Hustvedt, Olaf Mandt, VADM

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Last Rank
Vice Admiral
Last Primary NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1944-1946, General Board, Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
Service Years
1909 - 1946
Vice Admiral
Vice Admiral

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Contact Info
Home Town
Chicago, IL
Last Address
Washington, D.C.

Date of Passing
Dec 22, 1978
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
7 9044

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United States Navy Memorial
  2019, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page

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Last Known Activity
Not Specified
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Legion of Merit
Awarded for Actions During World War II
Service: Navy
Rank: Rear Admiral
General Orders: Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin No. 322 (January 1944)
Citation: The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Legion of Merit to Rear Admiral Olaf M. Hustvedt, United States Navy, for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States from 25 October 1941 to 4 May 1943, as Chief of Staff to the Commander-in-Chief, United States Atlantic Fleet. Rear Admiral Hustvedt assisted in organizing the fleet and its bases, and in establishing sound command relationship in the early months of the war.
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US NavyBureau of OrdnanceUSS Colorado (BB-45)CNO - OPNAV
Commander-in-Chief, US Atlantic Fleet (CINCLANTFLT)USS Tuscaloosa (CA-37)USS Iowa (BB-61)Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
  1909-1911, USS West Virginia (ACR-5)
  1914-1916, USS Utah (BB-31)
  1916-1916, Commander Battleship Division 6
  1916-1918, USS New York (BB-34)
  1918-1919, USS Oklahoma (BB-37)
  1919-1921, Bureau of Ordnance
  1921-1925, USS Burns (DM-11)
  1925-1927, Bureau of Ordnance
  1927-1928, USS Colorado (BB-45)
  1928-1930, USS California (BB-44)
  1930-1933, Naval Gun Factory, Washington Navy Yard
  1933-1935, USS Louisville (CA-28)
  1935-1938, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, CNO - OPNAV
  1938-1939, USS Detroit (CL-8)
  1939-1941, USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)
  1941-1941, Brooklyn Navy Yard, NY
  1941-1941, USS North Carolina (BB-55)
  1941-1943, Commander-in-Chief, US Atlantic Fleet (CINCLANTFLT)
  1943-1943, USS Tuscaloosa (CA-37)
  1943-1944, USS Iowa (BB-61)
  1944-1946, General Board, Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1914-1914 US Occupation of Veracruz
  1917-1918 World War I/Atlantic Convoy
  1943-1943 Air Offensive, Europe Campaign (1942-44)/Operation Leader
  1944-1944 Marshall Islands Operation (1944)/Battle of Kwajalein Atoll (Operation Flintlock)
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1944 Marshall Islands Operation (1944)/Battle of Eniwetok Atoll (Operation Catchpole)
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Philippine Sea
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Saipan
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Guam
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Tinian
  1944-1944 Western Caroline Islands Operation/Battle of Peleliu
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval AcademyGeorge Washington UniversityNational War College
  1905-1909, United States Naval Academy
  1912-1914, George Washington University
  1940-1941, National War College
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Later in career
  Jun 05, 1917, Promoted to Lieutenant
  Feb 01, 1918, Promoted to Lieutenant Commander
  Sep 16, 1926, Promoted to Commander
  Jun 01, 1933, Promoted to Captain
  Jun 30, 1942, Promoted to Rear Admiral
  Mar 01, 1945, Promoted to Vice Admiral
  Dec 20, 2015, General Photos4
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