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Healey, Eldon James

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Title Rear-Admiral (CF)
Official Number RR-3880; O-31973;
 
Birth 11/08/1934 Death (nk)
Place Owen Sound Place (nk)
Area ON Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
 
Titles
Honours CMM.
Awards
Qualifications pcsc; ndc;
 
Biography
After his naval service he worked in the Department of National Defence as an Associate Assistant Deputy Minister (Materiel) in 1985. He retired from the Public Service on 01/03/1990.
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Naval Cadet RCN (With seniority dated 11/09/1953). He served in Canadian Services College Royal Roads 1953. He was appointed as a Midshipman (E) RCN (With seniority dated 01/09/1955). He was appointed as an A/Sub-Lieutenant (E) RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1957). He served in HMCS Niobe for Royal Naval Engineering College for Basic Engineering Course 1955. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant (E) RCN (With seniority dated 01/05/1958). He served in HMCS Huron for training 1958. He served in HMCS Haida for training 1958. He served in HMCS Niobe for Royal Naval Engineering College for Marine Engineering Sub-Specialist Course 1959. He was appointed as a Lieutenant (E) RCN (With seniority dated 16/07/1959). He served in HMCS Nootka for training 1960. He served in HMCS Lauzon as Engineering Officer 1960. He served in HMCS Stadacona Engineering Division as Marine Engineering Training Officer 1962. He served in HMCS Cayuga as Engineering Officer 1963. He served in HMC Dockyard Halifax Superintendent Atlantic for Ship Repair Activity as Marine Engineering Officer 1964. He served in HMCS Gatineau as Engineering Officer 1965. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (E) RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1966). He served in Canadian Forces Staff College Toronto 1967. He served in US Naval Ship Engineering Centre Philadelphia as Canadian Machinery Trials Officer for DDH-280 Project 1968. He was appointed as a Commander (With seniority dated 03/1970). He served in CFHQ as Section Head Prime Movers and Boiler Design 1970. He served in MARPAC HQ as Deputy Chief of Staff Current Operations (Technical Readiness) 1973. He was appointed as a Captain (N) (With seniority dated 01/08/1974). He served in Training Command HQ as Chief of Staff Leadership and Support Training 1974. He served in Training Systems HQ as Deputy Chief of Staff Career Training 1975. He served in National Defence College of Canada 1977. He served in NDHQ as Director Maritime Equipment Engineering 1978. He served in NDHQ as Director Maritime Engineering and Maintenance 1979. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 16/06/1980). He served in NDHQ as Program Manager Canadian Patrol Frigate Program 1979. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral (With seniority dated 06/1984). He served in NDHQ as Chief of Engineering and Maintenance 1984. (He was retired 03/09/1985.)
 
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Anecdotes
In 2014 he received the Admiral's Medal.
 
References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994); Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016);
Last update
2017-09-03

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