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Porter, Henry Timothy

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Title Rear-Admiral (CF)
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Birth 11/02/1938 Death (nk)
Place Kingston Place (nk)
Area ON Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
 
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Honours CMM.
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Qualifications pcsc.
 
Biography
After his naval service he was appointed as Executive Director Ottawa and District Association for the Mentally Retarded. (He was appointed as the Honorary Colonel Commandant of the Training Development Branch.)
 
Military Service
(Short Service Appointment). He was appointed as a Naval Cadet (SSA) RCN (With seniority dated 09/09/1956). He served in HMCS Venture (Officer Training Establishment) for Training 1956. He was appointed as a Midshipman (SSA) RCN (With seniority dated 01/09/1958). He served in HMCS Stadacona for Sub-Lieutenants Courses 1958. He was appointed as an A/Sub-Lieutenant (SSA) RCN (With seniority dated 01/05/1959). He served in HMCS Cap de la Madeleine For Training 1959. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant (SSA) RCN (With seniority dated 01/05/1960). He served in HMCS Algonquin 1961. He served in HMCS Sioux 1961. He was appointed as a Lieutenant (SSA) RCN (With seniority dated 16/07/1962). He served in HMCS Stadacona for Staff of Flag Officer Atlantic Coast as Staff Officer 1963. He served in HMCS Ste Therese 1965. (Selected for permanent commission). He served in HMCS Stadacona for #4 Long Operations Course 1965. He served in CFB Halifax for Canadian Forces Fleet School as Staff Officer Operations Division 1966. He served in HMCS Bonaventure as Senior Operations Centre Officer and Action Information Officer 1967. He served in CFB Halifax for Canadian Forces Fleet School in Operations Division as Air Control Training Officer 1968. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (MARS) (With seniority dated 01/01/1969). He served on the Staff of Third and Fifth Canadian Destroyer Squadrons as Operations Officer 1969. He served in CFB Toronto for Canadian Forces Staff College Course 1971. He served on the Canadian Defence Liaison Staff Washington as Naval Communications Staff Officer 1972. He served in HMCS Fraser as Executive Officer 1974. He served in CFB Halifax for Canadian Forces Fleet School in Operations Division as Platoon Commander 1975. He served in HMCS Preserver as Deck Officer 1975. He served in HMCS Saskatchewan as Executive Officer 1976. He was appointed as a Commander (MARS) (With seniority dated 01/01/1977). He served in HMCS Restigouche (II) (In command) 1977. He served in HMCS Saskatchewan (II) (In command) 1978-80. He served in NDHQ as Career Manager for Commanders 1980. He was appointed as a Captain (MARS) (With seniority dated 01/07/1981). He served in NDHQ as Director Personnel Careers Officers 1981. He served as Commander Fourth Canadian Destroyer Squadron and Training Group Pacific 1983. He served on French Language Training 1985. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 01/08/1986). He served in MARCOM HQ as Chief of Staff Personnel 1987. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral (With seniority dated 01/01/1988). He served in MARCOM HQ as Chief of Staff to Commander Maritime Command 1988. He served in NDHQ as Chief of Personnel Services 1990. He served in NDHQ as Chief of Personnel Careers and Senior Appointments 1990. He served in NDHQ as Chief of Personnel Careers and Developments 1991. (He was retired 14/06/1993.)
 
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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
2017-02-04

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