USS Darter and USS Los Angeles Reunions

USS Darter (SS-576) hosted their boat reunion at the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum for the third year in a row.  The reunion had 55 crew members and wives in attendance.  USS Los Angeles (SSN-688) had 35 crew members and family members in attendance for their first boat reunion at the museum. The Darter Reunion donated a bell and bell Read More

Thunderbolt Patch

During the USS Razorback Reunion last month, Wayne Hilderbrand, told the staff of his design of the Thunderbolt Patch.  Hilderbrand served aboard USS Razorback (SS 394) from May 1962 to July 1964 as the Communication and Sonar Officer. In 1963, the Navy asked for each submarine to turn in submissions for new patch designs.  Razorback Read More