Master Sailing List Research
images/ss_quarterdeck/quarterdeck_01.jpg
Religion T.S. Eliot Quote - Going too far Pirates Home Address Brotherhood Churchhill

OBJECTIVE(S):Identify all officers and enlisted that have been assigned to the USS William H. Bates (SSN 680) and incorporate them into the Master Sailing List.
PROCESS:
  • Contact the National Archives and Research Administration and determine the process and cost of obtaining records of all personnel assigned to the base
  • Raise necessary funding
  • Create site mechanism for funding support
  • Request documents by year
  • Recruit volunteers for document processing
  • Post documents to the website
  • Determine what data to capture and how
  • Modify site database to support data capture
  • Generate instructions for volunteers to process data
  • Input data
  • Develop user list to identify new personnel discovered.
  • Ensure data is linked to source
DEPENDENCIES:
  • Depends heavily on what NARA is capable of providing, how long that takes, and how much it costs.
  • Community Builder may not manage data in a way that we need, and admin may not have the skill necessary to overcome.
  • Cost may be excessive.
  • Total duration will depend on number of volunteers
OBSTACLES:
  • NARA reports that data more recent that 12/1981 is not indexed or catalogued, and currently considered unobtainable except at great expense. Jesse Padron reports that a solution is being sought, but none has yet been identified.(180308) 
START DATE:01 MAR 2018
PROJECTED COMPLETION DATE:31 DEC 2018
PROJECTED COST:$1680 - record recovery costs - 28 years X 75 pages/year X $0.80/page
PERSONNEL REQUIRED:1-4 Volunteers
Project Manager (site admin)

2000 Characters left


© 2020 Brad Williamson
and/or the
USS William H. Bates (SSN 680) Association
or respective image owners
 
All Rights Reserved
 
Permission is granted for not-for-profit reproduction of text and images under the condition that all attribution as to owner and source is included,
and additionally, when republished electronically, a link to is provided.

U.S. Naval Institute News

USNI News
  • Report on Virginia-class Attack Submarine Program
    The following is the Feb. 23, 2020 Congressional Research Service report, Navy Virginia (SSN-774) Class Attack Submarine Procurement: Background and Issues for Congress. From the report The Navy has been procuring Virginia (SSN-774) class nuclear-powered attack submarines (SSNs) since FY1998, and a total of 34 have been procured through FY2021. Since FY2011, Virginia-class boats have […]
  • Fifth Active-Duty Sailor Dies From COVID-19 Complications
    A Navy sailor in Virginia died this week from complications connected to COVID-19, the service announced on Tuesday. The sailor, who was part of Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek’s Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 4, died on Monday after checking into a hospital in Norfolk, Va., on Saturday, according to a Navy statement. “The Sailor tested […]
  • French Carrier Strike Group Begins 2021 Deployment
    The French Navy’s (Marine Nationale) carrier strike group set sail on Sunday for a four-month operational deployment called Clemenceau 21. Aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle (R 91) and its escorts will operate in the Eastern Mediterranean for several months before sailing to the Indian Ocean and the Persian Gulf and then returning home to […]
REGISTRATION