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USS Growler (SSG-577)

 Organization

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Allen Odette Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A2016.71
Abstract The Allen Odette Papers contain materials from his service aboard Growler, including official paperwork and service records, newsletters that were written and printed on Growler, and ports of call ephemera.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1961–63

David E. Bishop Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A2017.46
Scope and Contents Newsletter; The Elephant Express, August 22, 1960, Vol. IV-NR.3; August 24, 1960, Vol. IV-NR.4; August 25, 1960, Vol. IV NR. 5

Includes: international, political, navy, and sports news; weather reports; notices about Growler business such as keeping the mess hall clean; cartoon drawings and jokes; and other various updates.
Dates: Majority of material found within August 22–25, 1960

Robert Harmuth Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A2017.15
Abstract The Robert Harmuth Papers contain publications relating to USS Growler that appeared during his service aboard the submarine.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1956–61

The Portsmouth Periscope

 Item
Identifier: A2016.76
Scope and Contents Newspaper; The Portsmouth Periscope, Vol. XVIII, No. 10. portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, N.H.

Newsletter of the Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, NH. In addition to describing the events of the shipyard, there is an extensive article on Growler and the missile tests they were conducting there at the time.
Dates: November 21, 1958

Uel Smith Elephant Expresses

 Item
Identifier: A2014.132
Scope and Contents Newsletters; The Elephant Express, April 14, 1960; May 16, 1960

Includes: international, political, navy, and sports news; crosswords; notices about Growler business such as keeping the mess hall clean; cartoon drawings; a poem; and a letter from the captain on the occasion of the end of the cruise.

Dates: April 14–May 16, 1960

Wayne Mehl Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A2017.28
Abstract The Wayne Mehl Papers contains papers from his time aboard Growler in 1961 and after. The collection includes a commendation Growler received, correspondence sent home to the families of crewmembers, an address list, newsletters from the naval base at Pearl Harbor, and a blueprint of Growler General Plans.
Dates: ca. 1963