Laning, Richard, CAPT

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
Service Years
1940 - 1963

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Home State
District Of Columbia
Year of Birth
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Home Town
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Last Address
Orlando, FL

Date of Passing
May 05, 2000
Location of Interment
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Captain Laning was the commissioning CO of the USS Seawolf (SSN-575)

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Submarine Officer Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 3 Patrols

 Duty Stations/ Advancement Schools
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)USS Yorktown (CV-5)US NavyUSS Hornet (CV-8)
Submarine School Officers BasicMare Island Naval ShipyardUSS Stickleback (SS-415)USS Pilotfish (SS-386)
Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)NROTC (Faculty Staff)USS Trutta (SS-421)USS Harder (SS-568)
CNO - OPNAVUSS Seawolf (SSN-575)Naval War College (Staff)USS Proteus (AS-19)
  1936-1940, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1940-1941, USS Yorktown (CV-5)
  1941-1942, Royal Air Force (RAF)
  1942-1942, USS Hornet (CV-8)
  1942-1942, Submarine School Officers Basic
  1943-1944, USS Salmon (SS-182)
  1944-1945, Mare Island Naval Shipyard
  1945-1945, USS Stickleback (SS-415)
  1945-1946, USS Pilotfish (SS-386)
  1946-1947, 1st Naval District
  1947-1948, Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)
  1948-1950, UC Berkeley NROTC (Cadre)
  1950-1951, Joint Task Force-1 (JTF-1)
  1951-1952, USS Trutta (SS-421)
  1952-1953, USS Harder (SS-568)
  1953-1954, CNO - OPNAV
  1955-1958, USS Seawolf (SSN-575)
  1958-1959, CNO - OPNAV
  1959-1960, Naval War College (Staff)
  1960-1962, USS Proteus (AS-19)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1939-1941 Neutrality Operations in the North Atlantic
  1942-1942 Pacific Air Offensive (1942-45)/Doolittle B-25 Attack on Tokyo
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Midway
  1943-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1943-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1943-1943 USS SALMON (SS-182) 8th War Patrol
  1943-1944 USS SALMON (SS-182) 9th War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS SALMON (SS-182) 10th War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS SALMON (SS-182) 11th War Patrol
  1945-1945 USS STICKLEBACK (SS-415) 1st War Patrol
  1946-1946 Operation Crossroads (Bikini Atoll)
  1959-1959 Training Exercise - SUBICEX '591
 Colleges Attended 
University of California, BerkeleyUnited States Naval AcademyNaval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CAUniversity of California, Berkeley
Naval War College
  1935-1936, University of California, Berkeley
  1936-1940, United States Naval Academy
  1947-1948, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
  1948-1950, University of California, Berkeley
  1959-1960, Naval War College
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