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Crickard, Frederick William

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Title Rear-Admiral (CF)
Official Number O-16752
 
Birth 00/11/1930 Death 21/07/2012
Place Vancouver Place Halifax
Area BC Area NS
Country Canada Country Canada
 
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Biography
After his naval service he was a research associate at the Centre for Foreign Policy Studies at Dalhousie University. He was the Director of Maritime Affairs for the Naval Officers Association of Canada. He was the winner of Royal Navy's Goodenough Medal in 1953. He was the winner of the Admiral's Medal for 1992.
 
Military Service
He was appointed as an Officer Cadet RCN 1948. He served in Royal Roads (Canservcol) 1948-1950. He was appointed as a Midshipman RCN (With seniority dated 11/09/1950). He served in HMCS Beacon Hill for Training 1950. He was appointed as an A/Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 11/01/1952). He served with the Royal Navy for training. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant RCN 1952. He served in HMCS Ontario for Training. He served in HMCS Magnificent for Training. He was appointed as a Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 11/09/1953). He served in H.M.S. Excellent for Gunnery Long Course 1955. He served in HMCS Stadacona at Gunnery School 1956. He served in HMCS Naden as Flag Lieutenant to Flag Officer Pacific Coast 1957. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander RCN (With seniority dated 11/09/1961). He served in HMCS Stadacona. He served in HMCS Sussexvale (In command) 1965. He was appointed as a Commander RCN (With seniority dated 01/07/1966). He served in HMCS Fraser (II) (In command) 1968. He served in National Defence College of Canada (Course 25) 1971. He was appointed as a Captain (MARS) (With seniority dated 01/07/1972). He served in HMCS Provider (II) (In command) 1972. He served as Chief of Staff (Operations) on Staff of Maritime Commander (Pacific) 1974. He served as Deputy Chief of Staff (Sea) MARCOM 1976. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 01/07/1979). He served in NDHQ as Director General (Personnel and Careers) 1979. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral (With seniority dated 27/07/1983). He served as Deputy Commander Maritime Command 1983. (He was retired in 1986.) (In 1956 he won the Captains J.E.W. and R.H. Oland Memorial Award for the officer placing highest among Canadians on the RN Long Gunnery Course at HMS Excellent.)
 
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References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994);
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2015-08-22

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