Allen, Philip, LCDR

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Last Primary NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1963-1963, 112X, USS Thresher (SSN-593)
Service Years
1945 - 1963
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Magellan
Order of the Rock
Lieutenant Commander
Lieutenant Commander

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Home State
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Milton, MASS

Date of Passing
Apr 10, 1963
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Rode the USS Thresher as Project Officer for PNS.

Most likely cause of the sinking was a failure in either a pipe, a pipe valve, or a hull weld, causing flooding near the engine room
Other Comments:
LCDR Allen Assitant Design Superintendent at the shipyard, and Project Officer for Thresher-class submarines
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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Officer Badge

 Duty Stations/ Advancement Schools
USS Ault (DD-698)Submarine School Officers BasicUSS Trumpetfish (SS-425)Naval Base San Diego (NAVBASE San Diego)
USS Requin (SS-481)Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)USS Cavalla (SS-244)USS Sea Cat (SS-399)
COMSUBRON 4, COMSUBGRU 2Bureau of ShipsPortsmouth Navy YardUSS Thresher (SSN-593)
  1945-1947, 110X, USS Ault (DD-698)
  1947-1947, 117X, Submarine School Officers Basic
  1947-1950, 112X, USS Trumpetfish (SS-425)
  1950-1950, 112X, Navy Electronics Labratory, Naval Base San Diego (NAVBASE San Diego)
  1950-1952, 112X, USS Requin (SS-481)
  1952-1954, 112X, Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)
  1954-1956, 112X, USS Cavalla (SS-244)
  1956-1957, 112X, USS Sea Cat (SS-399)
  1957-1958, 112X, COMSUBRON 4, COMSUBGRU 2
  1958-1960, 112X, Bureau of Ships
  1960-1963, 112X, Portsmouth Navy Yard
  1963-1963, 112X, USS Thresher (SSN-593)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1963-1963 Sinking of the USS Thresher (SSN-593)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval AcademyNaval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CAUniversity of California, Los Angeles
  1942-1945, United States Naval Academy
  1952-1953, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
  1953-1954, University of California, Los Angeles
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