McCann, Allan Rockwell, VADM

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Last Rank
Vice Admiral
Last Primary NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1949-1950, Office of the Naval Inspector General (Naval IG)
Service Years
1917 - 1950
Vice Admiral
Vice Admiral

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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
North Adams, MA
Last Address
Solana Beach, CA

Date of Passing
Feb 22, 1978
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
WW II Memorial National RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial
  2019, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2019, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Co-inventor of the Submarine Rescue Device that bears his name - The MCCANN RESCUE CHAMBER.
Other Comments:
Not Specified
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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Officer Badge
Second Class Diver Badge

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US NavyUSS Fulton (AS-1)NAVSUBASE New London/GrotonUSS Bonita (SS-165)
Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV)USS Indianapolis (CA-35)USS Chicago (CA-29)COMSUBRON 6, COMSUBGRU 2
USS Philadelphia (CL-41)COMSUBPAC, COMNAVSUBFORUSS Boarfish (SS-327)Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
Office of the Naval Inspector General (Naval IG)
  1917-1919, USS Kansas (BB-21)
  1919-1920, USS Fulton (AS-1)
  1920-1920, USS K-6 (SS-37)
  1920-1921, USS S-19 (SS-124)
  1921-1922, USS N-4 (SS-56)
  1922-1922, USS L-3 (SS-42)
  1922-1924, USS R-21 (SS-98)
  1924-1925, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1925-1925, USS Chewink (AM-39)
  1925-1926, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1926-1929, USS S-46 (SS-157)
  1929-1931, Bureau of Construction, Equipment and Repair
  1931-1934, USS Bonita (SS-165)
  1934-1936, Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV)
  1936-1937, USS Indianapolis (CA-35)
  1937-1938, USS Chicago (CA-29)
  1938-1941, Bureau of Navigation
  1941-1943, COMSUBRON 6, COMSUBGRU 2
  1943-1944, CNO - OPNAV
  1944-1944, USS Iowa (BB-61)
  1944-1945, COMTENTHFLT
  1945-1945, USS Philadelphia (CL-41)
  1945-1945, Commander in Chief, United States Fleet (CINCUS)
  1945-1945, CNO - OPNAV
  1947-1948, USS Boarfish (SS-327)
  1948-1949, General Board, Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
  1949-1950, Office of the Naval Inspector General (Naval IG)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1918-1918 World War I/Atlantic Convoy
  1944-1944 Marshall Islands Operation (1944)/Battle of Eniwetok Atoll (Operation Catchpole)
  1944-1944 Western Caroline Islands Operation/Battle of Peleliu
  1944-1944 Asiatic-Pacific Specified Raids (1944)/Formosa Air Battle
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Cape Engano
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Samar
  1944-1944 Luzon Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Mindoro
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1913-1917, United States Naval Academy
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Mar 30, 1917, Commissioned as Ensign
  Jun 06, 1929, Promoted to Lieutenant Commander
  Jun 30, 1937, Promoted to Commander
  May 23, 1939, Rescue of the USS SQUALUS (SS-192)7
  Jun 30, 1942, Promoted to Captain
  Mar 25, 1943, Promoted to Rear Admiral
  Jan 01, 1950, Retired
  Dec 31, 2017, General Photos2
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