McConnell, Riley Franklin, CAPT

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1939-1940, NTS, San Diego CA
Service Years
1907 - 1940

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Home Town
Gate City, VA
Last Address
Commanding Officer
Naval Training Station
San Diego, CA

Date of Passing
Jul 12, 1940
Location of Interment
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Died on Active Duty while Commanding Officer Naval Training Station San Diego.

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)US NavyNAVSTA Norfolk, VAMare Island Naval Shipyard
USS Arkansas (BB-33)Naval War College (Staff)USS Chicago (CA-29)
  1903-1907, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1907-1909, USS Vermont (BB-20)
  1909-1911, USS Vermont (BB-20)
  1911-1912, NAVSTA Norfolk, VA
  1912-1912, NAVSTA Norfolk, VA
  1912-1913, USS Des Moines (C-15)
  1913-1915, Mare Island Naval Shipyard
  1917-1918, USS Arkansas (BB-33)
  1918-1919, New York Navy Yard
  1919-1920, New York Navy Yard
  1920-1922, USS Ohio (BB-12)
  1922-1923, USS Iowa (BB-4)
  1923-1923, USS Coastal Battleship No. 4 (IX-6)
  1923-1923, USS Shawmut (CM 4)
  1923-1924, Naval War College (Staff)
  1924-1925, Naval Torpedo Station, Newport RI
  1925-1927, Commander In Chief Asiatic Fleet
  1927-1930, Bureau of Navigation
  1930-1932, USS Chicago (CA-29)
  1932-1935, Military Governor Territory of Hawaii
  1935-1936, USS Milwaukee (CL-5)
  1936-1939, USS Augusta (CA-31)
  1936-1939, Commander In Chief Asiatic Fleet
  1939-1940, NTS, San Diego CA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1907-1909 Cruise of the Great White Fleet
  1918-1918 World War I/Surrender of Germany
  1937-1937 Sinking of the USS Panay (PR-5)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval AcademyNaval War College
  1903-1907, United States Naval Academy
  1923-1924, Naval War College
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