P.O.D.

Warning: "continue" targeting switch is equivalent to "break". Did you mean to use "continue 2"? in /homepages/4/d587595649/htdocs/coldwarboats/cwbcmsport/templates/light_church/vertex/responsive/responsive_mobile_menu.php on line 156
USS GRENADIER (SS 525) center, USS ARCHERFISH (SS 311) left, and USS CHOPPER (SS 342) right

Date: 14APR22

From: Brad Williamson, Lead Administrator

RE: Current activity on the coldwarboats.org website.

    • Seven fully functional sites, including the USS WILLIAM H. BATES (SSN 680). (Located by menu items shaded light orange):
      • USS GRENADIER (SS 525)
      • USS NAUTILUS (SSN 571)
      • USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (SSBN 600)
      • USS STURGEON (SSN 637)
      • USS ASPRO (SSN 648)
      • USSVI - USS HADDO Base (Cleveland, TN)
  • Ten sites currently under development. (Located by menu items shaded light yellow):
    • USS ATULE (SS 403)
    • USS BASS (SS 551)
    • USS HADDO (SSN 604)
    • USS LAFAYETTE (SSBN 616)
    • USS PUFFER (SSN 652)
    • USS GEORGE C. MARSHALL (SSBN 654)
    • DSV3 TURTLE
    • USS BUSHNELL (AS 15)
    • SUBMARINE SCHOOL NEW LONDON CT ⁃
    • NPTU BALLSTON SPA NY
  • Features added:
    • File upload capability added for 571, 637, 648, 600, 616 for images and documents. Found at the bottom of each of the four boat menus - The Boat, The Men, The Logroom, The Reunions.
    • Historical timelines for 571, 637, and 648, under The Logroom >> History.
  • Shipmates Added:
    • USS GRENADIER (SS 525) All Enlisted Personnel from 1957 and 1958, registered as MISSING or ETERNAL PATROL, if known.
  • Deck Logs Added:
    • USS GRENADIER (SS 525) Deck Logs - JAN-DEC 1956
    • USS ASPRO (SSN 648) Deck Logs - NOV-DEC 1968, FEB, APR-DEC 1969, and JAN-DEC 1970
  • Personnel Reports Added:
    • USS GRENADIER (SS 525) Enlisted and Officer Personnel Diaries - 1957, 1958
    • USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (SSBN 600) Enlisted and Officer Personnel Diaries, Blue/Gold Crews - 1960
    • USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (SSBN 600) Officer Distribution and Control Reports, Gold Crew - 1960
    • USS LAFAYETTE (SSBN 616) Enlisted and Officer Personnel Diaries, Blue/Gold Crews - 1962
    • USS LAFAYETTE (SSBN 616) Officer Distribution and Control Reports, Blue/Gold Crews - 1962
  • Staff Added:
    • None
  • Staff Needed:
    • USS NAUTILUS (SSN 571) - Site Lead
    • USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (SSBN 600) - Site Lead
    • USS LAFAYETTE (SSBN 616) - Site Lead
    • Plus every other boat not mentioned!
  • Next near-term action items:
    • Finish 616 site.
    • Populate existing historical timelines.
    • Add file upload capacity for USSVI - USS HADDO Base
    • Complete tools for receiving financial donations & subscriptions
    • Complete basic site menus for TENCH class smoke boats.
  • On-going action items: 
    • Continue data-entry on shipmates from 571, 525, 600, 616.
    • Acquire personnel reports for boats commissioned after 1963 from the National Archives.
  • Contact Brad Williamson, Lead Administrator, or active Site Leads if you have questions, would like to volunteer, or wish to support us financially, at any level.
  • End of Message

2000 Characters left


ss259-patch-06.jpg
ssbn626-patch-01.jpg
ssn672-patch-01.jpg
ss282-patch-11.jpg
ssn714-patch-01.jpg
ss363-patch-01.jpg

U.S. Naval Institute News

  • Report to Congress on Chinese Naval Modernization
    The following is the Dec. 1, 2022, Congressional Research Service report, China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities — Background and Issues for Congress. From the report China’s military modernization effort, including its naval modernization effort, is the top focus of U.S. defense planning and budgeting. China’s naval modernization effort has been underway for […]
  • Navy Accepting Recruits with Lower Scores on Entrance Exam in Pilot Program
    The Navy is lowering its admittance requirements for one of the required entrance exams as part of the service’s latest changes to widen the recruiting pool for sailors. Potential recruits seeking to join the Navy need to take both the Armed Forces Qualification Test and the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery. The Armed Forces Qualification […]
  • USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Wraps 15-Month Repair Period, Five U.S. Aircraft Carriers Underway
    The second oldest carrier in the Navy wrapped sea trials after completing more than a year of repairs at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, USNI News has learned. USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) left the shipyard for the Atlantic on Dec. 1 for four days of sea trials after 15 months in the yard. “Sea trials is […]
  • Navy Cleaning Up, Investigating Fire Suppressant Spill at Red Hill
    The Navy appointed an Army two-star general to oversee the investigation into another spill at the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility, which comes nearly a year after a fuel spill contaminated the water supply and forced the eventual closure of the space. This time the sea service is cleaning up Aqueous Film Forming Foam, […]
0
Shares