Archival Collection. Archival Collection
Identifier: Archival Collection
Found in 146 Collections and/or Records:
Overview 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.
Scope and Contents Correspondence; Five pages. Letter is on United States Navy letterhead with a blue Navy insignia and "United States Navy" printed in blue on one side of each page.December 25, 1944. Addressed to "mom & all", signed "Your Son // Wilburn". In the letter, Bonifay talks about the November 25, 1944 kamikaze attacks on the Intrepid. He describes being afraid of being unable to hear an order to abandon ship because the loud speakers were damaged in the attack. He goes on to express the...
Overview The William Aubrey Harvison Papers contain materials from his time aboard Intrepid. The majority of the collection is correspondence from Harvison to his mother, his sister, and one other woman named "Ms. Crawford." The letters discuss life on board Intrepid, the Ports of Call they visit, home life, and Harvison's trouble in the Navy. The rest of the collection includes a prayer book, notebooks, ports of call ephemera, certificates, an immunization certificate, a Plan of the Day, a Family Gram,...
Overview William D. Irvin, nicknamed “Ma,” served on board Growler as a commissaryman from November 11, 1961 to June 18, 1963. The William "Ma" Irvin Papers contain menus, a sprice chart, manuals, cookbooks, and other Naval commissary related materials from his service aboard Growler. The collection also invludes menus from the submarine U.S.S. Volador and the Naval Air Station in Memphis, Tennessee.