Thursday, April 30, 2015

30 April 1943 A.D. RCN’s RADM Leonard Murray Becomes CINC-Western North Atlantic



30 April 1943 A.D. RCN’s RADM Leonard Murray Becomes CINC-Western North Atlantic

April 30, 1943  Rear Admiral Leonard W. Murray, RCN, Flag Officer Atlantic Coast (FOAC), takes control of all allied shipping in the western North Atlantic as Commander in Chief (C-IN-C) Canadian North West Atlantic.  Admiral Murray is the only Canadian officer to have ‘Commander-in-Chief’ status during the Second World War. 

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