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USNTC - Great Lakes - The Keel

Commissioned in 1911, the United States Naval Training Center at Great Lakes, Illinois was responsible for training over 125,000 men during the First World War and over 1 million Bluejackets trained during World War II.

The Keel was published for each graduating Recruit Training Command Class and provided a record of their experience at the Training Center along with their name, portrait, Company Commanders and Commanders of the Training Center.

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USNTC Great Lakes Recruit Rosters

1947

Roster for Recruit Company 160 of 1947

1947 Great Lakes Company 160 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: D. Starling, C.B.M.
  • Men Graduated: 98
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
Roster for Recruit Company 160 of 1947

1947 Great Lakes Company 161 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: R. H. Trent
  • Men Graduated: 107
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
Roster for Recruit Company 160 of 1947

1947 Great Lakes Company 162 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: Ernest Wells, C.B.M.
  • Men Graduated: 110
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
Roster for Recruit Company 160 of 1947

1947 Great Lakes Company 163 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: N. R. West, C.G.M.
  • Men Graduated: 127
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
Roster for Recruit Company 160 of 1947

1947 Great Lakes Company 164 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: H. T. Parks
  • Men Graduated: 101
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
Roster for Recruit Company 160 of 1947

1947 Great Lakes Company 165 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: W. A. Grant, C.S.M.
  • Men Graduated: 84
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
Roster for Recruit Company 160 of 1947

1947 Great Lakes Company 166 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: E. C. Zralka, C.B.M.
  • Men Graduated: 107
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
Roster for Recruit Company 160 of 1947

1947 Great Lakes Company 167 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: Raymond Farthing, C.G.M.
  • Men Graduated: 104
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported

1948

United States Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois, 1948 Company 9 through Company 16

1948 Great Lakes Company 9 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: F. S. Wilds, CGM
  • Men Graduated: 99
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
United States Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois, 1948 Company 9 through Company 16

1948 Great Lakes Company 10 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: Robert Vidmar, CGM
  • Men Graduated: 117
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
United States Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois, 1948 Company 9 through Company 16

1948 Great Lakes Company 11 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: B. Kuczera, CBM
  • Men Graduated: 93
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
United States Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois, 1948 Company 9 through Company 16

1948 Great Lakes Company 12 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: C. D. Hay, CBM
  • Men Graduated: 100
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
United States Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois, 1948 Company 9 through Company 16

1948 Great Lakes Company 13 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: H. W. Warren, CSM
  • Men Graduated: 108
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
United States Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois, 1948 Company 9 through Company 16

1948 Great Lakes Company 14 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: W. E. Johnson, CSM
  • Men Graduated: 104
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
United States Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois, 1948 Company 9 through Company 16

1948 Great Lakes Company 15 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: S. M. Connolly, CQM
  • Men Graduated: 101
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
United States Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois, 1948 Company 9 through Company 16

1948 Great Lakes Company 16 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: P. J. Treiber, CBM
  • Men Graduated: 108
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
Front Cover, Navy Boot Camp Book 1948 Company 110 The Keel

1948 Great Lakes Company 110 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: E. C. Zralka, B.M.C.
  • Men Graduated: 99
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1948 Company 260

1948 Great Lakes Company 260 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commanders: Frank G. Hacker, GMC and Bert Joseph Bielawski, BMC
  • Men Graduated: 155
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
1948 Recruit Company 343 The Keel Graduation Yearbook

1948 Great Lakes Company 343 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: M. G. Rarrer, B.M.C.
  • Men Graduated: 130
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
United States Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois, 1948 Hall of Fame Company 402

1948 Great Lakes Company 402 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: Pruden, GMC
  • Men Graduated: 99
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
1948 Recruit Company 453, Great Lakes Naval Training Center

1948 Great Lakes Company 453 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: H. E. Myers, QMC
  • Men Graduated: 121
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported

1949

Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1949 Company 121.

1949 Great Lakes Company 121 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: R. M. Snyder, GMC
  • Men Graduated: 57
  • Graduation Date: Not Stated
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1949 Company 122.

1949 Great Lakes Company 122 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: J. V. Henault, BMC
  • Men Graduated: 58
  • Graduation Date: Not Stated
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1949 Company 159

1949 Great Lakes Company 159 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: W. Reynolds, BMC
  • Men Graduated: 59
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1949 Company 160

1949 Great Lakes Company 160 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: C. E. Crandall, QMC
  • Men Graduated: 60
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
Navy Boot Camp Yearbook 1949 Company 205

1949 Great Lakes Company 205 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: J. Ragan, QM1
  • Men Graduated: 61
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
Front Cover, Navy Boot Camp Yearbook 1949 Company 206

1949 Great Lakes Company 206 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: W. T. Penn, BMC
  • Men Graduated: 56
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
1949 Company 261 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1949 Great Lakes Company 261 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: J. E. Mitchell, BMC
  • Men Graduated: 54
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported

1950

Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1950 Company 067

1950 Great Lakes Company 067 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: M. I. Burnett, GMC
  • Men Graduated: 55
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1950 Company 068

1950 Great Lakes Company 068 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: K. R. Reinke, TMC
  • Men Graduated: 54
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
Keel Yearbook for Companies 111 and 112 -1950

1950 Great Lakes Company 111 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: L. K. Johnson, GMC
  • Men Graduated: 62
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
Keel Yearbook for Companies 111 and 112 -1950

1950 Great Lakes Company 112 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: L. P. Gillman, GMC
  • Men Graduated: 53
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1950 Company 241.

1950 Great Lakes Company 241 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: N. Bobish, GM1
  • Men Graduated: 107
  • Graduation Date: Not Stated

1951

1951 Company 067 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1951 Great Lakes Company 67 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: E. C. Redman, GMC
  • Men Graduated: 70
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
1951 Company 068 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1951 Great Lakes Company 68 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: M. E. Smith, QMC
  • Men Graduated: 78
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
1951 Company 079 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1951 Great Lakes Company 79 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: A. J. Beal, BMC
  • Men Graduated: 76
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
1951 Company 080 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1951 Great Lakes Company 80 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: F. J. Jahn, QMQC
  • Men Graduated: 75
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
Navy Boot Camp Book 1951 Company 269 The Keel Front Cover

1951 Great Lakes Company 269 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: V. P. Wilde, ENGC
  • Men Graduated: 79
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
  • Supplemental Content: Postcard - Chapel of the Holy Name, U.S. Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois postmarked 1951-05-10 (Transcribed)
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1951 Company 270

1951 Great Lakes Company 270 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: A. G. BIRGL, GMMC
  • Men Graduated: 74
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1951 Company 285

1951 Great Lakes Company 285 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: R. G. Liberty, BT1
  • Men Graduated: 72
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1951 Company 286

1951 Great Lakes Company 286 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: W. E. Sullivan, BT1
  • Men Graduated: 76
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
1951 Company 355 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1951 Great Lakes Company 355 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: R. G. Blackburn, TMTC
  • Men Graduated: 77
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
1951 Company 356 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1951 Great Lakes Company 356 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: J. J. Hrazdil, QMSC
  • Men Graduated: 76
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
Front Cover, Navy Boot Camp Book 1951 Company 622 The Keel

1951 Great Lakes Company 622 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: J. J. Hallstrom, QMC
  • Men Graduated: 68
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
  • Note: Yearbook Contributed by Palette Frazier
1951 Company 877 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1951 Great Lakes Company 877 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: A. S. Sanders, QM1
  • Men Graduated: 76
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
USNTC - Great Lakes - The Keel - Company 980 Yearbook 1951

1951 Great Lakes Company 980 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: R. W. Diffenderfer, ENC, USN
  • Men Graduated: 66
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported

1952

1952 Company 244 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1952 Great Lakes Company 244 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: B. Verboucouer, QMC, USN
  • Men Graduated: 64
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1952 Company 339

1952 Great Lakes Company 339 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: F. J. Spenko, MMC, USN
  • Men Graduated: 59
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
1952 Company 352 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1952 Great Lakes Company 352 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: F. X. Seck, QMC, USN
  • Men Graduated: 65
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
  • Supplemental Content: Graduation Review Program; Resume Of Flag Competition Program

1953

USNTC Great Lakes Keel Yearbook 1953 Co 39

1953 Great Lakes Company 39 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: L. L. Ward, GM1, USN
  • Men Graduated: 37
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
  • Supplemental Content: Great Lakes Commanders and Executive Officers

1954

Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1954 Company 230

1954 Great Lakes Company 230 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: V. W. Cox, BMI
  • Men Graduated: 72
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported

1955

USNTC - Great Lakes - The Keel - Company 100 Yearbook 1955

1955 Great Lakes Company 100 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: K. R. Cummings, CS1
  • Men Graduated: 55
  • Graduation Date: 11 April 1955
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1955 Company 260

1955 Great Lakes Company 260 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: J. P. Soltvedt, MMC
  • Men Graduated: 65
  • Graduation Date: 11 January 1955
1955 Company 275 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1955 Great Lakes Company 275 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: R. J. Fluker, QM1
  • Men Graduated: 57
  • Graduation Date: 15 August 1955
  • Supplemental Content: Graduation Review Program, Flag Competition Program Flyer
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1955 Company 617.

1955 Great Lakes Company 617 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: F. O. Thomas, BM1
  • Men Graduated: 79
  • Graduation Date: 24 January 1956

1956

Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1956 Company 042.

1956 Great Lakes Company 042 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: G. E. Barton, GM1
  • Men Graduated: 57
  • Graduation Date: 21 March 1956
  • Supplemental Content: Passing in Parade
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1956 Company 110

1956 Great Lakes Company 110 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: E. J. Waters, QM1
  • Men Graduated: 58
  • Graduation Date: 16 April 1956
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1956 Great Lakes Company 432 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: J. E. Classen
  • Men Graduated: 58
  • Graduation Date: 11 September 1956
  • Note: Roster Only, No Recruit Images.
USNTC - Great Lakes - The Keel - Company 571 Yearbook 1956

1956 Great Lakes Company 571 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: R. Chapman, BMC
  • Men Graduated: 57
  • Graduation Date: 26 November 1956

1957

Great Lakes Navy Boot Camp Yearbook 1957 Company 046 - The Keel

1957 Great Lakes Company 33 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: S. G. Wiesner, QMC
  • Men Graduated: 52
  • Graduation Date: 8 April 1957
  • Note: Yearbook contributed by Pamela McKenzie, Winona, MN
1957 Company 046 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1957 Great Lakes Company 46 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: J. W. Donnelly, GM1
  • Men Graduated: 55
  • Graduation Date: 15 April 1957
USNTC - Great Lakes - The Keel - Company 56 Yearbook 1957

1957 Great Lakes Company 56 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: P. D. Ryan, GM1
  • Men Graduated: 57
  • Graduation Date: 26 April 1957
1957 Company 135 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1957 Great Lakes Company 135 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: W. K. Miller, BT1
  • Men Graduated: 55
  • Graduation Date: 18 July 1957

1958

1958 Company 331 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1958 Great Lakes Company 331 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: J. E. Ouellette, BM1
  • Men Graduated: 85
  • Graduation Date: 20 September 1958
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1958 Great Lakes Company 353 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: A. G. Williams
  • Men Graduated: 87
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
  • Note: Roster Only, No Recruit Images
USNTC - Great Lakes - The Keel - Company 411 Yearbook 1958

1958 Great Lakes Company 411 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: E. S. Waller, QM1
  • Men Graduated: 87
  • Graduation Date: 8 November 1958

1959

USNTC - Great Lakes - The Keel - Company 82 Yearbook 1959

1959 Great Lakes Company 82 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: E. E. Chay, BM1
  • Men Graduated: 60
  • Graduation Date: 11 April 1959
  • Supplemental Content: Group Photograph Company 59-082 Recruits dated 1959-03-19; Autographs from Recruits of Company 59-082.
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1959 Company 17

1959 Great Lakes Company 178 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: S. R. Blazo, GMC
  • Men Graduated: 84
  • Graduation Date: 27 June 1959
  • Note: Yearbook from the Estate of David C. Shaw, Contributed to the GG Archives by Richard Freeze.
USNTC - Great Lakes - The Keel - Company 357 Yearbook 1959

1959 Great Lakes Company 357 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: W. A. Mazur, AO1
  • Men Graduated: 75
  • Graduation Date: 10 October 1959
1959 Company 384 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1959 Great Lakes Company 384 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: Victor D. Allen, BM1
  • Men Graduated: 79
  • Graduation Date: 24 October 1959

1960

1960 Company 400 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1960 Great Lakes Company 400 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: F. N. Burgess, ENC
  • Men Graduated: 77
  • Graduation Date: 3 November 1960
1960 Company 464 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1960 Great Lakes Company 464 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: R. J. Sulanke, FT1
  • Men Graduated: 90
  • Graduation Date: 28 November 1960
1960 Company 611 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1960 Great Lakes Company 611 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: P. A. Koopman, MMC
  • Men Graduated: 88
  • Graduation Date: 17 February 1961

1961

USNTC Great Lakes Keel Yearbook 1961 Co 69

1961 Great Lakes Company 69 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: K. H. Hull, QM1
  • Men Graduated: 66
  • Graduation Date: 20 April 1961
1961 Company 493 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1961 Great Lakes Company 493 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: R. E. Discoe, BM1
  • Men Graduated: 74
  • Graduation Date: 8 December 1961
  • Supplemental Content: Large Portrait Photo of Company Commander R E Discoe BM1
1961 Company 558 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1961 Great Lakes Company 558 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: R. R. Perry, MM1
  • Men Graduated: 85
  • Graduation Date: 29 January 1962
USNTC Keel Yearbook Company 614 1961-62

1961 Great Lakes Company 614 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: R. L. Stephens, SMCS
  • Men Graduated: 69
  • Graduation Date: 9 March 1962
1961 Drill Company 5920 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1961 Great Lakes Drill Company 5920 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: J. G. Anderson, MMC
  • Men Graduated: 15
  • Graduation Date: 12 July 1961
1961 Drill Company 5921 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1961 Great Lakes Drill Company 5921 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: J. G. Anderson, MMC
  • Men Graduated: 25
  • Graduation Date: 19 July 1961
1961 Drill Company 5922 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1961 Great Lakes Drill Company 5922 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: N. R. Walk, BM1
  • Men Graduated: 33
  • Graduation Date: 26 July 1961
1961 Drill Company 5923 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1961 Great Lakes Drill Company 5923 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: N. R. Walk, BM1
  • Men Graduated: 17
  • Graduation Date: 2 August 1961

1962

1962 Company 57 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1962 Great Lakes Company 57 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: G. F. Gillespie, QM1
  • Men Graduated: 76
  • Graduation Date: 18 April 1962
  • Note: Images Contributed by Lisa M. Paulin
1962 Company 254 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1962 Great Lakes Company 254 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: W. E. Fitzsimmons, BRC
  • Men Graduated: 76
  • Graduation Date: 7 September 1962
  • Supplemental Content: Recruit Honors, Flags Won
1962 Company 486 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1962 Great Lakes Company 486 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: W. O. Craft, BMC
  • Men Graduated: 70
  • Graduation Date: 23 January 1963

1963

Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1963 Company 014.

1963 Great Lakes Company 014 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: C. E. Bussey, SHC
  • Men Graduated: 63
  • Graduation Date: 25 March 1963
  • Supplemental Content: Photos: Leon Joseph John Shells, Honorman; Passing in Review.
1963 Company 065 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1963 Great Lakes Company 65 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: H. A. Gildner, SF1
  • Men Graduated: 77
  • Graduation Date: 1 May 1963
  • Supplemental Content: Honorman, James Munson Bryant and Comany 63-065 in Passing in Review
1963 Company 287 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1963 Great Lakes Company 287 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: W. J. Miller, SF1
  • Men Graduated: 84
  • Graduation Date: 25 September 1963
1963 Company 410 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1963 Great Lakes Company 410 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: W. E. Richter, TM1
  • Men Graduated: 78
  • Graduation Date: 18 November 1963
1963 Company 5909 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1963 Great Lakes Drill Company 5909 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: R. E. Martin, EN1
  • Men Graduated: 33
  • Graduation Date: 14 May 1963
1963 Company 5910 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1963 Great Lakes Drill Company 5910 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: R. E. Parker, CS1
  • Men Graduated: 32
  • Graduation Date: 21 May 1963

1964

USNTC - Great Lakes - The Keel - Company 4 Yearbook 1964

1964 Great Lakes Company 4 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: A. A. Ricks, SM1
  • Men Graduated: 71
  • Graduation Date: 17 March 1964
1964 Company 015 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1964 Great Lakes Company 15 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: J. K. Christian, MM1
  • Men Graduated: 79
  • Graduation Date: 25 March 1964
  • Note: Yearbook Contributed by Pat Dennehey
USNTC - Great Lakes - The Keel - Company 80 Yearbook 1964

1964 Great Lakes Company 80 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: L. Krupinski, GMG
  • Men Graduated: 71
  • Graduation Date: 30 April 1964
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1964 Company 109.

1964 Great Lakes Company 109 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: A. Hickey, BM1
  • Men Graduated: 82
  • Graduation Date: 6 May 1964
  • Supplemental Content: Photos: Honorman Quinton Thomas Gregory, Jr. and Passing in Parade
USNTC - Great Lakes - The Keel - Company 210 Yearbook 1964

1964 Great Lakes Company 210 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: D. W. Irwin, SF1
  • Men Graduated: 83
  • Graduation Date: 27 July 1964
1964 Company 402 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1964 Great Lakes Company 402 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: W. R. Mathers, ABE1
  • Men Graduated: 74
  • Graduation Date: 29 October 1964

1965

Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1965 Company 124.

1965 Great Lakes Company 124 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: P. W. Bennett, ABH1
  • Men Graduated: 83
  • Graduation Date: 16 June 1965
  • Supplemental Content: Flags Won by Company 124; Photos: Gerard M. Hoare, Honorman, and Passing in Review.
1965 Company 231 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1965 Great Lakes Company 231 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: E. B. Morey, MMC
  • Men Graduated: 82
  • Graduation Date: 23 August 1965
1965 Company 356 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1965 Great Lakes Company 356 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: S. L. Darr, RD1
  • Men Graduated: 80
  • Graduation Date: 8 October 1965
  • Note: Yearbook Images Courtesy of Brian Wilson
USNTC - Great Lakes - The Keel - Company 410 Yearbook 1965

1965 Great Lakes Company 410 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: P. H. Shipley, BMC
  • Men Graduated: 85
  • Graduation Date: 14 October 1965
1965 Company 453 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1965 Great Lakes Company 453 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: N. A. Dixson, CTMC
  • Men Graduated: 95
  • Graduation Date: 22 October 1965

1966

Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1966 Company 257.

1966 Great Lakes Company 257 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: F. Pisana, SM1
  • Men Graduated: 78
  • Graduation Date: 27 June 1966
  • Supplemental Content: Photos: Valentine Malafeew - American Spirit Honor Medal Winner; Donald Bruce Crawford - Honorman; and, Passing in Review.
1966 Company 573 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1966 Great Lakes Company 573 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: G. G. Wentz, BT1
  • Men Graduated: 76
  • Graduation Date: 8 December 1966
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1966 Company 658.

1966 Great Lakes Company 658 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: B. H. Barnes, GMGC
  • Men Graduated: 77
  • Graduation Date: 3 February 1967
  • Supplemental Content: Photograph - Honorman, Robert A. Vedder

1967

1967 Company 078 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1967 Great Lakes Company 78 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: G. E. Fraser, SFC
  • Men Graduated: 82
  • Graduation Date: 24 April 1967
1967 Company 229 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1967 Great Lakes Company 229 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: E. J. Chambless, SMC
  • Men Graduated: 84
  • Graduation Date: 3 August 1967
  • Supplemental Content: Recruit Honors, Flags Won, Passing in Review; Recruit Graduation Ceremony; Formation of the Living Flag; 1967 American Living Flag Certificate; Chicago Cub Banner Being Displayed by Company 67-229 Recruits; Chicago Cubs Hall of Fame and Company 67-229 Recruits
1967 Company 239 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1967 Great Lakes Company 239 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: J. W. Krouse, MR1
  • Men Graduated: 73
  • Graduation Date: 11 August 1967
1967 Company 380 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1967 Great Lakes Company 380 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: A. S. Lampp, BMC
  • Men Graduated: 84
  • Graduation Date: 23 October 1967
  • Supplemental Content: Company 67-380 Honor Recruits, Flags Won, Passing in Review
1967 Company 640 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1967 Great Lakes Company 640 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: R. L. Rudeski, SF1
  • Men Graduated: 81
  • Graduation Date: 28 February 1968
1967 Company 5964 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1967 Great Lakes Drill Company 5964 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: R J. D. Hewgley, ADJ1
  • Men Graduated: 42
  • Graduation Date: 30 January 1968

1968

1968 Company 178 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1968 Great Lakes Company 178 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: J. T. Puckett, ENC
  • Men Graduated: 85
  • Graduation Date: 3 June 1968
1968 Company 208 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1968 Great Lakes Company 208 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: P. K. Paquette, MM1
  • Men Graduated: 77
  • Graduation Date: 21 June 1968
1968 Company 244 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1968 Great Lakes Company 244 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: R. J. D. Boley, GMGC
  • Men Graduated: 77
  • Graduation Date: 10 July 1968
USNTC - Great Lakes - The Keel - Company 336 Yearbook 1968

1968 Great Lakes Company 336 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: J. W. Wade, CS1
  • Men Graduated: 84
  • Graduation Date: 13 August 1968
USNTC - Great Lakes - The Keel - Company 443 Yearbook 1968

1968 Great Lakes Company 443 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: J. H. Kolenda
  • Men Graduated: 77
  • Graduation Date: 30 September 1968
Roster Only - Images Not Available

1968 Great Lakes Company 575 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: Dale P. Helmer
  • Men Graduated: 80
  • Graduation Date: 20 November 1968
  • Note: Roster Only, No Recruit Images
USNTC - Great Lakes - The Keel - Company 713 Yearbook 1968

1968 Great Lakes Company 713 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: K. Toler, BU1
  • Men Graduated: 74
  • Graduation Date: 23 January 1969
1968 Great Lakes Company 5962 Navy Boot Camp Book

1968 Great Lakes Company 5962 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: S. Hirshberg
  • Men Graduated: 48
  • Graduation Date: 17 December 1968
  • Note: Roster Only. Photographs Not Available.

1969

USNTC - Great Lakes - The Keel - Company 694 Yearbook 1969

1969 Great Lakes Company 694 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: J. Waltrip, UT1
  • Men Graduated: 66
  • Graduation Date: 12 February 1970
  • Note: Some Differences Between Yearbook and Graduation Ceremony Program Explained by Al Erickson (69-669)
USNTC - Great Lakes - The Keel - Company 5946 Yearbook 1969

1969 Great Lakes Drill Company 5946 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: F. G. Davis, ENC
  • Men Graduated: 80
  • Graduation Date: 24 September 1969

1970

1970 Company 112 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1970 Great Lakes Company 112 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: G. L. Pitts, BM1
  • Men Graduated: 75
  • Graduation Date: 20 May 1970
  • Note: Images Contributed by Allen Kroczaleski, November 2010

1971

1971 Company 283 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1971 Great Lakes Company 283 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: BM1 R. L. Swaney USN
  • Men Graduated: 79
  • Graduation Date: 29 October 1971
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1971 Company 905.

1971 Great Lakes Company 905 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: MMC D. L. Peterson USN
  • Men Graduated: 70
  • Graduation Date: 9 April 1971
  • Supplemental Content: Photos: Graduation and Flags Won By Company

1972

1972 Company 313 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1972 Great Lakes Company 313 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: EN1 M. W. Miller USN
  • Men Graduated: 70
  • Graduation Date: 22 September 1972
1972 Company 575 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1972 Great Lakes Company 575 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: TM1 L. E. Roberson USN
  • Men Graduated: 82
  • Graduation Date: 9 February 1973

1973

Front Cover, Navy Boot Camp Book 1973 Company 046 The Keel

1973 Great Lakes Company 046 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: AMCS J. C. Hopper USN
  • Men Graduated: 48
  • Graduation Date: 23 March 1973
  • Note: Yearbook Images Courtesy of Wally Jarratt
Front Cover, Navy Boot Camp Book 1973 Company 066 The Keel

1973 Great Lakes Company 066 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: SMC J. G. Pectol USN
  • Men Graduated: 64
  • Graduation Date: 6 April 1973
  • Note: Yearbook Images Courtesy of Wally Jarratt
Front Cover, Navy Boot Camp Book 1973 Company 115 The Keel

1973 Great Lakes Company 115 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: ABH1 J. L. Hendrix USN
  • Men Graduated: 47
  • Graduation Date: 19 May 1973
  • Supplemental Content: Graduation - Passing in Review
  • Note: Yearbook Images Courtesy of Wally Jarratt
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1973 Company 192

1973 Great Lakes Company 192 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: EN1 D. W. Arlinder USN
  • Men Graduated: 47
  • Graduation Date: 2 August 1973
  • Note: Yearbook Images and Roster contributed by Wally Jarratt.
1973 Company 225 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1973 Great Lakes Company 225 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: QM1 G. L. Stone USN
  • Men Graduated: 72
  • Graduation Date: 17 August 1973
Front Cover, Navy Boot Camp Book 1973 Company 248 The Keel

1973 Great Lakes Company 248 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: ABEC E. L. Maguire USN
  • Men Graduated: 70
  • Graduation Date: 7 September 1973
  • Supplemental Content: Graduation - Passing in Review
  • Note: Yearbook Images Courtesy of Wally
Front Cover, Navy Boot Camp Book 1973 Company 280 The Keel

1973 Great Lakes Company 280 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: ADR1 R. J. McAuly USN
  • Men Graduated: 73
  • Graduation Date: 28 September 1973
  • Supplemental Content: Recruit Yearbook Credits, Graduation - Passing in Review
  • Note: Yearbook Images Courtesy of Wally Jarratt
1973 Company 284 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1973 Great Lakes Company 284 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: OS1 B. P. Butz USN
  • Men Graduated: 66
  • Graduation Date: 5 October 1973
Front Cover, Navy Boot Camp Book 1973 Company 313 The Keel

1973 Great Lakes Company 313 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: CS1 F. C. Sterling USN
  • Men Graduated: 58
  • Graduation Date: 19 October 1973
  • Supplemental Content: Recruit Yearbook Credits, Graduation - Passing in Review
  • Note: Yearbook Images Courtesy of Wally Jarratt
Front Cover, Navy Boot Camp Book 1973 Company 329 The Keel

1973 Great Lakes Company 329 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: MR1 R. L. Taylor USN
  • Men Graduated: 65
  • Graduation Date: 26 October 1973
  • Supplemental Content: Graduation - Passing In Review
  • Note: Yearbook Images Courtesy of Wally Jarratt

1974

Navy Boot Camp Book 1974 Company 264 The Keel

1974 Great Lakes Company 264 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: EO1 B. F. Hamman USN
  • Men Graduated: 71
  • Graduation Date: 25 October 1974
  • Supplemental Content: Recruit Graduation Passing in Review
  • Note: Yearbook Images Courtesy of Wally Jarratt

1977

1977 Company 261 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1977 Great Lakes Company 261 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: EMC L. L. Green USN
  • Men Graduated: 74
  • Graduation Date: 21 October 1977
  • Supplemental Content: Recruit Graduation Review Program, Company 77-261 Company History

1986

Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1986 Company 141.

1986 Great Lakes Company 141 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commanders: EMC B. L. Aguado and EM1 J. T. Frilles
  • Men Graduated: 62
  • Graduation Date: 20 June 1986
  • Supplemental Content: Photographs of Company Leading Petty Officers; Company Commanders (with statement); Recruit Training Command Officers; Recruit Graduation Review Program; Reviewing Officials, Award Winner; and Passing in Review.

 

1997

1997 Division 509 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1997 Great Lakes Division 509 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Division Commanders: GSEC(SW) E. L. Newton and Amez C. P. Feldman
  • Men Graduated: 74
  • Graduation Date: 21 November 1997
  • Supplemental Content: Recruit Graduation Review Program

2000

2000 Division 522 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

2000 Great Lakes Division 522 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Division Commanders: YNC (AW) S. E. Merino, FC1 (SW) P. A. Norwood and OS2 A. B. Anderson
  • Recruits Graduated: 70
  • Graduation Date: 17 November 2000
  • Supplemental Content: Recruit Graduation Review Program

 

The Company Commanders

Company Commanders were typically USN Petty Officers, First Class with one of the following designations (specialty). The number following their designated specialty was the class (C = Chief, 1 = First, 2 = Second, 3 = Third).

  • Electronics Technician (ET)
  • Fire Control Technician (FC)
  • Gunners Mate (GM)
  • Interior Communications Technician (IC)
  • Boatswain's Mate (BM)
  • Hospital Corpsman (HM)
  • Electrician's Mate (EM)
  • Culinary Specialist (CS)

Main Entrace to the United States Naval Training Center at Great Lakes circa 1948

Main Entrance to the United States Naval Training Center at Great Lakes circa 1948

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