Ancient and Honorable Order
of the Turret Captain
To All Who Shall See These Presents,
Is Presented to
USS MENHADEN (SS-377) Website
Webmaster DAVE CARPENTER
Turret Captain Award - Ship / MilitaryUnit Site
BY ORDER OF THE TURRET CAPTAINS
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||For academic value and historic importance.
||Not everyone will qualify for this AWARD, as my criteria
is very strict. Load times, color, content, and easy to navigate your page
meets them all. This is the Turret Captain Award for individual websites
that are military related.
||Attached is the award which you may proudly display on
|The Turret Captain's duties were
to maintain, instruct, and take charge of the gun turret assigned. They
were assigned to Aircraft Carriers, Battleships and Cruisers. Each turret
was assigned a Chief Turret Captain or First Class Turret Captain or both.
The Turret Captain rate was terminated when Battleships and Cruisers that
had turrets were decommissioned and all the gunship Aircraft Carriers had
their turrets removed.