Whitaker, Reuben, 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
1967-1967, New York Navy Yard
Service Years
1934 - 1968
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Rear Admiral Upper Half

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Date of Passing
Oct 09, 1985
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Awarded 3 Navy Crosses and 4 Silver Stars for action during WWII


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Command Ashore
Command at Sea

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)US NavySubmarine School Officers BasicUSS PIKE (SS-173)
USS Sturgeon (SS-187)USS S-44 (SS-155)USS Flying Fish (SS-229)USS Flasher (SS-249)
Joint US Military Mission for Aid to Turkey (JUSMMAT), CNO - OPNAVUSS Neosho (AO-143)USS Macon (CA-132)NAVSTA Subic Bay, PI
Military Sea Transportation Service
  1930-1934, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1934-1936, USS Concord (CL-10)
  1936-1936, Submarine School Officers Basic
  1937-1938, USS PIKE (SS-173)
  1938-1942, USS Sturgeon (SS-187)
  1942-1943, USS S-44 (SS-155)
  1943-1943, USS Flying Fish (SS-229)
  1943-1944, USS Flasher (SS-249)
  1944-1946, Naval Submarine School, Groton, CT
  1952-1955, CNO - OPNAV
  1955-1956, COMSUBRON 4, COMSUBGRU 2
  1956-1958, Joint US Military Mission for Aid to Turkey (JUSMMAT), CNO - OPNAV
  1958-1959, USS Neosho (AO-143)
  1959-1960, USS Macon (CA-132)
  1960-1962, CNO - OPNAV
  1962-1964, NAVSTA Subic Bay, PI
  1965-1968, Military Sea Transportation Service
  1967-1967, 3rd Naval District
  1967-1967, New York Navy Yard
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 USS Sturgeon (SS-187)/USS STURGEON (SS-187) 1st War Patrol
  1941-1942 USS Sturgeon (SS-187)/USS STURGEON (SS-187) 2nd War Patrol
  1942-1942 Submarine War Patrols
  1942-1942 USS Sturgeon (SS-187)/USS STURGEON (SS-187) 3rd War Patrol
  1942-1942 USS Sturgeon (SS-187)/USS STURGEON (SS-187) 4th War Patrol
  1943-1943 Submarine War Patrols
  1944-1944 USS FLASHER (SS-249) 1st War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS FLASHER (SS-249) 2nd War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS FLASHER (SS-249) 3rd War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS FLASHER (SS-249) 4th War Patrol
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval AcademyNaval War College
  1930-1934, United States Naval Academy
  1949-1950, Naval War College
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