Admiral Larson went on to serve on active duty for 40 years. His senior position was as commander-in-chief of all United States military forces in the Pacific.

Articles by Charles R. Larson

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The Sculpin's Lost Mission: A Nuclear Submarine in the Vietnam War

By Admiral Charles R. Larson, U.S. Navy (Retired), with Captain Clinton Wright, U.S. Navy (Retired), and Paul Stillwell
February 2008
In the only published account of a top-secret Vietnam War submarine patrol, the authors recount how the USS Sculpin trailed a trawler running arms and ammunition to the Vietcong across ...