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
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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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USS Minnesota (BB-22)
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 Newport News, Shipbuilding, Newport News, Newport News, VA., October 27 1903. Launched April 8 1905. Commissioned March 9 1907. Decommissioned December 1 1921. Stricken November 10 1923. Fate: Broken Up for scrap at the Philadelphia Naval Ship Yard in 1924.

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10 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Minnesota (BB-22)

MURDOCK, Jos., RADM, (1870-1913) Rear Admiral Upper Half
Sims, William Sowden, ADM, (1880-1922) Commander
King, Ernest, FADM, (1897-1945) Lieutenant Commander
Pye, William Satterlee, VADM, (1901-1944) Lieutenant
Carter, Worrall Reed, RADM, (1908-1947) Ensign
Fitch, Aubrey Wray, ADM, (1906-1947) Ensign
Harrison, William Kelly, CDR, (1887-1919) OFF 111X Lieutenant Commander
Evans, Sydney Key, CAPT, (1907-1935) OFF 410X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Kinkaid, Thomas Cassin, ADM, (1908-1953) OFF Lieutenant Junior Grade
Herbster, Victor Daniel, CAPT, (1904-1946) OFF Ensign
Herbster, Victor Daniel, CAPT, (1904-1946) 00 Other Service Rank

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