Blandy, William Henry Purnel, ADM

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1947-1950, Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
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1913 - 1950

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New York
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St Albans, NY

Date of Passing
Jan 12, 1954
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Admiral Blandy was Commander Joint Task Force 1 for the Operations Crossroads test at Bikini atoll

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  1913-1915, USS Florida (BB-30)


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USS Florida (BB-30)
Florida Class Battleship: Displacement 21,825 Tons, Dimensions, 521' 6" (oa) x 88' 3" x 30' 1" (Max)Armament 10 x 12"/45 16 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, 20.75 Knots, Crew 1001. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by New York Naval Ship Yard, March 9, 1909. Launched May 12, 1910. Commissioned September 15, 1911. Decommissioned February 16, 1931. Stricken April 6, 1931. Fate:Sold 16 February 1931 and broken up for scrap.

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USS Florida (BB-30)

Winslow, Cameron McRae, ADM, (1875-1919) Vice Admiral
Blandy, William H.P., ADM, (1913-1950) Lieutenant
Elliott, Middleton Stuart, VADM, (1896-1942) Lieutenant
Fletcher, Frank Jack, ADM, (1906-1947) Lieutenant
Wainwright Jr., Richard, CDR, (1903-1921) Lieutenant
Blandy, William H.P., ADM, (1913-1950) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Blandy, William H.P., ADM, (1913-1950) Ensign
Riefkohl, Frederick Louis, RADM, (1911-1947) Ensign
Walsh, James A., LT Seaman
Dickins, Curtis Hoyt, CAPT, (1898-1929) OFF 410X Commander
Ainsworth, Walden Lee, VADM, (1910-1948) OFF Lieutenant Junior Grade
Hewitt, Henry Kent, ADM, (1906-1949) OFF Lieutenant Junior Grade
Wilkinson, Theodore Stark, VADM, (1905-1946) OFF Lieutenant Junior Grade
Wilkinson, Theodore Stark, VADM, (1905-1946) OFF Lieutenant Junior Grade
Workman, Robert DuBois, RADM, (1905-1947) OFF 410X Lieutenant Junior Grade
McDonnell, Edward Orrick, VADM, (1908-1951) OFF 000X Ensign
Chandler, Theodore Edson, RADM, (1915-1945) OFF Ensign
Semple, Robert, LCDR, (1906-1943) CWO CWO Chief Gunner (CWO)
McCloy, John, LCDR, (1898-1942) CWO CWO Chief Boatswain (CWO)
Bishop, Charles Francis, CDR, (1906-1926) QM QM-0000 Quartermaster 2nd Class
Beasley, Harry C., PO1, (1906-1921) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Jarrett, Berrie Henry, PO1, (1911-1927) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Sinnett, Lawrence Clinton, CPO, (1906-1926) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Corpsmen, Hospital, HN, (1898-Present) HM HM-0000 Hospitalman Apprentice
Zuiderveld, William, LT, (1914-1945) PhM PhM-0000 Hospitalman Apprentice
Knapp, Harry Shepard, VADM, (1878-1920) Captain
Lowry, George Maus, RADM, (1911-1946) Ensign

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