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Mifflin, Frederick John

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Title Rear-Admiral (CF)
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Birth 06/02/1938 Death 05/10/2013
Place Bonavista Place Ottawa
Area Area ON
Country Newfoundland Country Canada
 
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Biography
He was the winner of the Captains J.E.W. and R.H. Oland Memorial Award 1962. Winner of Herbert Lott Naval Trust Fund Prize 1962.) Afterwards he was elected as the Liberal Member of Parliament for Bonavista-Trinity-Conception (first elected g.e. 1988). He was the Associate Critic for National Defence and Energy Mines and Resources in the House of Commons. He was made Minister of Fisheries and Oceans. He was defeated in the general election of 1997.
 
Military Service
(Short Service Appointment). He was appointed as a Naval Cadet (SSA) RCN (With seniority dated 12/09/1954). He served in HMCS Venture (Officer Training Establishment) for Training 1954. He was appointed as a Midshipman (SSA) RCN (With seniority dated 01/09/1956). He served in HMCS Cornwallis for Leadership School for First Midshipman's Divisional Course 1956. He was appointed as an A/Sub-Lieutenant (SSA) RCN (With seniority dated 01/09/1957). He served in HMCS Assiniboine 1957. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant (SSA) RCN (With seniority dated 01/09/1958). He served in HMCS Micmac for Training 1959. (Selected for permanent commission). He was appointed as a Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 01/07/1960). He served in HMCS Stadacona for Staff Course. He served in HMCS Stadacona for Weapons Course. He served in HMCS Nipigon 1964. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander RCN (With seniority dated 01/07/1966). He served on the Sea Training Staff as Staff Officer (Weapons) 1966. He served in CFB Toronto for Canadian Forces Staff College 1967. He served in NDHQ on Staff of Director General Force Structure 1968. He served in HMCS Saguenay as Executive Officer 1968. He was appointed as a Commander (MARS) (With seniority dated 01/07/1969). He served in HMCS Saguenay (In command) 1969. He served in MARCOM HQ as Command Secretary to Maritime Commander 1969. He served in HMCS Skeena (II) (In command) 1970-72. He served in US Naval War College Staff Course 1972. He served in NDHQ as Senior Evaluation Analyst 1973. He was appointed as a Captain (MARS) (With seniority dated 01/07/1974). He served as Commander Canadian Destroyer Squadron One 1976. He served in NDHQ as Director Maritime Requirements 1978. He served in NDHQ as Head of Secretariat 1979. He served in National Defence College of Canada (Course 35) 1981. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 01/01/1982). He served in MARCOM HQ as Chief of Staff (Plans and Operations) 1982. He served in MARCOM HQ as Chief of Staff (Personnel) 1984. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral (With seniority dated 01/08/1985). He served in MARCOM HQ as Deputy Commander Maritime Command 1985. (He resigned in 1987.)
 
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References
Macpherson, Ken & Ron Barrie (2002); Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; MacFarlane, John M. (1994); Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016);
Last update
2017-01-31

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