Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Archives

Anderson, John "Andy" Edit

Summary

Agent Type
Person

Dates

  • February 10, 1939 - March 30, 2017 (Existence)

Name Forms

  • Anderson, John "Andy"

Notes

  • Biography/Historical Note

    John “Andy” Anderson served aboard Growler from August 1961 to May 1963. Anderson was born in Montana, and moved to Fairbanks, Alaska when he was a young child. After joining the Navy, he became a fire control technician and served as the torpedo fire controlman aboard Growler. Anderson then remained in the Navy, serving on four more submarines after Growler, and upon leaving the Navy, became a weapons systems engineer, again working with submarines.

  • Race/Ethnicity

    Caucasian

    1958

    Start Date of Military Service

    1961

    Start Date of Service Aboard Growler

    1963

    End Date of Service Aboard Growler

    1980

    End Date of Military Service