The Original Famous Hams and ex-Hams List - detail page

Callsign Name Details/Claim to Fame Notes
WB1GCE Arthur B. Beal At the age of 18 became Naval aviation ordnance chief, one of the youngest to ever achieve this rank. He served on the "USS Ranger" (CV-4), a unique World War II aircraft carrier and infamous "ghost ship" that sank five German ships after Axis U-Boat commander Otto von Bulow believed he had "sunk" her in 1943. (SK) 04-July-2004 (80); W2SG

[Back][Home][Astronaut Hams][Rumors and Mistaken Identities]


Additional Information (as of 27-JUL-2004)