SO3 Larry Allan Gracely
Record NO: (276)
Rank / Rate
SO3
War of Service
Vietnam
Date of birth
Apr 26, 1947
Place of birth / home town
LIMA
Family Members
High School
Shawnee, Class of 1965
Enlistment Date
Branch
Navy
Service Number
B42 18 57
Unit / Ship / duty Station
Date of Casuality
Jun 03, 1969
Cause of Death or Status
Collision At Sea – MIA
Place of Incident
South China Sea
Place of Burial or Memorial
Lost at sea
Awards
★ National Defense Service Medal ★ Vietnam Service Medal ★ Vietnam Campaign Medal
Links to More Information
[ USS Frank E. Evans DD-754 [https://www.ussfee.org ]
There are several Navy desiginations for Sonarmen. They include: SO – Sonarman, ST - Sonar Technician (after 1948), STG - Sonar Technician (Surface), [ STS - Sonar Technician (Submarine), SOH - Sonarman (Harbor Defense), SOG - Sonarman (Sonar) and SoM - Sonarman (was Soundman) [ https://www.history.navy.mil/research/library/online-reading-room/title-list-alphabetically/a/abbreviations-used-for-navy-enlisted-ratings.html#anchor17548 ] There is much more we will be adding to Larry’s Memorial Page here. Please come back.