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McMillin, Andrew Clarke

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Title Commodore (CF)
Official Number O-50465
 
Birth 16/01/1926 Death 27/06/2013
Place Toronto Place Fredericton
Area ON Area NB
Country Canada Country Canada
 
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Military Service
He was appointed as a Naval Cadet RCN (With seniority dated 01/09/1943). He served in Royal Roads (RCNC) 1943-1945. He was appointed as a Midshipman RCN (With seniority dated 05/07/1945). He served in H.M.S. Superb for Training 1945. He served in H.M.S. Burghead Bay for Training 1947. He was appointed as an A/Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 05/03/1947). He served in the RN College Greenwich 1947. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant's Courses Portsmouth UK 1948. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 01/12/1948). He served in HMCS Haida 1948. He was appointed as a Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 20/01/1949). He served in HMCS Huron 1950. He served in HMCS New Liskeard 1950, RN College Greenwich 1951. He served in H.M.S. Excellent for RN Long Gunnery Course 1952. He served in HMCS Stadacona for HMC Gunnery School 1953. He served in HMCS Magnificent as Gunnery Officer 1954. He served in HMCS Stadacona for HMC Gunnery School 1955. He served in HMCS Naden for Staff of Flag Officer Pacific Coast as Equipment Trials Officer 1956. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander RCN (With seniority dated 20/01/1957). He served in HMCS Stadacona on Staff of Flag Officer Atlantic Coast as Equipment and Trials Officer 1958. He served in HMCS Fort Erie as Executive Officer 1960. He served in HMCS Beacon Hill (In command) 1962. He served on Loan to USN on Staff of Commander ASW Force US Pacific Fleet 1963. He was appointed as a Commander RCN (With seniority dated 01/01/1964). He served in HMCS Columbia (II) (In command) 1965. He served in the UK Joint Services Staff College 1967. He served as Chief of Staff (Fleet Operations and Planning Atlantic) to CANCOMFLT 1967. He served in MARCOM HQ as Senior Staff Officer (Training) 1971. He was appointed as a Captain (MARS) (With seniority dated 01/08/1972). He served as Commander First Canadian Destroyer Squadron 1971. He served as Commander Fifth Canadian Destroyer Squadron 1973. He served in CFB Halifax as Commandant Canadian Forces Maritime Warfare School Halifax1974. He was appointed as a Commodore (CF) (With seniority dated 01/08/1976). He served in CFB Halifax as Commanding Officer 1976. He served as Chief of Staff (Plans and Operations) MARCOM 1978. (He was retired 30/12/1980). (Transferred to Naval Reserve Primary List 01/10/1983). He served in MARCOM HQ as Convoy Commodore Advisor 01/10/1983. He served in MARCOM HQ as Director Maritime Coastal Defence Organization 19/11/1985. (He retired again 01/09/1989.)
 
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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
2017-02-03

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