Lockwood, Charles A., 1890-1967

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1890
Death 1967
English

Biographical notes:

Vice admiral, United States Navy; commander, Submarine Force, Pacific Fleet, 1943-1945.

From the description of Charles A. Lockwood papers, 1924-1963. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754869195

Naval officer. Full name: Charles Andrews Lockwood.

From the description of Charles A. Lockwood papers, 1904-1967 (bulk 1940-1960). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84294178

Naval officer.

From the description of Reminiscences of Charles Andrews Lockwood, Jr. : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122565069

Biographical Note

  • 1890, May 6: Born, Midland, Va.
  • 1912: Graduated, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.
  • 1914: Duty in USS Mohican (harbor tug), with instruction in submarines
  • 1917: Commander, First Submarine Division, Asiatic Fleet
  • 1918: Commanded submarines USS G-1 and B5
  • 1924: Repair officer, United States Naval Yard, New Hampshire
  • 1929: Member, United States Naval Mission, Brazil
  • 1930: Married Phyllis N. Irwin
  • 1933: Seamanship instructor, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.
  • 1937: Commander, United States Submarine Division 13
  • 1939: Commander, United States Submarine Scouting Force
  • 1941: Naval attaché, London, England
  • 1942: Promoted to rear admiral Commander, Submarine Force, United States Southwest Pacific Fleet
  • 1943: Promoted to vice admiral Commander, Submarine Force, United States Pacific Fleet
  • 1947: Retired from the United States Navy
  • 1951: Published Sink 'em All; Submarine Warfare in the Pacific. New York: Dutton
  • 1955: Published with Hans Christian Adamson Hellcats of the Sea. New York: Greenberg
  • 1956: Published with Hans Christian Adamson. Through Hell and Deep Water. New York: Greenberg Published with Hans Christian Adamson. Zoomies, Subs, and Zeros. New York: Greenberg
  • 1960: Published with Hans Christian Adamson Tragedy at Honda. Philadelphia: Chilton Co.
  • 1962: Published with Hans Christian Adamson Hell at 50 Fathoms. Philadelphia: Chilton Co.
  • 1967: Published with Hans Christian Adamson Battles of the Philippine Sea. New York: Crowell Published Down to the Sea in Subs. New York: Norton
  • 1967, June 6: Died, Monte Sereno, Calif.

From the guide to the Charles A. Lockwood Papers, 1904-1967, (bulk 1940-1960), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Biographical/Historical Note

Vice admiral, United States Navy; commander, Submarine Force, Pacific Fleet, 1943-1945.

From the guide to the Charles A. Lockwood papers, 1924-1963, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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Subjects:

  • Periscopes
  • Military attachés--England--London
  • Radar
  • Submarine warfare
  • Sonar
  • Military attachés
  • World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations--Submarine
  • World War, 1939-1945--Radar
  • World War, 1939-1945 Naval operations Submarine
  • World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American
  • World War, 1914-1918--Naval operations, American
  • Submarines (ships)
  • Veterans--Interviews
  • Submarine disasters
  • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Ocean
  • Electric switchgear
  • Submarines (Ships)--Design and construction
  • Submarine rescue vehicles
  • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns
  • Marine engineering

Occupations:

  • Naval officers

Places:

  • Pacific Ocean (as recorded)
  • England--London (as recorded)