Princeton (LPH 5) - Naval Cruise Book

 - Class of 1966

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Captain T. J. Gallagher, Jr., ' Past Commanding Officer Captain Thomas J. Gallagher, Jr. attended Boston College, Boston, Massachusetts, and was commissioned an Ensign, 16 July 1941, after earning the wings of a Naval Aviator at the Naval ,Air Station, Pensacola, Florida, in the Navy's Aviation Cadet Program. The Captain's first tour of duty was with VF-72 as assistant flight 'officer where he was promoted to Lieutenant Qjunior gradej in Sep- tember 1942, During this tour Captain Gallagher was awarded the Presidential Unit Citation and two Air Medals for his participation in the Battles of Santa Cruz and Guadalcanal. It was at the Battle of Santa Cruz, that VF-72's car- rier base USS HORNET was lost. As a Lieu- tenant, Captain Gallagher was aflight instructor with VFOTU-1. He saw two tours as Executive Officer of VFB-151 and VFB-17. Promotion to Lieutenant,Commander came in October 1945, while with VFB-17. A After completing General Line School in May 1947, the Captain served as Executive Officer of VF-2B and in August 1943, assumed command of VF-23. In 1949 he reported for a tour of duty at Naval Air Station, Patuxent River, Maryland with the Test Pilot Training Center and Armament Test Facility. . Duty on the staff of Commander Carrier Division Six as assistant operations officer was next. The Captain was promoted to Commander in July 1953 and assumed the job of Staff Oper- ations. Officer, From April 1954 to June 1955, he served as operations and development officer with VX3. After duty in Flight Test at NATS Patuxent River and a period as a student at the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Captain Gallagher became Executive Officer and Commanding Of- ficer of VX3. In June 1959 he reported for duty as Execu- tive --Officer of the attack carrier, USS HANCOCK. The Captain attained his present rank in July 1960, and served on the faculty of the In- dustrial College of the Armed Forces for two years, From June 1962 to January 1964, he was Deputy Chief of Staff of Commander Oper- ational Test and Evaluation Force in Norfolk, Virginia. Captain Gallagher then assumed com- mand of the ammunition ship, USS MT. BAKER, until March 1965. After a brief period of helicopter training, Captain Gallagher took command of the USS PRINCETON on 19 June 1965. Captain Gallagher and his wife, the former Jeanne Crowley of Boston, Massachusetts, have six children.

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