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A bow to stern look at the Cusk's interior

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Looking forward

Unidentified Torpedoman cleaning the inside of a torpedo tube

Tom Roseland between the

torpedo tubes in the Forward

Torpedo Room,

Christmas Eve, 1968


Forward Torpedo Room Escape Hatch


Facing aft toward the Forward
Battery Compartment


Port side tubes

Jim Branske and Keith Cisewski in

the Forward Torpedo Room, 1968


Facing forward toward the

bow & torpedo tubes

 

 

 

   


Facing aft


Yeoman's Office


Facing forward from the Control Room

 

Captain's Stateroom

 

Wardroom (Forward end)


Wardroom (Aft end)

 

   


Gerald  "Audie" Johnson with Chief

near the fathometer & Auxiliary Helm
(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)


Jack Trommer on the Bow Planes
(Photo courtesy of Joe Loewenhardt)

Control Room IC Panel
(Photo courtesy of Eric Copt)


Fathometer (left) and Auxiliary Helm
(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)

Bow Planes & Dive Manifold
(Photo courtesy of Eric Copt)

Unidentified Cusk crewmembers in Control Room
(Photo courtesy of Eric Copt)

Control Room

Looking forward and starboard at 3000# Air

and Low Pressure Air Manifolds
(Photo courtesy of Eric Copt)

Aft center of Control Room ladder to Conning Tower is on the left
(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)

Stern and Bow Plane Controls

(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)

Starboard side IC Panel
(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)

John "Jay" Lee in front of the high

pressure air panel
(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)


High Pressure Air Panel, starboard

side aft in Control Room
(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)

Dive Control Center and Christmas Tree portside forward in Control room
(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)

 

Steve "Codger" Rogers and Jerry "Audie" Johnson in the starboard forward end of the Control Room
(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)

 

 

 

 


Unknown on #1 Scope, Jim Caudill on headset
(Photo courtesy of Jim Caudill)

 


Helm
(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)

Radar (left), #1 Scope (center left),

Quartermaster Table (left rear)

Torpedo Data Computer (right rear)

(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)

 

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Portside forward end of Sonar Compartment

ECM equipment is to the left of the IC panel
(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)

Jim Marchwinski, Jack Trommer and

Bill Hrbacek sit in the Missile Center

before its conversion to Sonar Room
(Photo courtesy of Jack Trommer)

BQR-2B passive sonar and

SQS-11A active sonar on the

starboard side of the Sonar compartment
(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)

 

   


Charlie Tinkle & Bobby Maddox in Mess Deck

During "Soup Down"
(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)

The Galley

Facing port side from passageway
(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)

Doug Huber on mess cook duty

near sink and cup racks in Mess Deck

(Photo courtesy of Joe Loewenhardt)

Rick "Ptomaine" Greer, Chef Extraordinaire

standing in Mess Hall in After Battery
(Photo courtesy of Rick Greer)

After Battery Berthing

Dennis Schultz, unknown & Gary Wood

(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)

Ken busy cooking in the Galley

(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)

Aft end of Mess Deck facing port side

Steve "Codger" Rogers in recline

(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)

Forward end of Mess Deck

George Peperyias catching some z's

(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)

After Battery Berthing facing aft

Kroplewski is standing by his rack

and Gary Wood is looking up from his

(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)

After Toilet

Starboard side aft in After Battery Head

(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)

Tom "Bump" Roseland standing in the

door to the Head in the After Battery

(Photo courtesy of Dave Duerr)

Forward sinks in After Battery Head

(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)

"1st Call to the Evening Meal"

Foreground - Chief Weaver, Keith Cisewski's

and Chief Kuharski
(Photo courtesy of Dale Tripp)

 

After Battery Berthing - Starboard side aft
(Photo courtesy of Eric Copt)

After Battery Well
(Photo courtesy of Eric Copt)

 

 

   

Forward Engine Room looking aft
(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)

Forward Engine Room with fresh water stills in forward bulkhead

Looking forward from After Engine Room
(Photo courtesy of Eric Copt)

 


 


"Lani Moo" Johnson in front of the freshwater stills in the

 Forward Engine Room
(Photo courtesy of Dave Lawrence)

 


 

Unidentified engineman, "Benny" and

Joe Sedtal in the  Forward Engine Room
(Photo courtesy of Dave Lawrence)

 

 

   


Starboard, forward view of

After Engine Room
(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)


Forward view
of After Engine Room

looking toward Forward Engine Room
(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)


Gary Shaw in After Engine Room
(Photo courtesy of Dave Lawrence)


Aft view of After Engine Room

looking toward Maneuvering
(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)


Robert Tharp and Wally Walbaum

in the After Engine Room
(Photo courtesy of Dave Lawrence)


Joe Lowenhardt in the After Engine Room
(Photo courtesy of Joe Lowenhardt)

 

 

   


Portside Control
(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)

Eric Copt thinking about Hotel Street

Pearl Harbor, 1965
(Photo courtesy of Eric Copt)


Split Cubicle view looking

forward into the After Engine Room
(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)

Starboard Maneuvering Controls
(Photo courtesy of Eric Copt)

Portside aft of Maneuvering Room Bottom of hatch to main

motor area. This Budweiser sign was hand painted from a magazine

page by Chip Young, IC1(SS) while on Cold War Patrol, 12/68 to 1/69
(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)

At the starboard controls

in the Maneuvering Compartment
(Photo courtesy of Joe Lowenhardt)

Looking down at the port shaft in lower aft Maneuvering Room
(Photo courtesy of Eric Copt)

Starboard Controls
(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)

 

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Forward view from between the

after torpedo tubes
(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)


Forward view of Maneuvering Compartment

hatch from the After Torpedo Room
(Photo courtesy of Billy Michaels)


Stern view of After Torpedo Room
(Photo courtesy of Tom Roseland)

After Torpedo Room facing aft

(Photo courtesy of Jim Gauthier)

After Torpedo Tubes Controls
(Photo courtesy of Eric Copt)

Aft view of ATR in 1959

(Photo courtesy of Jim Gautier)


Billy Michaels standing in front of the

torpedo tubes in the After Torpedo Room
(Photo courtesy of Billy Michaels)

Another aft view of the ATR in 1959

(Photo courtesy of Jim Gautier)

 

 

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