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Whitford, Marcus


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Marcus Whitford oral history transcription, 1989

Identifier: MSC-382- Item OH 124
Scope and Contents

Whitford, Marcus, CAPT, USN. Enlisted in the Navy 1916; USS Constellation; USS Boxer; Signal Man, First Class, USS PennĀ­ sylvania, Flagship of the U.S. Fleet; USS Oriole; Student, Long Island Business College, NYC; LT, Marine Division, N.Y. Police Force, USS Maddox; Quartermaster, First Class, 1920; Left Navy, 1920; Second Mate, South Pacific Steamship Co., 1920-1923; Manager, automobile dealership, NYC, 1923; Navigation Instructor, NYC Police Department; LT, Marine Corps, NYC, Reserve duty, Sixteen years; Graduate, International Law Course, 1924; Returned to the Navy, 1940; LT, Local Defense Group, Boston; Naval Mine Warfare School, Yorktown, Va., 1941; Officer in Charge, USS Bullfinch, 1941; Building of USS Acme, Greenport, Long Island; CO, USS ACME, Mine Division 37; CO, USS Excel; USS Belle Grove; Instructor, Naval Justice School, Newport, R.I.; President, Court Martial Board, Newport, R.I.; CO, USS Lenoir; Legal Officer, Atlantic ReĀ­serve Fleet, and Eastern Sea Frontier, one year; Legal Staff, CO, Seventh Fleet; Passage of Federal Voting Assistance Program, Assistant Coordinator; Retired, 1962.

Dates: 1989