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Martin Laurence Dana, Lt.
USS Salt Lake City CA25
1943-
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USS SLC...USN...Martin Laurence Dana, Lt.

US FLAG Martin L. Dana passed away on April 6, 1997
Nov. 1, 1943 Roster of Officers Restricted Records
Div. "V" - Duty: JDO, Aviator, Assit. Ship's Photo Officer
Battle Station: Plane

Nov. 15th, 1940: Enlisted as Seaman 2c at USNRAB Washington DC

Feb. 9th, 1941: Discharged as Seaman 2c USNR at US Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, FL “by reason of having been appointed an Aviation Cadet, US Naval Reserve”

Feb. 20th, 1943" Lt(jg) reported on board USS Salt Lake City “for duty involving flying in Curscout SQ V”

Jun. 8th, 1947: Lt.Cdr. residing Jacksonville, FL. Had just received orders to sea “to a PBY-5A squadron that is presently based at Norfolk, Va. Will go to radar and radio school for about 4 to 6 weeks before reporting to the squadron.”

1949: US Naval Torpedo Station, Newport, RI

1951: Norfolk, Va

1955" Washington, DC (Navy Yard?)

1956-1960: NAS Barbers Point, Oahu, Hawaii. Flew “super connies” and was assigned to VW-14 (?) squadron.

1960-1965: Quality Assurance Lab, Washington, DC Navy Yard

1965 – 1968: Executive Officer, Naval Ammunition Depot, Lualualei, Oahu, Hawaii

June 1968: retired from USN with rank of Commander

Dau., Patricia Dana

Received the Distinguished Flying Cross
#3 in Picture with Woolling & Dana
#1 in Picture found in Memorabilia Collection
#5 in V Division, summer of 1943
Tidbit from ball-red-02 Deceased E. C. "Buddy" Porterfield
SLC Deck Log Officer's List
SLC Deck Logs Feb. 1943  Dec. 1943  May 1944

Martin attended the following SLC Reunions:   1981  1983  1985  1989  1991


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