Charles P. Trumbull Oral History Interview

February 5, 1994
Oral History #OH0143
Trumbull, Charles P. (Charles Pendleton), 1918-; Williams, Gene
Physical description
0.005 Cubic Feet, 1 audiotape, 1 hour, 21 pages
Preferred Citation
Charles P. Trumbull Oral History Interview (#OH0143), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Scope and arrangement

Commander Trumbull, a Connecticut native, recounts his experiences during World War II aboard the USS LOUISVILLE, USS GROWLER, and the USS CABEZON; his postwar duties on the USS TUSK and USS CHIVO; his assignment to Naval Intelligence School, deployment to the Panama Canal Zone, and years spent as U.S. Naval Attaché at Hong Kong; and his years as executive officer of the Naval station at Bermuda. A major portion of the interview concerns Commander Trumbull's post-naval career with low-frequency sound studies, the establishment of hydrophonic stations in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, and related oceanographic endeavors..

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Gift of Charles P. Trumbull

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Key terms
Personal Names
Trumbull, Charles P. (Charles Pendleton), 1918-
Family Names
Trumbull family
Corporate Names
Columbia University
United States. Navy--Officers--Interviews
United States. Navy--Submarine forces
Military attachés--China--Hong Kong
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Ocean