Calhoun, William Lowndes, ADM

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1946-1946, Commander, Western Sea Frontier
Service Years
1906 - 1946

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Home Town
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Last Address
San Diego, Ca

Date of Passing
Oct 19, 1963
Location of Interment
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery - San Diego, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
A-A, 0, 1257

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Admiral Calhoun was the Commander of Service Forces from 1941 to 1945 in the Pacific Theater of Operations.

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)US NavyBureau of OrdnanceCOMNAVSUBFOR
NAS Coco Solo, PanamaUSS Mississippi (BB-41)Mare Island Naval ShipyardUSS Maryland (BB-46)
Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)Naval War College (Staff)USS Rochester (CA-2)11th Naval District
USS West Virginia (BB-48)USS Argonne (AS-10))Office of the Naval Inspector General (Naval IG)
  1902-1906, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1906-1908, USS Chattanooga (C-16)
  1908-1909, USS New Jersey (BB-16)
  1909-1913, USS Maryland (ACR-8)
  1913-1915, Bureau of Ordnance
  1915-1915, USS Columbia (C-12)
  1915-1915, USS Tonopah (M-8)
  1915-1915, USS Cheyenne (M-10)
  1917-1918, USS L-7 (SS-46)
  1918-1919, SUBBASE Coco Solo, Panama
  1918-1919, NAS Coco Solo, Panama
  1919-1919, Commander Cruisers Scouting Force
  1919-1921, USS Mississippi (BB-41)
  1921-1921, Mare Island Naval Shipyard
  1921-1921, USS California (BB-44)
  1921-1923, USS Young (DD-312)
  1923-1923, USS Melville (AD-2)
  1923-1925, USS Maryland (BB-46)
  1925-1927, Mare Island Naval Shipyard
  1927-1929, USS Farragut (DD-300)
  1927-1929, COMDESDIV 31, Commander Destroyers, Battle Force
  1929-1930, Naval War College (Staff)
  1930-1932, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1932-1934, USS Rochester (CA-2)
  1934-1934, USS Argonne (AP-4)
  1934-1934, Commander, Base Force, U.S. Fleet, Commander in Chief, United States Fleet (CINCUS)
  1934-1937, 11th Naval District
  1937-1938, USS California (BB-44)
  1938-1939, USS West Virginia (BB-48)
  1938-1939, Commander, Battleships, Battle Force
  1939-1939, Naval War College (Staff)
  1939-1941, Commander, Base Force, U.S. Fleet, Commander in Chief, United States Fleet (CINCUS)
  1941-1942, USS Argonne (AS-10))
  1941-1942, Commander, Base Force, Pacific Fleet
  1942-1945, Commander, Service Force, Pacific Fleet
  1945-1945, Commander South Pacific Area and South Pacific Force (COMSOPAC)
  1945-1946, Office of the Naval Inspector General (Naval IG)
  1946-1946, Commander, Western Sea Frontier
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1907-1909 Cruise of the Great White Fleet
  1917-1918 World War I
  1941-1941 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
  1941-1945 World War II
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval AcademyNaval War CollegeNational War College
  1902-1906, United States Naval Academy
  1929-1930, Naval War College
  1939-1939, National War College
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