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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 Company 160

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

1947 Company 161

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

1947 Company 162

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

1947 Company 163

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

1947 Company 164

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

1947 Company 165

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

1947 Company 166

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

1947 Company 167

  • 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 Company 9

  • 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 Company 10

  • 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 Company 11

  • 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 Company 12

  • 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 Company 13

  • 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 Company 14

  • 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 Company 15

  • 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 Company 16

  • 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 Company 110

  • 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 Company 260

  • 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 Company 343

  • 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 Company 402

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

1948 Company 453

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

1949

Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1949 Company 159

1949 Company 159

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

1949 Company 160

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

1949 Company 205

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

1949 Company 206

  • 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 Company 261

  • 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 Company 067

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

1950 Company 068

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

1950 Company 111

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

1950 Company 112

  • Company Commander: L. P. Gillman, GMC
  • Men Graduated: 53
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported

1951

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

1951 Company 67

  • 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 Company 68

  • 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 Company 79

  • 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 Company 80

  • 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 Company 269

  • Company Commander: V. P. Wilde, ENGC
  • Men Graduated: 79
  • Graduation Date: Not Reported
  • Extras: 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 Company 270

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

1951 Company 285

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

1951 Company 286

  • 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 Company 355

  • 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 Company 356

  • 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 Company 622

  • 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 Company 877

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

1951 Company 980

  • 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 Company 244

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

1952 Company 339

  • 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 Company 352

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

1953

USNTC Great Lakes Keel Yearbook 1953 Co 39

1953 Company 39

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

1954

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

1954 Company 230

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

1955

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

1955 Company 100

  • 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 Company 260

  • 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 Company 275

  • Company Commander: R. J. Fluker, QM1
  • Men Graduated: 57
  • Graduation Date: 15 August 1955
  • Extras: Graduation Review Program, Flag Competition Program Flyer

1956

Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1956 Company 110

1956 Company 110

  • Company Commander: E. J. Waters, QM1
  • Men Graduated: 58
  • Graduation Date: 16 April 1956
Image Not Available

1956 Company 432

  • 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 Company 571

  • 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 Company 33

  • 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 Company 46

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

1957 Company 56

  • 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 Company 135

  • 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 Company 331

  • Company Commander: J. E. Ouellette, BM1
  • Men Graduated: 85
  • Graduation Date: 20 September 1958
Image Not Available

1958 Company 353

  • 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 Company 411

  • 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 Company 82

  • Company Commander: E. E. Chay, BM1
  • Men Graduated: 60
  • Graduation Date: 11 April 1959
  • Extras: 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 Company 178

  • 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 Company 357

  • 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 Company 384

  • 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 Company 400

  • 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 Company 464

  • 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 Company 611

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

1961

USNTC Great Lakes Keel Yearbook 1961 Co 69

1961 Company 69

  • 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 Company 493

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

1961 Company 558

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

1961 Company 614

  • 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 Drill Company 5920

  • 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 Drill Company 5921

  • 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 Drill Company 5922

  • 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 Drill Company 5923

  • 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 Company 57

  • 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 Company 254

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

1962 Company 486

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

1963

1963 Company 065 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1963 Company 65

  • Company Commander: H. A. Gildner, SF1
  • Men Graduated: 77
  • Graduation Date: 1 May 1963
  • Extras: 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 Company 287

  • 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 Company 410

  • 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 Drill Company 5909

  • 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 Drill Company 5910

  • 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 Company 4

  • 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 Company 15

  • 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 Company 80

  • Company Commander: L. Krupinski, GMG
  • Men Graduated: 71
  • Graduation Date: 30 April 1964
USNTC - Great Lakes - The Keel - Company 210 Yearbook 1964

1964 Company 210

  • 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 Company 402

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

1965

1965 Company 231 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1965 Company 231

  • 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 Company 356

  • 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 Company 410

  • 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 Company 453

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

1966

1966 Company 573 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1966 Company 573

  • Company Commander: G. G. Wentz, BT1
  • Men Graduated: 76
  • Graduation Date: 8 December 1966

1967

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

1967 Company 78

  • 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 Company 229

  • Company Commander: E. J. Chambless, SMC
  • Men Graduated: 84
  • Graduation Date: 3 August 1967
  • Extras: 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 Company 239

  • 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 Company 380

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

1967 Company 640

  • 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 Drill Company 5964

  • 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 Company 178

  • 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 Company 208

  • 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 Company 244

  • 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 Company 336

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

1968 Company 443

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

1968 Company 575

  • 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 Company 713

  • Company Commander: K. Toler, BU1
  • Men Graduated: 74
  • Graduation Date: 23 January 1969

1969

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

1969 Company 694

  • 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 Drill Company 5946

  • 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 Company 112

  • 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 Company 283

  • Company Commander: BM1 R. L. Swaney USN
  • Men Graduated: 79
  • Graduation Date: 29 October 1971

1972

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

1972 Company 313

  • 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 Company 575

  • 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 Company 046

  • 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 Company 066

  • 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 Company 115

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

1973 Company 192

  • 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 Company 225

  • 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 Company 248

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

1973 Company 280

  • Company Commander: ADR1 R. J. McAuly USN
  • Men Graduated: 73
  • Graduation Date: 28 September 1973
  • Extras: 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 Company 284

  • 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 Company 313

  • Company Commander: CS1 F. C. Sterling USN
  • Men Graduated: 58
  • Graduation Date: 19 October 1973
  • Extras: 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 Company 329

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

1974

Navy Boot Camp Book 1974 Company 264 The Keel

1974 Company 264

  • Company Commander: EO1 B. F. Hamman USN
  • Men Graduated: 71
  • Graduation Date: 25 October 1974
  • Extras: 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 Company 261

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

1997

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

1997 Division 509

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

2000

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

2000 Division 522

  • 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
  • Extras: 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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