01 Elvin Leon Deal, Copperhill, Tennessee

01 Elvin Leon Deal, Copperhill, Tennessee

Elvin Leon Deal

*Photo Needed

Rank/Rate: Machinist’s Mate, Second Class

Service Number: 295 21 15

Birth Date: June 1, 1910

From: Copperhill, Tennessee

Decorations:   None

Submarine: USS Squalus (SS-192)

Loss Date: May 23, 1939

Location: Off  the New England Coast, near Isle of Shoals

Circumstances: Accidentally sank when engine rooms flooded

Remarks: Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

NavSource,  Submarine Photo Archive for the USS SQUALUS (SS-192)

On Eternal Patrol list of men lost on the USS Squalus SS-192

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Tennessee Submarine Memorial Association

Perpetuating the memories of submariners who didn’t come home

Chairman: Mike Anderson (SK2(SS)USN) | President: Patrick Ryan (YNC(SS), LCDR USN)

The TSMA is a nonprofit memorial association registered as a 501(c) tax exempt organization and is registered with the Tennessee Secretary of State to receive charitable donations. Please make the TSMA one of the charities that you support.  You can make a donation here or send a check made to: Tennessee Submarine Memorial Association, c/o 309 Church Street, #107, Nashville, TN 37201.

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