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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Captain
Service Years
1919 - 1943
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Home State
North Carolina
Captain Captain
Submarine Officer Badge
Command at Sea


Location
North Carolina
Jan 21, 1943
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
2003
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1945
Service to 1943
COMSUBGRU 2/COMSUBRON 2
COMSUBGRU 2/COMSUBRON 2
Rank
Captain
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1943 - 1943
USS Sperry (AS-12)
USS Sperry (AS-12)
Rank
Captain
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1942 - 1943
World War II
Description
Overview of World War II 

World War II killed more people, involved more nations, and cost more money than any other war in history. Altogether, 70 million people served in the armed forces during th
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Memories
Following promotion to captain, he commanded USS Sperry (AS-12) in the Pacific from May 1942 to Janu... More
1942 - 1943
World War II
Description
Overview of World War II 

World War II killed more people, involved more nations, and cost more money than any other war in history. Altogether, 70 million people served in the armed forces during th
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Memories
Sperry completed trials and shakedown training, and on 2 August 1942, she reported for duty to the C... More
1942 - 1943
Legion of Merit
Devices : Gold Letter V
Criteria
The Legion of Merit is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States without degree for exceptionally outstanding conduct in the performance of meritorious service to the United States. ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1942
Bronze Star
Criteria
The Bronze Star Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States in a combat theater, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding ac... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1942
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Description
Description Pending
1942
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Description
Description Pending
1942
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Description
Description Pending
1942
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
1942
World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
Description
The European-Mediterranean-Middle East Theater was a major theater of operations during the Second World War (between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946). The vast size of Europe, Mediterranean and M... More
Memories
Chief of Staff for Submarine Division, Atlantic Patrol Force
1941 - 1942
COMNAVAIRLANT/Commander Patrol and Reconnaissance Force Atlantic
COMNAVAIRLANT/Commander Patrol and Reconnaissance Force Atlantic
Rank
Commander
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Comments
Show Comments
Commander Commander
1940 - 1942
Combat Action Ribbon
Criteria
The Combat Action Ribbon is a personal decoration awarded to members of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard (when operating under the control of the Navy) in the grade of captain (or colonel in th... More
Description
Description Pending
1941
American Defense Service Medal
Devices : Bronze Letter A
Criteria
The American Defense Service Medal was awarded for service in the Armed Forces between September 8, 1939, and December 7, 1941. Army members had to serve 12 months to be eligible, but Navy and Marine ... More
Description
Description Pending
1941
Neutrality Operations in the North Atlantic
Description
Organized in September 1939 as a response to the war in Europe, was ordered to track and report the movements of any warlike operations of belligerents in the waters of the Western Hemisphere
Memories
Chief of Staff for Submarine Division, Atlantic Patrol Force
1939 - 1941
USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)
USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1938 - 1940
Bureau of Navigation/Training Division
Bureau of Navigation/Training Division
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Comments
Show Comments
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1937 - 1937
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1936 - 1937
Naval Submarine School, Groton, CT
Naval Submarine School, Groton, CT
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Location
Groton - Connecticut
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1934 - 1935
USS Bonita (SS-165)
USS Bonita (SS-165)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1932 - 1934
Submarines
Submarines
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1921 - 1932
Submarine Training Facility (SUBTRAFAC)/Submarine Training Facility (SUBTRAFAC) Norfolk
Submarine Training Facility (SUBTRAFAC)/Submarine Training Facility (SUBTRAFAC) Norfolk
Rank
Ensign
Location
Norfolk - Virginia
NEC
117X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare (In Training)
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1921 - 1921
Naval Sea Units
Naval Sea Units
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1919 - 1921
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1915 - 1919
Service from 1919

 
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