Age 65: of French, English, Swiss, German, Scot, Irish, Canadian, and Kaskaskia Illini ancestry. Was civilian O/S helmsman on Navy Research Lab's special projects ship, USNS Mizar, T-AGOR 11. It found and photographed the Thresher, Scorpion, two H-bombs off Spain, and the sunk Soviet sub off Hawaii. Circa 1972 was on Arctic voyage 50. Then the Polar ice cap was the size of the USA; today it is a third smaller. Like all of America east of the Mississippi River melted away--all gone. Today passengsee more