Bio: Boe, David C. – Aboard USS
South Carolina (1975)
----Source: Tribune/Record/Gleaner (Loyal, Wis.) Sep 1975
Navy Electrician's Mate Third Class David C. Boe, son of Mr. and Mrs. Amos Boe of route 2, Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.), departed Norfolk, Virginia aboard the nuclear powered guided missile cruiser USS South Carolina, enroute to Northern European waters as part of a U.S. Atlantic Fleet nuclear powered task group.
The group consists of three nuclear powered vessels, including the Aircraft carriers, USS Nimitz, the USS South Carolina, and the attack submarine USS Seahorse.
The Nimitz is the world's largest warship with a crew of more than 5,000 officers and men.
The South Carolina is also among the Navy's newest and most modern warships, with a crew of approximately 500, and the USS Seahorse, which carries 54 officers and men, is equipped with a modern anti-submarine weapons system.
The task group visited Edinburgh Scotland.
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