Daily Personnel Diary

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Title

Daily Personnel Diary

Alternative Title

Muster Roll, United States Navy

Subject

World War, 1939-1945
Veterans--Florida

Description

Daily Personnel Diary for the USS Utina (ATF-163). The document includes gains, losses, miscellaneous, name, file or service number, rank or rating, change abbreviation, and description of and authority for change.

A notable person listed is Denver Purtee. Born in Scioto, Ohio, on November 22, 1925, Purtee joined the United States Navy at 17 years old on December 4, 1942. He trained as a diesel operator in Chicago before being assigned to the USS Wyandot (AKA-92). When he retired from the Navy, Denver Purtee had reached the rank of Engineman Chief Petty Office. On June 17, 1948, he married Evelyn Irene George in Washington D.C. He passed away on November 15, 1991, and is buried at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida.

In 2017, the University of Central Florida was one of three universities selected to launch the National Cemetery Administration’s Veterans Legacy Program. The program engaged a team of scholars to make the life stories of veterans buried in the Florida National Cemetery available to the public. The project engages UCF students in research and writing and fosters collaboration between students, faculty and local Central Florida schools to produce interactive curriculum for k-12 students. The corresponding website exhibit uses RICHES Mosaic Interface to create a digital archive of related data. The public can use the project-developed augmented-reality app at more than 100 gravesites at the Florida National Cemetery, where they can access the UCF student-authored biographies of veterans.

Creator

Naval Transportation Service

Source

Digital reproduction of original daily personnel diary.

Publisher

Naval Transportation Service

Date Created

1948-12-15

Format

image/jpg

Extent

3.16 MB

Medium

1 daily personnel diary

Language

eng

Type

Text

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher

Provenance

Originally created and published by the Naval Transportation Service

Rights Holder

This resource is not subject to copyright in the United States and there are no copyright restrictions on reproduction, derivative works, distribution, performance, or display of the work. Anyone may, without restriction under U.S. copyright laws:

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This resource is provided here by RICHES for educational purposes only. For more information on copyright, please refer to Section 5 of Copyright Law of the United States of America and Related Laws Contained in Title 17 of the United States Code.

Curator

Ortiz, Samuel
Cravero, Geoffrey

External Reference

Abney, Barb. "VA Selects UCF Historians to Archive Stories of Deceased Veterans Veterans." UCF Today, March 13, 2017. Accessed August 9, 2017. https://today.ucf.edu/va-selects-ucf-historians-archive-stories-deceased-veterans/.
Black, Jeremy. World War Two: A Military History. London [u.a]: Routledge, 2003.

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