Streaming Media

Description

Oral History interview of Chris Taylor. Interview conducted by Frederick, Joshua; Paddock, Erich at Orlando, FL.

Log

0:30 Birthplace; 0:34 Siblings; 0:38 Education; 1:03 Why Join the Navy; 1:30 Boot Camp; 2:38 Humorous Experiences; 4:47 Adjusting to Boot Camp; 6:17 Southern Accent; 6:41 Adjusting to Navy Life; 7:22 Inspections; 8:51 Sense of Humor; 9:40 Medical Screening; 10:12 Keeping In Touch; 10:31 Free Time; 10:47 Graduation; 11:31 Advanced Training; 12:09 Classified Information; 13:51 Nuclear Missiles; 16:41 USS Hunley (AS-31); 18:34 Hawaii; 20:33 Typhoon; 22:38 Guam; 24:41 Steering the Ship; 26:05 Computer Operations; 26:42 Lessons Learned; 27:10 American Freedom; 28:35 Florida Ancestry; 29:30 Closing Comments; 30:23 End of Interview.

Date of Birth

1957-11-14

Place of Birth

Gainesville (Fla.)

Gender

Male

Race

Unknown

Home State

Florida

War or Conflict

Vietnam Era

Status

Veteran

Begin/End date of Service - 1st

1977-03-01

1979-08-22

Entrance into Service

Enlisted

Branch of Service

U.S. Navy

Unit of Service

USS Hunley (AS-31)

Location of Service

Charleston (S.C.)

Highest Rank

Unspecified

Prisoner of War

No

Service Related Injury

No

Battles

Unspecified

Medals

Unspecified

Achievements

See video for details.

Note

Not applicable

City of Birth

Gainesville

Country of Birth

United States

Interviewer

Frederick, Joshua; Paddock, Erich

Interview Date

Fall 10-13-2016

Location of Interview

Orlando, FL.

Subjects

Taylor, Chris; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal Narratives; United States. Navy

Collection Description

Contains logs, audio and video recordings of interviews with Central Florida's veterans as part of a history class project for the students at the University of Central Florida (UCF). The UCF Community Veterans History Project(CVHP) started in fall 2010. It collects, preserves, and makes accessible to the public the experiences of Central Florida's veterans so that future generations will better understand the realities of conflict. It is a collaborative endeavor supported by multiple departments and offices at UCF. The veterans' histories are archived and made digitally available through the UCF library and selected materials are contributed to the Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress.

Contributor Affiliation / Organization

RICHES University of Central Florida

Contributors

Frederick, Joshua; Paddock, Erich

Length of Interview

31 Minutes

Publisher

Department of History, University of Central Florida

Type

Video; MovingImage

Rights

All rights are held by the respective holding institution. This material is posted publicly for non-profit educational uses, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce and/or for copyright information contact Special Collections and University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries, (407) 823-2576. http://library.ucf.edu/about/departments/special-collections-university-archives/

Repository

University of Central Florida Libraries, Special Collections & University Archives

Contributing Project

UCF Community Veterans History Project

Document Type

Interview

Semester

Fall

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