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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  1936-1937, USS Idaho (BB-42)

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 USS Idaho (BB-42) Details

USS Idaho (BB-42)
New Mexico Class Battleship: Displacement 32,000 Tons, Dimensions, 624' (oa) x 97' 5" x 31' 1" (Max). Armament 12 x 14"/50 22 x 5"/51, 8 x 3"/50 2 x 21" tt. Armor, 13 1/2" Belt, 18" Turrets, 3 1/2" +2" Decks, 16" Conning Tower. Machinery, 32,000 SHP; Geared Turbines, 4 screws. Speed, 21 Knots, Crew 1084. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by New York Shipbuilding, Camden, N.J., April 5, 1915. Launched January 25, 1917. Commissioned March 24 1919. Fate: Decommissioned 3 July, 1946 and was placed in reserve until sold for scrap 24 November, 1947 to Lipsett Inc., of New York City.

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New Mexico-class


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Last Updated: Nov 24, 2008
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8 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Idaho (BB-42)

Bell, David, RADM, (1937-1970) Midshipman
Gingrich, John Edward, ADM, (1919-1954) OFF Lieutenant Commander
HOLDEN, Carl, VADM, (1917-1952) OFF 111X Lieutenant Commander
COMPTON, James, CAPT, (1934-1964) OFF 116X Ensign
Cutter, Slade, CAPT, (1935-1965) OFF 000X Ensign
Kimmel, Thomas Kincaid, CAPT, (1936-1962) OFF 111X Ensign
Mack, William Paden, VADM, (1937-1975) OFF 110X Ensign
SPENCE, John, MCPO, (1936-1962) GM GM-5343 Gunner's Mate 3rd Class
SPENCE, John, MCPO, (1936-1962) 00 Seaman Second Class

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