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Adm Francis Douglas McCorkle
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Birth: Feb. 24, 1903
Death: Nov. 20, 1990

US Navy Rear Admiral. McCorkle became the Commanding officer of the Destroyer U.S.S. Tillman in June 1942. McCorkle became the Commanding Officer of the Battleship U.S.S. New Jersey on November 17, 1951 and commanded that ship until October 20, 1952. In the late 50's McCorkle, now a Rear Admiral, was Commander of the U.S. Navy's Board of Inspection and Survey. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Eleanor Goodwin McCorkle (1901 - 1997)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
United States Naval Academy Cemetery
Annapolis
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: Saratoga
Record added: Aug 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74244950
Adm Francis Douglas McCorkle
Added by: Charles A. Lewis
 
Adm Francis Douglas McCorkle
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Added by: Beverly Davis Valcovic
 
 
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Thank you for your great service in preserving our country's freedoms. I will honor you in the only way that I can . . . by remembering you always. May you rest in peace knowing that you truly embodied the ideals of "Duty, Honor, Country."
- Charles A. Lewis
 Added: Jan. 22, 2012
 
 
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