Bell, Frederick, RDML

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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Lower Half
Last Primary NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1946-1948, Chief of Naval Personnel (CHNAVPERS)
Service Years
1924 - 1948
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Golden Dragon
Cold War
Rear Admiral Lower Half
Rear Admiral Lower Half

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Date of Passing
Oct 15, 1994
Location of Interment
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Other Comments:
Author of Room to Swing a Cat: Being Some Tales of the Old Navy and Condition Red: Destroyer Action in the South Pacific.
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Surface Warfare Officer Badge
Command at Sea

 Duty Stations
USS Texas (BB-35)Advancement Schools and CoursesUS NavyNaval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)
Commander Battle Force (CTF-60), COMSIXTHFLTUSS West Virginia (BB-48)USS Enterprise (CV-6)USS Boise (CL-47)
US Naval Group China (SACO)
  1924-1925, USS Texas (BB-35)
  1925-1925, Officers Torpedo School
  1926-1928, USS John D. Edwards (DD-216)
  1929-1929, USS Preston (DD-327)
  1929-1929, USS Patoka (AO-9)
  1930-1931, USS Concord (CL-10)
  1931-1933, Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)
  1933-1934, Commander Battle Force (CTF-60), COMSIXTHFLT
  1934-1936, USS West Virginia (BB-48)
  1936-1938, Bureau of Navigation
  1938-1941, Commander Cruisers Scouting Force
  1940-1941, USS Enterprise (CV-6)
  1941-1942, USS Boise (CL-47)
  1942-1943, USS Grayson (DD-435)
  1943-1945, Chief of Naval Personnel (CHNAVPERS)
  1945-1946, Commander, Destroyer Division Twelve
  1946-1946, US Naval Group China (SACO)
  1946-1948, Chief of Naval Personnel (CHNAVPERS)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal-Tulagi landings/Battle of Savo Island
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1920-1924, United States Naval Academy1
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