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Naval Honor: Ship to be named after Navy's first black deep-sea diver

There are 3 comments on the Daily Times story from Mar 3, 2008, titled Naval Honor: Ship to be named after Navy's first black deep-sea diver. In it, Daily Times reports that:

A new cargo ship will bear the name of the Navy's first black deep-sea diver. Carl Brashear joined the Navy in 1948 when he was 17 years old. via Daily Times

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juan ramos mdv usn-ret

San Jose, CA

#1 Mar 9, 2008
a salvage ship named after carl brashear would have been more appropriate.

Since: Mar 08

sacramento

#2 Mar 9, 2008
I do not understand why they named a cargo ship after this fine gentleman. How many divers are there assigned to a cargo ship. I agree with the above poster. Name a ship after him that will have significance to what he accomplished.
rick smith usn ret

Nagasaki, Japan

#3 May 17, 2008
juan ramos mdv usn-ret wrote:
a salvage ship named after carl brashear would have been more appropriate.
roger that !!...and how the heck are you Juan ??(still remember your NOSC diving days ?) email me !! [email protected]

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