DuBose, Laurence Toombs, ADM

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Last Rank
Primary Unit
1953-1955, Commander Eastern Sea Frontier
Service Years
1913 - 1955

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Home State
District Of Columbia
Year of Birth
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Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Charleston, SC

Date of Passing
Jul 11, 1967
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
1 144-G

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US NavyUSS Texas (BB-35)US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)USS Brooklyn (CL-40)
Naval War College (Staff)USS Portland (CA-33)Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)COMMANDER FIRST FLEET (COMFIRSTFLEET)
  1913-1915, USS Connecticut (BB-18)
  1916-1917, USS Texas (BB-35)
  1917-1918, USS Alabama (BB-8)
  1918-1919, Bureau of Navigation
  1919-1921, USS Kane (DD-235)
  1921-1922, USS Lansdale (DM-6)
  1922-1923, USS Shawmut (CM 4)
  1923-1926, Bureau of Aeronautics
  1926-1929, USS Richmond (CL-9)
  1929-1933, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1933-1934, USS Schenck (DD-159)
  1934-1937, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1937-1937, Brooklyn Navy Yard
  1937-1939, USS Brooklyn (CL-40)
  1940-1942, Naval War College (Staff)
  1942-1942, USS Whitney (AD-4)
  1942-1943, USS Portland (CA-33)
  1943-1943, Cruiser Division 13
  1943-1944, USS Birmingham (CL-62)
  1944-1944, USS Santa Fe (CL-60)
  1945-1945, Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
  1948-1951, 6th Naval District
  1951-1953, Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
  1953-1955, Commander Eastern Sea Frontier
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1914-1914 Mexican Service Campaign (1911-1919)
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Midway
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)/Battle of the Eastern Solomons
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)/Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)/Tassafaronga (Fourth Savo)
  1943-1943 Sicily Campaign (1943)/Opertion Huskey
  1943-1943 Gilbert Islands Operation/Battle of Tarawa
  1943-1943 Treasury-Bougainville Operation/Battle of Empress Augusta Bay
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Saipan
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Tinian
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Guam
  1944-1944 Western Caroline Islands Operation/Battle of Peleliu
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Cape Engano
  1944-1944 Asiatic-Pacific Specified Raids (1944)/Formosa Air Battle
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Leyte Gulf
  1944-1944 Luzon Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Mindoro
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval AcademyNaval War College
  1909-1913, United States Naval Academy
  1939-1940, Naval War College
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  USNA - Admiral DuBose Trophy (1958)
  Jun 07, 1913, Commissioned as Ensign
  Jun 07, 1916, Promoted to Lieutenant Junior Grade
  Jun 07, 1919, Promoted to Lieutenant
  Apr 01, 1934, Promoted to Commander
  Jul 13, 1940, Promoted to Captain
  Sep 21, 1942, Promoted to Rear Admiral
  Mar 30, 1951, Promoted to Vice Admiral
  Jan 01, 1955, Retired
  Jun 01, 1955, Promoted to Admiral
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