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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Captain
Service Years
1939 - 1967
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Home State
New York
Captain Captain
Submarine Officer Badge
Command at Sea
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 4 Patrols


Location
New York
Plot Coordinates
Plot 60, Grave 8886
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Dec 16, 2008
Service to 1967
US Defense Attache Office  (USDAO) Madrid, Spain
US Defense Attache Office (USDAO) Madrid, Spain
Rank
Captain
NEC
114X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Special Operations
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Captain Captain
1964 - 1967
Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
Rank
Captain
NEC
114X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Special Operations
Comments
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Captain Captain
1961 - 1964
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Criteria
The Joint Service Commendation Medal is awarded in the name of the Secretary of Defense to members of the Armed Forces who, while assigned to a joint activity, distinguish themselves by outstanding ac... More
Comments
He was a member of the US Submarine Veterans Holland Club with over 50 years of being qualified in submarines. Bob received the Joint Service Commendation Award for originating the trapezoidal area th... More
1962
USS Tidewater (AD-31)
USS Tidewater (AD-31)
Rank
Captain
NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
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Captain Captain
1960 - 1961
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Description
Description Pending
1961
Naval Attache/Asst Naval Attache, CNO - OPNAV
Naval Attache/Asst Naval Attache, CNO - OPNAV
Rank
Captain
NEC
114X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Special Operations
Comments
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Captain Captain
1957 - 1960
NAVSTA Havana, Cuba
NAVSTA Havana, Cuba
Rank
Captain
NEC
114X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Special Operations
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Captain Captain
1957 - 1960
USS Hawkins (DDR-873)
USS Hawkins (DDR-873)
Rank
Commander
NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Comments
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Commander Commander
1951 - 1957
Office of Naval Research (ONR)
Office of Naval Research (ONR)
Rank
Commander
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Comments
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Commander Commander
1950 - 1951
USS Quillback (SS-424)
USS Quillback (SS-424)
Rank
Commander
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Comments
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Commander Commander
1948 - 1950
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Description
Description Pending
1950
(ST) Fleet Sonar A School
(ST) Fleet Sonar A School
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
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Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1946 - 1948
USS Sennet (SS-408)
USS Sennet (SS-408)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
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Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1945 - 1946
USS Sennet (SS-408)
USS Sennet (SS-408)
Rank
Lieutenant
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
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Lieutenant Lieutenant
1944 - 1945
Navy Cross
Criteria
The Navy Cross may be awarded to any person who, while serving with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguishes himself in action by extraordinary heroism not justifying an award of the Medal of Honor.... More
Comments
February 1944 to become Executive Officer (EXEC) on the Commissioning Detail of the Balao class submarine USS SENNET (SS-408). He made 3 war patrols as EXEC on the SENNET for which he received the Bro... More
1945
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
After graduation, Bob served on the cruiser USS SAN FRANCISCO (CA-38) for four months, and then on the destroyer USS FAIRFAX (DD-93) for a year of North Atlantic patrol. He was chief engineer on the F... More
1945
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
After graduation, Bob served on the cruiser USS SAN FRANCISCO (CA-38) for four months, and then on the destroyer USS FAIRFAX (DD-93) for a year of North Atlantic patrol. He was chief engineer on the F... More
1945
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
After graduation, Bob served on the cruiser USS SAN FRANCISCO (CA-38) for four months, and then on the destroyer USS FAIRFAX (DD-93) for a year of North Atlantic patrol. He was chief engineer on the F... More
1945
USS Dace (SS-247)
USS Dace (SS-247)
Rank
Lieutenant
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
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Lieutenant Lieutenant
1943 - 1944
Bronze Star
Devices : Gold Letter V
Criteria
The Bronze Star Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States in a combat theater, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding ac... More
Comments
February 1944 to become Executive Officer (EXEC) on the Commissioning Detail of the Balao class submarine USS SENNET (SS-408). He made 3 war patrols as EXEC on the SENNET for which he received the Bro... More
1944
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
After graduation, Bob served on the cruiser USS SAN FRANCISCO (CA-38) for four months, and then on the destroyer USS FAIRFAX (DD-93) for a year of North Atlantic patrol. He was chief engineer on the F... More
1944
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
After graduation, Bob served on the cruiser USS SAN FRANCISCO (CA-38) for four months, and then on the destroyer USS FAIRFAX (DD-93) for a year of North Atlantic patrol. He was chief engineer on the F... More
1944
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
After graduation, Bob served on the cruiser USS SAN FRANCISCO (CA-38) for four months, and then on the destroyer USS FAIRFAX (DD-93) for a year of North Atlantic patrol. He was chief engineer on the F... More
1944
USS O-2 (SS-63)
USS O-2 (SS-63)
Rank
Lieutenant
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
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Lieutenant Lieutenant
1942 - 1943
NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
NEC
117X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare (In Training)
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Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1941 - 1942
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Description
After graduation, Bob served on the cruiser USS SAN FRANCISCO (CA-38) for four months, and then on the destroyer USS FAIRFAX (DD-93) for a year of North Atlantic patrol. He was chief engineer on the F... More
1942
USS Texas (BB-35)
USS Texas (BB-35)
Rank
Ensign
NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
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Ensign Ensign
1940 - 1941
American Defense Service Medal
Devices : Star in Lieu of the following Clasps
Criteria
The American Defense Service Medal was awarded for service in the Armed Forces between September 8, 1939, and December 7, 1941. Army members had to serve 12 months to be eligible, but Navy and Marine ... More
Description
After graduation, Bob served on the cruiser USS SAN FRANCISCO (CA-38) for four months, and then on the destroyer USS FAIRFAX (DD-93) for a year of North Atlantic patrol. He was chief engineer on the F... More
1941
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Description
After graduation, Bob served on the cruiser USS SAN FRANCISCO (CA-38) for four months, and then on the destroyer USS FAIRFAX (DD-93) for a year of North Atlantic patrol. He was chief engineer on the F... More
1941
Neutrality Operations in the North Atlantic
Description
Organized in September 1939 as a response to the war in Europe, was ordered to track and report the movements of any warlike operations of belligerents in the waters of the Western Hemisphere
Memories
After graduation, Bob served on the cruiser USS SAN FRANCISCO (CA-38) for four months, and then on t... More
1939 - 1941
USS Fairfax (DD-93)
USS Fairfax (DD-93)
Rank
Ensign
NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
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Ensign Ensign
1939 - 1940
USS San Francisco (CA-38)
USS San Francisco (CA-38)
Rank
Ensign
NEC
116X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare (In Training)
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Ensign Ensign
1939 - 1939
Service from 1939
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Midshipman
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1935 - 1939

 
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