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Saker, Michael Thomas

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Title Rear-Admiral (CF)
Official Number O-64754
 
Birth 00/12/1941 Death (nk)
Place Toronto Place (nk)
Area ON Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
 
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Honours CMM.
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Qualifications pcsc. ndc.
 
Biography
 
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Naval Cadet RCN (With seniority dated 01/09/1960). He served in Royal Roads Military College 1960. He served in Royal Military College of Canada 1962. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 01/05/1964). He served in HMCS Stadacona for Sub-Lieutenant's Courses 1964. He served in HMCS Mackenzie for training 1965. He was appointed as a Lieutenant RCN (With seniority dated 17/05/1966). He served in Royal Naval Engineering College Plymouth (Manadon) 1967. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax for Engineering Officer’s Power Course 1968. He served in HMCS Restigouche as Engineering Officer 1968. He served in HMCS Bras d'Or as Engineering Officer 1969. He served in Royal Naval College Greenwich for Advanced Marine Engineering Course 1970. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (With seniority dated 01/06/1970). He served in CFHQ Directorate of Marine and Electrical Engineering as Staff Officer Installation and Activation of DDH 280 Class Main Propulsion System 1971. He served in NDHQ Directorate of Marine and Electrical Engineering as Staff Officer Power Transmission, later Staff Officer Ship’s Main Propulsion Gearing Equipment 1972. He served in HMCS Algonquin as Engineering Officer 1974. He served in Canadian Forces Command and Staff College 1975. He was appointed as a Commander (With seniority dated 01/01/1975). He served in First Canadian Destroyer Squadron as Squadron Technical Officer 1976. He served in Naval Engineering Unit (Atlantic) as Marine Systems Engineering Officer 1978. He served in NDHQ Secretariat as a Staff Officer 1980. He was appointed as a Captain (N) (With seniority dated 10/08/1981). He served in National Defence College of Canada 1981. He served in NDHQ ADM (Materiel) Canadian Patrol Frigate Project as Senior Evaluation Analyst 1982. He served in NDHQ Canadian Patrol Frigate Project as Deputy Program Manager (Ship) 1983. He served in NDHQ as Deputy Project Manager Ship Replacement Project (SRP) Phase II 1985. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 26/06/1987). He served in NDHQ as Project Manager Canadian Patrol Frigate Project 1987. He served in NDHQ as Director General Maritime Engineering and Maintenance 1990. He was appointed as a Rear-Admiral (With seniority dated 12/06/1992). He served in NDHQ as Chief of Engineering and Maintenance 1992. He served in NDHQ as ADM Engineering and Maintenance 1994. (He was retired 29/02/1996.)
 
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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
2017-02-05

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