Bio: Purcell, Thomas K. - USN (Aboard USS Truxton – 1973)


Surnames: Purcell, Hinkelmann

----Source: Tribune/Record/Gleaner (Loyal, Wis.) 18 Oct 1973

Navy Gunner's Mate Third Class Thomas E. Purcell, husband of the former Miss Nancy J. Hinkelmann of Route 1, Loyal (Clark Co., Wis.), is serving aboard the USS Truxton, the nuclear powered guided missile frigate, which joined the Seventh Fleet in in the Pacific.

During the deployment, he will take part in aircraft control, anti-submarine operations, and carrier escort missions. He is also scheduled to visit several ports in the Western Pacific.



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