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McCormick, Lynde Dupuy (1895-1956)


Photograph of Lynde D. McCormick

U.S. Navy. Via Wikimedia Commons

McCormick was born into a Navy family and graduated with distinction from the Naval Academy in 1915. He became an expert in logistics, becoming the chief advisor to the Joint Chiefs of Staff on logistical planning. He then commanded Battleship Division 3 during the Okinawa campaign.

Service record

1895-8-12      

Born at Annapolis, Maryland
1915-6-4
Ensign
Graduates fron Naval Academy. Assigned to BB Wyoming
1942-4
Captain
War plans officer, Pacific Fleet
1944-6
Rear admiral     
Assistant Chief of Naval Operations for Logistic Plans
1945-4

Commander, Battleship Division 3
1948-12-8

Commander, 12 Naval District
1950-2-1
Vice admiral
Vice Chief of Naval Operations
1951-8
Admiral      
Commander, Atlantic Fleet
1952-4-10 

Supreme Allied Commander, Atlantic
1954

President, Naval War College
1956-8-16

Dies at Newport

References

Morison (1959)

Naval History and Heritage Command (accessed 2011-6-15)

Pettibone (2007)



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