Jett, Thomas, SKC

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Chief Petty Officer
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1960-1963, SK-0000, USS Rankin (AKA-103)
Service Years
1940 - 1964
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This Military Service Page was created/owned by Ron Jett (Boats1), BMSN-Deceased to remember Jett, Thomas (Tom), CPO USN(Ret).

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  1942-1945, SK-0000, USS Ajax (AR-6)


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 USS Ajax (AR-6) Details

USS Ajax (AR-6)

USS Ajax (AR-6)

Vulcan Class Repair Ship:
  • Laid down, 7 May 1941, at Los Angeles Shipbuilding and Drydock Corp. San Pedro, CA.
  • Launched, 22 August 1942
  • Commissioned USS Ajax (AR-6), 3 October 1943, CDR. John L. Brown in command
  • During World War II USS Ajax was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  • Following World War II USS Ajax was assigned to Occupation service in the Far East from 25 September to 27 November 1945
  • During the Korean War USS Ajax participated in the following campaigns:
     Korean War Campaigns
    Campaign and Dates Campaign and Dates
    UN Summer-Fall Offensive 
    20 to 22 August 1951 
    15 to 16 November 1951
    Korea Defense Summer-Fall 1952 
    11 to 13 November 1952
    Second Korean Winter 
    3 to 4 April 1952
    Third Korean Winter 
    16 to 18 December 1952 
    12 to 13 March 1953
  • During the Vietnam War USS Ajax participated in the following campaigns:
     Vietnam War Campaigns
    Campaign and Dates Campaign and Dates
    Vietnamese Counteroffensive - Phase IV 
    8 to 23 June 1968
    Sanctuary Counteroffensive 
    1 to 11 May 1970
    Vietnam Summer-Fall 1969 
    26 September to 11 October 1969
    Consolidation I 
    25 August to 23 September 1971 
    29 October to 21 November 1971
    Vietnam Winter-Spring 1970 
    18 to 30 April 1970
  • Decommissioned, 31 December 1986, at San Diego, CA.
  • Laid up in the Pacific Reserve Fleet
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 16 May 1989

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Last Updated: Dec 28, 2006
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USS Ajax (AR-6)

Selby, Earl, SN, (1945-1947) EO EO-0000 Seaman
GILBERT, RAY L, PO2, (1984-1998) Seaman

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