He served in the Navy as an Apprentice Seaman, until he was honorably discharged in March of 1943.
What does AS stand for?
AS stands for Apprentice Seaman
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Enlisted in the Navy in September 1942 as an Apprentice Seaman and after 25 years retired as a Lieutenant in August 1967.
Young Ingraham served as an apprentice seaman aboard one of his grandfather's ships and sailed in and out of ports.
During the war,he served on patrol in the Special Boat Section,but most remarkably he was an apprentice seaman on one of the last great square-riggers, thefourmasted Finnish barque Moshulu ,during 1938-9, trad-ing betw een the UK and Australia, viaCape Horn.
He rose through the ranks from apprentice seaman to flight engineer and served aboard the aircraft carrier USS Lexington and numerous aircraft squadrons during World War II and the Korean Conflict.
He rose through the ranks from apprentice seaman to flight engineer and served aboard the aircraft carrier USS Lexington and numerous aircraft squadrons during WW II and the Korean Conflict.
Navy as a Pharmacist's Mate Third Class and an Apprentice Seaman.