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  British Pacific Fleet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The fleet, which was overwhelmingly comprised of Commonwealth vessels, was formed on December 10, 1944, at Sydney, Australia.
The fleet was commanded by Admiral Sir Bruce Fraser; Vice-Admiral Sir Philip Vian was in charge of air operations.
Major actions in which the fleet was involved included the invasion of Okinawa in 1945.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/British_Pacific_Fleet   (458 words)

 U.S. Pacific Fleet
The Pacific Fleet established its new headquarters at Pearl Harbor on February 1, 1941.
By mid-1968 the Pacific Fleet was actively engaged in the Vietnam conflict, with 225 ships committed to operations in the South China Sea.
In the post-Vietnam period, the U.S. Pacific Fleet increased operations with friendly and allied navies, thereby ensuring freedom of the seas for all nations.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/agency/navy/pacflt.htm   (757 words)

 Pacific Fleet - Morskoyo Flota ( Naval Force) - Russian and Soviet Nuclear Forces
The Pacific Fleet includes eighteen nuclear submarines that are operationally subordinate to the Ministry of Defense and based at Pavlovsk and Rybachiy.
The air power of the Pacific Fleet consisted in the mid-1990s of the 250 combat aircraft and helicopters of the Pacific Fleet Air Force, all of which are land-based.
In July 1999 Pasko was released by the Russian Pacific Fleet military court in Vladivostok after it found that the prosecution lacked evidence to support the espionage charges against him.
www.fas.org /nuke/guide/russia/agency/mf-pacific.htm   (1176 words)

 Pacific Fleet
In 1968 he was drafted for two years and became commander of the navigating unit at a minesweeper and decided to stay in the armed forces in 1971.
He served as commander of a minesweeper, division, chief-of-staff of the naval areas security vessels brigade, commander of a brigade, chief of the operations department and chief-of-staff in the flotilla, head of the Pacific Fleet's mobilization department, commander of the Maritime flotilla, chief-of-staff in the fleet.
Gavrikov's predecessor, Vice Admiral Konstantin Sidenko, was appointed chief-of-staff of the Pacific Fleet in April 2002" (Agentstvo Voyennykh Novostey, 10 Jun 02).]
www.fas.org /irp/world/russia/fbis/PacificFleet.htm   (806 words)

 Command History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Commander Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet is the principal advisor to the Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet for submarine matters.
Pacific Fleet submarines accounted for 54 percent (5 million tons) of all enemy shipping sunk during the war.
Throughout the rest of the 1990s, U.S. Pacific Fleet submarines were routinely operating independently and with aircraft carrier battle groups, surface combatants, amphibious ships and special operating forces and navies of other countries in deep and shallow waters throughout the Pacific, Indian and Arctic Oceans and the Arabian Gulf.
www.csp.navy.mil /history.htm   (1072 words)

 US Fleet Organisation 1898-1941
As part of the general move toward fleet concentration, in early 1907 all U.S. forces in the Pacific and Far East were combined in a new Pacific Fleet.
Composition of the Pacific Fleet in 1908 was:
In subsequent years the Scouting Fleet seems to have been used largely for training duties--midshipmen cruises and the like--which became the major function of the older battleships on the East Coast (at some point a Training Squadron was established; I'm not sure whether it was part of the Scouting Fleet).
www.gwpda.org /naval/fdus0001.htm   (2104 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Doran, entering his third year as Pacific Fleet commander, said the Navy has increased its focus to continuing threats in the Pacific region, which ranges from the west coast to the Persian Gulf.
Pacific Fleet changes The Pacific Fleet carriers are undergoing significant shifting with Carl Vinson's 2005 departure, Stennis' transfer to Bremerton next year and USS Ronald Reagan's introduction into the active naval forces this summer.
With the Navy's fleet response plan, Doran said the impact of the Vinson's departure won't be as great on the Pacific Fleet as it could've been in the past.
www.chinfo.navy.mil /navpalib/.www/rhumblines/rhumblines376.doc   (817 words)

 Pacific Fleet: Building a Network Beyond the Cutting Edge
Moving beyond technology's cutting edge, the U.S. Pacific Fleet is building the largest local area network (LAN) on the planet, according to Rick Kooker, Director of Information Systems for the Pacific Fleet.
The Pacific Fleet LAN is unique because when complete it will be one large LAN, not separate networks bridged together.
While the technology may advance at breakneck speed, the dilemma facing the Pacific Fleet will be the pace of cultural change needed to apply it.
www.chips.navy.mil /archives/00_apr/pacfleet.htm   (1382 words)

 WWII Campaigns: Central Pacific
The Central Pacific was equally important to the United States as the path of military advance postulated in the ORANGE plans developed by the Joint Board, composed of planners from the Army General Staff and the General Board of the Navy, during the 1920s and 1930s.
Of particular concern to the Army was that Nimitz was the commander in chief of the Pacific Ocean Area as well as the commander of the Pacific Fleet and the Central Pacific Area.
The Pacific Fleet in May 1942, however, was not the same naval force the Japanese had caught by surprise at Pearl Harbor.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/brochures/72-4/72-4.htm   (6932 words)

 Pacific, British, Fleet, Kula, Gulf, Empress, Augusta, Bay, Vella Lavella, Leyte, Sibuyan, Sea, Samar, Engano, Cape, ...
Adm Fraser becomes C-in-C, British Pacific Fleet (BPF) and early in the month flies to Sydney, his planned main base, and then on to Pearl Harbor to discuss with Adm Nimitz how the Fleet will be employed.
Under Adm Spruance and Fifth Fleet, the greatest amphibious operation of the Pacific war starts on the 1st with US Tenth Army including both Marines and Army forces landing on the west side of the island.
As they do, newly arrived fleet carrier "Implacable" with an escort carrier and cruisers in support, launches raids on the by-passed island of Truk in the Carolines on the 14th and 15th.
www.naval-history.net /WW2CampaignsPacific2.htm   (5906 words)

 Pacific Fleet Notice 21N-42: 18 September 1942
At the time Nimitz addressed the fleet, the situation around Guadalcanal was deteriorating rapidly.
On September 15, 1942, the Commander in Chief, United States Pacific Fleet, presented awards to officers and men of the Pacific Fleet.
The twenty-seven who are to receive awards today have earned them in a diversity of tasks symbolic to the Pacific Fleet's tremendous responsibilities.
www.cv6.org /ship/logs/cincpac19420918.htm   (1301 words)

 Pacific Fleet Change of Command, 31 December 1941
The post-Pearl Harbor raid shakeup of the Pacific Fleet's leadership, begun on 17 December 1941 when Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox relieved Admiral Husband E.
Nimitz took over command of the Pacific Fleet from Pye and awarded medals to veterans of early combat.
After the change of command ceremony, Nimitz lifted the spirits of the Fleet's existing staff members by expressing his full confidence in them and retaining them all to maintain continuity during what were certain to be very difficult times ahead.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/events/wwii-pac/cmd/cincpc1a.htm   (631 words)

 CHAPTER 24 With the British Pacific Fleet | NZETC
Moreover, Admiral King, Commander-in-Chief United States Fleet and Chief of Naval Operations, regarded the war in the Pacific as entirely an American affair and was known to have a rooted aversion to a British fleet operating with the Americans in the drive toward Japan.
The task assigned to the British Pacific Fleet was to neutralise the enemy airfields in the Sakishima Gunto as continuously and for as long as possible.
Soon after leaving its fuelling area on 10 April, the British Pacific Fleet was instructed to attack airfields in northern Formosa while aircraft of General MacArthur's command struck at those in the southern part of the island and an American task group kept up the neutralisation of the Sakishima airfields.
www.nzetc.org /tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Navy-c24.html   (9549 words)

 U.S. Pacific Command: An Official Military Website Thu, Feb. 16, 2006
Commander, Naval Air Forces, U.S. Pacific Fleet, based in San Diego, is responsible for PACFLT's carrier and land-based aircraft and six aircraft carriers.
Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet based in Pearl Harbor, is responsible for approximately 40 submarines.
Pacific Air Forces (PACAF), headquartered at Hickam AFB, Hawaii, is the nine major commands of the U.S. Air Force and is the air component of the U.S. Pacific Command.
www.pacom.mil /about/pacom.shtml   (4324 words)

 Remembering Pearl Harbor
Usually, this fleet was stationed somewhere along the west coast of the United States, and made a training cruise to Hawaii each year.
The Pacific Fleet first arrived at Pearl Harbor naval base on April 2, 1940, and were scheduled to return to the United States mainland around May 9, 1940.
The Pacific Fleet was to be used as a defensive measure to direct Japan's attention away from Southeast Asia by: (a) capturing the Caroline and Marshall Islands, (b) disrupting Japanese trade routes, and (c) defending Guam, Hawaii, and the United States mainland.
web.tampabay.rr.com /mspusf/pearlharbor.html   (1935 words)

 Pacific Pride Commercial Fueling Network and Fleet Management System
Pacific Pride Commercial Fueling System offers you convenient access to a controllable source of fuel on a credit basis...from a single source.
Pacific Pride's fueling stations are clean, modern and well-lighted.
Every driver or vehicle in your fleet is issued a network Access Card encoded with billing and security numbers, product access and information specific to the individual customer.
www.medfordfuel.com /Pacific_Pride.htm   (765 words)

 Pacific Theatre
Once the Allies became strong enough to threaten their perimeter from several directions, the advantage would be lost, since Japan did not have and could not produce enough planes and ships to defend in force at all points.
The advance through the Central Pacific got under way in November 1943 with the seizure of two islands, Tarawa and Makin in the Gilberts.
They hastily reassembled their fleet from Biak and the Philippines and sailed north to defend the Marianas area, but lack of land-based air support made it impossible to surprise the U.S. naval contingents under Admiral Spruance.
www.worldwar2history.info /Pacific   (947 words)

 Pacific sub fleet gets new boss - The Honolulu Advertiser - Hawaii's Newspaper
Rear Admiral Jeffrey B. Cassias assumed command of the submarine force of the U.S. Pacific Fleet yesterday aboard the USS Pasadena attack submarine at Pearl Harbor.
Walter F. Doran, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, said the strength of the submarine force is a "critical stabilizer" in the western Pacific, "and the vital nature of that role should not be understated, considering the state of the world in which we live today."
Doran said Sullivan's tenure at the helm of the Pacific submarine force for the past two years has served the Navy well, and Cassias is the right man to continue the job.
the.honoluluadvertiser.com /article/2005/Apr/21/ln/ln18p.html   (550 words)

 British Pacific Fleet. Database of the Fleet Air Arm Archive 1939-1945
The British Pacific Fleet was a reluctant ally in the Japanese war.
This meant that the fleet could remain at sea for extended periods as their supply ships could provide food, fuel, ammunition and other supplies as they steamed.
The BPF had tried to develop their supply and repair fleet to American standards, but often had to ask the Americans for fuel or food when the British fleet train process was unable to deliver.
www.fleetairarmarchive.net /Ships/BPF/Britishpacificfleethomepage.html   (530 words)

 Q&A | The San Diego Union-Tribune
I think this is a very appropriate area for the Pacific Fleet commander to comment on, because I'm engaged with it and it's something that I spend a lot of time watching and thinking about and analyzing.
And that the 7th Fleet is a very potent, capable combat force that resides in the Western Pacific and is there all the time.
And having the 7th Fleet as a persistent presence in the Western Pacific, and being in this neighborhood all the time with credible combat capabilities allows us to have the ability to react quickly if anything were to happen on the Korean peninsula.
www.signonsandiego.com /uniontrib/20050410/news_mz1e10qanda.html   (3294 words)

 U.S. Pacific Fleet Welcomes New Commander
During his command, Doran led the Pacific Fleet in a wide variety of operations, ranging from fighting global terrorism, promoting military cooperation and partnerships with Pacific region allies, and helping victims of the devastating tsunami last December in South Asia.
In his remarks, the 1973 U.S. Naval Academy graduate pledged to maintain the Pacific Fleet's high state of readiness, as well as provide for the Sailors under his command.
Prior to his tour at Pacific Command, he served as the commander of the U.S. 2nd Fleet; commander of the NATO Striking Fleet Atlantic; and commander of Naval Forces North Fleet East based out of Norfolk, Va.
www.military.com /NewsContent/0,13319,usn2_071205.00.html   (585 words)

 ┬áThe Russian Pacific Fleet
Prosecutors with Russia’s Pacific Fleet opened earlier this week a criminal inquiry against the captain of one of the Russian vessels that took part in the rescue of a mini-submarine that was nearly fatally snared with seven crew under the Pacific Ocean early this month, Russian news agencies reported.
The Pacific Fleet submarine bases are located in Vladivostok area, several to the northeast of Vladivostok, and on the Kamchatka Peninsula.
This section covers social tension in the Pacific Fleet and shipyards in the area, development of new areas of use for nuclear powered submarines.
www.bellona.no /en/international/russia/navy/pacific   (610 words)

 Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Commander Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMNAVAIRPAC) is the direct representative of and the principal advisor to the Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet for the operation, support and administration of naval aviation in the Pacific.
All aircraft carriers, naval aircraft and aviation activities assigned to the Pacific Fleet are under the administrative control of COMNAVAIRPAC.
As tasked by the Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, COMNAVAIRPAC's sphere of influence includes the Pacific and Indian Oceans, an area of some 100 million square miles, from the Arctic to the Antarctic, and from the Mississippi River to the Arabian Gulf.
www.airpac.navy.mil /corner/overview.asp   (222 words)

 Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet
Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, located in San Diego, California, ensures surface ships of the Pacific Fleet are properly trained, maintained and crewed to support military operations with not only other U.S. military services, but also friendly nations anywhere in the world.
CFFC is responsible for coordinating, establishing and implementing integrated requirements and policies for manning, training, and equipping Atlantic and Pacific Fleet units during the inter-deployment training cycle.
These fleet TYCOMs lead their communities and advise CFFC of vital issues such as modernization needs, training initiatives, and operational concept development.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/agency/navy/comnavsurfpac.htm   (225 words)

 WW2, Pacific War
Pacific War, 1942 : Jan, Feb, March, April, May, June, July, Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec.
Japanese carrier fleet decimated in the Philippine Sea "Turkey Shoot" and the Japanese battle fleet is destroyed at Leyte Gulf in the return to the Philippines.
The remaining Japanese fleet is destroyed in the shipyards.
www.ww2pacific.com   (390 words)

 US People--Nimitz, Chester W. (1885-1966)
With the rank of Admiral, and Fleet Admiral after December 1944, he commanded American forces during their long advance across the Pacific to full victory in August 1945.
Fleet Admiral Nimitz became Chief of Naval Operations in December 1945.
As a Fleet Admiral, he technically remained on active duty, and in 1949-52, served at the United Nations.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/pers-us/uspers-n/c-nimitz.htm   (1032 words)

 HNN Online :: Honoring the best in the Pacific Fleet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
At an April 5 luncheon, Adm. Thomas Fargo, Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT), named Master at Arms 1st Class (SW) Christopher Breckinridge as Pacific Fleet's Shore Sailor of the Year and Machinist's Mate 1st Class (SS/DV) Lorenze Tate as Sea Sailor of the Year.
"It's a tremendous honor because I know I represent the Pacific Fleet, especially the submariners out there," said Tate, who came to the competition by being named USS Pasadena's (SSN 752) Sailor of the Year.
The two Sailors of the Year were chosen from a field of six finalists who were selected from the Pacific Fleet Sailors of the Year.
www.hnn.navy.mil /archives/020412/PacFltSOY_041202.htm   (585 words)

 US Pacific Fleet NOT at Pearl Harbor
The Pacific fleet did not have enough oil at its forward deployment base to keep the ships at sea.
A quarter of the Pacific Fleet was ordered to the Atlantic 7 April 41 for Neutrality Patrol.
These returned to the Pacific within six months of Pearl Harbor, except 3 CLs (40-42) which stayed with the Atlantic Fleet.
www.ww2pacific.com /notpearl.html   (647 words)

In the future, some or all of the nuclear submarine fleet in the Pacific may be transferred to the Northern Fleet.
Among the numerous naval facilities based in the Northern Fleet, three facilities are directly involved in the dismantlement of nuclear submarines: the Nerpa Shipyard, Sevmash, and Zvezdochka.[6] In order to comply with the provisions of START I, decommissioned submarines are cut in half to remove their missiles.
The growth of the Northern Fleet in the years leading to the end of the Cold War resulted in the operation of almost 200 nuclear-powered submarines in the Northern Fleet.
www.nti.org /db/nisprofs/russia/naval/nucflt/norflt/norflovr.htm   (2389 words)

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