Fiske, Bradley Allen, RADM

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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1916-1916, Naval Examining Board, Under Secretary of the Navy (UNSECNAV)
Service Years
1874 - 1916
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Rear Admiral Upper Half

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1854
 
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Home Town
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Last Address
New York City

Date of Passing
Apr 06, 1942
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
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Admiral Fiske was probably the greatest naval inventor of his time, with numerous innovations in electrical and gun-control systems to his credit from the mid-1870s on. Chief among his inventions were an electric range finder, electric ammunition hoists and gun-turret motors, a naval telescope mount and sight, radio systems for the control of torpedoes, and electrical control systems that kept naval batteries aimed at their targets while firing continuously.
   
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)US NavyMare Island Naval ShipyardBureau of Ordnance
CNO - OPNAVNaval War College (Staff)Naval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PANavy Recruiting District New York, NY, Commander Naval Recruiting Command (CNRC)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)Under Secretary of the Navy (UNSECNAV), Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
  1870-1874, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1871-1871, USS Constellation (1854) Sloop of War
  1872-1872, USS Saratoga (1842) Sloop of war
  1874-1874, Mare Island Naval Shipyard
  1874-1876, USS Pensacola (1859) Steam Sloop
  1876-1877, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1877-1877, USS Wyoming (1859)
  1877-1877, Naval Torpedo Station, Newport RI
  1877-1878, USS Plymouth (1867)
  1878-1879, Brooklyn Navy Yard, NY
  1879-1880, USS Powhatan (1861)
  1880-1881, USS COLORADO (Steam Frigate)
  1881-1882, USS Saratoga (1842) Sloop of war
  1882-1882, USS MINNESOTA (Steam frigate)
  1883-1885, Bureau of Ordnance
  1885-1886, USS BROOKLYN (Screw Sloop)
  1886-1888, USS Atlanta (1884)
  1888-1890, Bureau of Ordnance
  1890-1891, CNO - OPNAV
  1891-1893, USS Yorktown (PG-1)
  1893-1894, USS San Francisco (C-5)
  1894-1896, Bureau of Ordnance
  1896-1896, Naval War College (Staff)
  1896-1898, USS Petrel (PG-2)
  1898-1899, USS Monadnock (BM-3)
  1899-1900, USS Yorktown (PG-1)
  1900-1902, Bureau of Ordnance
  1902-1903, USS Massachusetts (BB-2)
  1903-1903, Naval War College (Staff)
  1903-1905, Naval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PA
  1905-1906, Brooklyn Navy Yard, NY
  1906-1906, USS Minneapolis (C-13)
  1906-1907, USS Arkansas (M-7)
  1907-1907, Navy Recruiting District New York, NY, Commander Naval Recruiting Command (CNRC)
  1907-1908, Naval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PA
  1908-1910, USS Tennessee (ACR-10)
  1910-1911, General Board, Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
  1911-1912, Atlantic Fleet Division 5, Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
  1912-1913, Atlantic Fleet Division 3 , Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
  1913-1915, Aide for Operations, Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
  1915-1916, Naval War College (Staff)
  1916-1916, Naval Examining Board, Under Secretary of the Navy (UNSECNAV)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War/Battle of Manila Bay1
  1899-1902 Philippine-American War/Philippine Insurrections
  1905-1905 Cuban Pacification (Second Occupation of Cuba)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval AcademyNaval War CollegeNaval War College
  1870-1874, United States Naval Academy
  1896-1896, Naval War College
  1903-1903, Naval War College
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