Nichols, Robert, CDR

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1959-1962, 111X, Military Sea Transportation Service
Service Years
1923 - 1962

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Last Address
Sunnyvale, Calif

Date of Passing
Nov 12, 1970
Location of Interment
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US Navy Retired 30

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Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Shellback Order of the Emerald Shellback Order of the Golden Dragon


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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1923, Naval Aviation Cadet Program/Navy Pre-flight School (Pensacola, FL), A
 Duty Stations/ Advancement Schools
  1923-1924, EM-0000, Hampton Roads, VA (Faculty Staff)
  1924-1927, EM-0000, USS Oklahoma (BB-37)
  1927-1929, EM-0000, USS West Virginia (BB-48)
  1929-1932, EM-0000, USS Arizona (BB-39)
  1932-1933, 713X, USS California (BB-44)
  1933-1938, 713X, USS Northampton (CA-26)
  1938-1942, 713X, Supervisor of Shipbuilding Conversion and Repair (SUPSHIP) Bath, ME
  1942-1942, 144X, USS Boise (CL-47)
  1943-1943, 111X, USS Sheldrake (AM-62)
  1944-1945, 111X, USS Earl K. Olsen (DE-765)
  1946-1948, 111X, CNO - OPNAV
  1948-1949, 111X, USS Merapi (AF-38)
  1949-1951, 111X, Commander Naval Base, Pearl Harbor, HI
  1951-1953, 111X, CNO - OPNAV
  1953-1955, 111X, USS Piedmont (AD-17)
  1955-1958, 111X, CNO - OPNAV
  1958-1959, 111X, Special U.S. Navy, Liaison, Korea
  1959-1962, 111X, Military Sea Transportation Service
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1942-1942 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)/Cape Esperance (Second Savo)
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)/Cape Esperance (Second Savo)
  1943-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Georgia Campaign (1943)
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