Anderson, William, CAPT

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Captain
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
Captain
Captain

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Home State
Tennessee
Tennessee
Year of Birth
1921
 
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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Contact Info
Home Town
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Last Address
Alexandria, VA

Date of Passing
Feb 25, 2007
 
Location of Interment
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 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose)




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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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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Commander

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- / 1957

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Rank
Commander

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Garrison - Base Station

Existing/Disbanded
Existing

Parent Unit
Naval Shore Units

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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2008
   
   
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Naval Reactors

Behrens, Jr., William, VADM, (1943-1973) Commander
Calvert, James Francis, VADM, (1942-1973) Commander

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