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Navy Boot Camp Great Lakes The Keel Yearbooks 1955-1960

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 & Photos 1955-1960

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 182.

1955 Great Lakes Company 182 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: R. J. Kellum, GM1
  • Men Graduated: 60
  • Graduation Date: 3 June 1955
  • Supplemental Content: N/A
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 455.

1955 Great Lakes Company 455 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: O. L. Rawls, CS1
  • Men Graduated: 59
  • Graduation Date: 26 October 1955
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1955 Company 535.

1955 Great Lakes Company 535 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: W. K. Evans, CSC
  • Men Graduated: 57
  • Graduation Date: 1 December 1955
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
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1958 Company 502.

1958 Great Lakes Company 502 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: F. E. Heald, SH1
  • Men Graduated: 61
  • Graduation Date: 31 January 1959
  • Supplemental Content: Photographs of Honorman, Passing in Review.

 

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
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1960 Company 528.

1960 Great Lakes Company 528 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: J. E. Gravelle, SHC
  • Men Graduated: 80
  • Graduation Date: 22 December 1960
  • Supplemental Content: Honorman, Passing in Review
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1960 Company 569.

1960 Great Lakes Company 569 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: G. E. Duckworth, DC1
  • Men Graduated: 84
  • Graduation Date: 1 February 1961
  • Supplemental Content: Photos: Honorman Curtis E. Hall and Passing in Review
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

 

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