Eastern Sea Frontier
was located at 90 Church Street in Lower Manhattan
and was responsible for the coastal waters from Canada
to Jacksonville, Florida
. The commander of the Eastern Sea Frontier
, until the closing months of 1943
, was Vice Admiral Adolphus Andrews
whose operational orders could only be appealed to Admiral King
. This frontier
was the “parent” of all frontiers, and its authority extended beyond its own frontier.
Eastern Sea Frontier was designated in official records:
- EASTSEAFRON – Eastern Sea Frontier.
- COMEASTSEAFRON – Commander, Eastern Sea Frontier.
Admiral Earnest J. King, First Report to the Secretary of the Navy: Covering our Peacetime Navy and our Wartime Navy and including combat operations up to 1 March 1944 April 1944, pp. 75-88.
Samuel Eliot Morrison, History of United States Naval Operations in World War II, The Battle of the Atlantic, 1939-1943. ISBN 0-7858-1302-0