USS Enterprise - Commanding Officers



1. Vincent P. de Poix, VADM

Nov 25, 1961 - Jul 20, 1963

2. Frederick H. Michaelis, ADM
Jul 20, 1963 - Jul 17, 1965

3. James L. Holloway III, ADM
Jul 17, 1965 - Jul 11, 1967

4. Kent L. Lee, VADM

Jul 11, 1967 - Jul 8, 1969

Vincent P. de Poix, VADM
Frederick H. Michaelis
James L. Holloway III, ADM
Kent L. Lee, VADM
 

5. Forrest S. Pettersen, VADM
Jul 8, 1969 - Dec 3, 1971

6. Ernest E. Tissot, Jr., RADM
Dec 3, 1971 - Apr 9, 1974

7. Carol C. Smith, Jr., VADM
Apr 9, 1974 - Dec 10, 1976

8. James W. Austin, RADM

Dec 10, 1976- Feb 23, 1980

Forrest S. Pettersen, VADM Ernest E. Tissot, Jr., RADM Carol C. Smith, Jr., VADM James W. Austin, RADM
 

9. Robert J. Kelly, ADM

Feb 23, 1980 - Jun 17, 1983

10. Robert L. Leuschner, Jr., RADM
Jun 17, 1983 - Jan 28, 1986

11. Robert J. Spane, VADM

Jan 28, 1986 - 0ct 28, 1988

12. Harry T. Rittenour, RDML
Oct 28, 1988 - Aug 7, 1991

Robert J. Kelly, ADM Robert L. Leuschner, Jr., RADM Robert J. Spane, VADM Harry T. Rittenour, RDML
 

13. Daniel C. Roper, CAPT

Aug 7, 1991 - Aug 27, 1993

14. Richard J. Naughton, VADM
Aug 27, 1993 - Feb 2, 1996

15. Michael D. Malone, VADM
Feb 2, 1996 -Nov 10, 1997

16. Evan M. Chanik, VADM

Nov 10, 1997- Mar 10, 2000

Daniel C. Roper, CAPT Richard J. Naughton, VADM Michael D. Malone, VADM van M. Chanik, VADM
 

17. James A. Winnefeld, Jr., ADM.
Mar 10, 2000- Feb 15, 2002

18. Eric C. Neidlinger, CAPT.
Feb 15, 2002- Dec 10, 2004

19. Lawrence S. Rice, RADM.
Dec 10, 2004- May 17, 2007

20. Ronald Horton, RMDL.

May 17, 2007 - May 6, 2010

James A. Winnefeld, Jr., ADM Eric C. Neidlinger, CAPT Lawrence S. Rice, RADM Ronald Horton, RMDL
 

21. Owen P. Honors Jr., CAPT

May 6, 2010 - Jan 4, 2011

22. Dee L. Mewbourne, CAPT
Jan 4, 2011 - Aug 17, 2011

23. William C. Hamilton, Jr., CAPT.
Aug 17, 2011- Present

Owen P. Honors Jr., CAPT Dee L. Mewbourne, CAPT William C. Hamilton





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1. Vincent P. de Poix, VADM, USN (Ret.)

November 25, 1961-July 20, 1963

 

2. Frederick H. Michaelis, ADM, USN (Ret.) -Died August 13, 1992

July 20, 1963-July 17, 1965

 

3. James L. Holloway III, ADM, USN (Ret.)

July 17, 1965-July 11, 1967

 

4. Kent L. Lee, VADM, USN (Ret.)

July 11, 1967-July 8, 1969

 

5. Forrest S. Pettersen, VADM, USN (Ret.) -Died December 8, 1990

July 8, 1969-December 3, 1971

 

6. Ernest E. Tissot, Jr., RADM, USN (Ret.)

December 3, 1971-April 9, 1974

 

7. Carol C. Smith, Jr., VADM, USN-Died October 14, 1983

April 9, 1974-December 10, 1976

 

8. James W. Austin, RADM, USN (Ret.)

December 10, 1976-February 23, 1980

 

9. Robert J. Kelly, ADM, USN (Ret.)

February 23, 1980-June 17, 1983

 

10. Robert L. Leuschner, Jr., RADM, USN (Ret.)

June 17, 1983-January 28, 1986

 

11. Robert J. Spane, VADM, USN (Ret.)

January 28, 1986-0ctober 28, 1988

 

12. Harry T. Rittenour, RDML, USN (Ret.)

October 28, 1988-August 7, 1991

 

13. Daniel C. Roper, CAPT, USN (Ret.)

August 7, 1991-August 27, 1993

 

14. Richard J. Naughton, VADM, USN (Ret.) -Died February 25, 2011

August 27, 1993-February 2, 1996

 

15. Michael D. Malone, VADM, USN (Ret.)

February 2, 1996-November 10, 1997

 

16. Evan M. Chanik, VADM, USN (Ret.)

November 10, 1997-March 10, 2000

 

17. James A. Winnefeld, Jr., ADM, USN

March 10, 2000-February 15, 2002

 

18. Eric C. Neidlinger, CAPT, USN (Ret.)

February 15, 2002- December 10, 2004

 

19. Lawrence S. Rice, RADM, USN

December 10, 2004-May 17, 2007

 

20. Ronald Horton, RMDL, USN

May 17, 2007-May 6, 2010

 

21. Owen P. Honors Jr., CAPT, USN

May 6, 2010-January 4, 2011

 

22. Dee L. Mewbourne, CAPT, USN

January 4, 2011-August 17, 2011

 

23. William C. Hamilton, Jr., CAPT, USN

August 17, 2011- Present


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