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David D. Hughes
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  • Hudson Falls, NY
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David D. Hughes commented on Tommy G Wallin's group US Sub Base Pearl Harbor Hi
"I was attached to Sub Base from 1984-1988 working out of the periscope shop 35A . modified a duce and half to carry a pare  of periscopes."
Sep 22, 2015
David D. Hughes joined Tommy G Wallin's group
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US Sub Base Pearl Harbor Hi

Submarine ops 1914 to present day
Sep 22, 2015
David D. Hughes commented on Douglas Karr's group Naval Submarine Base, New London
"I was attached to the Periscope shop on Lower Base From 1976-1978 as an OM2  Then again from 1990-1992 from where I retired off the Charles W. Morgan."
Sep 22, 2015
David D. Hughes joined Douglas Karr's group
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Naval Submarine Base, New London

Naval Submarine base, New London, Groton, Connecticut
Sep 22, 2015
David D. Hughes commented on Douglas Karr's group USS Piedmont AD-17
"I was attached only a short time to the U.S.S. Piedmont from 1980 1980 until the Yellowstone transited from California"
Sep 22, 2015
David D. Hughes joined Douglas Karr's group
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USS Piedmont AD-17

USS Piedmont (AD–17) was a Dixie class destroyer tender built during World War II for the U.S. Navy. She served Destroyers in the Pacific Ocean during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.
Sep 22, 2015
David D. Hughes commented on William (Bill) Karr ETC(SS)'s group USS Fulton AS-11
"I was attached in 1990 -1991 just before they were decommissioned attach to the Optical Shop 35A transferred to sub base  New London. "
Sep 22, 2015
David D. Hughes joined William (Bill) Karr ETC(SS)'s group
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USS Fulton AS-11

The USS Fulton (AS-11) was launched 27 December 1940 by Mare Island Navy Yard; sponsored by Mrs. A. T. Sutcliffe, great-granddaughter of Robert Fulton; and commissioned 12 September 1941, Commander A. D. Douglas in command.
Sep 22, 2015
David D. Hughes commented on Steve Clark's group USS Yellowstone AD-41
"I was attached 1980-1984  in the Optical Shop R-4 as an OM1arrived onboard just after she arrived in Norfolk from California."
Sep 22, 2015
David D. Hughes joined Steve Clark's group
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USS Yellowstone AD-41

the third ship in the Navy to bear the name - was the first Yelllowstone - class destroyer tender
Sep 22, 2015
David D. Hughes commented on Jimmy N. Parks's group USS Proteus AS-19
"I was Attached to the pro from 1988-1990 in the Optical Shop R-2 Division. Worked at Andy's Hut for awhile."
Sep 22, 2015
David D. Hughes joined Jimmy N. Parks's group
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USS Proteus AS-19

The third USS Proteus (AS-19) was a Fulton-class submarine tender in the United States Navy.
Sep 22, 2015
David D. Hughes commented on Douglas Karr's group USS Howard W. Gilmore AS-16
"I was attached to The Gilmore from 1997-1980 when she was Returned to the states for Decommishing"
Sep 21, 2015
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USS Howard W. Gilmore AS-16

USS Howard W. Gilmore (AS-16) was a Fulton-class submarine tender, originally named Neptune but renamed Howard W. Gilmore in honor of Commander Howard W. Gilmore, a Medal of Honor recipient
Sep 21, 2015
David D. Hughes commented on Douglas Karr's group USS Orion AS-18
"Was attached to the Orion from 1993 to 1996 in the Optical Shop as an OMSN"
Sep 21, 2015
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USS Orion AS-18

USS ORION was the sixth FULTON - class submarine tender and the second ship in the Navy to bear the name. After almost exactly 50 years of service, the ORION was both decommissioned and stricken from the Navy list on September 3, 1993.
Sep 21, 2015

Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Enlisted Rating
Opticalman
Where were you or your family stationed?
Charleston, South Carolina, Sardinia Italy, New London Connecticut, Norfolk Virginia, Pearl Harbor Hawaii.
Veteran of Foreign War
None
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
June 6, 1972
End date of your service
August 17, 1992

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