Edward J. Rego, BT3
[Photos and information on this page most graciously contributed by Edward Rego.]
Boiler Technicians were responsible for the inspection, maintenance, and repair of everything involved in a steam-propulsion system. Reflecting the evolution of naval propulsion systems away from steam power.
Operates equipment that produces steam for propulsion engines and steam-driven electric power generator.
The Boiler Technician (BT) rating merged with the Machnist's Mate rating on 01`October, 1996.
Relaxing on the fantail after work 1965
Main Control Engine Room with Tidwell and Mikrut
Writing letter home in the mess deck
Liberty in Guam with ship in background 1965
M division next to my bunk
Waiting for liberty aboard ship 1965
Boot Camp Graduation 1964
Waiting for liberty in Guam 1965