Status Report August 28th

Posted on Thursday 28 August 2008

Bruce mbabele@999info.net

Articles: There is a very interesting article about the Grunion and Schumann which has been posted to http://www.999info.net/Tomahawk.pdf. It is worth reading.

Memorial: A number of activities have been moved to the Hospitality Room Friday night. There will be a several displays, videos about the Grunion project and a chance to meet (SKYPE) Yutaka and family. This is also the place for registration where you pick up name tags and a Souvenir Booklet.


1 Comment for 'Status Report August 28th'

  1.  
    nancy bonar
    September 1, 2008 | 9:40 pm
     

    I was recently honored to be elected a member of COD Base and hope to be at the base on the October Saturday for USS Grunion memorial in Cleveland. (late brother was sub CO; Tomahawk program manager)

    Noticed something when purusing the Grunion search web site a page for media coverage. Am sure with the wide coverage of the finding of the boat, selective stories were chosen for the web site. That said — One of the five Ohio submariners lost with Grunion crew was Paul Patrick Sullivan, Akron, OH. The Akron Beacon Journal’s Jim Carney, military writer, has written two stories regarding Grunion.

    The first story was that of Sullivan and the boat, interviews including one with Sullivan’s brother. The second was about finding the Grunion, with a link to the Sullivans..

    Both stories are archived (have to pay to get full stories), but am sure Jim Carney would e-mail them to you. Tell him I was in contact with you. (I’m a former Beacon Journal colleague of Jim) Phone: 330-996-3000

    (1) Story, 2008SUN STILL SHINES ON BROTHER’S MEMORY Saturday, Oct 21, 2006 It was Paul Sullivan’s favorite song, and it became Stanley Sullivan’s favorite song, too. Stanley Sullivan had polio as a child and was 12 years younger than his brother. Often, Paul would put him into a wagon and pull him up Neptune A…

    (2) Story — sub found, 2006

    MYSTERY OF A MISSING SUB Tuesday, Sep 5, 2006Sullivan joined the Navy after graduating from Garfield High School in 1933. In 1940, he married Norma Wolff, who grew up next door to him on Neptune Avenue in Firestone Park. He became a pharmacist’s mate 1st class. On July 31, 1942, his …

    Nancy Bonar, Medina, OH

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