USS SLC...US NAVY...Fred Louis Border, CWT
Fred Louis Border passed away on June 22nd, 2003 in Indianapolis, IN. at the age of 84
Fred "Fritz" Border was born in Indianapolis, IN. on Aug. 30, 1918 and graduated from Arsenal Technical High School. He joined the Navy in 1936 and served during WWII and the Korean War.
During his 20 years in the Navy he served on many ships. He retired from the Navy in 1956.
He married Iola King in CA. in 1938. They were married for 54 years until her death in 1992. While employed by Crown Zellerbach Paper Co., he resided in CA. and Middletown, NJ. for 35 years until retired from Sturm Machinery as a Sales Engineer in 1995.
He married Charlotte Barnett Plummer in 1995 in Indianapolis. She died in Feb. 2003.
US NAVY from Dec. 12, 1935 until Feb. 29th, 1956 Chief Warrant Officer, CWO W2 retired.
Decorations...Medals, Badges, Commendations, Citations and Campaign Ribbons Awarded or Authorized:
Good Conduct, American Defense, American Campaign, Asiatic, Pacific, Philippine Liberation, Presidential Unit Citation, Navy Unit Citation, Victory, Korean Service Medal, United Nations, China Service
North Korean Aggression...period Jun. 27 through Nov. 2, 1950
Communist China Aggression ... Nov. 1950 through ?
Ships Served on
USS TENNESSEE (BB43) Battleship
S2c, F3c, F2c, F1c, WT2c, Oil King, Battle station - forward battle dressing station
USS WARD Destroyer
USS SALT LAKE CITY CA25 - CWT, Oil King & Personnel Chief
USS TICONDEROGA (CV14)
USS YORKTOWN (CVA10)
USS REPOSE (AH16)
US Naval Training Station, Great lakes, IL.
Receiving Station, Navy Yard, Philadelphia, PA....Assistant to 1st Lt., awaiting assignment
US Naval Operating Base, Kodiak, AK.
US Naval Operating Base, Dutch Harbor, Alaska. Automotive Equip. Inventory Officer, Transportation, Maintenance.
#4 in picture with 5th Division Gun Crew, 1942
#4 in Shipmate's Party with his wife & mother
SLC Deck Logs Jan. 1942
Attended the Launching of the USS SLC SSN-716
Information from daughter Mary Hoskey
1983 SLC Reunion