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Dictionary of admirals of the U.S. Navy

by William B. Cogar

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Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Navy -- Biography -- Dictionaries.,
    • Admirals -- United States -- Biography -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementWilliam B. Cogar.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsV62 .U64 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. <1-2 > :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2185393M
      ISBN 100870214314, 0870211951
      LC Control Number89003339

        He and his father, Admiral James L. Holloway Jr., both served as four-star admirals in the U.S. Navy while on active duty, the only son and father to do so to date. This member of the Naval Academy class of reached the fleet a year early due to acceleration of graduation for several wartime-era classes. Fleet admiral definition is - an admiral of the highest rank in the navy whose insignia is five stars.

      Rear Admiral (lower half) synonyms, Rear Admiral (lower half) pronunciation, Rear Admiral (lower half) translation, English dictionary definition of Rear Admiral (lower half). n. 1. A commissioned rank in the US Navy or Coast Guard above captain and below vice admiral. a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy or Coast Guard ranking above a. This is a complete list of four-star admirals in the United States rank of admiral (or "full admiral", or "four-star admiral") is the highest rank normally achievable in the U.S. Navy. It ranks above vice admiral ("three-star admiral") and below fleet admiral ("five-star admiral").. There have been four-star admirals in the history of the U.S. Navy.

      admiral definition: 1. the commanding officer of a navy or fleet 2. U.S. Navy 3. an officer of the highest rank, ranking just above a vice admiral and having the insignia of four stars 4. generally, any of the officers ranking above a captain, with ad. The U.S. Navy’s creation and development extended over nearly a quarter of a century, from the American Revolution to the Quasi-War with France, and proceeded in the face of numerous political, philosophical, and economic obstacles. The following essay and listing of resources paint a colorful and well-round picture of the service’s origins.


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Navy,is the first installment of a projected multivolume compilation which will, if carried out as planned, extend its coverage well into the twentieth century.

rows  This is a complete list of four-star admirals in the United States rank of admiral. This work provides biographies of more than men and women who have served as admiral, vice admiral, or rear admiral.

While officers from the U.S., British, French and Japanese navies make up the bulk of the work, officers from 22 countries, including Australia, Canada, Germany, India, Italy, the Netherlands, Russia, and Spain, are also included.

While this book sets out to be a history of the four 5-Star Admirals of the US Navy, it ends up also chronicling the rise of the US Navy in the first half of the 20th century; how it started the century, what changes it went through, and how it became the /5.

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Navy: Condensation Of A Study By RADM Arleigh Burke, USN. Subjects Emphasized Naval, maritime, and military history Naval architecture and shipbuilding Naval customs and traditions Naval doctrine Naval ordnance Naval shore and fleet activities Naval uniforms, insignia, and awards Navigation, voyages, and exploration Irregular Warfare and Intelligence Special and Rare Collections Cruise books Cryptologic documents Early military periodicals Foreign.

Admiral comes from the Arabic term amir-al-bahr meaning commander of the seas. Crusaders learned the term during their encounters with the Arabs, perhaps as early as the Eleventh Century. The Sicilians and later Genoese took the first two parts of the term and used them as one word, amiral.

The French and Spanish gave their sea commanders similar titles. As the word was used by people speaking. This paperback reissue is the outgrowth of a series of operational intelligence (OPINTEL) “Lessons Learned” studies by Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) reserve units conducted between and It also includes as well as a symposium on the same topic.

The book is really a summary report about these activities. The Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (DANFS) is the official reference work for the basic facts about ships used by the United States Navy.

When the writing project was developed the parameters for this series were designed to cover only commissioned US Navy OCLC: Hyman G. Rickover (Janu – July 8, ) was an Admiral in the U.S. directed the original development of naval nuclear propulsion and controlled its operations for three decades as director of the U.S.

Naval Reactors office. In addition, he oversaw the development of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station, the world's first commercial pressurized water reactor used for Service/branch: United States Navy. Naval method of indicating the time of day aboard ship, usually over the 1MC.

One bell corresponds to 30 minutes past the hour. Bells will only be rung as a single strike, or a closely spaced double strike, with a maximum of eight bells (4 sets of 2). Bells repeat themselves every 4 hours. For example 2 sets of 2 bells, followed by a single bell.

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and its allies over the Soviet Union and its Warsaw Pact partners during the Pages: By the end of World War II, he had been promoted to Fleet Admiral and was Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Ocean Areas. Joy Bright Hancock was sworn in as a Yeoman (F) in Inshe was a commander in the Women’s Reserve, U.S.

Naval Reserve. NHHC's naval profiles biographies archive can be searched here. the commander in chief of a fleet. a naval officer of the highest rank. a naval officer of a high rank: the grades in the U.S.

Navy are fleet admiral, admiral, vice-admiral, and rear admiral. Obsolete. the .rear admiral n. 1. A commissioned rank in the US Navy or Coast Guard above captain and below vice admiral. The rank is split into rear admiral, upper half and rear admiral, lower half (formerly commodore).

2. One who holds this rank. rear admiral n (Nautical Terms) an officer holding flag rank in any of certain navies, junior to a vice admiral rear.Define vice-admiral.

vice-admiral synonyms, vice-admiral pronunciation, vice-admiral translation, English dictionary definition of vice-admiral. n. a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy or Coast Guard ranking above a rear admiral.

vice′-ad′mi•ral•ty, n. Vice-admiral - definition of vice-admiral by The Free Dictionary.