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
C. E. "Andy" Anderson (1973)
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
Engineer Officer 1973-1975
Richard D. Tekulve (1972)
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.
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Born 23 Apr 1924