Bryant, Samuel, RADM

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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1936-1937, National Naval Medical Center (NNMC) Bethesda, MD
Service Years
1900 - 1937
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Rear Admiral Upper Half

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Home Town
Washington, Pennsylvania
Last Address
RAdm. United States Navy
DATE OF DEATH: 11/04/1938

Date of Passing
Nov 04, 1938
Location of Interment
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Samuel Wood Bryant
Rear Admiral U.S. Navy
Navy Cross WWI

Navy Cross
Awarded for actions during World War

The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Commander Samuel Wood Bryant, United States Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as Commanding Officer of the U.S.S. ALLEN, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity during World War I.

Action Date: World War I
Service: Navy
Rank: Commander
Company: Commanding Officer
Division: U.S.S. Allen (DD-66)

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US NavyCommander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)CNO - OPNAVUS Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Naval War College (Staff)Naval Radio Station (NRS) Sugar Grove, WVNAVSTA Norfolk, VANaval Support Activity Charleston, SC
Chief of US Navy Information (CHINFO), CNO - OPNAVCommander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)Commander, U.S. Atlantic Fleet  (COMLANTFLT)National Naval Medical Center (NNMC) Bethesda, MD
  1898-1898, USS Massachusetts (BB-2)
  1898-1898, 1st North Atlantic Squadron, North Atantic Blockading Squadron (Spanish-American War)
  1899-1899, CNO - OPNAV
  1900-1901, USS New York (ACR-2)
  1901-1902, USS Yankton (Schooner)
  1902-1902, USS Nashville (PG-7)
  1902-1902, USS Illinois (BB-7)
  1903-1904, USS Machias (PG-5)
  1904-1905, USS Marblehead (C-11)
  1905-1905, USS Preble (DD-12)
  1905-1906, CNO - OPNAV
  1906-1907, USS Buffalo (1892)
  1907-1910, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1910-1912, USS Nebraska (BB-14)
  1912-1913, USS Yankton (Schooner)
  1913-1913, Naval War College (Staff)
  1913-1916, Naval Radio Station (NRS) Sugar Grove, WV
  1917-1917, USS Allen (DD-66)
  1917-1918, CNO - OPNAV
  1918-1918, USS Gamble (DD-123)
  1918-1919, NAVSTA Norfolk, VA
  1919-1919, Naval Support Activity Charleston, SC
  1919-1922, Chief of US Navy Information (CHINFO), CNO - OPNAV
  1922-1923, USS Mccormick (DD-223)
  1923-1924, CNO - OPNAV
  1924-1925, Naval War College (Staff)
  1925-1926, Naval War College (Staff)
  1926-1928, USS Detroit (CL-8)
  1928-1930, Naval War College (Staff)
  1930-1932, Commander, Scouting Fleet
  1932-1934, CNO - OPNAV
  1934-1935, Commander, Battleships, Battle Force
  1935-1935, Commander, U.S. Atlantic Fleet (COMLANTFLT)
  1936-1937, National Naval Medical Center (NNMC) Bethesda, MD
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War/Battle of Guantanamo Bay
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War/Battle of Santiago
  1917-1918 World War I
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