Bellew, Michael F.X., CDR

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Supply Corps
Last Primary NEC
310X-Supply Corps Officer
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 310X, NAS Kingsville TX
Service Years
1942 - 1969
Foreign Language(s)
Supply Corps

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
New York
Last Address
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Date of Passing
Oct 30, 1969
Location of Interment
Long Island National Cemetery - Farmingdale, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Shellback Cold War Medal Order of the Golden Dragon

 Additional Information

Last Known Activity
Passed away on active duty, U.S. Naval Hospital St. Albans, NY July 1969.


Other Comments:
Graduated from Fordham University and received Masters degree from Colombia University.Commissioned Directly in 1942. Served as a Line Officer in destroyers in Med & Pacific. Ship hit by Kamikaze off Okinawa, spent time at Naval Hospital San Diego. Transferred from Line to Supply Corps after the war. Served aboard USS Coasters Harbor (AG-74) at Operation Crossroads A-bomb test at Bikini Atoll. He was later determined to have developed pancreatic cancer due to radiation at Bikini. He died on active duty in 1969 while stationed at NAS Kingsville, TX His widow, my mother, was awarded a settlement from DOD over 20 yrs. later.
Cdr. Bellew was awarded the Royal Order of Phoenix by the Greek government for his assistance to Greece during their civil war 1946-1949. The medal was held by the Dept. of State, and not released to his family until after his death,  for reasons unknown.He served as liason officer to foreign navies while stationed in Washington, D.C.
Cdr. Bellew served in Turkey 1955-1958 as an advisor to the Turkish Navy. He authored two books in the Turkish language while stationed at the submarine base in Golcuk, Turkey. He was also stationed at Sigonella, Sicily.

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Naval Air Test Center (NATC) PAX

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Young, John Watts, CAPT, (1952-1976) OFF 131X Commander
Young, John, CAPT, (1952-1976) OFF 131X Lieutenant Commander
LEONARD, EDWARD, PO3, (1957-1963) OFF 121X Petty Officer Third Class
Hoover, Don, SCPO, (1951-1970) AT AT-6611 Petty Officer First Class
FARREL, BILL, PO2, (1956-1960) AD AD-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Hilderbrand, Harvey, PO2, (1959-1964) AD AD-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Merz, Charles, PO1, (1955-1976) AD AD-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Straten, Joe, MCPO, (1958-1978) AD AD-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Williams, Terrence, PO2, (1959-1963) AT AT-8351 Petty Officer Second Class
Worrell, Larry, PO2, (1960-1963) AK AK-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Barry, Michael, PO1, (1959-1969) AC AC-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
CALIGER, ARLINE, CPO, (1957-1989) HM HM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Ferguson, John, SCPO, (1959-1985) AMH AM-8345 Petty Officer Third Class
Naldi, Richard, PO3, (1961-1966) AE AE-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Smith, Kent, PO2, (1959-1969) ADJ ADJ-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Keane, John, S1c, (1957-1960) PR PR-0000 Seaman
Keane, John, S1c, (1957-1960) PR PR-0000 Seaman
Lathrop, Robert, AN, (1959-1963) AN AN-0000 Airman
Vanover, Edward, PO2, (1960-1967) AD AD-0000 Airman
WOOD, HARRY, PO3, (1960-1964) AD AD-6422 Airman
Duke, Bernard, AR, (1957-1960) AK AK-0000 Airman Recruit
Earnest, Albert, CAPT, (1941-1972) Captain
Engen, Donald, VADM, (1942-1978) Commander
Yamnicky, John D, CAPT, (1948-1982) Lieutenant Commander
Thorne, Ron, CPO, (1958-1979) Petty Officer Second Class
Paul, Duane, CPO, (1958-1988) Airman
Lovell, James/Jim, CAPT, (1952-1973) Ensign

Rollins, Jr., Johnnie, SCPO, (1953-1982) AD AD-6423 Petty Officer First Class
Cull, Barney A., SN, (1950-1959) Special Agent

Faunce, Robert, CPO, (1960-1981) Seaman Apprentice
Airborne Early Warning Training Unit Atlantic (AEWTULANT)

Schaefer, Gerald, PO2, (1961-1965) AE AE-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Shaw, Norman, PO3, (1959-1963) AB AB-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Waters, Sam, PO3, (1961-1965) AD ADR-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Queal, Ronald, PO1, (1955-1977) Petty Officer Second Class
Long, Earnest, (1957-1963) Airman
Harmon, David, SCPO, (1940-1962) Chief Petty Officer
NAS Patuxent River (NASPAX)

Thurston, Donald, AN, (1958-1962) OFF 1710 Airman Apprentice
Harmon, Harold douglas, (1960-1964) AM AM-8345 Other Service Rank
Hall, Charles, CPO, (1953-1974) AD AD-8319 Chief Petty Officer
Henderson, Raymon, CPO, (1941-1961) AD AD-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Prorok, Terry, CPO, (1958-1985) AC AC-6904 Chief Petty Officer
Bumpus, Kenneth, MCPO, (1945-1973) PH PH-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Gundersen, Edward, CWO3, (1956-1977) YN CYN-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Holly, James, PO1, (1957-1980) AD AD-8251 Petty Officer First Class
Katzberg, Robert, MCPO, (1950-1977) AM AM-8252 Petty Officer First Class
Rollins, Jr., Johnnie, SCPO, (1953-1982) AD AD-6423 Petty Officer First Class
Stalnaker, James, PO1, (1955-1974) AC AC-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Turner, Charles, PO1, (1957-1977) AC AC-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Collins, Patrick B., SCPO, (1951-1970) EN EN-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Folger, Guy, PO1, (1956-1976) AC AC-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Gordon, Gene, PO2, (1958-1962) 00 00-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Lawler, James, PO2, (1959-1964) AE AE-8345 Petty Officer Second Class
Nuzum, David, CPO, (1952-1973) AT AT-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Schaffstall, Edward, SCPO, (1957-1978) YN YN-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Sullivan, Paul, PO2, (1956-1962) AE AE-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Arcuri, Jr., Frank, PO3, (1956-1960) AD ADR-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Cullen, Robert, PO3, (1959-1965) CS CS-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Fenton, Fred, CPO, (1961-1987) AD ADR-0000 Petty Officer Third Class

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