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Pervis Robison, Jr. 

Pervis Robison, Jr.

 

Rank/Rate Seaman
Birth Date December 15, 1941
From Nutley, New Jersey
Decorations  
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 The town of Nutley, New Jersey, erected a monument to Pervis near City Hall  which is decorated each Memorial Day by local veteran organizations.  The  township also held a memorial service on the 40th Anniversary of the loss of       USS Thresher.

Pervis Robison Plaque

          Photos and information courtesy of John T. Barry of Nutley, New Jersey.

 

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