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Directors of Naval Intelligence

The Office of Naval Intelligence was established 1882.

    1.   LT Theodorus N. M. Mason 15 June 1882 - 2 April 1885
    2.   LT Raymond P. Rodgers 2 April 1885 - 22 July 1889
    3.   CDR Charles H. Davis 16 September 1889 - 31 August 1892
    4.   CDR French E. Chadwick 2 September 1892 - 20 June 1893
    5.   LT Frederic Singer 30 June 1893 - 4 April 1896
    6.   LCDR Richard Wainwright 4 April 1896 - 15 November 1897
    7.   CDR Richardson Clover 15 November 1897 - 1 May 1898
    8.   CAPT (Ret.) John R. Bartlett 1 May 1898 - 15 October 1898
    9.   CDR Richardson Clover October 1898 - 1 February 1900
    10.   CAPT Charles D.Sigsbee 1 February 1900 - 30 April 1903
    11.   CAPT Seaton Schroeder 1 May 1903 - 18 April 1906
    12.   CAPT Raymond P. Rodgers 18 April 1906 - 11 May 1909
    13.   CAPT Charles E. Vreeland 11 May 1909 - 17 December 1909
    14.   CAPT Templin M. Potts 17 December 1909 - 25 January 1912
    15.   CAPT Thomas S. Rodgers 25 January 1912 - 15 December 1913
    16.   CAPT Henry F. Bryan 15 December 1913 - 20 January 1914
    17.   CAPT James H. Oliver 20 January 1914 - 28 March 1917
    18.   RADM Roger Welles, Jr. 16 April 1917 - 31 January 1919
    19.   RADM Albert P. Niblack 1 May 1919 - 17 September 1920
    20.   RADM Andrew T. Long 24 September 1920 - 29 June 1921
    21.   CAPT Luke McNamee 27 September 1921 - 1 November 1923
    22.   RADM Henry H. Hough 20 December 1923 - 1 September 1925
    23.   CAPT William W. Galbraith 9 October 1925 - 11 June 1926
    24.   CAPT Arthur J. Hepburn 1 July 1926 - 20 September 1927
    25.   CAPT Alfred W. Johnson 12 December 1927 - September 1927
    26.   CAPT Harry A. Baldridge June 1930 - May 1931
    27.   CAPT Hayne Ellis June 1931 - May 1934
    28.   CAPT William D. Puleston June 1934 - April 1937
    29.   RADM Ralston S. Holmes May 1937 - June 1939
    30.   RADM Walter S. Anderson June 1939 - January 1941
    31.   CAPT Jules James January 1941 - February 1941
    32.   RADM Alan G. Kirk March 1941 - October 1941
    33.   RADM Theodore S. Wilkinson October 1941 - July 1942
    34.   RADM Harold C. Train July 1942 - September 1943
    35.   RADM Roscoe E. Schuirmann September 1943 - October 1944
    36.   RADM Leo H. Thebaud October 1944 - September 1945
    37.   RADM Thomas B. Inglis September 1945 - September 1949
    38.   RADM Felix L. Johnson September 1949 - June 1952
    39.   RADM Richard F. Stout July 1952 - November 1952
    40.   RADM Carl F. Espe December 1952 - May 1956
    41.   RADM Laurence H. Frost June 1956 - September 1960
    42.   RADM Vernon L. Lowrance September 1960 - June 1963
    43.   RADM Rufus L. Taylor June 1963 - May 1966
    44.   CAPT Maurice H. Rindskopf May 1966 - July 1966
    45.   RADM Eugene B. Fluckey July 1966 - June 1968
    46.   CAPT Frank M. Murphy June 1968 - August 1968
    47.   RADM Frederick J. Harlfinger II August 1968 - July 1971
    48.   RADM Earl F. Rectanus July 1971 - September 1974
    49.   RADM Bobby R. Inman September 1974 - July 1976
    50.   RADM Donald P. Harvey July 1976 - August 1978
    51.   RADM Sumner Shapiro August 1978 - August 1982
    52.   RADM John L. Butts August 1982 - September 1985
    53.   RADM William O. Studeman September 1985 - July 1988
    54.   RADM Thomas A. Brooks July 1988 - August 1991
    55.   RADM Edward D. Sheafer, Jr. August 1991 - September 1994
    56.   RADM Michael W. Cramer September 1994 - May 1997
    57.   MR Paul Lowell (Acting) May 1997 - November 1997
    58.   RADM Lowell E. Jacoby November 1997 - June 1999
    59.   RADM Perry M. Ratliff June 1999 - March 2000
    60.   RADM Richard B. Porterfield August 2000 - April 2005
    61.   RADM Robert B. Murrett April 2005 -July 2006
    62.   RADM Tony L. Cothron July 2006 - July 2008
    63.   VADM David J. Dorsett July 2008 - June 2011
    64.   VADM Kendall L. Card June 2011 - July 2013
    65.   VADM Ted N. Branch July 2013 -

Note: CAPT = Captain, CDR = Commander, LCDR = Lieutenant Commander, LT = Lieutenant, RADM = Rear Admiral.

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Published:Thu Nov 03 08:34:29 EDT 2016