Clyde W. Day

May 14, 2021

A while back, we got an email from May Koenig, telling us she has a picture of her grandfather, Clyde W. Day in uniform. She sent it in, and Bill added it to this site’s crewlist.   I then asked her if she could tell us a little about him.

Her reply:   “He was one of my favorite people ever. I am named after his sister. He was compassionate, honest, hard-working, and a great example to everyone in our family and beyond.   He was an engineer after he left the Navy, and after retiring, he ran a clock repair business until he was 95!     He volunteered thousands of hours with the local hospice and other organizations, and was a pillar of the community.   Here is a link to his obituary if you’d care to read it

Ensign Day reported to the Boston while she was still under construction.


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