellback
Plank Owner
TM-Torpedoman's Mate
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This Military Service Page was created/owned by Eugene Claude Ipox, Jr., TM1 to remember Jones, Wilmot, TM1.

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Last Address
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Date of Passing
Dec 18, 2016
Location of Interment
Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery - Black Mountain, North Carolina
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 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Golden Shellback US Naval Reserve Honorable Discharge

Cold War Medal Order of the Emerald Shellback Order of the Golden Dragon Cold War Veteran

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Wilmot Adair “Bill” Jones, age 81, passed away December 18, 2016 in the loving care of The Elizabeth House. Bill was born on 11/27/1935 in Battlecreek Michigan.

He was a Navy veteran who served during the 1950’s and 1960’s; most notably on the USS Triton submarine completing the 1st underwater circumnavigation of the world.

He is survived by his wife, Beverly Jones; daughter Mary Taulbee and husband Mark; son Charles “Bud” Jones and wife Kierra; daughter Patty Horton and husband Gene; daughter Sharon Allen and husband Mckinley; sister Helen Figley; grandchildren – Christopher Taulbee, Richard Taulbee, Justin Taulbee, Kristen Ainslee, Robert Allen, Kaitlin Allen, Molly Horton, Jack Horton and 4 great-grandchildren along with his many other family and friends.

A private memorial will be held with the final burial at the North Carolina Veterans Cemetery in Black Mountain. Western North Carolina Mortuary Service will assist the family.

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  1960-1965, TM-0000, USS Bang (SS-385)

TM-Torpedoman's Mate

From Month/Year
November / 1960

To Month/Year
- / 1965

USS Bang (SS-385) Unit Page

Petty Officer First Class

TM-0000-Torpedoman's Mate

New London

 USS Bang (SS-385) Details

USS Bang (SS-385)
Hull number SS-385

Sub-Surface Vessels


Parent Unit


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Last Updated: Dec 22, 2016
Memories For This Unit

Other Memories
four-month deployment to the Mediterranean and northern Europe in 1962, deployment to the Mediterranean from early January through early May 1965

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12 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Bang (SS-385)

Athey, Ron, CPO, (1957-1981) TM TM-0737 Petty Officer Second Class
Horton, Douglas, CAPT, (1960-1989) OFF 112X Ensign
Anderson, Andy (Warner), CMC, (1962-1988) EN EN-0000 Petty Officer First Class
O'Day, Ronald, MCPO, (1957-1977) CTR CTR-2406 Petty Officer First Class
Maly, Gerald, PO2, (1962-1969) ETR ETR-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
McDermott, Kenneth, LT, (1959-1979) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Olszewski, Raymond, PO1, (1957-1980) YN YN-2505 Petty Officer Second Class
Seaver, Raymond, PO2, (1961-1967) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Seaver, Raymond, PO2, (1961-1967) MM MM-3355 Petty Officer Third Class
SINCLAIR, Alexander, RADM, (1944-1982) Lieutenant Commander
Freed, Robert M, CWO4, (1957-1986) 00 Petty Officer Second Class
Stewart, John, PO1, (1958-1967) Petty Officer Third Class

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