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Andrew Joseph Gallant, Jr.

Joseph Andrew Gallant, Jr.

 

Rank/Rate Chief Hospitalman
Birth Date June 24, 1927
From Bradley, Maine
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Submarine USS Thresher (SSN-593)
Loss Date April 10, 1963
Location Approximately 300 miles off the coast of New England
Circumstances Most likely cause of the sinking was a failure in either
a pipe, a pipe valve, or a hull weld, causing flooding
near the engine room
Remarks Many sources reverse his first and middle names.

Information courtesy of Donna Gibbs. 

 

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