Death of Ret. Vice Adm. James F. Calvert

September 8, 1920 - June 3, 2009
Annapolis, Maryland | Age 88

Submarine pioneer and author who served in the Navy during World War II
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Retired Vice Adm. James F. Calvert, a submarine pioneer and author who served in the Navy during World War II before going on to be superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy, died Wednesday. He was 88.

Calvert died of heart failure in Bryn Mawr, Pa., said Kemp Battle, his stepson.

After graduating from Annapolis in 1942, Calvert went straight to work on submarines.

He served on the USS Jack for eight war patrols and another on the USS Haddo during...

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