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Norman Atwater HTCS
  • 75, Male
  • Anderson, SC
  • United States
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Sep 6
Norman Atwater HTCS posted a status
"Passing of ENCM Grimm he was the EN Detailer in 1980 https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/arlington-va/keith-grimm-7812408"
Sep 4
Norman Atwater HTCS commented on Norman Atwater HTCS's status
"Dave TC had one hell of a 30 year career but sad to say he had a tragic ending Please google his name T.C. Oneyear  and see news paper accounts of his passing  Here is his obituary…"
Sep 4
David De Rooy commented on Norman Atwater HTCS's status
"May you find eternal rest Chief Oneyear. As the highest ranking enlisted sailor, your career must have been enjoyable and exceptional."
Sep 3
Norman Atwater HTCS commented on Norman Atwater HTCS's status
"BMCM T.C. Oneyear will be payed to rest Fri. Sept 7th 2018 at Arlington @3PM  RIP Shipmate we have the watch "
Sep 3
Norman Atwater HTCS commented on Douglas Karr's group USS Point Defiance LSD-31
"Say shipmates still hanging in there at 75 living part time in SC and about 5 months a yr in Cebu Pi   Any shipmates from 72-74 give me a shout norman243@gmail.com"
Sep 1
Norman Atwater HTCS commented on Michael Gray HTC USN Ret.'s group Naval Damage Control Training Center Philadelphia, Pa.
"Say all still around at 75 now and doing ok BB Lyle HTCM and Paul Cullen HTC/WO3 still hanging in there & HT1 Nickerson still ok in Fla   also HT1 / WO4 DeLange is in Calif  Any one out there in our time give me a shout…"
Sep 1
Norman Atwater HTCS posted a status
"Use the below website as the website i posted will not go there"
Jul 29
Norman Atwater HTCS posted a status
"Today 50 years ago 7/29/68 we lost 134 Sailors in a deadlyFire aboard the USS Forestal RIP Shipmates https://pilotonline.com/news"
Jul 29
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Apr 14
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Some of you old timers might have heard some sea stories of T.C. or you might had a Beer or 2 with him . He was a Navy Legend and served on many ships and did 2 tours at RTC Great Lakes and 30 year N…

Some of you old timers might have heard some sea stories of T.C. or you might had a Beer or 2 with him . He was a Navy Legend and served on many ships and did 2 tours at RTC Great Lakes and 30 year Navy career. T.C. was involved in a terrible home accident that ended his life to soon . I pushed with T.C. in 1968-72 his fist tour at Great lakes we were both First class . His company always took all the flags .  We had been friends for years and and always kept in touch i talked to him on…See More
Apr 13
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Apr 13
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Apr 13
Norman Atwater HTCS posted a status
"Those of you who might have known BMCM T.C. Oneyear Please Google his name . He passed away from a tragic accident 4/7/18"
Apr 13
Norman Atwater HTCS posted a blog post

USS Independence going for scrap

BREMERTON The USS Independence soon will become the third inactive aircraft carrier in 2 ½ years to be towed away and dismantled. Final preparations are being made for a mid-March departure from Puget Sound Naval Shipyard's Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility, Navy spokeswoman Colleen O'Rourke said Monday. The exact date hasn't been set. The Indy, farthest south of the ships, will follow the USS Constellation, which left in August 2014, and the USS Ranger,…See More
Mar 8, 2017
Norman Atwater HTCS commented on Douglas Karr's group USS Point Defiance LSD-31
"Stephen hope your doing ok with your health problems . So far i just turned 74 and doing ok have some hips that hurt but other than that with all the lagging i tore off the pipes to fix leaks and working in the Eng room Ect have had no effects on my…"
Feb 27, 2017

Profile Information

Rank
Senior Chief Petty Officer
Enlisted Rating
Hull Maintenance Technician
Where were you or your family stationed?
USS Bushnell AS15 1960-62, USS Hunley AS31 1963-64,USS Scaner AGR5, 1964-65, USS Cowell DD547 1965-67, C1 Welding School San Diego 1967, USS H B Wilson DDG7 1967-68, CC @ Great Lakes 1968-72, USS Point Defiance LSD31 1972-74, C1 Welding School SD 1974-75,USS Albany CG10 1975-76, USS Little Rock CG4 (Decom)1976, USS PedmontAD17 1976-78, CTF73 Subic 1978-81, HT-A School Phila 1981-84, Retired 1984
Veteran of Foreign War
The Cold War, Vietnam
Current Status with the US Navy
Retired
Start date of your service
March 16, 1960
End date of your service
February 1, 1984

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Some of you old timers might have heard some sea stories of T.C. or you might had a Beer or 2 with him . He was a Navy Legend and served on many ships and did 2 tours at RTC Great Lakes and 30 year N…

Posted on April 13, 2018 at 10:30pm 0 Comments

Some of you old timers might have heard some sea stories of T.C. or you might had a Beer or 2 with him . He was a Navy Legend and served on many ships and did 2 tours at RTC Great Lakes and 30 year Navy career. T.C. was involved in a terrible home accident that ended his life to soon . I pushed with T.C. in 1968-72 his fist tour at Great lakes we were both First class . His company always took all the flags .  …

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USS Independence going for scrap

Posted on March 8, 2017 at 9:30am 0 Comments

BREMERTON The USS Independence soon will become the third inactive aircraft carrier in 2 ½ years to be towed away and dismantled. Final preparations are being made for a mid-March departure from Puget Sound Naval Shipyard's Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility, Navy spokeswoman Colleen O'Rourke said Monday. The exact date hasn't been set. The Indy, farthest south of the ships, will follow the USS Constellation, which left in August 2014, and the USS…

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Need help to ID

Posted on September 8, 2014 at 3:46pm 2 Comments

I am working on a historical documentary style TV program called Who Do You Think You Are?  There is a US version of this show, and a story I’m looking into relates to a US Chief Petty Officer that I’m hoping to identify.

 

I am trying to identify the WWII US Navy serviceman who is in this photograph.  What we know is that he was a Chief Petty Officer with the US Navy, holding the position of Chief Commissaryman.  He was based in Sydney during part of WWII,…

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At 5:58pm on September 11, 2013, Russell David Jones said…

I have been trying to find a patch to add to my collection. US Navy 8/64 to 12/72 and then again 2/79 and retired 10/92 at Long Beach Sima as an ENCS(SW)

At 7:20pm on August 18, 2013, Roger Hutchings said…

Norm, I fully understand, my memory is not that great! probably Agent Orange!

At 7:15pm on August 18, 2013, Roger Hutchings said…

Norm,I fully understand, my memory is not that great, probably the Agent Orange!

At 11:54pm on August 13, 2013, Roger Hutchings said…

Please remove my name from the start of your blog of being on the Point Degfiance as an HT

At 6:31pm on July 10, 2013, Lindsey E. Ford HMC (SW) said…

 

Welcome aboard! May you have Fair Winds and Following Seas!

 
 
 

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