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Jack Gabler Papers

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Identifier: A2017.56
Overview The Jack Gabler papers contain a newspaper clipping, three envelopes, and two letters from Gabler's time aboard USS Growler. Jack Gabler served on board USS Growler as a sonarman third class (SO3) from June 1963 through April 1964, just after the submarine was decommissioned.

Peter Kochera Diary

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Identifier: A2017.42
Scope and Contents Diary; Green fabric covered diary that has "Pierre" written vertically on the cover. The title page has "Pierre // Gregory // Kochera" handwritten in pencil.The diary is a document of life on board the submarine. Kochera discusses such aspects of daily life as grooming and hygiene, food on board, entertainment, crew member relations, and other topics. The diary serves as a long letter to an unidentified person about Kochera's time aboard Growler.There are twenty (20)...

Richard Lee Meyers Oral History

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Identifier: OHP 037
Scope and Contents Richard Meyers served aboard Growler as a machinist’s mate second class from October 1961 to September 1963. Meyers began his interview by explaining his decision to leave his construction job in Wyoming and join the Navy. He then discussed boot camp and volunteering for the submarine service. Meyers continued, recounting the first time he saw Growler. The submarine was in dry dock in Pearl Harbor, which gave Meyers the opportunity to walk underneath Growler and see the submarine from a...

Robert Harmuth Papers

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Identifier: A2017.15
Overview The Robert Harmuth Papers contain publications relating to USS Growler that appeared during his service aboard the submarine.