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Bishop, David E.



  • Existence: June 17, 1940


David Bishop, from Los Angeles, California, served on board the submarine USS Growler (SSG-577) as a torpedoman third class (TM3) from December 1959 until September 1961.
September 1959
Start Date of Military Service
December 1959
Start Date of Service Aboard Growler
September 1961
End Date of Service Aboard Growler
End Date of Military Service

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

David E. Bishop Oral History

Identifier: OHP 118
Scope and Contents David Bishop served on Growler as a torpedoman third class from December 1959 to September 1961. He began his interview by explaining his decision to join the Navy when he was seventeen years old. Bishop then noted boot camp in San Diego and submarine schools in San Francisco, stating that submarined schools taught you the basic systems aboard a submarine and that the actual operation of these systems occurred once you were on board a boat. As Bishop continued, he described his first day on...
Dates: September 16, 2016

David E. Bishop Papers

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