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SSN 661 Images

Images submitted by:
Chuck Petterson, MM1(SS)
Ship's photographer from 67-71

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Ernie McGurk - caught in his daily ritual of turning perfectly good ingredients into his conception of food. Just kidding Ernie. No one got thin on his watch!
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MM1 RJ Cota - first crew member of SSN 661.
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NOT Tommy Cox - sorry Tommy, it's Howard Jones. Howard was the best picker on the boat.
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CWO Hobbs - as AWeps explaining the torpedo firing sequence to a visitor. As an MM1, Hurschel Hobbs was one of my instructors at S1C. Among the large crowd of standup guys I had the privilege to serve with, Hurschel Hobbs was in the top two.
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Sail Plane - removing safety stanchions.
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Ships party - crew members dancing with women in stead of each other. Strange concept, eh wot? (I wanted to caption this "any submarine sailor who can't tap dance..." well, you know the rest).
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Iceberg - just about the only periscope shot I walked off the boat with.
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TJ Whalen - at #2 o2 Generator. TJ and all his A gang brethren were the best generator operators I ran into in nine years of service.
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Line handlers - looks Like Jimmy Grilli on the left, getting ready to drop the capstan.
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LT. Gene Burnham - explains the concept of buoyancy to a visitor.
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EM1 John Bufis - at the ECP.
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Cake - one of the many, many cakes the cooks built for every occasion.
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Casino Night - the rec. fund made a TON of money.
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Pinochle - was a popular pastime.
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Favorite Duty - Captain Mack awarding dolphins to newly qualified crew members.
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Wives - hey, how did all these sewer pipe sailors end up with such good looking wives?
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Underway - NNS&DD Co. Photo from initial sea trials.
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Backing - from pier 22.
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Harbor Pilot - climbing to conning tower.
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