Bloch, Claude Charles, ADM

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1942-1946, General Board, Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
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1899 - 1946

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Washington, DC

Date of Passing
Oct 04, 1967
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Admiral Bloch was the Commandant of the 14th Naval District at the time of the Pearl Harbor attack.

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US NavyCommander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)USS Arizona (BB-39)Bureau of Ordnance
Naval War College (Staff)Naval Legal Service Units (JAG)Pearl Harbor Naval Ship YardSecretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
  1898-1898, USS Iowa (BB-4)
  1899-1901, USS Newark (C-1)
  1901-1902, USS Wheeling (PG-14)
  1907-1909, Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
  1917-1918, USS Arizona (BB-39)
  1918-1918, USS Plattsburg
  1918-1921, Bureau of Ordnance
  1923-1927, Bureau of Ordnance
  1927-1929, USS California (BB-44)
  1929-1930, Naval War College (Staff)
  1930-1931, Naval Torpedo Station, Newport RI
  1932-1933, Commander, Cruisers, Battle Force, Commander, Battle Force, Pacific Fleet
  1934-1936, Office of Judge Advocate General (OJAG)
  1936-1937, Commander Battleship Division 2
  1937-1938, Commander, Battle Force, Pacific Fleet
  1938-1938, USS Houston (CA-30)
  1938-1940, Commander in Chief, United States Fleet (CINCUS)
  1940-1941, Commander, Task Force 4
  1940-1941, Pearl Harbor Naval Ship Yard
  1940-1942, 14th Naval District/COMNAVBASE Pearl Harbor
  1941-1942, Commander Hawaiian Sea Frontier
  1942-1942, Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
  1942-1946, General Board, Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War/Battle of Santiago
  1899-1902 Philippine-American War
  1899-1902 Philippine-American War/Philippine Insurrections
  1900-1902 China Relief Expedition
  1917-1918 World War I/Convoy Duty - Azores and Gibraltar areas
  1941-1941 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
 Colleges Attended 
Western Kentucky UniversityUnited States Naval AcademyNaval War College
  1894-1895, Western Kentucky University
  1895-1899, United States Naval Academy
  1929-1930, Naval War College
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