01 October 2008

RIP: "Whitey" Mack

Chester M "Whitey" Mack
20 Jul 1931 - 25 Sep 2008

A submarine legend has died: "Whitey" Mack, former skipper of USS Lapon (SSN 661). From his obituary in the Port Charlotte (FL) Sun:
Chester M. "Whitey" Mack, 77, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008.

He was born July 20, 1931, in Glen Lyon, Pa.

He was a highly decorated U.S. Navy captain with 20 years of service. He had a chemical engineering degree from Penn State, and master's degree in international law from Georgetown University. He was a member of the American Legion, Military Officers Association of America of Sarasota, Fla., and the USS Lapon Association; and a life member of U.S. Submarine Veterans.

ZUI this post at The Stupid Shall Be Punished for further information.


Anonymous said...

a faint heart never boned a pig;

Charleed said...

Anybody know how Mack died?