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Sylvester, J.R.

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Title Commodore (CF)
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Birth 24/07/1952 Death (nk)
Place Ottawa Place (nk)
Area ON Area (nk)
Country Canada Country (nk)
 
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Qualifications BEng; MAS; pcsc;
 
Biography
 
 
Military Service
He was appointed as an Officer Cadet (With seniority dated 25/01/1972). He served in University of Toronto 1972. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant (With seniority dated 01/05/1975). He served in University of Toronto for post-graduate studies 1975. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Esquimalt for training 1977. He was appointed as a Lieutenant (N) (With seniority dated 01/01/1978). He served in Royal Naval Engineering College Manadon 1978. He served in HMCS Preserver for training 1979. He served in HMCS Fraser for training 1979. He served in HMCS Iroquois as Deputy Engineering Officer 1980. He served in Canadian Forces Fleet School Halifax Engineering Division as the Gas Turbine/Controls Officer 1980. He was appointed as a Lieutenant-Commander (With seniority dated 01/01/1982). He served in HMCS Athabaskan as Engineering Officer 1983. He served in Canadian Forces Command and Staff College 1985. He was appointed as a Commander (With seniority dated 01/01/1986). He served in NDHQ as Section Head Maritime Maintenance Policy and Administration 1986. He served in NDHQ for Canadian Patrol Frigate project as Section Head Ships Systems Engineering 1990. He was appointed as a Captain (N) (With seniority dated 01/01/1991). He served in NDHQ for Canadian Patrol Frigate project as Deputy Project Manager 1992. He served in NDHQ for Canadian Patrol Frigate project as Project Manager 1994. He served in NDHQ as Director-General Maritime Materiel 1997. He was appointed as a Commodore (With seniority dated 01/12/1997). He served in NDHQ as Director-General Maritime Equipment Program Management 1997. He served in NDHQ as Director General Maritime Personnel and Readiness 2003. He served in NDHQ as Assistant Chief of the Maritime Staff 2004. (He was retired 25/06/2007.)
 
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References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON; Canada's Admirals and Commodores (3rd ed.) (2016);
Last update
2017-02-05

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