Caperton, William Banks, ADM

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Admiral
Primary Unit
1919-1919, CNO - OPNAV
Service Years
1875 - 1919
Admiral
Admiral

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Home State
Tennessee
Tennessee
Year of Birth
1855
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Spring Hill, TN
Last Address
Newport, RI

Date of Passing
Dec 21, 1941
 
Location of Interment
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 Military Association Memberships
Military Order of Foreign Wars of the United States
  1914, Military Order of Foreign Wars of the United States [Verified] - Assoc. Page


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Last Known Activity
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Admiral Caperton was the 10th CINCPACFLT

   
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 Duty Stations/ Advancement Schools
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)US NavyUS Coast & Geodegic Survey, Secretary of the TreasuryUnder Secretary of the Navy (UNSECNAV), Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI)Naval War College (Staff)Supervisor of Shipbuilding Conversion and Repair (SUPSHIP)Department of Defense (DOD)
NAVSTA Newport, RINaval Reserve Forces CommandCommander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
CNO - OPNAV
  1871-1875, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1875-1875, USS Hartford (steam frigate)
  1876-1876, USS Powhatan (1861)
  1877-1877, USS Tennessee (1865) Screw frigate
  1877-1879, USS Constellation (1854) Sloop of War
  1880-1883, US Coast & Geodegic Survey, Secretary of the Treasury
  1883-1884, US Coast & Geodegic Survey, Secretary of the Treasury
  1884-1885, USS Ossipee (1862) Screw sloop
  1885-1886, USS Trenton (1877) Screw Steamer
  1887-1889, Steel Inspecting Board, Under Secretary of the Navy (UNSECNAV)
  1889-1890, Steel Inspecting Board, Under Secretary of the Navy (UNSECNAV)
  1891-1891, Naval Examining Board, Under Secretary of the Navy (UNSECNAV)
  1894-1895, USS Essex
  1895-1895, Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI)
  1895-1896, Naval War College (Staff)
  1896-1897, USS Brooklyn (ACR-3)
  1897-1899, USS Marietta (PG-15)
  1899-1899, USS Marietta (PG-15)
  1899-1901, Washington Naval Shipyard
  1901-1901, Supervisor of Shipbuilding Conversion and Repair (SUPSHIP) Boston, MA
  1904-1904, Naval War College (Staff)
  1904-1907, Lighthouse District 15, Lighthouse Board
  1907-1908, USS Denver (CL-16)
  1908-1909, USS Maine (BB-10)
  1909-1910, Lighthouse Board
  1910-1910, Naval War College (Staff)
  1910-1912, Naval Examining Board, Under Secretary of the Navy (UNSECNAV)
  1910-1912, Naval Retiring Board, Under Secretary of the Navy (UNSECNAV)
  1912-1913, NAVSTA Newport, RI
  1913-1913, 2nd Naval District
  1913-1914, Commander Atlantic Reserve Fleet (COMLANTRESFLT)
  1913-1914, USS Alabama (BB-8)
  1914-1915, USS Washington (ACR-11)
  1914-1916, Commander, Cruisers, Atlantic Fleet, Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
  1915-1915, USS Tennessee (ACR-10)
  1915-1916, USS Dolphin (PG-24)
  1916-1919, Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
  1916-1919, USS Pennsylvania (ACR-4)
  1919-1919, CNO - OPNAV
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
  1905-1905 Cuban Pacification (Second Occupation of Cuba)
  1915-1934 US Occupation of Haiti
  1915-1934 US Occupation of Haiti6
  1916-1916 Invasion of the Dominican Republic (Dominican Campaign)
  1917-1918 World War I
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval AcademyNaval War CollegeNaval War CollegeNaval War College
  1871-1875, United States Naval Academy
  1895-1896, Naval War College
  1904-1904, Naval War College
  1910-1910, Naval War College
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