Peter K. Cullins

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Peter K. Cullins
Birth name Peter Kendall Cullins
Born (1928-11-19)November 19, 1928
Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.
Died May 3, 2012(2012-05-03) (aged 83)
Camp Springs, Maryland, U.S.[1]
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch United States Navy
Years of service 1951–1981[2]
Rank Rear Admiral
Awards Legion of Merit
Bronze Star

Peter Kendall Cullins (November 19, 1928[3] – May 3, 2012) was an American U.S. Navy admiral who commanded the USS Waddell and the USS Little Rock,[4] a 1000-man guided missile cruiser and the flagship for Commander of the Sixth Fleet.

Cullins was born on November 19, 1928 in Annapolis, Maryland, he graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with a bachelor of science degree in 1951. On January 1, 1977, he became the first commander of the Naval Data Automation Command. In March 1980, he became Commander South Atlantic Force. He retired as a Rear Admiral the following year.[3]


  1. ^ "The Washington Post". The Washington Post. May 12, 2012. Retrieved 2013-12-30. 
  2. ^ "USS Little Rock Captain (Rear Admiral) Peter K. Cullins Bio Page". Retrieved 2013-12-30. 
  3. ^ a b Adam Bernstein. "U.S.S. Little Rock Commanding Officer Biography: Rear Admiral Peter K. Cullins". Retrieved 2012-05-12. 
  4. ^ Adam Bernstein (May 12, 2012). "Peter K. Cullins, Navy rear admiral". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2012-05-12. 

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