Charles A. Lockwood

Charles A. Lockwood
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Charles A. Lockwood
Birth nameCharles Andrews Lockwood
Nickname(s)"Uncle Charlie"
Born(1890-05-06)May 6, 1890
Midland, Virginia, US
DiedJune 6, 1967(1967-06-06) (aged 77)
Place of burial
AllegianceUnited States
Service/branch United States Navy
Years of service1912–1947
RankVice Admiral
Commands heldCommander, Submarines, Pacific Fleet
Commander, Submarines, Southwest Pacific Area
Submarine Division 1
USS B-1 (SS-10)
USS Adder (SS-3)
Battles/warsWorld War I
World War II
AwardsNavy Distinguished Service Medal (3)
Legion of Merit

Charles Andrews Lockwood (May 6, 1890 – June 7, 1967) was a vice-admiral and flag officer of the United States Navy. He is known in submarine history as the commander of Submarine Force Pacific Fleet during World War II. He devised tactics for the effective use of submarines, making the members and elements of "silent service" key players in the Pacific victory.