Chevalier, Godfrey DeCourcelles, LCDR

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1922-1922, USS Langley (CV-1)
Service Years
1910 - 1922
Lieutenant Commander
Lieutenant Commander

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Home State
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
Year of Birth
1889
 
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Last Address
Norfolk, VA

Date of Passing
Nov 14, 1922
 
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LCDR Chevalier was Naval Aviator #7

LCDR Chevalier was the first US Naval Aviator to land a plane on an Aircraft Carrier - October 26, 1922


Writing about a flight with Ensign Godfrey DeC. Chevalier, Arthur Ruhl of the New York Tribune wrote, ?he turns an aeroplane into a sentient being as blithe and carefree as himself?We have been to another world and back [and] he still seems a little apart and resplendent, touched with the radiance of that thin, upper ether.




   
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