Emmett Hulcy Tidd

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Vice Admiral Emmett Hulcy Tidd (October 6, 1923 – March 20, 2018) was a retired flag officer of the United States Navy. He was born in Shreveport, Louisiana.[1] He retired in 1976.

Tidd enlisted in the Navy Reserve as a seaman apprentice in 1942, and joined the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps while at Oklahoma University.[1] Tidd assumed command of USS Everglades, followed by a tour as Chief of Staff and Aide to Vice Admiral Elmo Zumwalt, then serving as Commander, Naval Forces Vietnam.[1] Following his Vietnam tour, Tidd was assigned to assume command of USS Columbus.

Tidd died on March 20, 2018 in Annapolis, Maryland of complications from dementia at the age of 94.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Vice Admiral Emmett Tidd". Naval Surface Force. United States Navy. Archived from the original on 23 February 2015. Retrieved 7 August 2014.
  2. "VADM USN Emmett H. (Ret.) Tidd's Obituary on The Capital Gazette". The Capital Gazette. Retrieved 23 March 2018.