Taussig Sr., Joseph Knefler, VADM

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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
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Vice Admiral

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This Military Service Page was created/owned by Kent Weekly (SS/DSV) (DBF), EMCS to remember Taussig Sr., Joseph Knefler, VADM USN(Ret).

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Date of Passing
Oct 29, 1947
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His Father Rear Admiral Edward Taussig:

His Son Captain Joseph Taussig, Jr:
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  1907-1907, USS Kansas (BB-21)

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 USS Kansas (BB-21) Details

USS Kansas (BB-21)
Connecticut Class Battleship: Displacement 16,000 Tons, Dimensions, 456' 4" (oa) x 76' 10" x 26' 9" (Max). Armament 4 x 12"/45 8 x 8"/45, 12 x 7"/45 20 x 3"/50, 4 21" tt. Armor, 9" Belt, 12" Turrets, 3" Decks, 9" Conning Tower. Machinery, 16,500 HP; 2 vertical, triple expansion engines, 2 screws. Speed, 18 Knots, Crew 881. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by New York, Shipbuilding, Camden, NJ., February 10 1904. Launched August 12 1905. Commissioned April 17 1907. Decommissioned December 16 1921. Stricken November 10 1923. Fate: Broken up for scrap at the Philadelphia Naval Ship Yard in 1924.

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