Taussig Sr., Joseph Knefler, VADM

Deceased
 
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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
1943-1947, Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
Service Years
1899 - 1947
Vice Admiral
Vice Admiral

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Home Country
Germany
Germany
Year of Birth
1877
 
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Date of Passing
Oct 29, 1947
 
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His Father Rear Admiral Edward Taussig:
http://navy.togetherweserved.com/usn/servlet/tws.webapp.WebApp?cmd=Profile&type=Person&ID=418613

His Son Captain Joseph Taussig, Jr:
http://navy.togetherweserved.com/usn/servlet/tws.webapp.WebApp?cmd=Profile&type=Person&ID=418611
   
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  1902-1905, USS Texas

Lieutenant Junior Grade

From Month/Year
- / 1902

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- / 1905

Unit
USS Texas Unit Page

Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade

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USS Texas
Texas Class Battleship: Displacement 6,315 Tons, Dimensions, 308' 10" (oa) x 64' 1" x 24' 6" (Max). Armament 2 x 12"/35 2 x 6"/30, 4 x 21" tt. Armor, 12" Belt, 12" Turrets, 3" Decks, 9" Conning Tower. Machinery, 8,000 IHP; 2 Vertical, Triple expansion engines, 2 screws. Speed, 17 Knots, Crew 392. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by Norfolk Naval Ship Yard, on June 1, 1889. Launched January 28, 1892. Commissioned August 15, 1895. Decommissioned January 27, 1896. Recommissioned July 20, 1896. Decommissioned November 30, 1900. Recommissioned November 2, 1902. Decommissioned January 8, 1908. Recommissioned September 1, 1908. Decommissioned February 1, 1911. Renamed San Marcos, February 16, 1911. Stricken October 11, 1911. Fate: Sunk as target off Tangier Island, Maryland, March 22, 1911, by the battleship New Hampshire (BB-25).

Type
Combat - Sea Units

Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned

Parent Unit
Texas-class

Strength
Battleship

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Last Updated: Nov 24, 2008
   
   
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USS Texas

Quinby, John Gardner, CAPT, (1878-1913) Lieutenant Commander
Stickney, Herman Osman, RADM, (1888-1921) Lieutenant
Ellyson, Theodore Gordon, CDR, (1905-1928) Midshipman

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