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Gallery 4 - Cheeses

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Contributed by Ray Cheesboro:


Control Room diving planes stations, port side. The sailor on the left was an engineman buddy I used to go on the beach with, Richard "Dick" Lawson. On the bow planes in the foreground is Harry Warren EM2SS.Control Room diving planes stations, port side. The sailor on the left was an engineman buddy I used to go on the beach with, Richard "Dick" Lawson. On the bow planes in the foreground is Harry Warren EM2SS.

Ray Cheeseborough, TM3SS takes a turn at the bow planes control wheel.Ray Cheeseborough, TM3SS takes a turn at the bow planes control wheel.


Approaching the pier at New LondonApproaching the pier at New London

Pulling in to New LondonPulling in to New London

Moderate seas and the design of a submarine’s hull make retrieving our own practice torpedoes difficult and dangerous so we had to have help with this one.Moderate seas and the design of a submarine’s hull make retrieving our own practice torpedoes difficult and dangerous so we had to have help with this one.


Preparing to download a torpedo dockside in New LondonPreparing to download a torpedo dockside in New London

Forward torpedo room, Bob Cloupe (EM3SS), and John Fordyce on the right (1961-1963 period)Forward torpedo room, Bob Cloupe (EM3SS), and John Fordyce on the right (1961-1963 period)

John Fordyce in the upper left, I think, and Jack Roan on the far right is Topside Watch on this chilly day in NL. Kneeling is Ray Cheeseborough with Barry Vines behind him in the jacket. The Chief is "Robbie" Roberts, Squadron Chief TM who later became SubLant Chief TM in the ’70s.John Fordyce in the upper left, I think, and Jack Roan on the far right is Topside Watch on this chilly day in NL. Kneeling is Ray Cheeseborough with Barry Vines behind him in the jacket. The Chief is "Robbie" Roberts, Squadron Chief TM who later became SubLant Chief TM in the ’70s.


Engineering Officer Lt. Andrew is OOD today at seaEngineering Officer Lt. Andrew is OOD today at sea

 Tying up at New London across from USS SEA ROBIN Tying up at New London across from USS SEA ROBIN

After torpedo room? (Looks like the stern planes motor in the upper right.)After torpedo room? (Looks like the stern planes motor in the upper right.)



Photos below are of Cheeses 2nd boat, the USS QUEENFISH SSN-651,
a nuclear powered attack submarine of the 1960s.
Shown here as a courtesy to Ray for giving us the CUBERA photos.





 

Last modified: 23Sep2019