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Petty Officer 3rd Class, E-4 2
Recreation -- Entertainment -- Movies 2
Russia (nation) -- Primorskiy Kray (kray) -- Vladivostok (inhabited place) 2
Tubes -- Torpedo Tubes 2
United States (nation) -- California (state) -- Ventura (county) -- Point Mugu (cape) -- Naval Air Station Point Mugu (air base) 2
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Commissioning, August 30, 1958 1
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Japan (nation) -- Kanto (region (administrative division)) -- Kanagawa–ken (prefecture) -- Yokosuka (inhabited Place) -- Yokosuka Naval Base (naval base) 1
John F. Kennedy Assassination, November 22, 1963 1
Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Petty Officer, MM2 1
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Missile Technician Petty Officer 2nd Class, MT2 1
Navigation -- Dead Reckoning 1
Navigation -- Navigational Aids -- Navigation Charts 1
Norway (nation) -- Vest-Agder (county) -- Kristiansand (inhabited place) 1
Ordnance -- Fire Control Systems -- Fire Control System Components -- Fire Control Computers -- Torpedo Data Computers 1
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Personnel -- Military Personnel -- Guided Missile Personnel 1
Petty Officer 1st Class, E-6 1
Physiology -- Stress(Physiology) -- Motion Sickness 1
Quartermaster 1st Class Petty Officer, QM1 1
Quartermaster 3rd Class Petty Officer, QM3 1
Recreation -- Entertainment -- Performing Arts -- Music 1
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Costantino, Matt 5

Allen Odette Oral History

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Identifier: OHP 111
Scope and Contents Allen Odette served aboard Growler from August 1961 to December 1963, as a fire control technician (missile guidance systems) second class. Odette began his interview by speaking about his decision to join the Navy. He noted that he first went into the reserves in Illinois before joining the regular Navy after moving to California. He also discussed his experiences in boot camp as well as his decision to apply for the submarine service after receiving a tour of a submarine from a friend of a...
Dates: September 14, 2016

Ed Clark Oral History

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Identifier: OHP 141
Dates: August 16, 2017

John "Andy" Anderson Oral History

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Identifier: OHP 112
Scope and Contents John “Andy” Anderson served aboard Growler from August 1961 to May 1963, as a fire control technician (missile guidance systems) third class and was the torpedo fire controlman aboard Growler. Anderson began his interview by stating that his father served aboard German submarines during World War I, which influenced his decision to join the Navy and serve aboard submarines. He then briefly discussed his childhood before explaining why he joined the Navy. Anderson continued, describing his...
Dates: September 14, 2016

John J. Ekelund Oral History

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Identifier: OHP 127
Dates: March 15, 2017

Lance Nowland Oral History

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Identifier: OHP 119
Scope and Contents Lance Nowland served on Growler as a missile technician second class from 1959 to 1962. He began his interview by recalling his decision to join the Navy and stating that he was in the Coast Guard Reserve while in high school. Nowland then continued, noting boot camp, as well as Temporary Active Duty at Anacostia Naval Air Station in Washington DC, before stating that he attended guided missilman A school in Dam Neck, VA. The topic of guided missileman A school then led to a discussion on the...
Dates: September 16, 2016

Lawrence Glacy Oral History

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Identifier: OHP 152
Dates: November 28, 2017

Peter G. Kochera Oral History

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Identifier: OHP 134
Dates: June 16, 2017

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...
Dates: July 2, 2014

Robert L. Owens Oral History (First Interview)

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Identifier: OHP 059
Scope and Contents Robert L. Owens served aboard Growler, first as executive officer, then as commanding officer, from February 1960 to December 13, 1963. Owens began his interview by stating where he was born and raised and discussing his service in WWII. Owens explained that after boot camp and electrical school, he rode Intrepid from Alameda to Pearl Harbor, where he served aboard the submarine tender USS Bushnell. He then went aboard the USS Tinosa and made seven war patrols. After providing additional...
Dates: October 1, 2014

Robert L. Owens Oral History (Second Interview)

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Identifier: OHP 126
Scope and Contents Robert L. Owens served aboard Growler, first as executive officer, then as commanding officer, from February 1960 to December 13, 1963. He began his second interview by recalling his early Navy career when he was drafted during World War II. Owens stated that he attended boot camp in Farragut, ID, and electrician school, before volunteering for submarine service and completing five war patrols on Tinosa. After discussing his experiences in the submarine service during World War II, Owens...
Dates: March 14, 2017