Daniel Mainguy

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Daniel Mainguy
Born 2 December 1930
Victoria, British Columbia
Died 17 August 2010
Ottawa, Ontario
Allegiance  Canada
Service/branch  Royal Canadian Navy
Naval Ensign of Canada.svg Canadian Forces
Years of service 1949-1985
Rank Vice-Admiral
Commands held HMCS Annapolis
Awards Commander of the Order of Military Merit
Canadian Forces Decoration

Vice Admiral Daniel Nicholas Mainguy CMM, CD (2 December 1930 - 17 August 2010) was a Canadian Forces officer who served as Vice Chief of the Defence Staff.

Career[edit]

Mainguy joined the Royal Canadian Navy in 1949, initially in the Reserve and then, from 1950, in the Regular service.[1] He became Commanding Officer of HMCS Annapolis in 1966, Staff Officer and Operations Officer with Standing Naval Force Atlantic in 1967 and Director of Operational Readiness Maritime in 1970.[1] He went on to be Director of Strategic Planning in 1973, Chief of Maritime Doctrine and Operations in 1976 and Chief of Staff to the Commander-in-Chief, Western Atlantic in 1979.[1] After that he became Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff in 1982 and Vice Chief of the Defence Staff in 1983 before retiring in 1985.[1] He died in August 2010.[2]

References[edit]

Military offices
Preceded by
Gérard Thériault
Vice Chief of the Defence Staff
1983-1985
Succeeded by
Jack Vance