Blandy, William Henry Purnel, ADM

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Admiral
Primary Unit
1947-1950, Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
Service Years
1913 - 1950
Admiral
Admiral

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1890
 
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Last Address
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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  1915-1918, USS Florida (BB-30)

Lieutenant Junior Grade

From Month/Year
- / 1915

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- / 1918

Unit
USS Florida (BB-30) Unit Page

Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade

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 USS Florida (BB-30) Details

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.

Type
Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned

Parent Unit
Florida-class

Strength
Battleship

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Last Updated: Apr 27, 2009
   
   
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13 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Florida (BB-30)

TAYLOR, Montgomery Meigs, ADM, (1890-1936) Captain
Blandy, William H.P., ADM, (1913-1950) Lieutenant Commander
Blandy, William H.P., ADM, (1913-1950) Lieutenant
Blandy, William H.P., ADM, (1913-1950) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Kalk, Stanton Frederick, LTJG, (1912-1917) Ensign
Sinnett, Lawrence Clinton, SN, (1911-1920) Seaman
Walsh, James A., LT Seaman
Dickins, Curtis Hoyt, CAPT, (1898-1929) OFF 410X Commander
Ainsworth, Walden Lee, VADM, (1910-1948) 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
Chandler, Theodore Edson, RADM, (1915-1945) OFF Ensign
Bishop, Charles Francis, CDR, (1906-1926) QM QM-0000 Quartermaster 2nd Class
Jarrett, Berrie Henry, PO1, (1911-1927) S1c S1c-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Knapp, Harry Shepard, VADM, (1878-1920) Captain

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