GILL, Charles, CAPT

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Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1937-1938, USS Astoria (CA-34)
Service Years
1903 - 1939

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Year of Birth
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Home Town
Junction City, Kansas
Last Address
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Date of Passing
Jan 09, 1948
Location of Interment
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 Military Association Memberships
Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW)
  1945, Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW)

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Last Known Activity

Captain Charles Clifford Gill, USN

Captain Gill was born in Junction City, Kansas and entered the Naval Academy in 1903. In 1911 he was appointed as aide to Staff Commander, First Division, Atlantic Fleet and beginning in 1916 served as gunnery officer on USS Seattle and Oklahoma. He was later executive officer of USS George Washington, and navigator on the battleship Pennsylvania. He commanded USS Antares, Vestel, and Astoria before becoming Professor of Naval Science and Tactics at Yale University. Captain Gill died on 9 January 1948.
Other Comments:
1918, LCdr Gill for the United States Naval Academy. 

Author:  Commander Charles Clifford Gill
Naval Power In The War: (1914-1917) and What Happened At Jutland
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)US NavyCommander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)USS Vestal (AR-4)
USS Astoria (CA-34)
  1903-1907, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1906-1906, USS New Jersey (BB-16)
  1910-1910, USS Idaho (BB-24)
  1911-1912, Atlantic Fleet Division 1, Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
  1915-1915, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1916-1917, USS Seattle (CA-11)
  1917-1917, USS Oklahoma (BB-37)
  1917-1918, Cruiser and Transport Force, Atlantic Fleet
  1918-1918, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1918-1918, USS Washington
  1919-1920, USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)
  1931-1932, USS Antares (AG-10)
  1933-1934, USS Vestal (AR-4)
  1937-1938, USS Astoria (CA-34)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I/Anti-Submarine Warfare
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1903-1907, United States Naval Academy
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Papers of Captain Charles C. Gill
  Commander Charles C. Gill's Report on the U.S. Navy's Transport Service During Wartime
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