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Papers of Chief Boiler Technician Shanks McEachern

Finding aid (Word)

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of historical materials relating to Boiler Technician Shanks McEachern's naval service. It includes a small amount of personal and business correspondence (1971-1972), an undated newspaper clipping of McEachern's service on the USS Gladiator, and a copy of Welcome Aboard, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, 1966-1967. The file also contains copies of personnel and transfer forms, travel vouchers, and a commendation relating to his military service.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as the Papers of Shanks McEachern, Archives Branch, Naval History and Heritage Command, Washington, D.C.

Subject Headings (LCSH)

United States. Navy--Boiler Technicians.
Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point (N.C.)


0.25 cubic feet


Published: Wed Oct 09 12:04:14 EDT 2019