Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

The Navy Department Library

Tags
Related Content
Topic
Document Type
Wars & Conflicts
File Formats
Location of Archival Materials

Seventeenth Naval District

The Seventeenth Naval District, headquartered at Kodiak (Temp. Adak), Alaska, was established on 15 April 1944. In 1945 the district consisted of the following geographic area: Alaska, including the Aleutian Islands. The Seventeenth Naval District was disestablished on 30 June 1971 and control was transferred to the Thirteenth Naval District.

  1944 RADM Francis E.M. Whiting 15 April 1944
  1944 RADM Allan E. Smith (T) 12 August 1944
  1944 RADM Ralph F. Wood 24 August 1944
  1947-1949 RADM Alfred E. Montgomery 30 August 1947
  1949-1950 RADM Frank D. Wagner 27 May 1949
  1950-1951 RADM Clifton A. Sprague 26 May 1950
  1951-1952 RADM Edgar A. Cruise 11 October 1951
  1952-1954 RADM John Perry 9 August 1952
  1954-1956 RADM Kenneth Craig 8 July 1954
  1956-1958 RADM Ira E. Hobbs 26 October 1956
  1958-1960 RADM Arnold W. McKechnie 13 January 1958
  1960-1962 RADM Henry H. Caldwell 2 April 1960
  1962-1964 RADM Fred E. Bakutis 30 March 1962
  1964-1966 RADM Robert E. Riera 2 March 1964
  1966-1969 RADM Donald M. White April 1966
  1969-1971 RADM Eugene G. Fairfax July 1969
   

Notes: RADM = Rear Admiral.

The administrative records of the Seventeenth Naval District are located in Record Group (RG) 181.2.15 at the National Archives and Records Administration’s Pacific Alaska Region facility at 654 West Third Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska 99501-2145, telephone 907-261-7820.

[end]
Published: Thu Mar 03 09:29:57 EST 2016