Captain Seedlock comments on his background in Ohio and his education at the U.S. Naval Academy prior to assignment to the USS SHAW during the spring of 1941. He describes duty aboard the SHAW prior to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, details of the attack as he observed them, and the situation aboard the SHAW during and after its explosion. Other commentary pertains to his subsequent work in submarine design, particularly that of torpedo, and missile systems development.
Gift of Walter Seedlock
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