Seaman 1st Class, S1
Subject Source: Ratings (Local)
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Identifier: OHP 012
Scope and Contents James Smith served aboard Intrepid during World War II, from 1943 to 1946, and was a seaman first class stationed as a first loader on a 40mm gun. Smith began his interview by providing a brief background of his life before he joined the Navy. He then discussed his decision join the Navy, how he felt after the Pearl Harbor attack, being assigned to gunnery, and his job as a first loader. After focusing on his initial Navy experiences, Smith described the first time he saw Intrepid, as well as...
Overview Robert M. Roof was an Intrepid plankowner and worked in the Gunnery Department. He left the crew as a seaman first class on February 14, 1946. The Robert Roof papers contains newspaper clippings, Plans of the day, certificates, menus, records of his service aboard in Intrepid during World War II and beyond, as well as other various documents relating to his time in the Navy.