Anderson, William, CAPT

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1961-1962, Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
Service Years
1942 - 1962
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Golden Dragon
Plank Owner
Cold War

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This Military Service Page was created/owned by Kent Weekly (SS/DSV) (DBF), EMCS to remember Anderson, William (CO USS Nautilus), CAPT USN(Ret).

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Home Town
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Last Address
Alexandria, VA

Date of Passing
Feb 25, 2007
Location of Interment
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Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose)

 Additional Information
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Other Comments:
As the second commanding officer of the USS Nautilus (SSN-571), Captain William Anderson made the first voyage in history from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean via the North Pole. On 3 August 1958, at a depth of 400 feet, Nautilus passed beneath the Polar ice cap.
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  1943-1944, USS Narwhal (SS-167)

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USS Narwhal (SS-167)

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ET McPhillips, Thomas, Jr. (SS)(Mac), ET3 276

Last Updated: Sep 26, 2008
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8 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Narwhal (SS-167)

Loomis, F. Kent, RADM, (1925-1970) Commander
Latta, Frank DeVere, CDR, (1928-1945) OFF Commander
Culp, James Henry, CPO, (1936-1944) EM EM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Fields, Clarence Gene, PO2, (1942-1944) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Williams, Jay James, PO2, (1942-1945) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Ankeny, William, PO3, (1940-1944) QM QM-0000 Quartermaster 3rd Class
Bauer, LeRoy Orville, PO3, (1943-1946) MO MO-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Halvorson, Earl Eugene, S1c, (1942-1944) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Williams, Jay James, PO2, (1942-1945) F1c F1c-0000 Fireman 1st Class

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