37) Rear Admiral George Murray, who had commanded TF 17 (Hornet and its escorts), supported Vice Admiral Towers: "It is too much to expect that a combat air patrol of one task force can be controlled and coordinated with the same degree of efficiency by the fighter direction officer of another task force.
What does FD stand for?
FD stands for Fighter Direction (US Navy)
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- Federation of Democrats
- Feeder Data
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- Fiber Drum (environmental waste)
- Fidei Defensor
- Fiduciary Duty
- Field Data
- Field Directive
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From the beginning he was a devoted sailor serving in the Pacific theater aboard the destroyer USS Bradford, DD 545[cedilla] a Fighter Direction ship on Radar Picket duty.
He served on fighter direction vessel HMS Ulster Queen throughout the war and was present at the Salerno and Anzio landings.