Bellew, Michael F.X., CDR

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Commander
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)
French
Italian
Romanian
Turkik-Turkish
Supply Corps
Commander

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1913
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
New York
Last Address
Not Specified

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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  1968-1969, 310X, NAS Kingsville TX

Commander

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Unit
NAS Kingsville TX Unit Page

Rank
Commander

NEC
310X-Supply Corps Officer

Location
Kingsville

Country/State
Texas
 
 
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 NAS Kingsville TX Details

NAS Kingsville TX

Type
Garrison - Base Station

Existing/Disbanded
Existing

Parent Unit
Naval Air Stations

Strength
Installation

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32 Members Also There at Same Time
NAS Kingsville TX

Bellew, John, LT, (1965-1971) OFF 000X Lieutenant
Crider, Richard, LTJG, (1968-1971) OFF 000X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Royal, Robert, LCDR, (1957-1985) OFF 734X Warrant Officer
Royal, Robert, LCDR, (1957-1985) AM AM-7225 Chief Petty Officer
Godlove, Thomas Edward, PO1, (1959-1973) HM HM-8406 Petty Officer First Class
Lee, Thomas, PO1, (1954-1977) AS AS-0000 Petty Officer First Class
MCKAY, HENRY, PO1, (1961-1987) AC AC-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Scott, Leo, PO1, (1956-1972) AG AG-7412 Petty Officer First Class
Ullom, William, LCDR, (1967-1990) ET ET-1579 Petty Officer First Class
Carpino, Richard, PO2, (1960-1970) BT BT-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Codarmaz, Tony, PO2, (1966-1970) TD TD-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Furlow, John, PO2, (1966-1970) AC AC-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Hallman, Michael, PO2, (1969-1972) ADJ ADJ-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Harris, Robert, PO2, (1969-1974) AMH AMH-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
MacKenzie, Ronald Albert, PO2, (1966-1970) PR PR-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Martin, Jon, PO2, (1965-1969) AD ADJ-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Allen, Les, PO2, (1968-1973) AC AC-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Berryman, William, PO3, (1969-1973) AC AC-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Brown, Barry, PO3, (1967-1970) BU BU-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Gresham, James, PO1, (1967-1987) ET ET-1579 Petty Officer Third Class
JOHNSON, STAN, PO3, (1967-1970) AD ADJ-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Vee, Ordell, PO3, (1969-1972) AT AT-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Sucgang, Jose, SCPO, (1967-1993) SD SD-0000 Seaman
Smith, Charles, PO2, (1964-1970) HM HM-0000 Hospitalman
Medvidick, Gregory, PO3, (1968-1971) AB ABH-0000 Airman Apprentice
White, Alfred, LCDR, (1944-1970) Lieutenant Commander
Boyles, Earnie, SCPO, (1962-1983) AMH Petty Officer Second Class
Essig, Richard, PO3, (1968-1970) Petty Officer Third Class
Mills, Harold, PO3, (1967-1971) AMS Petty Officer Third Class
Robinson, Charles, PO3, (1968-1972) AMS Petty Officer Third Class
Watkins, Ray, PO1, (1968-1990) Seaman
Silvis, Albert, CPO, (1969-1996) Airman
Jet Transition Training Unit (JTTU)

Medley, Robert, PO3, (1966-1970) AMH Airman Apprentice

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