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Navy Boot Camp Great Lakes The Keel Yearbooks 1961-1964

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.

Trying to find where to order a replacement USNTC graduation book? We offer this guide to Finding a Replacement for Your NTC Boot Camp Book to assist you in your search. Also check our Great Lakes NTC Graduation Books Wanted page.

USNTC Great Lakes Recruit Rosters & Photos 1961-1964

1961

 

Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1961 Company 056.

1961 Great Lakes Company 56 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: G. E. Duckworth, DCC
  • Men Graduated: 64
  • Graduation Date: 12 April 1961
  • Supplemental Content: Photos: Honorman Roger W. Britcher and Passing in Review
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
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1961 Company 152.

1961 Great Lakes Company 152 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: G. E. Duckworth, DDC
  • Men Graduated: 71
  • Graduation Date: 26 July 1961
  • Supplemental Content: Photos: Honorman James C. Atkinson and Passing in Review.
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1961 Company 313.

1961 Great Lakes Company 313 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: G. E. Duckworth, DDC
  • Men Graduated: 69
  • Graduation Date: 12 October 1961
  • Supplemental Content: Photos: Honorman T. P. Slates; American Spirit Honor Medal Winner K. W. Stedleky; and, Passing in Review.
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1961 Company 354.

1961 Great Lakes Company 354 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: E. Martin, GMC
  • Men Graduated: 75
  • Graduation Date: 27 October 1961
  • Supplemental Content: Honorman, American Spirit Honor Medal Winner, Passing in Review.
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
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1961 Company 512.

1961 Great Lakes Company 512 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: D. R. Monosso, MM1
  • Men Graduated: 75
  • Graduation Date: 21 December 1961
  • Supplemental Content: Honorman G. R. Bannister and Passing in Review.
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
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1962 Company 179.

1962 Great Lakes Company 179 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: G E Duckworth. DDC
  • Men Graduated: 71
  • Graduation Date: 10 July 1962
  • Supplemental Content: Photos: Honorman Tommy Dale Franklin; Passing in Review.
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1962 Company 087.

1962 Great Lakes Company 87 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: M. C. Todd, EMC
  • Men Graduated: 80
  • Graduation Date: 2 May 1962
  • Supplemental Content: Lester L. Lloyd, Honorman, Flags Won.
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
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1962 Companies 276-291 & 926.

1962 Great Lakes Companies 276-291 & 926 Commerative Yearbook

Graduation Review Yearbook for Recruit Companies 276-291 & 926 for 1962, United States Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois. Brigade Review from Friday, 14 September 1962. A commerative yearbook presented to Col. Benjamin Chapla, US Army Post Commander at Fort Sheridan.

Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1962 Hall of Fame Company 326.

1962 Great Lakes Hall of Fame Company 326 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: G. E. Duckworth, DCC
  • Men Graduated: 78
  • Graduation Date: 11 October 1962
  • Supplemental Content: Photos: Honorman Theodore Merle Truby; American Spirit Honor Medal Winner Richard Wallace Maddox, SR; and, Passing in Review.
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
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1963 Company 085.

1963 Great Lakes Company 085 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: E. H. Sutton, BM1
  • Men Graduated: 66
  • Graduation Date: 14 May 1963
  • Supplemental Content: Photos: Recruit Honorman and American Spirit Medal Winner.
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
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1963 Drill Company 5933.

1963 Great Lakes Drill Company 5933 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: C A Farley, TM1
  • Men Graduated: 63
  • Graduation Date: 27 November 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

 

USNTC Great Lakes Recruit Rosters & Photos

 

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