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 Arkansas (BB-33)

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Unit
USS Arkansas (BB-33) Unit Page

Rank
Midshipman

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 USS Arkansas (BB-33) Details

USS Arkansas (BB-33)
Wyoming Class Battleship: Displacement 26,000 Tons, Dimensions, 562' (oa) x 93' 3" x 29' 7" (Max). Armament 12 x 12"/50, 21 x 5"/51, 2 x 21" tt. Armor, 11" Belt, 12" Turrets, 3" Decks, 11 1/2" Conning Tower. Machinery, 28,000 SHP; Direct Drive Turbines, 4 screws. Speed, 20.5 Knots, Crew 1063. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by New York, Shipbuilding, Camden, NJ., January 25, 1910. Launched January 14, 1911. Commissioned September 17, 1912. Decommissioned July 29, 1946. Stricken August 15, 1946. Fate: Sunk July 25, 1946, During Atomic Bomb Test "Baker" at Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands.

Type
Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned

Parent Unit
Wyoming-class

Strength
Battleship

Created/Owned By
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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2008
   
   
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11 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Arkansas (BB-33)

Pearson, William Gillespie, LCDR, (1933-1944) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Street III, George, CAPT, (1931-1966) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Anderson, Fernald, CAPT Ensign
Pearson, William Gillespie, LCDR, (1933-1944) Ensign
Hall, John Lesslie, ADM, (1913-1953) OFF 000X Captain
DERTIEN, Donald, CAPT, (1940-1968) OFF 116X Ensign
Leonard, William Nicholas, RADM, (1938-1971) OFF 110X Ensign
Street III, George, CAPT, (1931-1966) OFF 110X Ensign
Sloggett, Vernard Leslie, LTJG, (1918-1944) TM TM-0000 Chief Torpedoman
Carney, James Joseph, CWO4, (1936-1969) YN CYN-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Templeton, Samuel A., PO1, (1937-1942) GM GM-5343 Petty Officer Third Class
Roy, William G., LCDR, (1936-1981) Pho EN-0000 Fireman 1st Class

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