Melson, Charles, VADM

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Vice Admiral
Last Primary NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1964-1966, Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
Service Years
1927 - 1966
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Vice Admiral

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Sep 14, 1981
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  1938-1940, USS Patterson (DD-392)

Lieutenant Commander

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USS Patterson (DD-392) Unit Page

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 USS Patterson (DD-392) Details

USS Patterson (DD-392)

A Bagley class destroyer built at Puget Sound Navy Yard in Bremerton, WA.

The second of three ships to be named for Captain Daniel Todd Patterson, USN (1786-1839), the others were DD-36 and DE/FF-1061.

Flag hoist / Radio call sign - NIVJ

Commanding Officers
CDR Francis T. Spellman     22Sep37-
CDR Jack E. Hurff               1940
CDR M.H. Hubbard
LCDR Frank R. Walker        1941-13Sep42
LCDR W.C. Schultz             13Sep42-29May43
LCDR Albert F. White          29May43-22Aug44
LCDR Walter A. Hering        22Aug44-17Mar45
LCDR A.H. Angelo               17Mar45-8Nov45

Surface Vessels


Parent Unit
Surface Vessels USS N-Q


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OS Hitchcock, Jr., Harry (Hitch), OS1 49

Last Updated: Jan 14, 2009
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USS Patterson (DD-392)

SPELLMAN, Francis, RADM, (1917-1947) Commander
Linth, Vernon, CWO3, (1937-1958) Apprentice Seaman

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