Goat Locker Plank Owner

STCM Earl Witmer USN Ret.

2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 Plank Owner

April 5, 1954 Enlisted Youngstown, Ohio

April 54- June 54 RTC Bainbridge, MD CO 75

August 54-Feb 55 Fleet Sonar A School Key West, FL

Mar 55- February 58 USS Coolbaugh DE 217 ( SOSN, SO3, SO2)

March 58 – February 59 Fleet Sonar A School BE&E instructor ( SO1)

February 59 – January 61 Fleet Sonar B School E&E instructor

January 61 – July 61 Mk 111 School (Initiated SOCA 16 May 1961)

July 61 - March 62 USS Noa DD 841

March 62 – January 64 Plank Owner on USS Barney DDG 6

January 64 –September 64 Fleet Sonar B School Course 570 B1

(Rating changed from SO to ST Now STC)

September 64 – February 66 USS Sampson DDG 10 (STCS 16 Nov 1965)

Mar 66 – March 69 Naval Weapons Service Office (MOTU) Philadelphia, Pa

Mar 69 – August 71 USS Albany CG 10 (STCM May 1, 1970)

August 71 – January 72 Course Supervisor BE&E for Surface Sonar Technicians

January 72 – August 72 Course Supervisor BE&E for Subs & Surface Class “A”

August 72 - January 75 Instructor Advanced ASW Systems Technology course.

Students received an AS degree in Sonar Technology From Florida Keys Community College.

Retired 31 January 1975.