Adair, Charles L., RADM

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Last Primary NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1955-1956, 111X, Under Secretary of the Navy (UNSECNAV)/Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management & Comptroller) ASN (FM&C)
Service Years
1926 - 1956
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Golden Dragon
Iwo Jima
Neptune Subpoena
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Rear Admiral Upper Half

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1902
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Tyler
Last Address
Annapolis, Maryland

Date of Passing
Jul 02, 1993
 
Location of Interment
U.S. Naval Academy Cemetery - Annapolis, Maryland
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

US Navy Retired 30


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Dragon Command & Control Excellence Award


 Military Association Memberships
United States Naval Academy Alumni AssociationNaval Postgraduate School FoundationNaval Postgraduate School Alumni AssociationMilitary Order of Foreign Wars of the United States
Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW)Association of Naval Services Officers (ANSO)American Society of Military Comptrollers
  1926, United States Naval Academy Alumni Association [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1935, Naval Postgraduate School Foundation
  1935, Naval Postgraduate School Alumni Association [Verified]
  1941, Military Order of Foreign Wars of the United States [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1945, Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW)
  1945, Amphibious Forces Veterans Association, US Navy [Verified]
  1956, Association of Naval Services Officers (ANSO)
  1956, American Society of Military Comptrollers [Verified] - Assoc. Page


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Last Known Activity

         Adair, Charles (1902-1993)
Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy (Retired)

Admiral Adair graduated from the Naval Academy in the class of 1926. Following assignments on board the Mississippi, Toucey, Blakeley, and Patoka, he studied communications at the Naval Postgraduate School. From 1935 to 1938 he served as radio officer on the staffs of Destroyer Squadrons Six and 14. After a staff assignment at the Naval Academy, he reported as flag lieutenant to Admiral Thomas Hart, Commander in Chief Asiatic Fleet, and was in that job when World War II broke out. He moved to Corregidor and then escaped to the Dutch East Indies as senior man on board the schooner Lanikai, sailing by night and hiding by day. From 1943 to 1945 he took part in the planning and execution of every major amphibious operation in the Southwest Pacific Area while serving on the staff of Rear Admiral Daniel Barbey, Commander Seventh Amphibious Force. After duty in OpNav and BuPers, he commanded attack cargo ship Marquette, served on the CinCPacFlt staff, and then in the office of the Comptroller of the Navy, William Franke. He retired in 1956.

RADM Adair had lived in Annapolis since 1974.  He died of pneumonia on July 2, 1993 at the Anne Arundel Medical Center. He had Alzheimer's disease.

 

   
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  1949-1950, 111X, Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)

Commander

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- / 1950

Unit
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Rank
Commander

NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare

Location
Washington

Country/State
District Of Columbia
 
 
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HQ/Command Elements

Existing/Disbanded
Existing

Parent Unit
Major Commands

Strength
Office

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Abbot, Edward William, CAPT, (1934-1958) OFF 110X Commander
Clarey, Bernard, ADM, (1934-1973) OFF 112X Commander
Collins, Winifred, CAPT, (1942-1962) OFF 120X Lieutenant Commander
MacGregor, Stephen, CAPT, (1940-1971) OFF 131X Lieutenant Commander
Salisbury, Stanton Willard, RADM, (1918-1953) OFF 410X Captain
Mahler, William Albert, CAPT, (1939-1962) OFF 410X Commander
Parrish, Benjamin, CPO, (1938-1960) GM GM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
CLINTON, LARRY, SCPO, (1945-1965) DP DP-2741 Petty Officer First Class
Dunton, Lloyd, LCDR, (1947-1974) PN PN-2612 Petty Officer Second Class
Burch, William, RDML, (1927-1962) Captain
Craighill, Richard Starr, RADM, (1932-1967) Captain
Romoser, William Kilian, RADM, (1926-1961) Commander
ENSEY, Lyttleton, CAPT, (1936-1961) Lieutenant Commander
Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Logistics) OP-04

Low, Francis Stuart, ADM, (1915-1956) Vice Admiral
Kirtland, Frederick Darrel, VADM, (1916-1953) Rear Admiral Upper Half
WELLINGS, Augustus, RADM, (1919-1954) Rear Admiral Upper Half
Enlisted Personnel Distribution Office (EPDO CONUS)

Sieglaff, William Bernard, RADM OFF 120X Captain
MARCY, Lincoln, CDR, (1939-1959) Lieutenant Commander
Sea Duty Compoment (SDC)

Kidd, Jr., Isaac, ADM, (1941-1978) OFF 111X Commander

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