Benson, Roy, RADM

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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Last Primary NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1967-1969, 112X, 1st Naval District
Service Years
1929 - 1969
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Square Rigger
Iwo Jima
Swamp Fox
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Rear Admiral Upper Half

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Home State
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
Year of Birth
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Date of Passing
Feb 07, 1995
Location of Interment
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 Duty Stations
US NavySubmarine School Officers BasicUSS S-42 (SS-153)USS S-27 (SS-132)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)USS Nautilus (SS-168)COMSUBGRU 2/COMSUBRON 10USS Trigger (SS-237)
CNO - OPNAV/Chief of US Navy Information (CHINFO)Naval War College (Faculty Staff)USS Bayfield (APA-33)COMPHIBGRU 2 (CPG 2)/COMPHIBRON 6
Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)Military Sealift Command Headquarters (MSCHQ)/Military Sealift Fleet Support Command  (MSC/MSFSC)COMNAVSUBFOR/COMSUBPACCNO - OPNAV
  1929-1930, 116X, USS New York (BB-34)
  1930-1934, 111X, USS Smith Thompson (DD-212)
  1934-1934, 117X, Submarine School Officers Basic
  1934-1935, 117X, USS R-14 (SS-91)
  1935-1936, 112X, USS S-42 (SS-153)
  1936-1937, 112X, USS S-27 (SS-132)
  1937-1939, 112X, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1939-1941, 111X, USS Hovey (DD-208)
  1941-1942, 112X, USS Nautilus (SS-168)
  1942-1942, 112X, COMSUBGRU 2/COMSUBRON 10
  1942-1943, 112X, USS Trigger (SS-237)
  1943-1944, 112X, Naval Submarine School, Groton, CT
  1944-1944, 112X, USS Razorback (SS-394)
  1944-1945, 112X, Submarine Division 43
  1945-1947, 112X, Commander in Chief, United States Fleet (CINCUS)
  1950-1952, 112X, CNO - OPNAV/Chief of US Navy Information (CHINFO)
  1952-1953, 112X, Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
  1953-1954, 112X, USS Bayfield (APA-33)
  1954-1955, 111X, COMPHIBGRU 2 (CPG 2)/COMPHIBRON 6
  1955-1956, 112X, Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
  1956-1957, 112X, Chief of Naval Personnel (CHNAVPERS)
  1958-1960, 112X, Military Sealift Fleet Support Command (MSC/MSFSC)/Military Sea Transportation Service (MSTS)
  1962-1967, 112X, CNO - OPNAV
  1967-1969, 112X, 1st Naval District
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Submarine War Patrols2
  1942-1942 Submarine War Patrols
  1942-1942 Submarine War Patrols
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Makin Raid4
  1942-1943 Submarine War Patrols1
  1943-1943 Submarine War Patrols
  1943-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater2
  1944-1944 USS RAZORBACK (SS-394) 1st patrol27
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1925-1929, United States Naval Academy
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