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Gardner, Matthias B.


Photograph of Matthias B. Gardner

Naval History and Heritage Command #NH81907

Cropped by author

Matthias B. Gardner commanded the night operations group of 3 Fleet during the raid into the South China Sea in January 1945. Tillman (2012) describes him as "distant, sometimes edgy".

Service record

1943-11-17
Captain
Commander, CV Enterprise
1944-8-7
Rear admiral      Commander, Carrier Division 11
1944-12-16     

Commander, Carrier Division 7
1950-10-1
Vice admiral
Commander, 2 Fleet
1951-3

Commander, 6 Fleet
1952-5-13

National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
1956-8
Admiral
Retires


References

Pettibone (2006)
Reynolds (1978; accessed 2011-2-17)
Tillman (2012)



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