Rear Admiral Arthur Clark

Rear Admiral Arthur Clark (HMIZ3)

Location: Middleport, OH 45760 Meigs County
Buy Ohio State flags at!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at!

N 38° 59.959', W 82° 2.933'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
Rear Admiral Arthur Clark served two tours as in-country military advisor to South Vietnam military and with USMAV and was one of the last to leave in 1973. He went on to serve in many leadership roles which transformed the U.S. Navy and contributed to efforts which helped win the Cold War. He was project coordinator for the construction of California and Virginia class guided missile cruisers that introduced the worlds most advanced surface ships with 2 nuclear reactors and advanced combat systems. Director ship logistics for all conventional and nuclear powered surface ships (147 ships) during a period of accelerated weapons technology advancements. Commander, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard where he led development and implementation of first program for reactor compartment disposal of the first 28 nuclear reactors to long term environmentally safe storage. He also developed recycle disposal of nuclear submarine and ship hulls. Director Atlantic Fleet maintenance during the First Gulf War and developed innovative maintenance processes to sustain improved and effective naval operations thus contributing to success in Bosnia and the Second Gulf War. He became the Navy's senior engineer officer. After retirement he served as deputy director for operations at the Idaho National Laboratory to develop the next generation nuclear plant, a high temperature gas reactor for civilian reactors designed for process heat applications to replace fossil fuels. Rear Admiral Arthur Clark graduated from Middleport High School in 1957 and Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1962. The family home was at 211 South Third Street.
HM NumberHMIZ3
Year Placed2008
Placed ByMHS Class of 1957, Citizens of Middleport, and VFW Post of Mason, WV
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 2:17pm PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 409173 N 4317223
Decimal Degrees38.99931667, -82.04888333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 59.959', W 82° 2.933'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 59' 57.54" N, 82° 2' 55.98" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)740
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9 Main St, Middleport OH 45760, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. This marker needs at least one picture.
  9. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  10. Is the marker in the median?