Fairlamb, George Richardson, Jr., CAPT

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Last Rank
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1943-1947, NAS Grosse Ile
Service Years
1917 - 1947

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Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Fairlamb, George Richardson, Jr., CAPT USN(Ret).
Contact Info
Home Town
Richmond, VA
Last Address
Boulder, CO

Date of Passing
Mar 07, 1965
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
37 2690

 Official Badges 

US Navy Retired 30

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Sons of the American Revolution
  1928, Sons of the American Revolution - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Served on battleships during World War I; then from 1919 to 1923 on destroyers in the Adriatic and Black Seas; World War II; executive officier on the Lexington, then commanding officer of the carriers Wolverine and Independence. MA, 1949, University of Colorado at Boulder.
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 Duty Stations
US NavyUSS Borie (DD-215)NAS PensacolaNAS Coco Solo, Panama
VP-7 Black FalconsVB-3NAS Seattle/SandpointUSS Lexington (CV-2)
NAS Jacksonville FLUSS Independence (CVL-22)NAS Grosse Ile
  1917-1919, USS Louisiana (BB-19)
  1920-1920, USS Kansas (BB-21)
  1920-1922, USS Borie (DD-215)
  1922-1922, USS Smith Thompson (DD-212)
  1922-1923, NAS Pensacola
  1923-1925, NAS Coco Solo, Panama
  1925-1926, USS Wright (AV-1)
  1926-1926, Commander, Aircraft, Scouting Force
  1929-1931, VP-7 Black Falcons
  1931-1934, Bureau of Aeronautics
  1934-1937, VB-3
  1939-1940, NAS Seattle/Sandpoint
  1940-1941, USS Lexington (CV-2)
  1941-1942, NAS Jacksonville FL
  1942-1942, USS Wolverine (IX-64)
  1943-1943, USS Independence (CVL-22)
  1943-1947, NAS Grosse Ile
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1942-1942 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval AcademyUniversity of Colorado
  1915-1917, United States Naval Academy
  1947-1949, University of Colorado
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Mar 30, 1917, Commissioned as Ensign
  Jul 01, 1917, Promoted to Lieutenant Junior Grade
  Jul 01, 1920, Promoted to Lieutenant
  Sep 11, 1927, Promoted to Lieutenant Commander
  Jun 30, 1937, Promoted to Commander
  Jun 14, 1942, Promoted to Captain
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