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
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by Kent Weekly (SS/DSV) (DBF), EMCS to remember Blandy, William Henry Purnel (Spike), ADM USN(Ret).

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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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  1921-1922, USS New Mexico (BB-40)

Lieutenant Commander

From Month/Year
- / 1921

To Month/Year
- / 1922

Unit
USS New Mexico (BB-40) Unit Page

Rank
Lieutenant Commander

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 USS New Mexico (BB-40) Details

USS New Mexico (BB-40)
New Mexico Class Battleship: Displacement 32,000 Tons, Dimensions, 624' (oa) x 97' 5" x 31' 1" (Max). Armament 12 x 14"/50 22 x 5"/51, 8 x 3"/50 2 x 21" tt. Armor, 13 1/2" Belt, 18" Turrets, 3 1/2" +2" Decks, 16" Conning Tower. Machinery, 27,500 SHP; G.E. Geared Turbines with electric drive, 4 screws. Speed, 21 Knots, Crew 1084. Operational and Building Data: Laid down by New York Navy Yard, October 14, 1915. Launched April 23, 1917. Commissioned May 18, 1918. Decommissioned July 19, 1946. Stricken February 25, 1947. Fate: Sold November 9, 1947 and broken up for scrap in New York.

Type
Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned

Parent Unit
New Mexico-class

Strength
Battleship

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Last Updated: Apr 27, 2009
   
   
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8 Members Also There at Same Time
USS New Mexico (BB-40)

Eberle, Edward Walter, ADM, (1885-1928) Admiral
Stirling, Jr., Yates, RADM, (1892-1936) Captain
REICHMUTH, Ferdinand, VADM, (1906-1946) Commander
Blandy, William H.P., ADM, (1913-1950) Lieutenant Commander
Dickins, Curtis Hoyt, CAPT, (1898-1929) OFF 410X Captain
Phillips, John Spinning, RADM, (1917-1947) OFF Lieutenant
McCrea, John Livingstone, VADM, (1911-1953) OFF 111X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Gillis, James, S2c, (1920-1925) S2c S2c-0000 Seaman Second Class

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