Bassett, Leonard, CAPT

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1965-1967, 111X, Naval Ammunition Depot, Oahu, Hawaii
Service Years
1940 - 1970

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Contact Info
Home Town
Pine Bluff
Last Address
Coronado, California

Date of Passing
Feb 06, 2006
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Gun Captain (pre-1969) WW II Honorable Discharge Pin US Navy Retired 30

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal

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 Duty Stations
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)US NavyUSS Norris (DD-859)USS Rochester (CA-124)
USS Iowa (BB-61)USS Bexar (APA-237)USS Rowan (DD-782)Bureau of Ordnance
USS Union (AKA-106)Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV)Naval Ammunition Depot, Oahu, Hawaii
  1936-1940, 000X, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1940-1942, 000X, USS Concord (CL-10)
  1943-1945, 116X, USS St Louis (CL-49)
  1945-1945, 111X, Commander, Eighth Fleet
  1949-1949, 131X, USS Norris (DD-859)
  1949-1951, 111X, USS Rochester (CA-124)
  1951-1952, 111X, USS Iowa (BB-61)
  1952-1954, 111X, Naval Ordnance Test Station (NOTS) Chincoteague
  1955-1956, 111X, USS Bexar (APA-237)
  1956-1958, 111X, USS Rowan (DD-782)
  1958-1961, 131X, Bureau of Ordnance/Naval Inspector of Ordnance, Mishawaka, In
  1961-1962, 111X, USS Union (AKA-106)
  1962-1965, 111X, Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV)
  1965-1967, 111X, Naval Ammunition Depot, Oahu, Hawaii
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Georgia Group Operation
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Kula Gulf
  1943-1943 New Georgia Group Operation/Battle of Kolombangara
  1943-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Treasury-Bougainville Operation
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Saipan
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Philippine Sea
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Guam
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Leyte Campaign (1944)
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
  1950-1953 Korean War
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)/Siege of Wonsan
  1955-1955 First Taiwan Strait Crisis (China)
  1955-1955 Cold War Event - Tachen Islands Evacuation (China)
  1962-1962 Training Exercise - Tulungan '62
 Colleges Attended 
Arkansas State UniversityMassachusetts Institute of Technology
  1934-1936, Arkansas State University
  1945-1949, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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