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Raymond Magnus Anderson - Crew Of 1973 VIEW PROFILE

Ray I just saw that he died Sept 1 1998 in Virgina Beach also.  He was 49 on the SEATTLE  I thought he was 70.  Hugh

 

Raymond was born on April 23, 1924 and passed away on Tuesday, September 1, 1998.

Raymond was a resident of Virginia Beach, Virginia.

 

Fourth skipper Ramond M. Anderson 

Retired with 30 years service when relieved by Capt. Lloyd.

Passed away Sept 1, 1998

 
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05/25/14 09:46 AM #1    

C. E. "Andy" Anderson (1973)

Great Skipper!

Coined "Seattle Super Service"

Great encourager of the men. Took the ship from the "Worse Re-Enlistment" record in the Service Force Atlantic to the best in just 6 months.

I remember he asked me "Andy, how many sections are the BT's in?" 6 on and 6 off my reply.  "Andy, I want all engineering in 4 and 8 by the time we get to Rota." Yes Sir! my reply.  Then I placed myself and all my Engineering Department Officers on watch in the Boiler Room to assist and train the BT's. My instructions were simple, when we get enough BT's trained, we will get off watch.  "I'll have the first watch!  We continued there until we had enough trained BT's

Bravo Zulu - Captain Anderson and all the Engineering Department personnel.

God Bless All

Andy Anderson

Engineer Officer 1973-1975


05/27/14 05:19 AM #2    

Richard D. Tekulve (1972)

Morning Coach

I don't recall a watch rotation that was 6 on and 6 off. I do however recall a watch rotation that was 12 on and 12 off. I recall because I stood a ton of them in Forward Fire Room.


10/18/14 11:10 AM #3    

C. E. "Andy" Anderson (1973)

Here is some more info:

http://trees.ancestry.com/view/Military.aspx?tid=15032448&pid=450007686&vid=70f3f899-2093-462d-8c07-91415485990a

 

http://tributes.com/show/Raymond-M.-Anderson-23043985

 

Born 23 Apr 1924


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