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Finn, Patrick T.E.

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Title Rear-Admiral (RCN)
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Birth 19/04/1962 Death (nk)
Place Montreal Place (nk)
Area QC Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
 
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Honours CMM; MSM;
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Qualifications pcsc, rcds
 
Biography
 
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Naval Cadet (With seniority dated 1/06/1979). He served in College Militaire Royale de Saint Jean 1979. He served in HMCS Yukon for training 1981. He served in Royal Military College of Canada 1982. He served in HMCS Mackenzie for training 1983. He was appointed as a A/Sub-Lieutenant (With seniority dated 1/05/1984). He served in Venture The Naval Officer Training Centre 1984. He served in HMCS Saskatchewan for training 1984. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax for Naval Operations Course 1984. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant (With seniority dated 1/05/1985). He served in First Canadian Submarine Squadron HQ for submarine officer training 1985. He served in HMCS Okanagan for training and as Assistant Combat Systems Engineering Officer 1985. He was appointed as a Lieutenant (N) (With seniority dated 1/01/1987). He served in HMCS Ojibwa as Combat Systems Engineering Officer 1987. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax as Officer in Charge of Submarine Training 1989. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (With seniority dated 1/01/1991). He served in HMCS Toronto as Combat Systems Engineering Officer 1991. He served in NDHQ for Canadian Patrol Frigate Project as Above Water Systems Engineer 1994. He served in Canadian Forces Command and Staff College 1995. He served in NDHQ as Staff Officer to the Chief of the Defence Staff 1996. He was appointed as a Commander (With seniority dated 1/01/1997). He served in Canadian Fleet Atlantic as Fleet Technical Officer 1999. He was appointed as Commandant Canadian Forces Naval Engineering School 2001. He was appointed as a Captain (N) (With seniority dated 1/01/2003). He served in NDHQ as Director Maritime Fleet Management 2003. He served in NDHQ as Project Manager Joint Support Ship 2004. He served in Royal College of Defence Studies 2006. He served in NDHQ as Project Manager Canadian Surface Combatant 2006. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 1/01/2009). He served in NDHQ as Director General Maritime Equipment Program Management 2010. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral (With seniority dated 11/2012). He served in NDHQ Assistant Deputy Minister Materiel as Chief of Staff Materiel Group 2012. (He was retired 09/04/2015.)
 
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References
http://www.casr.ca/doc-dnd-appointments-2009.htm; Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016);
Last update
2011-02-23

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