PO2 Peter Klein

PO2 Peter Klein

Dates of Service: Aug 1966 - May 1970
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  • SR Aug 66
  • FA Oct 66
  • SN 1967
  • PO3 Oct 68
  • PO2 Jun 70

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Retired with over 30 years experience in construction, real estate, facilities and software development. Sold San Diego based Permits & More, a building permit processing service, in 2016.

Military Experiences

Jun 1969 - May 1970
Interior Communications Electrician (IC)
My least favorite device was the wind speed indicator. Didn't mind climbing up the mast as much as going out on the yard to work in it. If the electrician's mates were over loaded we would stand there main switchboard watches.
Feb 1968 - Jun 1969
Interior Communications Electrician (IC)
The IC shop serviced the gyro-compasses, sound powered phones, intercoms and showed the movies. We had equipment in just about every compartment on the ship. Was also assistant ship's photographer.
Nov 1967 - Feb 1968
Work on phones, servo-motor systems, man telephone switchboard.
Nov 1966 - Jun 1967
Oil Gang
As part of the Oil Gang, refueled diesel subs, provided distilled water for their batteries and lube oil too. The nuke boats got the lube oil and purified water for their reactors. The high point of my time on the Sperry was when she ran aground on the Columbia River on a clear day. I was not the helmsman! Dry dock in Bremerton, to Pearl and back to San Diego. Off to IC School, back to the Sperry as part of the IC Shop.


(1 year)
Aug 1968 - Jul 1969
Western Pacific
Departed San Diego for Yokosuka, Japan aboard USS Mahan DLG-11. From there we had multiple months on Yankee Station in the Token Gulf. Eventually transferred to the USS Robinson DDG-12. Back to the world just in time to see the first moon landing.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Jan 1970

Fire Fighting School, Treasure Island


Motion Picture Projector School, San Diego

Jun 1967 - Jul 1967

Basic Electricity & Electronics Prep "BEEP" School

Security Clearance
None / Expired

Civilian Experiences

Nov 2017 - Present
Veteran Resource Coach
Provide assistance to veterans looking for housing, meals, health care, education and employment on Wednesdays from 2 to 5 PM, or 1400 to 1700.
Jul 2016 - Present
I have no idea.
Jan 2008 - Jul 2016
Permits & More is a San Diego based permit service. We service from the Mexican border to north of Sacramento. We obtain building permits for our clients as well as helping with the remediation code violation cases.
Dec 2002 - Dec 2007
Permit Expediter
Responsible for processing building permits for San Diego electric sign contractor. obtained permits from Imperial Beach to Stockton in California into western Arizona. obtained over 1000 in that time.