Nutley Seaman Pervis Robison, Jr.
Lost at Sea in USS Thresher Disaster
Nutley, N.J., resident Pervis Robison Jr. was one of 129 servicemen killed on April 10, 1963, when U.S.S. Thresher, a new class of submarine sank during sea trials about 200 miles off the coast of Cape Cod, Mass.
Robison, who had attended Nutley schools all his life, had been a track star at Nutley High School where he was graduated in 1960.
He is survived by his parents, Margaret and Pervis Robison, of Passaic Avenue.
Read More: They Lost A Son - April 1963
Pervis Robison memorial, Nutley, N.J.
50th Anniversary Memorial
Nutley seaman remembered 50 years after submarine tragedy The Nutley Sun
Fallen Nutley War Hero lives again in solemn event The Jersey Tomato
Nutley Officials Honor Fallen Veteran Pervis Robison Belleville-Nutley Patch
Nutley Remembers Seaman's Death - by Rob Williams, Star Ledger (April 11, 2003)
Pervis Robison - Visit the U.S.S. Thresher memorial site
Other members of the crew from New Jersey:
Thomas Edward Clements
active in scouting while attending Roosevelt Junior High School in
He attended Columbian School in East Orange, N.J.
He was graduated from Main Street School, Denville, in 1956,
and from Morris Hills Regional High
School, Rockaway, in 1960.
boyhood days were spent in Rahway. He attended Rahway High School.
of Mr. and Mrs. Burnett E. Shotwell of Red Bank, N.J.
the Middletown Township High School in Middletown Township.
Source: USS Thresher
Hazardous Duty Nuclear Submarine Accidents
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