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Rear Admiral Upper Half
Last Primary NEC
117X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare (In Training)
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1974-1976, USS Leahy (DLG-16)
Service Years
1944 - 1982
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Contact Info
Home Town
Santa Cruz
Last Address
After retiring, he lived in Great Falls, Va., with his wife, Ginny. He died at Arleigh Burke Nursing Center and was burried in Arlington National Cemetery.

Date of Passing
Sep 14, 2009
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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Rear Admiral Alexander Malcolm Sinclair

Home town - Santa Cruz, CA

            Boot camp - San Diego.
            Hospital Corps School.
            US NAVAL HOSPITAL WEST PALM , FL. General Ward.
            NAPS (Naval Academy Prep School) sponsor Eddie Ederlatz (Navy football coach).
            Discharged as a Hospital Corpman.

            1948 - 1951 Midshipman USNA
            Entered USNA via fleet appt. Commissioned as Ensign June 1951.

            1951 - 1953 Sea Assignments.
            USS Antietam CVA-36 - WESPAC - Div. officer.
            USS Yorktown CVS-10 - WESPAC - Fire Ctrl officer.
            USS Shangrila CVS-38 - PACFLT - Div. officer
            USS Firecrest AMS-10 - CO - Homeported-Sasebo. Yellow Sea minesweeping ops.

            1954 - 1967 Submarine Assignments
            Submarine school - New London.
            USS Rasher SSR-269 - Wespac - Communications officer.
            USS Baya AGSS-318 - PACFLT - Engineering officer.
            USS Parche SS-384 - Reserve training - Alemeda, Ca - Officer-in-Charge.
            USS Piper SS-409 LANTFLT - XO.
            USS BANG SS-385 LANTFLT - CO - SPEC OPS - Barents Sea.
            COMSUBPAC STAFF - Pearl Harbor - PCO Instructor.

            1968 - 1982 Assignments
            Armed Forces Staff College.
            USS Dale CG-19 - WESTPAC - Gufl of Tonkin - XO.
            USS Edward McDonnell DE-1043 - LANTFLT - CO.
            USS Leahy CG 16-LANTFLT - Leningrad ship visit - CO.
            Selected for Flag Officer.
            Commander - Crus/Dest Group 5 - PACFLT - CTF 75.
            Pentagon DCNO (OP 04B)
            Retired - 1982

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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Officer Badge
SSBN Deterrent Patrol Badge - 20 Patrols

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1944, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA)
 Duty Stations
(HM) Hospital Corpsman A School, San DiegoBureau of Medicine (BUMED)USS Antietam (CVA-36)USS Yorktown (CVS-10)
Submarine School Officers BasicUSS Piper (SS-409)USS Bang (SS-385)USS Edward Mcdonnell (FF-1043)
USS Leahy (DLG-16)
  1945-1945, HM-0000, (HM) Hospital Corpsman A School, San Diego
  1945-1947, HM-0000, Station Hospital 26
  1951-1952, USS Antietam (CVA-36)
  1952-1952, USS Yorktown (CVS-10)
  1954-1954, Submarine School Officers Basic
  1961-1962, USS Piper (SS-409)
  1962-1964, USS Bang (SS-385)
  1970-1971, USS Edward Mcdonnell (FF-1043)
  1974-1976, USS Leahy (DLG-16)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval AcademyAmerican University
  1944-1944, University of the Pacific
  1948-1951, United States Naval Academy
  1982-1985, American University
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Sep 14, 2009, Obituary, Alex Sinclair
  Sep 19, 2009, Michael J. Fox Foundation of Parkinson''s Research
  Sep 23, 2009, Obituary details
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