Rosendahl, Charles Emery, VADM

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Vice Admiral
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1946-1946, CNO - OPNAV
Service Years
1914 - 1946
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Panama Canal
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This Military Service Page was created/owned by Kent Weekly (SS/DSV) (DBF), EMCS to remember Rosendahl, Charles Emery (N.C./DSM/DFC), VADM USN(Ret).

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Home Town
Chicago, Illinois
Last Address
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Date of Passing
May 17, 1977
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Commander Rosendahl was the Commanding Officer of NAS Lakehurst when the Hindenburg crashed. He was also the senior surviving officer of the Shenandoah disaster.

Total LTA flight time: 6422.1 hours

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USS Oregon (BB-3)
Indiana Class Battleship: Displacement 10,288 Tons, Dimensions, 351' 2" (oa) x 69' 3" x 27' 2" (Max), Armament 4 x 13"/35 8 x 8"/35, 4 x 6"/30, 4 x 18"tt, Armor, 18" Belt, 15" Turrets, 3" Decks, 10" Conning Tower. Machinery, 9,000 IHP; 2 vertical, inverted, triple expansion engines, 2 screws; Speed, 15 Knots, Crew 473. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by Union Iron Works, San Francisco, Calif., on November 19 1891. Launched October 26 1893; Commissioned July 15 1896, Decommissioned April 27 1906, Recommissioned August 29 1911, Decommissioned June 12 1919, Recommissioned August 21 1919, Decommissioned October 4 1919; Stricken November 22 1920. Demilitarized and Loaned as Museum to the State of Oregon, January 4 1924; Stricken November 2 1942. Sold for scrap, December 7 1942. Reacquired by Navy and stripped to main deck, September 1943. Reclassified IX-22 and used as ammunition Barge. Fate: Hulk sold for scrap, March 15 1956, and broken up in Kawasaki, Japan.

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