By Glenn Paulson ex.Radioman 2nd Class USS ANAQUA AN-40

The information in this section is from Mr. Paulson' s recollections while in the Navy, letters sent to his parents while he was in the Navy and pages from a technical manual which he kept after the end of World War II.

Table of Contents


From Civilian Life to a Net Tender Sailor

History and Description of Navy Net Tenders

Ship Layout

Net-Flotation Buoys-End Moorings-Anchors

Net Laying Methods

Net Maintenance

Other Duties

Net Tender Losses-Casualties--Close Calls-Enemy Action

End of the War

After World War II

Miscellaneous Net Depot and Net Tender photos

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