- Existence: December 27, 1947
Peter Carle served aboard the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid (CVS-11) as a radarman second class from December 1969 to November 1971. Carle worked in C.I.C, operating radar scopes, working with plotting boards, and manning the radio telephones. He eventually became a supervisor in C.I.C., and was in charge of at sea and in port watches. After leaving the Navy, Carle went to electronic school and began repairing linear accelerators, which are used for cancer treatment. The job often had Carle working in hospitals, which is where he met his wife, who was treating cancer patients in a hospital where Carle was installing a linear accelerator.
- January 1968
- Start Date of Military Service
- December 1969
- Start Date of Service Aboard Intrepid
- November 1971
- End Date of Service Aboard Intrepid
- December 1971
- End Date of Military Service
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Identifier: OHP 024
Scope and Contents Peter Carle served aboard Intrepid as a radarman second class from December 1969 to November 1971. Carle began his interview by discussing his decision to join the Navy. Carle then described the training he had received from electronics school and radar school. He also recalled his assignment to Glynco Naval Air Station in Georgia, where he spent his time at C.I.C. school. Carle also noted that the training and experiences he received in the Navy had prepared him for his future job working with...