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Fulton, James Andrew

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Title Vice-Admiral (CF)
Official Number O-25647
 
Birth 23/01/1927 Death (nk)
Place Ottawa Place (nk)
Area ON Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
 
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Biography
He was appointed as the first Honorary Colonel Commandant of the Military Police 1983-1987. He was the Chairman of the Canadian Naval Memorial Trust and was Chairman of the Nova Scotia Tattoo Committee. He was a Director of the Halifax Herald Ltd.
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Naval Cadet RCN (With seniority dated 20/08/1944). He served in Royal Roads (RCNC) 1944. He was appointed as a Midshipman RCN (With seniority dated 03/07/1946). He was appointed as an A/Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 03/11/1947). He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 03/11/1947). He served in HMCS Haida 1949. He was appointed as a Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 18/02/1950). He served in HMCS Huron (Korean War Service) 1951. He served as Flag Lieutenant to Flag Officer Atlantic Coast 1952. He served in H.M.S. Excellent for RN Gunnery Long Course 1952. He served in H.M.S. Excellent on Staff 1953. He served in HMCS Athabaskan in Second Canadian Escort Squadron as Squadron Gunnery Officer 1955. He served in HMCS Crescent in Second Canadian Escort Squadron as Squadron Gunnery Officer 1956. He served in the Royal Military College of Science for Advanced Courses (Guided Missiles) 1956. He attended the Post Graduate Course (Guided Weapons) 1956. He served in NHQ in Guided Missile Section Directorate of Surface and Air Warfare 1957. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander RCN (With seniority dated 18/02/1958). He served in NHQ as Staff Officer in Directorate of Naval Fighting Equipment Requirements 1960. He served in HMCS Outremont (In command) 1961. He served in NHQ as Deputy Program Manager Missile Systems 1962. He was appointed as a Commander RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1963). He served in NDHQ as Director Naval Operations 1964. He served in HMCS Gatineau (II) (In command) 1965. He was appointed as a Captain (N) 1966. He served as Deputy Representative of Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic at NATO HQ Paris 1966. He served in HMCS Provider (II) (In command) 1969. He served in National Defence College of Canada (Course 26) 1972. He was appointed as a Commodore RCN 1973. He served as Commander Northern Region (Yellowknife NWT) 1973. He served in NDHQ as Director General Current Policy 1975. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral (With seniority dated 15/07/1976). He served in NDHQ as Chief of Personnel (Careers and Senior Appointments) 1976. He was appointed as a Vice-Admiral (With seniority dated 15/07/1978). He served as Canadian Military Representative to NATO Military Committee in Permanent Session at Brussels Belgium 1978, Commander Maritime Command 1980-83. (He was retired 01/07/1987.) (He was qualified in RN Gunnery Long Course H.M.S. Excellent 1953. He was the winner of the Captains J.E.W. and R.H. Oland Memorial Award 1953.)
 
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References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994); Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016);
Last update
2014-11-13

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