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George Elmer Smith, Jr.

George Elmer Smith, Jr.

 

Rank/Rate Chief Electronics Technician
Birth Date April 1, 1931
From Paterson, New Jersey
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Submarine USS Scorpion (SSN-589)
Loss Date May 22, 1968
Location Approximately 400 miles southwest of the Azores
Circumstances There is still no incontrovertible proof of the exact cause
or causes of Scorpion's loss.
Remarks George was also entitled to wear:
The Good Conduct Medal with 3 bronze stars,
The American Defense Medal,
The National Defense Service Medal with bronze star, and
The Navy Occupation Medal (Europe)

Information courtesy of Nicole DeLucci, daughter.

 

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