Martin “Marty” J. Motherway

Navy Badge
  • Name: Martin "Marty" J. Motherway
  • Location of Birth: Hibbing, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: April 11, 1941
  • Date of Death:
  • Parents: Martin and Louise Motherway
  • High School and Class: 1960 - Chisholm High School, Chisholm, Minnesota
  • College: Bemidji State - M.S. + 45 credits
  • Highest Rank: MR-3rd CL (Machinery Repairman Petty Officer 3rd Class)
  • Branch: Navy
  • Other Branch:
  • Date Sworn In: June 12, 1960
  • Place Sworn In: Federal Building - Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Date of Discharge: April 14, 1964
  • Place of Discharge: USS Amphion-AR13, Norfolk, Virginia
  • Units and Locations:
    Start Date End Date Unit(s) and Location(s) Served
    June, 1960 September, 1960 Boot Camp, Great Lakes Training Center, Illinois
    September, 1960 April, 1962 USS Brattleboro E-PCER 852 - Home Port Sub Base New London, Connecticut
    April, 1962 April, 1964 USS Amphion-AR13, Home Port - Norfolk, Virginia
  • Military Awards:
    Good Conduct,
    Honorable Discharge

  • Military Highlights:
    Participated in the development of "Salsa" System (underwater sound development). This system gave the US subs the advantage of underwater sound detection in locating Russian ships and subs.

    At the end of my enlistment, I was grateful for the G.I. Bill. It allowed me to start, continue and fulfull a college education concluding with a Master's Degree + 45 credits in Industrial Education.

  • Wars Involved:
    Vietnam Era

  • MIA / POW:

  • Civilian Life:

  • Tribal Affiliation(s):