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Chuck Connors
Veteran of nuclear sub maintains vintage torpedo

The recruiting posters bragged: Join the Navy and see the world. James Wilhelm, a Navy veteran of the Cold War, did not see much of the world — just U.S. ports and Rota, Spain. "With submarines, they don't have windows," Wilhelm said. Wilhelm, 75, is sharing a bit of his naval heritage. He's build a parade float to show off a vintage Mark 37 torpedo. It doesn't bother Wilhelm in the least that he spent much of his five-year career underwater in either the diesel-powered U.S.S. Sirago or nuclear U.S.S. Woodrow Wilson. "I wanted to do this," Wilhelm said. A black and white television series, not a poster or slogan, inspired him to be a submariner....