ETMC Nathaniel Orson Howard II | WWII Veteran Tribute

ETMC Nathaniel Orson Howard II

Editor’s note: This tribute is one in a series of reader-submitted tributes to World War II-era veterans that will be posted during April.

ETMC Nathaniel Orson Howard II

HOMETOWN: Damariscotta, Maine.

BRANCH: U.S. Navy.

YEARS OF SERVICE: 1942-1963.

HIGHEST RANK ATTAINED: Master chief electronics technician.

SIGNIFICANT DUTY STATIONS OR DEPLOYMENTS DURING THE WAR: Survivor of the sinking of USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56) Nov. 24, 1943. Night Fighter Squadron, Beaver Pond, Quonset Rhode Island; radio technician 2, USS Antietam (CV-36).

POST-WAR CAREER: Electric Boat Co., Groton, Connecticut; supervisory nuclear engineering technician, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.