Carl T. Schlmelzer

Chief Electrician Mate Carl T. Schlmelzer, USN (ret), 72, died on 19 July 1983. He was born 2 February 1911.

Chief Schlmelzer served aboard the USS Tiru (SS416) as COB and Chief Electrician from 22 August 1949 to 3 December 1949. He also served on many other submarines including  the USS Spadefish (SS411), USS Sturgeon (SS187), and  the USS Parche (SS384). He  retired from the US Navy on 2 December 1949 (see February 1950 All Hands news article below).


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