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Sloan, Dennis Y.

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: January 29, 1936

Dennis Y. Sloan, from Arlington, VA, served aboard Growler from 1959 to 1960, as a commissary officer and later as a torpedo officer. He performed duties such as ordering food for the crew, preparing the torpedoes, and supervising the enlisted men. After leaving Growler, Sloan remained in the submarine service, serving aboard George Washington, Woodrow Wilson, Stonewall Jackson, and Sam Rayburn.

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Dennis Y. Sloan Oral History

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Identifier: OHP 114
Scope and Contents Dennis Y. Sloan served aboard Growler from 1959 to 1960, as a commissary officer and a torpedo officer. He began his interview with a summary of his service, from his time in the Naval Academy to his time on Growler. Sloan then discussed his life before the Navy, noting that his father was in the Air Force and that his family spent the war years in Iowa before moving to Arlington, VA. The conversation then returned to the Naval Academy, and Sloan stated that after graduating from the Academy,...