Master Chief Electrician Mate Samuel Dawson Mitchell died on 4 February 2014 in
Wenatchee, Washington. He was born in 1930 in Carnegie, Oklahoma.
Mitchell enlisted in the US Navy in 1948 and served on the USS Tiru SS416 from
April 1952 until August 1953 as an EN3, qualifying in 1953. He also served on
the Destroyer Brush and the submarines Rock, Dentuda, and Volador (Chief of
While aboard Tiru, he conducted special operations in support of the Korean