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Stratemeyer, Arthur



Arthur Stratemeyer served on board the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid (CV-11) from June 22, 1944 to May 15, 1946, leaving as a Water Tender 2nd class. He was in the B Division and says its job was to pump oil from storage tanks to the supply tanks for each Boiler Room, of which there were four, each with two boilers. The Division also fueled from tankers and fueled Destroyer escorts at sea. Stratemeyer also reports that he was made yeoman of B Division. He trained at the Farragut, Idaho and Great Lakes naval training stations. His overall Navy dates are November 20, 1943 to May 24, 1946.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur Stratemeyer Papers

Identifier: A2016.32
Abstract This collection contains items Arthur Stratemeyer acquired during his service on the USS Intrepid. They include stamps and postcards of the ports Intrepid visited, military records, and information distributed aboard Intrepid.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944–48

Correspondence, March 15, 1948

Scope and Contents Orders to Inactive Duty to Arthur Robert Stratemeyer from J.E. Clark, Commanding Officer, dated March 15, 1948.
Dates: March 15, 1948

List of Engagements, January - November 1944

Scope and Contents List of Intrepid engagements from January - November 1944

The top of the page says: "The following engagements are those in which the U.S.S. Intrepid // (CV11) participated. This list of actions is released in accordance with // Censorship Regulations, U.S. Navy, 12 October, 1943, Pac Flt Letter 9L-45, // and Ship's Order 3-45."
Dates: Majority of material found within January - November 1944


Scope and Contents Two (2) packages of commercial Japenese postcard (duplicates).
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944–48


Scope and Contents Japanese stamps, two (2) sheets of ten (10) and three (3) unattached stamps. The sheets are the backs of Japanese maps, see scan.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944–48