Vice-Admiral Events in History

1982 Death - Hendrik L van Beek, Dutch Vice-Admiral, dies at 52

1959 Death - William "Bull" F Halsey, U.S. Vice-Admiral (WW II Pacific), dies

1944 Event - Vice-Admiral Kurita's sailboat Atago sinks

1944 Event - Kurita's Vice-Admiral fleet leaves North-Borneo

1944 Birthday - IDG Garnett, British Vice-Admiral

1943 Event - Vice-Admiral Cunningham appointed British adm of fleet

1942 Event - Vice-Admiral Cunningham becomes British commander-in-chief

1942 Event - Vice-Admiral Mikawa lands at Guadalcanal, Solomon Island

1941 Death - Lancelot Holland, British Vice-Admiral ((WW II/Hood), dies in battle

1941 Birthday - Robert Walmsley, British Vice-Admiral

1937 Birthday - Alan Grose, British Vice-Admiral

1933 Birthday - Patrick Symons, British Vice-Admiral

1932 Birthday - George Vallings, British Vice-Admiral

1929 Birthday - Edward Anson, British Vice-Admiral

1929 Birthday - Hendrik L van Beek, Dutch Vice-Admiral

1927 Birthday - Jonathan Tod, Vice-Admiral, England

1926 Birthday - Cameron Rusby, British Vice-Admiral

1925 Birthday - Peter Berger, British Vice-Admiral

1924 Birthday - David Loram, British Vice-Admiral, Supreme Allied Commander

1924 Birthday - Thomas Baird, Vice-Admiral

1923 Birthday - Kent L Lee, U.S. Vice-Admiral, WW II - Marianas and Palau

1923 Birthday - John Lea, British Vice-Admiral

1916 Birthday - Donald Gibson, British Vice-Admiral

1914 Birthday - Ian McGeoch, Vice-Admiral

1910 Birthday - William I Martin, U.S. pilot/Vice-Admiral, WW II

1905 Birthday - Fitzhugh Lee, U.S. pilot/Vice-Admiral, WW II, Navy Cross

1904 Birthday - Herbert D Riley, U.S. Vice-Admiral, WW II, Guadalcanal, Okinawa

1904 Birthday - Paul D Stoop, U.S. Vice-Admiral, WW II-Coral Sea

1902 Birthday - Truman J. Hedding, U.S. Vice-Admiral, WW II

1899 Birthday - Henricus Moorman, Dutch Vice-Admiral, KVP

1894 Birthday - Gerald F Bogan, U.S. Vice-Admiral, WW II-Pacific Ocean

1893 Event - British fleet under Vice-Admiral George Tryon leaves Beirut

1882 Birthday - William "Bull" F Halsey, U.S. Vice-Admiral, WW II Pacific

1864 Event - Battle of Mobile Bay Al-Farragut is given rank of Vice-Admiral

1848 Birthday - Zinovi P Rozhestvensky, Russian Vice-Admiral

1845 Death - Carel H Verhuell, Dutch/French Vice-Admiral, dies at 81

1838 Death - Arnold A Buyskes, Dutch Vice-Admiral/colonial director, dies at 67

1828 Death - Frederik Sigismund earl of Bylandt, Vice-Admiral, dies at 78

1824 Death - Theodorus F van Capellen, Vice-Admiral (Algiers), dies at 61

1812 Death - John W de Winter, Dutch Vice-Admiral, dies at battle at Kamperduin at 51

1804 Event - Vice-Admiral William Bligh ends siege of Fort Amsterdam, Willemstad

1804 Event - British Vice-Admiral William Blighs fleet reaches Curacao

1779 Event - Vice-Admiral Hardy sails out of Isle of Wright against Spanish Armada

1771 Birthday - Arnold A. Buyskes, Dutch Vice-Admiral/colonial director

1764 Birthday - Carel H Verhuell, Dutch/French Vice-Admiral/minister of Navy

1762 Birthday - Theodorus F van Capellen, Vice-Admiral

1761 Birthday - John W de Winter, Dutch Vice-Admiral, Battle at Kamperduin

1749 Birthday - Frederik Sigismund van Bylandt, Dutch count/Vice-Admiral

1740 Death - Francois van Aerssen, Dutch Vice-Admiral (Suriname), dies at 71

1702 Death - John Benbow, English Vice-Admiral (Santa Marta), dies

1679 Death - Cornelis Evertsen the Young, Vice-Admiral of Zealand, dies at 51

1676 Death - John de Haen, Vice-Admiral (Kijkduin/Palermo), dies in battle at 45?

1673 Death - John de Love I, Vice-Admiral, dies in sea battle at about 54

1669 Birthday - Francois van Aerssen, Dutch Vice-Admiral, Suriname/Algeria

1666 Death - Cornelis Evertsen the Old, Swiss Vice-Admiral, dies in battle at 55

1665 Death - Egbert Meussen Kortenaer, Vice-Admiral, dies in battle at about 29

1665 Event - Battle at Elmina, Gold Coast: Vice-Admiral De Ruyter beats English

1658 Death - Witte de With, Dutch Vice-Admiral, dies in battle at 59

1610 Birthday - Cornelis Evertsen, the Elder, Dutch/Swiss Vice-Admiral

1594 Death - Martin Frobisher, English Vice-Admiral/explorer, dies

1591 Death - Richard Grenville, Vice-Admiral (Roanoke) dies in battle at 49

1542 Birthday - Richard Grenville, English parliament leader/Vice-Admiral, Roanoke