Rosendahl, Charles Emery, VADM

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Last Rank
Vice Admiral
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1946-1946, CNO - OPNAV
Service Years
1914 - 1946
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Panama Canal
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Vice Admiral

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This Military Service Page was created/owned by Kent Weekly (SS/DSV) (DBF), EMCS to remember Rosendahl, Charles Emery (N.C./DSM/DFC), VADM USN(Ret).

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Contact Info
Home Town
Chicago, Illinois
Last Address
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Date of Passing
May 17, 1977
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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Commander Rosendahl was the Commanding Officer of NAS Lakehurst when the Hindenburg crashed. He was also the senior surviving officer of the Shenandoah disaster.

Total LTA flight time: 6422.1 hours

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Naval Aviator Wings
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Command at Sea

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)US NavyNAS LakehurstUSS Shenandoah (ZR-1)
USS Los Angeles (ZR-3)USS Akron (ZRS-4)USS West Virginia (BB-48)USS Portland (CA-33)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)CNO - OPNAVNATTC (Staff) Lakehurst, NJ, Naval Air Technical Training Command (Staff)
  1910-1914, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1914-1915, USS West Virginia (ACR-5)
  1915-1915, USS Oregon (BB-3)
  1915-1915, USS SAINT LOUIS (C-20)
  1915-1916, USS Cleveland (C-19)
  1916-1918, USS Huntington (CA-5)
  1918-1919, USS Mckean (DD-90)
  1920-1921, USS Brooklyn (CA-3)
  1921-1921, USS Fuller (DD-297)
  1921-1921, USS William Jones (DD-308)
  1921-1921, USS Yarborough (DD-314)
  1921-1921, USS Marcus (DD-321)
  1921-1921, USS Melvin (DD-335)
  1921-1921, USS Claxton (DD-140)
  1921-1923, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1923-1923, NAS Lakehurst
  1923-1925, USS Shenandoah (ZR-1)
  1925-1925, USS Patoka (AO-9)
  1925-1925, USS Shenandoah (ZR-1)
  1926-1929, USS Los Angeles (ZR-3)
  1929-1930, NAS Lakehurst
  1930-1931, Bureau of Aeronautics
  1931-1932, USS Akron (ZRS-4)
  1932-1933, USS West Virginia (BB-48)
  1933-1934, USS Portland (CA-33)
  1934-1938, NAS Lakehurst
  1938-1940, USS Milwaukee (CL-5)
  1940-1941, Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
  1941-1942, CNO - OPNAV
  1942-1942, Bureau of Aeronautics
  1942-1943, USS Minneapolis (CA-36)
  1943-1943, CNO - OPNAV
  1943-1946, NATTC (Staff) Lakehurst, NJ, Naval Air Technical Training Command (Staff)
  1946-1946, CNO - OPNAV
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1914-1914 US Occupation of Veracruz
  1917-1918 World War I
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-42)/Tassafaronga (Fourth Savo) 6
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1910-1914, United States Naval Academy
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