Compton, Emmett Mobley, CAPT

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1963-1965, Joint Staff, J1, Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
Service Years
1939 - 1965
Captain
Captain

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Home State
South Carolina
South Carolina
Year of Birth
1917
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Lake City, SC
Last Address
Las Cruces, NM

Date of Passing
Sep 20, 2003
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Office of the Secretary of Defense Joint Chiefs of Staff


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
United States Navy Memorial
  2019, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

After his Navy service, Emmett Compton was a stockbroker in Washington, DC (1967-1974). In 1974, he moved to Las Cruces, NM and was a visiting professor at New Mexico State University.
   
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Service number: 82789
   
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
USS Savannah (CL-42)US NavyUSS Cony (DD-508)Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
Supervisor of Shipbuilding Conversion and Repair (SUPSHIP) Seattle, WAUSS Jarvis (DD-799)USS Bearss (DD-654)US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)USS Missouri (BB-63)Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management & Comptroller)  ASN (FM&C)Commander, Cruiser-Destroyer Force, Pacific Fleet
USS Floyd B. Parks (DD-884)Naval War College (Staff)CNO - OPNAVOffice of the Secretary of Defense (SECDEF)
USS Mountrail (APA-213)Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
  1939-1939, USS Savannah (CL-42)
  1939-1943, USS Montgomery (DD-121/DM-17)
  1943-1944, USS Cony (DD-508)
  1944-1944, Commander, Fleet Operational Training Command, Pacific
  1944-1944, Supervisor of Shipbuilding Conversion and Repair (SUPSHIP) Seattle, WA
  1944-1945, USS Jarvis (DD-799)
  1945-1946, USS Bearss (DD-654)
  1946-1948, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1949-1952, Commander Service Force, Atlantic Fleet, Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
  1952-1954, USS Missouri (BB-63)
  1954-1956, Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management & Comptroller) ASN (FM&C)
  1956-1956, Commander, Cruiser-Destroyer Force, Pacific Fleet
  1956-1958, USS Floyd B. Parks (DD-884)
  1958-1959, Naval War College (Staff)
  1959-1959, CNO - OPNAV
  1959-1961, Office of the Secretary of Defense (SECDEF)
  1961-1963, USS Mountrail (APA-213)
  1963-1965, Joint Staff, J1, Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
  1943-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Vella Lavella
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Treasury-Bougainville operation (1943)
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
  1950-1953 Korean War
 Colleges Attended 
Clemson UniversityUnited States Naval AcademyNaval War CollegeNaval War College
New Mexico State University
  1934-1935, Clemson University
  1935-1939, United States Naval Academy
  1948-1949, Naval War College
  1959-1959, Naval War College
  1965-1967, New Mexico State University
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jul 01, 1935, Appointed Midshipman
  Jun 01, 1939, Commissioned Ensign
  Jan 07, 1942, Promoted to Lieutenant Junior Grade
  Jun 15, 1942, Promoted to Lieutenant
  Oct 27, 1943, Attack on the USS Cony (DD-508)
  Apr 15, 1944, Promoted to Lieutenant Commander
  Sep 28, 1946, Married - Alice Elizabeth Compton
  Jul 01, 1949, Promoted to Commander
  Jul 01, 1958, Promoted to Captain
  Sep 30, 2003, Buried - Carlton City Cemetery, Carlton, GA
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