Goggins, William Bernard, RADM

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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Primary Unit
1949-1949, 15th Naval District
Service Years
1919 - 1949
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Rear Admiral Upper Half

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Home Town
Arlington, VA
Last Address

Date of Passing
Dec 27, 1985
Location of Interment
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Commanding Officer USS Alabama (BB-60) from 18 Jan. 1945 to 26 Nov. 1945.

Was awarded Purple Heart for wounds suffered while XO of USS Marblehead (CL-12) - 02/1942

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 Duty Stations
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)USS Arkansas (BB-33)US NavyCommander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
Commander, Naval Surface Force, Atlantic (COMNAVSURFLANT)/DESRON 12USS Arizona (BB-39)Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)USS Noa (DD-343)
CNO - OPNAVCenter for Naval Intelligence (CNI)
  1916-1919, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1917-1917, USS Arkansas (BB-33)
  1918-1918, USS Utah (BB-31)
  1919-1920, USS Idaho (BB-42)
  1920-1921, USS Meade (DD-274)
  1921-1921, Commander Destroyers, Battle Force
  1921-1921, USS Charleston (C-22)
  1921-1923, USS Mcdermut (DD-262)
  1921-1923, Commander, Naval Surface Force, Atlantic (COMNAVSURFLANT)/DESRON 12
  1923-1923, USS Mervine (DD-322)
  1923-1924, Commander Battleship Division 4
  1923-1924, USS Arizona (BB-39)
  1924-1925, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1925-1926, Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)
  1926-1927, USS Florida (BB-30)
  1927-1929, Commander Cruisers Scouting Force
  1929-1931, Bureau of Engineering
  1931-1932, Commander, Scouting Force, Pacific Fleet
  1931-1932, USS Augusta (CA-31)
  1932-1933, USS Hamilton (DD-141)
  1933-1934, USS Noa (DD-343)
  1934-1936, Bureau of Engineering
  1936-1938, USS Mccormick (DD-223)
  1938-1939, USS Trenton (CL-11)
  1939-1941, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1941-1942, USS Marblehead (CL-12)
  1942-1942, USS Ramapo (AO-12)
  1942-1945, Commander in Chief, Pacific Ocean Areas (CINCPOA)
  1945-1945, USS Alabama (BB-60)
  1946-1947, CNO - OPNAV
  1947-1949, Center for Naval Intelligence (CNI)
  1949-1949, 15th Naval District
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1942-1942 East Indies Campaign (1941-42)/Battle of Balikpapan (Makassar Strait)
  1942-1942 East Indies Campaign (1941-42)/Battle of Java Sea
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
 Colleges Attended 
University of WashingtonUnited States Naval AcademyUnited States Naval AcademyYale University
  1915-1916, University of Washington
  1916-1919, United States Naval Academy
  1924-1925, United States Naval Academy
  1925-1926, Yale University
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