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Heath, Thomas Charles

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Title Commodore (CF)
Official Number (nk)
Birth 02/08/1944 Death (nk)
Place Weston Place (nk)
Area ON Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
Honours OMM.
Qualifications pcsc;
Military Service
(Short Service Appointment). He was appointed as a Naval Cadet (SSA) RCN (With seniority dated 01/09/1963). He served in HMCS Venture (Officer Training Establishment) 1963. He was appointed as an A/Sub-Lieutenant (SSA) RCN (With seniority dated 01/09/1964). He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant (SSA) RCN (With seniority dated 01/09/1965). He served in HMCS Columbia for Training. He served in HMCS Fraser 1967, (Selected for permanent commission). He was appointed as a Lieutenant (N) (With seniority dated 02/09/1968). He served in HMCS Terra Nova. He served in CFB Halifax for Long Weapons Course 01/03/1968. He served in HMCS Nipigon as Weapons Officer 1970. He served in HMCS Athabaskan as Weapons Officer 1972. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (MARS) (With seniority dated 01/07/1974). He served in CFB Stadacona for Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax as Instructor 1975. He served in CFB Toronto for Canadian Forces Command and Staff College Course 1976. He served in HMCS Ou'Appelle as Executive Officer 1977. He was appointed as a Commander (MARS) (With seniority dated 12/07/1979). He served in HMCS Preserver (II) as Executive Officer 1979. He served in HMCS Preserver (II) (In command) 1979-80. He served in MARCOM HQ as Senior Staff Officer (Personnel) 1981. He served in HMCS Gatineau (II) (In command) 1983-85. He served as Commander Sea Training (Pacific) 1985. He was appointed as a Captain (MARS) (With seniority dated 08/07/1986). He served in SACLANT HQ as Deputy Chief of Staff for Exercises 1986. He served as Commander Second Canadian Destroyer Squadron 1989. He served on French Language Course 1991. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 10/07/1992). In 1992 he served at NATO HQ Brussels BE as Deputy SACLANT Representative Europe and CINCHAN Representative. In 1994 he served in NATO HQ Brussels BE as Director General Intelligence and Security Support 1994. (He was retired 4/09/1998.)
Vessels Owned
Aircraft Flown
Named Features
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; Macpherson, Ken & Ron Barrie (2002); MacFarlane, John M. (1994); Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016);
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