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Cutts, James Mortimer

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Title Commodore (CF)
Official Number O-17665
 
Birth 31/05/1925 Death 08/03/1992
Place (nk) Place Ottawa
Area (nk) Area ON
Country UK Country Canada
 
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Biography
After his naval sevice he served as the Director of Ships Branch in the Department of Fisheries and Oceans 1981-88.
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Naval Cadet RNVR 1943. He served in H.M.S. King Alfred For Training 1943. He was appointed as a Midshipman (Temp.) RNVR 1944. He served in HMCS Londonderry in Spare Crew. (He served on Loan from RNVR). He was appointed as an A/Sub-Lieutenant (Temp.) RNVR (With seniority dated 30/11/1944). He served in HMCS Sackville 1944. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant (Temp.) RNVR (With seniority dated 30/05/1945). He served in HMCS Hespeler 1945. (Transferred to RCNR). He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant RCN(R). He served in HMCS Givenchy for HMC Dockyard Esquimalt (Reserve Fleet) 1946. He was appointed as a Lieutenant RCN(R) (With seniority dated 30/05/1946) HMCS Naden 1946, (Transferred to RCN) 1947. He was appointed as a Lieutenant RCN (Appointed 13/08/1947) (With seniority dated 30/05/1946). He served in HMCS Gatineau 1947. He served in HMCS Antigonish 1947. He served in HMCS New Liskeard 1947. He served in HMCS Shearwater 1948. He served in HMCS Portage as Navigating Officer 1950. He served in H.M.S. Dryad for Long Navigation Direction Course 1950. He served in HMCS Stadacona for Navigation Direction School 1951. He served in HMCS Iroquois (Korean War service) 1953. He served in HMCS Comox as Executive Officer and Squadron Navigating Officer to Commander Second Canadian Minesweeping Squadron 1954. He served in HMCS Cowichan (II) (In temporary command) 1954. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander RCN (With seniority dated 13/08/1955). He served in NHQ in Navigation Section (Direction of Action Information and Navigation) 1955. He served in the RN Advanced (Dagger) Navigation and Direction Course (AN-20) 1958. He served in HMCS Bonaventure as Navigation Officer 1958. He served in RCAF Staff College Course 1960. He served in HMCS Stadacona On Staff of Flag Officer Atlantic Coast as Staff Officer (Operations) 1961. He served in HMCS Micmac (In command) 1962. He was appointed as a Commander RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1963). He served on Staff of Canadian Commander Afloat (Atlantic) as Chief Staff Officer 1964. He served in Fleet School Halifax as Commandant 1966. He was appointed as a Captain (MARS) (With seniority dated 01/07/1966). He served in HMCS Bonaventure (In command) 1969. He served as Commander First Canadian Destroyer Squadron 1969, Commander Fifth Canadian Destroyer Squadron 1970. He served in National Defence College of Canada (Course 25) 1971. He served in CFHQ on Naval Staff 1972. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 15/09/1974). He served in CFHQ as Director General Maritime Operations 1974. He served in CFHQ as Chief of Maritime Operations 1975. He undertook French Language Training 1976. He served in CFHQ In Charge of Naval Men's Production 1977. He served in CFHQ as Director General Personnel (Officer's Careers) 1978. (He was retired on 01/08/1980.)
 
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References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994);
Last update
2011-03-03

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