AIRCRAFT
SEVENTH FLEET, US NAVY
IN AUSTRALIA DURING WW2

 

The US Navy's Seventh Fleet was attached to South West Pacific area during WW2 under the overall command of General Douglas MacArthur

Aircraft, Seventh Fleet, US Navy was based in Brisbane in southern Queensland during WW2.

In May 1944, Aircraft, Seventh Fleet comprised:-

 

REPRESENTATIVE, AIRCRAFT, SEVENTH FLEET
    Lt. Woodman        Personal Officer

MATERIAL & SUPPLY SECTION, AIRCRAFT, SEVENTH FLEET
    Lt. Comdr. Fenn              OIC Mat Sup Sect
    Lt. (jg) Steeper (SC)        Supply Mat. Sup Sect
    Lt. Comdr. Sager             Staff Material Officer
    Ens. Best                       Asst. to Staff Material
    Lt. Comdr. Allison (SC)    Staff Supply Officer

FLAG UTILITY UNIT, AIRCRAFT, SEVENTH FLEET
Lt. Lapham                         Admin O & Air Transport
Lt. Smith                            Personnel
Lt. (jg) Gross                      Bldgs. & Grounds
Lt. Mahen                           Temp. Duty
Lt. (jg) O'Mera                     Asst. Ops. & Ship's Service Store
Lt. Smith                            OIC Archerfield
Lt. (jg) Irby                          Eng. Land Trans.
Lt. (jg) Fletcher                    Material
Lt. Engel                             OIC Tow Targets
Lt. (jg) Minshall                    Asst. Tow Targets
Lt. (jg) Griffin                        Material
Ens. Fickes                         Asst. Ops.
Ens. Courtright                     Asst. Ops.
Ens. Filing                           Asst. Ops.
Ens. Roberts                        Navigation
Ens. Thomas                        Asst. Ops.
Ens. Thompson                    Asst. Ops.
Ens. Regan                          Asst. Ops.
Ens. Lewis                           Asst. Ops.
Ens. Robinson                      Asst. Ops.
Ens. Linder                           Asst. Ops.
Ens. Curtis                           Asst. Ops.
Ens. Bierman                        Asst. Ops.
Ens. Hart                              Material

 

U.S. NAVY SEAPLANE BASE, NAVY 134
* Lt. Comdr Ankey                    Commanding Officer
Lt. Comdr. (MC) Higgins            Medical Officer
Bos'n Wells                              Executive Officer
Lt. (jg) Whittlesey                      Comm. Officer
Ens. Braun                                Aerologist
Machinist Murray                       Engines Officer
        * Senior Naval Representative, Aircraft, Seventh Fleet

The above information is from the May 1944 Brisbane Military Telephone Directory.

 

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