Carter, Worrall Reed, RADM

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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Last Primary NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1945-1947, Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
Service Years
1908 - 1947
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United States
United States
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Last Address
1553 Cloncurry Rd
Norfolk, VA 23235

Date of Passing
Jul 22, 1975
Location of Interment
Eastern Shore Chapel Cemetery - Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Rear Admiral Carter was born on the SS Storm King in the Pacific Ocean

Enter "the secret weapon," as Admiral Nimitz called Service Squadron Ten. Commodore Worrall R. Carter survived Pearl Harbor to devise the miraculous mobile service force that made it possible for the Navy to move toward Japan in great jumps instead of taking the slow and costly alternative of capturing a whole series of islands on which to build a string of land bases.

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‚??From 7 December 1941, when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, until they admitted defeat in August 1945, our fleet continuously grew. During those stirring and difficult times, the accounts of ship actions, air strikes, and amphibious operations make up the thrilling combat history of the Pacific theater. Linked inseparably with combat is naval logistic support, the support which makes available to the fleet such essentials as ammunition, fuel, food, repair services‚??in short, all the necessities, at the proper time and place and in adequate amounts. This support, from advanced bases and from floating mobile service squadrons and groups, maintained the fleet and enabled it to take offensive action farther from home supply points than was ever before thought possible.‚??

-Admiral Worrall Reed Carter, USN (Ret), Commander Naval Bases South
Pacific, 1942.

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Commander, Service Squadron TEN (COMSERVRON TEN)

Denebrink, Francis Compton, VADM, (1917-1956) Rear Admiral Upper Half
Commander, Service Force, Pacific Fleet

Calhoun, William Lowndes, ADM, (1906-1946) Vice Admiral
Beary, Donald, VADM, (1910-1950) Rear Admiral Upper Half
WELLINGS, Augustus, RADM, (1919-1954) Rear Admiral Lower Half
Calhoun, William L., ADM, (1906-1946) OFF 112X Vice Admiral
Greenman, William Garrett, Cmdre, (1909-1949) OFF Captain
Chung-Hoon, Gordon Pai'ea, RADM, (1934-1959) OFF Commander
Allan, Halle Charles, CAPT, (1927-1957) OFF 111X Lieutenant Commander
Logan, James, SN, (1945-1949) 00 00-0000 Seaman Second Class

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