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Sailor Rest Your Oar

Gary Gresh
11/11/2019
EN2 (SS)
Hubert Brown
2/12/2019
TM3 (SS)
Robert Stahl
1/26/2019
YNC (SS)
Major Galloway
10/30/2018
FTG2 (SS)
Charles Eugene Schwertfeger
10/22/2018
EM2 (SS)
Salvatore A. Molitierno
09/18/2018
TME3 (SS)
James T. Lasher
09/08/2018
EM3 (SS)
James S. Ross
2/12/2018
QM3 (SS)
Vincent B. Segeleon
01/20/2018
TME2(SS)
Edgar H. Paul
01/14/2018
IC3(SS)
Edward D. Cramer
01/05/2018
TM2(SS)
David J. Chatlos
12/17/2017
LT
Ronald H. Shook
07/12/2017
STC(SS)
Edward J. Covey
07/03/2017
CAPT
Robert W. Lindsay
05/31/2017
MMCM(SS)
John W. Yaksich
05/19/2017
RD3(SS)
Earl E. Wood
01/09/2017
QM2(SS)
Thomas E. Stewart
01/02/2017
SN(SS)
Wilfred C. Carlton
12/29/2016
RMC(SS)
Lloyd Alfred
10/24/2016
EMC(SS)
Charles B. Tolbert
10/09/2016
CSC(SS)
Mathias J. Holzer
03/15/2016
CS2(SS)
George W. Denny
12/19/2015
CS2(SS)
John I. Clarkin
10/21/2015
FCSN(SS)
Monty Silvers
09/02/2015
SN(SS)
Edward W. Yoder
08/03/2015
RM2(SS)
Joseph T. Brenkus
07/29/2015
EN3(SS)
Stephen A. Kossler
07/27/2015
EN2(SS)
George R. Heron
06/02/2015
EM2(SS)
Richard R. Tate
05/15/2015
MM2(SS)
Lawrence H. Simon
03/24/2015
SN(SS)
George P. Elder
03/24/2015
EM1(SS)
Devere Pyatte Jr
02/27/2015
LT
Robert J. LaLonde
12/19/2014
LT
George Stefaniak
11/11/2014
EM3(SS)
Thomas J. Whalen
10/20/2014
MM2(SS)
Eugene M. Camarota
10/09/2014
QMC(SS)
Marion Irons
09/18/2014
Donald R. Lennox
09/11/2014
MOMM3(SS)
Robert A. Campbell
08/31/2014
EM3(SS)
John G. Grienenberger
07/13/2014
LT
Robert D. Armstrong
07/08/2014
TMSN(SS)
James A. Varney
05/15/2014
E5
James W. Wilkes
11/12/2013
CWO2
Samuel J. McGrew
08/15/2013
LT
Robert E. Vaughn
02/25/2013
CAPT
Robert L. Godley Jr.
01/17/2013
FTG1(SS)
Henry W Colling
12/24/2012
EN3(SS)
Francis Neal Sever
08/27/2012
SM2(SS)
William E. Britt
06/02/2012
FTCS(SS)
Edmund John Figas
05/02/2012
MOMM3(SS)
Jack M. Kordes
04/02/2012
ETN3(SS) 
Jack E. Schneider
12/28/2011
ETCS(SS)
Salvatore A. Nigido
10/29/2011
TM3(SS)
Donald L. Miller
09/07/2011
TM2(SS)
Donald E. Roach
11/28/2010
SN(SS)
Larry K. Wizeman
11/19/2010
ET2(SS)
Jack E. Hart
10/29/2010
EM1(SS)
John J. Mills Sr.
02/07/2010
QM2(SS)
Calvin G. Boring
12/23/2009
ENC(SS)
Arlow L. Julian, Jr.
11/03/2009
YN1(SS)
John W. Irons Jr.
08/27/2009
EM1(SS)
Richard R. Claypoole
02/24/2009
FCS3(SS)
Chuck Dreer
02/10/2009
ETCM(SS)
David K. Helmold
4/23/2008
TM2(SS)
Donald E. Robbins
12/24/2005
MMCM(SS)
John Good
1/13/2004
Frank S. Gogul
08/07/2002
MOMM1(SS)
Donald A. Tamburello
05/05/1999
TM1(SS)
Louis E. Kleinlein
08/29/1998
SOC(SS)
Paul J. Hoffman
11/11/1988
SM2(SS)

When your final dive is made, and your battery's running low,
You'll know there lies a boat for you many fathoms here below,
With your annunciators jammed on full and your depth guage needles bent,
Your accumulator's dry of oil and your air banks all are spent,
It's then you get to wonderin', "is my life's boat rigged for dive?"
Your guessing drill commences, "am i dead or still alive?"
You pace the flooded decks with scorn and curse the flaws of man.
Into realms of rex you've stepped, and here you'll make your stand.
To live your life, as sailors must, at the bottom of the sea.
There's one you'll have to reckon-that one, my friend, is thee.
Will your conscience do you justice when the final muster's in?
Did you lead the kind of life you should in every port you've been?
The answers to these questions and many, many more,
Are locked in the hearts of sailormen from cannes to singapore.
So, when your day for mast rolls 'round. the choice is up to you,
Sailor chart your course of life right now. chart it straight and true.
Now's the time to flood your tanks and trim up 'fore and aft.
It's a trifle late when the klaxon sounds to square away your craft.
Your final billet lies below, on "old ocean's" floor.
So, be ready when that last word's passed.

Sailor, rest your oar!