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Broughton, William Joseph

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Title Commodore (CF)
Official Number (nk)
Birth 19/03/1935 Death (nk)
Place Ottawa Place (nk)
Area ON Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
Qualifications pcsc; ndc;
Military Service
He was appointed as a Naval Cadet (E) RCN (With seniority dated 11/09/1953). He served in the Royal Roads Military College 1953. He was appointed as an A/Sub-Lieutenant (E) RCN (With seniority dated 01/06/1957). (Transferred to Constructor Branch). He was appointed as a Constructor Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 01/05/1958). He was appointed as a Constructor Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 01/08/1958). He served in Post-Graduate study in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at M.I.T 1961. He served in NHQ on Preliminary Design of FHE-400 Hydrofoil Project 1962. He served in NHQ for Contract Design HMCS Restigouche Conversion 1964. He served in HMC Dockyard Halifax for Engineering Division 1965. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1966). He served in Canadian Forces Staff College 1967. He served in NDHQ for DDH-280 Project 1968. He was appointed as a Commander (MARE) (With seniority dated 01/06/1970). He served in NDHQ as Project Systems Engineer DDH-280 1972). He served in NDHQ as Officer-in-Charge DDH-280 Post Commissioning Trials Halifax 1972. He was appointed as a Captain (MARE) (With seniority dated 01/07/1974). He served in National Defence College of Canada (Course 28) 1974. He served in NDHQ as Director Maritime Engineering and Maintenance 1975. He served in NDHQ as Director Program Analysis 1979. He served in NDHQ as Assistant Deputy Minister (Personnel) MARE Get Well Project 1983. He was appointed as a Commodore (MARE) (With seniority dated 01/08/1986). He served in NDHQ as Director General Recruiting Education and Training 1986. He served in NDHQ as Director General Maritime Engineering and Maintenance 1988. (He was retired 1990.)
Vessels Owned
Aircraft Flown
Named Features
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994); Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016);
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