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Mason, Lynne Gordon

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Title Vice-Admiral (CF)
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Birth 00/11/1942 Death (nk)
Place London Place (nk)
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Biography
After his naval service he was appointed to NDHQ as the Senior Advisor on Professional Development Issues 2000. He served in Canadian Armed Forces and National Biathlon Teams 1964-1967.
 
Military Service
(Short Service Appointment). He was appointed as an Naval Cadet RCN (With seniority dated 01/09/1960). In 1960 he served in HMCS Venture (Officer Training Establishment). (He transferred to ROTP). He served in Royal Roads Military College 1961. He was appointed as an A/Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 01/09/1963). He served in HMCS Stadacona for Junior Officer Technical and leadership training 1963. He served in HMCS Nipigon as Assistant Weapons Officer 1964. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 01/09/1964). He served in HMCS Montcalm as a member of the National Biathlon Team 1965. He served in HMCS New Waterford as Communications Officer 1965.He served in Camp Petawawa for National Biathlon Team 1966. He was appointed as a Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 01/09/1967). He served in RCAF Station Sioux Lookout for National Biathlon Team 1967. He served in HMCS Restigouche as Communications Officer 1968. He served in Dalhousie University 1968. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Esquimalt as Cadet Training Officer 1969. He served in HMCS Margaree as Deck Officer 1970. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax for Long Operations Officer Qualifying Course 1971. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (With seniority dated 08/1972). He served in HMCS Algonquin as Combat Officer 1972. He served in First Canadian Destroyer Squadron as Squadron Combat Officer 1974. He served in HMCS Fraser as Executive Officer 1975. He served in Canadian Forces Command and Staff College 1976. He was appointed as a Commander (He served in 01/01/1977). He served in NDHQ Assistant Deputy Minister (Policy) as Maritime Section Head Continental Policy Directorate 1977. He served in HMCS Protecteur as Executive Officer 1979. He served in HMCS Iroquois in command 1981. He served in Canadian Forces Command and Staff College as a Syndicate Director 1982. He was appointed as a Captain (N) (With seniority dated 06/1984). He served in Canadian Forces Staff College as Deputy Commandant and Director of Maritime Studies 1984. He was appointed as Commander Fifth Canadian Destroyer Squadron 1985. He was appointed as a Commodore (He served in 01/01/1987). He was appointed as Commander NATO Standing Naval Force Atlantic 1987. He served in French Language Training 1988. He was appointed as Commandant Canadian Forces College 1988. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral (With seniority dated 06/1989). NATO ACLANT HQ Norfolk VA as Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations 1989. He served in NDHQ as Chief of Maritime Doctrine and Operations 1991. He served in MARCOM HQ as Chief of Staff 1992. He was appointed as Commander Maritime Forces Atlantic 1992. He was appointed as a Vice-Admiral (With seniority dated 07/1994). He served in NDHQ as Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff 1994. He was appointed as Commander Maritime Command 1995. (He was retired 12/01/1997.)
 
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References
Macpherson, Ken & Ron Barrie (2002); Lead & Line Vol 14 Issue 5 May 2000; MacFarlane, John M. (1994); Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016);
Last update
2017-02-03

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