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Maxwell, Thomas William

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Title Commodore (CF)
Official Number (nk)
 
Birth 28/05/1924 Death 18/06/1997
Place Ottawa Place Montreal
Area ON Area PQ
Country Canada Country Canada
 
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Biography
After his naval service he was in private engineering practice.
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Probationary Sub-Lieutenant (Temp.) RCNVR (With seniority dated 01/07/1942). He served in HMCS Nipigon 1942. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant (Temp.) RCNVR (With seniority dated 01/05/1943). He was appointed as a Lieutenant (Temp.) RCNVR (With seniority dated 01/07/1944). (He was demobilized 1945), (Transferred to RCNR 01/06/1950). He was appointed as a Constructor Lieutenant RCN(R) (With seniority dated 05/02/1949). He served in the RN College Greenwich 1950, (Transferred to RCN 1951). He was appointed as a Constructor Lieutenant RCN 1951. He served on the Staff of Principal Naval Overseer HMCS Sorel as Hull Overseer 1952. He served in HMCS Labrador as Constructor Officer 1954). He served in NHQ on Staff of Naval Constructor-in-Chief 1955. He was appointed as a Constructor Lieutenant-Commander RCN (With seniority dated 05/02/1957). He served in HMCS Niobe as Staff Officer (Construction) 1958. He was appointed as a Constructor Commander RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1960). He served in NHQ as Assistant Naval Constructor-in-Chief). He served in NHQ as Assistant Director Ship Design and Construction as Head Contract Design Section 1961. He served as Assistant Principal Naval Overseer Montreal 1963. He served as Principal Naval Overseer Montreal PQ 1964. He was appointed as a Captain RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1965). He served in CFHQ as Director Ship Design and Construction 1966. He served in CFHQ as Director of Maritime Systems Engineering 1966. He served in the Royal College of Defence Studies for Training 1971. He served in CFB Halifax as Commanding Officer Ship Repair Unit (Atlantic) 1972. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 01/08/1973). He served in MARCOM HQ as Commander of Technical Services Maritime Command 1973. (He retired in 24/10/1979.)
 
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References
Obituary in Victoria Times Colonist; Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994); Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016);
Last update
2017-02-03

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