Center Commanders

San Diego Naval Training Center
from 1923 -- 1997

Rear Adm. David F. Sellers -- June, 1923 -- Aug. 1926

Rear Adm. Harris L. Laning -- Sept. 1926 - Sept. 1927

Capt. C. W. Cole--Sept. 1927 - June, 1930

Capt. Sinclair Gannon--June, 1930 - June, 1933

Rear Adm. George F. Neal--June, 1933 - March, 1935

Capt. David A. Weaver--March, 1935 - Jan. 1936

Capt. Paul P. Blackburn--April, 1936 - June, 1939

Capt. Riley F. McConnell--Aug., 1939 - July, 1940

Capt. Henry C. Gearing Jr.--July, 1940 - Feb., 1944

Capt. John J. Curley Jr.--Feb., 1944 -April, 1944

Commodore R. S. Haggart--April, 1944 - Jan. 1948

Rear Adm. John P. Womble Jr.--Jan., 1948 - July, 1948

Capt. E. A. Tarbutton--July, 1948 - Sept. 1948

Capt. Joseph A. Connelly--Sept. 1948 - June, 1951

Rear Adm. Frank Monroe Jr.--July, 1951 - June, 1953

Capt. Donald F. McClean--July, 1953 - June, 1954

Rear Adm. Jearne R. Clark--July, 1954 - Aug., 1955

Capt. Cecil T. Caufield--Aug., 1955 - June, 1957

Capt. Ralph C. Lynch--June, 1957 - June, 1959

Capt. Oliver Demouy Thomas Lynch--July, 1959 -June, 1960

Capt. Lawrence B. Cook--June, 1960 - June, 1961

Capt. Donald I. Thomas--June, 1961 - June, 1963

Capt. William Wideman--June, 1963 - Sept. 1964

Capt. Fletcher Hale--Sept., 1964 - June, 1967

Capt. Ralph H. Lockwood--June, 1967 - Nov., 1967

Rear Adm. Allen A. Bergner--Nov., 1967 - Oct., 1969

Capt. Harry F. Fischer Jr. --Oct., 1969 - June, 1970

Capt. Arthur T. Emerson Jr. --June, 1970 - June, 1972

Capt. Ralph Di Cori --June, 1972 - Juen, 1973

Capt. Ardwin G. Franch --June, 1973 - Jue, 1975

Capt. Homer R. Bivin --June, 1975 - June, 1976

Capt. Thomas J. Porcari --June, 1976 - June, 1978

Capt. John P. Leahy --June, 1978 - Dec., 1979

Capt. Morris A. Peelle--Dec., 1979 - May, 1981

Capt. Myles E. Fladager --May, 1981 - Sept. 1981

Rear Adm. Warren E. Aut --Sept., 1981 - June, 1983

Capt. Herschel L. Plowman --June, 1983 - Oct., 1984

Rear Adm. Norman D. Campbell --Oct. 1984 - June, 1985

Adm. Henry G. Chiles Jr. -- July, 1985 - June, 1986

Capt. R. J. Schleicher --June, 1986 - Aug., 1986

Rear Adm. Benjamin T. Hacker --Aug., 1986 - May, 1988

Rear Adm. Willis I. Lewis Jr. --May, 1988 - Aug., 1988

Capt. P. M. Reber --Aug., 1988 - July, 1990

Capt. Rodney Knutson --July, 1990 - June, 1993

Capt. John C. Ensch --June, 1983 - June, 1995

Capt. Bruce R. Linder --June, 1995 -- October, 1995

Capt. Stephen L. Drake --Oct., 1995 -- April, 1997 (disestablishment)