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OBITUARY
George E. Long

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Perch Base Holland Club member George Long passed on to Eternal Patrol April 22, 2017. He was also a member of the Tautog Base in Casa Grande, AZ.
George joined the Navy in 1950, qualified in submarines on the USS Sea Fox (SS-402) in 1958 and retired from the Navy as a Chief Electrician’s Mate, EMC(SS), in 1973.

USS Sea Fox (SS-402)

George Long's qual boat, USS Sea Fox (SS-402)

George served on the USS Gunston Hall (LSD-5,) USS Sea Fox (SS-402,) USS Razorback (SS-394,) USS Sea Leopard (SS-483,) USS Catfish (SS-339) and the USS Pomfret (SS-391.) He also served as an instructor at Electrician Mate A school and completed a tour in Vietnam.
George served as Vice-President of the Sea Fox Association from 2011 to 2013.
George is survived by his wife, Betty.
George was remembered at the Melcher Mortuary in Mesa, and a lunch followed at Christ's Church in San Tan Valley, AZ.

SAILOR, REST YOUR OAR! YOUR WATCH HAS ENDED.
Your Brothers of the 'Phin Have the Watch.
Fair Winds and Following Seas, Shipmate.

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