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Norman Atwater HTCS
  • 75, Male
  • Anderson, SC
  • United States
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Profile Information

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
Korean War, Iran
Current Status with the US Navy
Start date of your service
March 16, 1960
End date of your service
February 1, 1984

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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…


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,…


Movie (Documentary) America

Posted on July 11, 2014 at 4:58pm 0 Comments

Just got back from watching it WOW makes you think about this America if it is in your area you need to see it Sad to say no one under 60yr old was in the theater. 

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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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