Anderson, William, CAPT

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary Designator/NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1961-1962, Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
Service Years
1942 - 1962
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Golden Dragon
Plank Owner
Cold War
Captain
Captain

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Home State
Tennessee
Tennessee
Year of Birth
1921
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by Kent Weekly (SS/DSV) (DBF), EMCS to remember Anderson, William (CO USS Nautilus), CAPT USN(Ret).

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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Alexandria, VA

Date of Passing
Feb 25, 2007
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose)




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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Other Comments:
As the second commanding officer of the USS Nautilus (SSN-571), Captain William Anderson made the first voyage in history from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean via the North Pole. On 3 August 1958, at a depth of 400 feet, Nautilus passed beneath the Polar ice cap.
   
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Submarine Officer Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge
Command at Sea

 
 Duty Stations
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)USS Texas (BB-35)US NavyUSS Arkansas (BB-33)
Submarine School Officers BasicUSS Tarpon (SS-175)USS Narwhal (SS-167)USS Trutta (SS-421)
USS Sarda (SS-488)University of Idaho NROTC (Faculty Staff) USS Tang (SS-563)USS Wahoo (SS-565)
Naval Submarine School, Groton, CTNaval ReactorsUSS Nautilus (SSN-571)Naval Nuclear Power Training Command (NNPTC)/Nuclear Power Training Command (Faculty Staff)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
  1939-1942, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1940-1940, USS Texas (BB-35)
  1940-1940, USS New York (BB-34)
  1940-1940, USS Arkansas (BB-33)
  1942-1942, Submarine School Officers Basic
  1942-1943, USS Tarpon (SS-175)
  1943-1944, USS Narwhal (SS-167)
  1944-1946, USS Trutta (SS-421)
  1946-1949, USS Sarda (SS-488)
  1949-1951, University of Idaho NROTC (Faculty Staff)
  1951-1951, USS Trutta (SS-421)
  1951-1953, USS Tang (SS-563)
  1953-1955, USS Wahoo (SS-565)
  1955-1956, Naval Submarine School, Groton, CT
  1956-1957, Naval Reactors
  1957-1959, USS Nautilus (SSN-571)
  1959-1961, Naval Nuclear Power Training Command (NNPTC)/Nuclear Power Training Command (Faculty Staff)
  1961-1962, Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1942-1942 Submarine War Patrols
  1943-1943 USS Narwhal (SS-167)
  1943-1943 Submarine War Patrols
  1943-1943 USS Narwhal (SS-167)
  1943-1943 Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1943-1943 USS Narwhal (SS-167)
  1943-1943 USS Narwhal (SS-167)
  1944-1944 USS Narwhal (SS-167)
  1944-1944 USS Narwhal (SS-167)
  1944-1944 USS Narwhal (SS-167)
  1944-1944 USS Narwhal (SS-167)
  1945-1945 USS TRUTTA (SS-421) 1st War Patrol
  1945-1945 USS TRUTTA (SS-421) 2nd War Patrol
  1945-1945 USS TRUTTA (SS-421) 3rd War Patrol
  1950-1953 Korean War
  1957-1957 Training Exercise - Strike Back '57
  1958-1958 Operation Sunshine (North Pole)
  1958-1958 Operation Sunshine (North Pole)7
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1939-1942, United States Naval Academy
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