Giffen, Robert Carlisle, VADM

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Last Rank
Vice Admiral
Primary Unit
1945-1946, Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)/Commander Service Force, Atlantic Fleet
Service Years
1907 - 1946
Vice Admiral
Vice Admiral

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1886
 
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Last Address
Annapolis, MD

Date of Passing
Dec 12, 1962
 
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 Duty Stations
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)US NavyPearl Harbor Naval Ship YardCommander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
USS Savannah (CL-42)Naval War College (Faculty Staff)CNO - OPNAVUSS Massachusetts (BB-59)
Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
  1903-1907, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1907-1909, USS Virginia (BB-13)
  1909-1913, Unit Assignment Unknown
  1913-1915, Washington Naval Shipyard
  1915-1917, USS Wainwright (DD-62)
  1917-1918, USS Trippe (DD-33)
  1918-1919, USS Schley (DD-103)
  1919-1921, Pearl Harbor Naval Ship Yard
  1921-1927, Unit Assignment Unknown
  1927-1928, USS Sacramento (PG-19)
  1928-1929, Commander Destroyers, Battle Force/COMDESDIV 45
  1929-1932, Pacific Coast Torpedo Station, Keyport, WA
  1932-1933, Unit Assignment Unknown
  1938-1940, USS Savannah (CL-42)
  1940-1940, Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
  1940-1941, CNO - OPNAV
  1941-1942, Commander Cruisers Scouting Force/Commander, Cruiser Division SEVEN
  1941-1943, USS Wichita (CA-45)
  1942-1942, CTF 38
  1942-1942, CTG 39.1
  1942-1942, CTF 99
  1942-1942, USS Massachusetts (BB-59)
  1942-1943, CTF 18
  1943-1943, CTF 16/CTG 16.7
  1943-1943, CTF 16/CTG 16.21
  1943-1944, Commander, Cruiser Division SIX
  1944-1945, 10th Naval District
  1944-1945, Commander, Carribean Sea Frontier
  1945-1946, Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)/Commander Service Force, Atlantic Fleet
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1907-1909 Cruise of the Great White Fleet
  1917-1918 World War I
  1917-1918 World War I/Atlantic Convoy
  1917-1918 World War I/Convoy Duty - Azores and Gibraltar areas
  1939-1941 Neutrality Operations in the North Atlantic
  1941-1945 World War II
  1942-1942 Algeria-French Morocco Campaign (1942)/Operation Torch
  1942-1942 Algeria-French Morocco Campaign (1942)/Operation Torch
  1942-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)
  1942-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1943-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1943-1943 Aleutians Islands Campaign (1942-43)/Invasion & Occupation on Kiska
  1943-1943 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)/Battle of Rennel Island
  1943-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Guam
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Tinian
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Southern Philippines Campaign (1945)
 Colleges Attended 
University of Notre DameUnited States Naval AcademyNaval War College
  1902-1903, University of Notre Dame
  1903-1907, United States Naval Academy
  1940-1940, Naval War College
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