Edwin Anderson McDonald, USN

Born  23 Nov 1907

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1 Jul 1939 Lt.
15 Jun 1942 T/Lt.Cdr.
18 Nov 1942 T/Cdr.


Warship Commands listed for Edwin Anderson McDonald, USN

USS Hovey (DMS 11)T/Lt.Cdr.Destroyer21 Sep 194224 Jan 1944
USS Wren (DD 568)T/Cdr.Destroyer20 May 194431 Aug 1945

Career information

Capt. Edwin Anderson McDonald became Deputy Commander Task Force 43 which was the naval unit that carried out Operation Deep Freeze during the 1958 International Geophysical Year and after. He held the honorary rank of Commodore commanding all U.S. Naval vessels in Antarctic operations. His flag ship was the USS Glacier, worlds largest ice breaker.

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