Melson, Charles, VADM

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
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
Vice Admiral
Vice Admiral

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Home State
Virginia
Virginia
Year of Birth
1904
 
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Date of Passing
Sep 14, 1981
 
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  1945-1945, USS Texas (BB-35)

Commander

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- / 1945

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- / 1945

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Rank
Commander

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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

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Last Updated: Jan 14, 2009
   
   
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4 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Texas (BB-35)

Bruns, Harland, PO1, (1942-1947) Petty Officer First Class
Higginbotham, Grover Stanley, CAPT, (1935-1964) OFF 111X Commander
Pitts, Walter, S1c, (1942-1946) 00 00-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Hamilton, Daniel Hugh, S2c, (1943-1945) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class

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