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Fisher, Douglas Blake (1890-1963)


Photograph of Admiral Douglas Fisher

Imperial War Museum A 12142

Via Wikimedia Commons

Cropped by author

Fisher commanded the fleet train of the British Pacific Fleet in the Okinawa campaign.

Service record

1890     
  Born
1907
Midshipman
Graduates from Naval Academy
1910-5-30     
Second lieutenant     

1912-8-30
Lieutenant

1914

BB Iron Duke
1918

CL Caradoc
1920-8-30     
Lieutenant commander     

1925-12-31     
Commander

1932-12-31
Captain
1940-4-27

Commander, BB Warspite
1942-3-22

Russian convoys
1942-7-28
Rear admiral     
1944-11     

Commander, Fleet Train, Pacific Fleet
1945

Commander, Western Area, Pacific Fleet
1945-12-20
Vice admiral Fourth Sea Lord
1949-6-22
Admiral
Retires
1963

Dies

References

Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives (accessed 2011-5-11)

Morison (1959)

Pettibone (2006)

Uboat.net (accessed 2011-12-14)


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