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Bowkett, Edmund George A.

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Title Commodore (CF)
Official Number U-08057; O-8008
 
Birth 13/12/1934 Death (nk)
Place Winnipeg Place (nk)
Area MB Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
 
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Military Service
He was appointed as a Naval Cadet (E) (UNTD) RCN(R) (With seniority dated 02/01/1952). He served in Chippawa for UNTD 1951-1952. (Transferred to RCN 1958). He was appointed as a Midshipman (RCN) (With seniority dated 04/06/1958). He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant (E) RCN (With seniority dated 01/05/1959). He served in HMCS Stadacona for Pre-Fleet Training 1959. He served in HMCS Columbia for Sea Training 1960. He was appointed as a Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 18/02/1962). He served in HMCS Skeena for Sea Training 1962. He served in HMCS Buckingham as Engineer Officer 1964. He served in HMCS Crescent as Deck Officer and Executive Officer 1965. He served on Staff of Principal Naval Overseer HMCS Sorel PQ as Staff Officer 1965. He served in HMCS Stadacona for Fleet School for Officer's Engineering Sub-specialty Course 1965. He served as Principal Naval Overseer HMCS Sorel PQ for FHE-400 Project 1966. He served in HMCS Bras d'Or as Engineer Officer Designate 1966. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (With seniority dated 01/07/1967). He served in HMCS Bras d'Or as Engineer Officer 1968. He served in CFB Halifax for HMC Dockyard Halifax in Ship Repair Unit as Staff Officer Planning 1969. He was appointed as a Commander (MARE) (With seniority dated 01/01/1970). He served in MARCOM HQ as Deputy Chief of Staff Engineering and Maintenance Division Section Head 1972. He served in NDHQ as Section Head (Auxiliary Machinery and Domestic Systems Section) 1975. He served in CFB Toronto for Canadian Forces Staff College as Deputy Director Curriculum 1977. He served in NDHQ in Directorate of Marine and Electrical Engineering as Section Head 1979. He was appointed as a Captain (MARE) (With seniority dated 01/01/1982). He served in CFB Halifax as Commanding Officer Naval Engineering Unit 1982. He served in NDHQ as Director Marine and Electrical Engineering 1984. He served in NDHQ as Project Manager Nuclear Submarine 1987. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 01/01/1988). He served in NDHQ as Director General Submarine Engineering and Maintenance 1988. He served in NDHQ as Project Manager Submarine Acquisition Project 1989. His service was extended in 1989 to manage the Submarine Acquisition Project. (He was retired in 1990.)
 
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References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994); Bill Clearihue (Nominal List UNTD);
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2015-05-31

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