Oates, Eugene Thompson, CAPT

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1946-1947, CNO - OPNAV
Service Years
1911 - 1947

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Charlotte, North Carolina
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Dec 27, 1973
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
9 6301

 Official Badges 

US Navy Retired 30

 Unofficial Badges 

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

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
Other Comments:

Navy Cross
Awarded for Actions During World War I
Service: Navy
Division: U.S.S. Stewart
Citation: The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Lieutenant Commander Eugene Thompson Oates, United States Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as Commanding Officer of the U.S.S. STEWART, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity during World War I.
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 Duty Stations
US NavyNavy Recruiting District St. Louis, MO, Commander Naval Recruiting Command (CNRC)USS Arkansas (BB-33)Navy Recruiting District New York, NY, Commander Naval Recruiting Command (CNRC)
  1911-1913, USS Colorado (ACR-7)
  1913-1914, USS St. Louis (C-20)
  1914-1915, USS Raleigh (C-8) 1894-1919
  1915-1917, USS Milwaukee (C-21)
  1917-1917, Bureau of Engineering
  1917-1918, USS Whipple (DD-15)
  1918-1918, USS Remlik - SP-157
  1918-1918, USS Stewart (DD-13)
  1918-1919, USS Bush (DD-166)
  1919-1919, USS Ohio (BB-12)
  1919-1919, USS Mackenzie (DD-175)
  1919-1921, Navy Recruiting District St. Louis, MO, Commander Naval Recruiting Command (CNRC)
  1921-1922, USS John D. Edwards (DD-216)
  1922-1923, Commander Yangtze Patrol (ComYangPat), Commander In Chief Asiatic Fleet
  1923-1924, USS Monocacy
  1924-1926, Bureau of Engineering
  1926-1929, USS Arkansas (BB-33)
  1929-1931, Bureau of Engineering
  1931-1933, USS Chaumont (AP-5)
  1933-1936, Navy Recruiting District New York, NY, Commander Naval Recruiting Command (CNRC)
  1936-1938, USS Concord (CL-10)
  1938-1941, 16th Naval District
  1941-1943, 8th Naval District
  1946-1947, CNO - OPNAV
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1912-1912 US Occupation of Nicaragua
  1914-1915 Mexican Service Campaign (1911-1919)
  1917-1917 World War I/Anti-Submarine Warfare
  1917-1918 World War I/Atlantic Convoy
  1923-1924 Yangtze River Operations
  1943-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Georgia Campaign (1943)
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Western Caroline Islands Operation
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1907-1911, United States Naval Academy
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Service history
  Mar 12, 1912, Commissioned as Ensign
  Mar 07, 1915, Promoted to Lieutenant Junior Grade
  Jul 01, 1917, Promoted to Lieutenant
  Jan 01, 1922, Promoted to Lieutenant Commander
  Jun 04, 1931, Promoted to Commander
  Aug 01, 1939, Promoted to Captain
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