Captain Harold L. German, USNR, grew up in Smethport, McKean County, PA, where he developed an early interest in radio. A family friend was an amateur radio operator, taught Harold to use Morse Code, and showed him how his equipment worked.Continue reading “Remembering Captain Harold L. German, USNR (Cryptologist)”
William Harvey Carney
February 29, 1840 – December 9, 1908
SGT Carney’s story follows:
February 27, 1970, the Corry Station bell located in front of building 501 was affixed in a place in honor near the flagpole. The bell is from the USS Machias (PG 5), the first steel vessel built by Bath Iron Works in Main. USS Machias was a U.S. Navy gunboat.
February 26, 1932 – September 1, 2003
Johnny R. Cash was born on February 26, 1932 in Kingsland, Arkansas to Ray Cash and Carrie Cloveree. He was the fourth of seven children.
Of February 24, 1960, the USS Triton (SSRN/SSN 586) became the first vessel to execute a submerged circumnavigation of the Earth in Operation Sandblast. Triton accomplished this objective during her shakedown cruise while under the command of Captain Edward L. “Ned” Beach, Jr. Triton was the only member of her class and had the distinction of being the only Western submarine powered by two nuclear reactors.
CWO4 John Thomas Wise, USN
September 12, 1939 – March 4, 2015