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Naval officer

Frederick George Reinicke, American naval officer. Decorated Navy Cross, Second Nicaraguan Campaign, Yangtze Service, Victory and Defense medals, Legion of Merit medal, Commander Order of the British Empire; Order of Orange and Nassau with Swords (Netherlands). member Maritime Association.


Reinicke, Frederick George was born on April 8, 1888 in Tripoli, Iowa, United States. Son of Review Joseph and Katherine (Forler) Reinicke.


Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1910.


Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1912, and advanced through the grades to commodore, 1943. Served in United States Ship Virginia, 1910-1913, United States Ship Galveston, 1913-1916. Commanded United States Ship Aylevin in England Channel and North Sea.

Gunnery officer United States Ship Mississippi, 1921-1924. Commander United States Ship Osborne and United States Ship Paulding, 1926-1929, United States Ship Tulsa, 1932-1935. Executive officer United States Ship Tennessee, 1937-1938.

Served ashore, instructor United States.N.A. 1919-1921, Training Station, Newport, 1924-1926. Graduate manager athletics, United States.N.A., 1929-1931. Senior course Naval War College, 1931-1932.

In charge public relations, office Naval Operations, Navy Department, 1935-1937. Naval director, Port of New York, 1939-1945. Commissioner, Marine and Aviation City of New York and member of New York Air Authority, 1946-1947.

Advisor to the government of Thailand, 1950-1951. President, American Asiatic Association. Honorary member Maritime Association.


Member Maritime Association. Clubs: New York Yacht, Tuxedo, Leash.


Married Nan Chadwick, August 22, 1921. Children: Ann Chadwick, Frederick Rogers.

Review Joseph Reinicke

Katherine (Forler) Reinicke

Nan Chadwick

Ann Chadwick Reinicke

Frederick Rogers Reinicke