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Charles Thomas Hamilton Collection

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Charles Thomas Hamilton Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Charles Thomas Hamilton
State of Birth:
PA
Home State:
NJ
Gender:
Male
Race:
White

War or Conflict:
Cold War
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1948-?
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
Navy
Unit of Service:
USS Cabot (CVL 28); USS Tarawa (CV 40); USS Randolph (CV 15)
Location of Service:
Europe; Naval Training Center (NTC), Bainbridge, Maryland; Pensacola, Florida; Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Pennsylvania; Quonset Point, Rhode Island; Norfolk, Virginia; Mayport, Florida;
Battles/Campaigns:
Cuban Missile Crisis
Highest Rank:
Boiler Technician First Class
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
Veteran served as an instructor, engine officer, and docking officer.

War or Conflict:
Korean War, 1950-1953
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
?-1968
Entrance into Service:
Commissioned
Branch of Service:
Navy
Unit of Service:
USS Saratoga (CV 60)
Location of Service:
Korea; Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, Pennsylvania; China
Highest Rank:
Lieutenant Junior Grade, Limited Duty Officer
Prisoner of War:
No

Collection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: DVD [1 item] --Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] --Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Interviewer:
Thomas Banit
Contributor:
Frank Lautenberg
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
U.S. Senate/Frank Lautenberg
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/83555
Subjects:
Hamilton, Charles Thomas
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Personal Narratives
United States. Navy.
Cite as:
Charles Thomas Hamilton Collection
(AFC/2001/001/83555), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   7/3/2012

 

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