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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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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  1940-1940, USS Texas (BB-35)

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Rank
Midshipman

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 USS Texas (BB-35) Details

USS Texas (BB-35)
New York Class Battleship: Displacement 27,000 Tons, Dimensions, 573' (oa) x 95' 3" x 29' 7" (Max). Armament 10x 14"/45 21 x 5"/51, 56 x 4 x 21" tt. Armor, 12" Belt, 14" Turrets, 3" Decks, 12" Conning Tower. Machinery, 28,100 IHP; Vertical, triple expansion engines, 2 screws. Speed, 21 Knots, Crew 1052. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by Newport News, Shipbuilding, Newport News, VA., April 17, 1911. Launched May 18, 1912. Commissioned March 12, 1914. Decommissioned April 21, 1948. Stricken April 21, 1948. Fate: Preserved as a memorial, San Jacinto Battlefield, 3523 Highway 134, La Porte TX, 77571.Texas.

Type
Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned

Parent Unit
New York-class

Strength
Battleship

Created/Owned By
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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2008
   
   
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7 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Texas (BB-35)

Blount, Cecil Edward, LCDR, (1935-1955) Lieutenant Junior Grade
CLARK, Charles, CAPT, (1939-1967) OFF 111X Ensign
Norwood, James Henry, CDR, (1916-1949) CWO CWO Boatswain (WO)
Bevins, Elton J, CPO, (1938-1948) BT BT-0000 Seaman
Parrish, Benjamin, CPO, (1938-1960) GM GM-0000 Seaman
Adams, Gerald Joseph, PO2, (1939-1943) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class
Hall, Norman Francis, F2c, (1939-1942) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class

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