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Class USN-18, October 1941. Front row, l-r: T.A. Comeau, Clayton A. Craig, J.V. Hayward, Eldon C. Jenter.

Back row, l-r: Class Instructor H.R. Ziebell, T. Lariscy, Thomas M. Ryan, A. Weigel, Class Manager F.A. Kummer

Class USN-19, November 1941. Seated, l-r: N.A. Hall, R.A. Lane, George E. Miles, Joesph V. Nemec. Standing, l-r: Class Manager F.A. Kummer, Class Instructor Norm Goetch.

Officers of Class USN-20, l-r: Ens. A.B. Chace, Ens. John J. Kempner, Ens. Charles A. Mills, Ens. Phillip A Potter, Ens. William B. Quinby, Ens. W. F. Shaw.

Classes USN-22 and USN-23, February-March 1942. These two classes were the first of non-rated men. The members of Class 22, twelve in all, were aviation machinist's mate strikers, all Seaman 2/c volunteers from NAS Jacksonville. The five men of Class 23 (Bailey, Butler, Johnson, Marsh, and Theis) were fleet sailors, two being rated while the remaining three were firemen.

Front row, l-r: R.F. Gustafson, A.J. Hammer, J.W. Hardman, W.L. Hewitt, M.D. Kerney, Gerald R. Tigner, Arthur S. Trombley, A.R. Warner.

Back row, l-r: Richard H. Welch, C.G. Wilford, E.F. Wilkenson, Vivian F. Wiltgen, G.R. Bailey, L.J. Butler, C.G. Johnson, Robert E. Marsh, W. A. Theis. (Photo from Richard H. Welch via PT Boats, Inc.)

Class USN-26, April-May 1942. Front row, l-r: W.E. Bunzel, I.E. Coufal, R.J. Eicher, E.H. Emery, G.E. Ferguson.

Center row, l-r: R.A. Harrison, G.C. Howell, C.W. Jump, W.M. LaPoe, W.C. Saigger, E.M. Schneidewind.

Back row, l-r: P.C. Shadford, Leonard Sileo, A.W. Smith, C.A. Van Vliet, J.D. Yuhase.

Class USN-29, June-July 1942. Front row, l-r: Richard C. Alberger, J.W. Bell, D. L. Bergner, H.C. Bradford, J.L. Burns, R.J. Daniels, H.H. Goebert, R.D. Hamel, R.D. Johnson.

Center row, l-r: F.D. McMurry, F.S. Morris, W.C. Morris, C. Moses, K.A. Myers, D.R. Pederson, J.D. Porter, S.F. Portues, J.F. Potts, D.L. Rodenburg, P.A. Rush.

Back row, l-r: M.A. Sandvig, H.L. Schieder, Ralph P. Sharrock, William F. Shugart, H. Skelly, M.L. Smith, W.L. Smith, F.T. Soleau, W. Steadman, A.J. Urban, W. Zawacki, Class Instructor H.R. Ziebell, Class Manager F.A. Kummer.









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