Christy, Harley Hannibal, VADM

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Last Rank
Vice Admiral
Last Primary NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1923-1924, 00X, USS California (BB-44)
Service Years
1891 - 1934
Vice Admiral
Vice Admiral

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Home Town
Circleville, Ohio
Last Address
Bethesda, Maryland

Date of Passing
Jun 04, 1950
Location of Interment
U.S Naval Academy Cemetery - Annapolis, Maryland
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US Navy Vice Admiral. Born in Circleville, Ohio, he graduated from the US Naval Academy Annapolis, Maryland, in 1891. He served in a variety of warship and educational assignments and was in command of two small gunboats in 1902 and as Executive Officer on the USS North Carolina in 1910. Promoted Commander in 1915, he was in command of station ships at Annapolis, Maryland, when he was placed in charge of vessels for the Army Transport, at the Naval Academy, (1915-17). In May 1917, he was promoted Captain in command of the Armored Cruiser USS San Diego engaged in important duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports. During World War I, he was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal for distinguished service while in command of USS San Diego which was sunk by a German mine on July 19, 1918. After the war, he was stationed at the Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida, where he was station Commander. In 1924, he was promoted Rear Admiral, held several flag commands ashore and afloat, as well as serving at the Naval War College and other Navy boards in Washington D.C. Christy retired from active duty in October 1934, and in January 1950 was advanced to the rank of Vice Admiral on the Retired List in honor of his combat awards. He died at age 79 in Bethesda, Maryland.
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Struble, Arthur Dewey, ADM, (1915-1956) OFF 110X Midshipman
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Evans, Sydney Key, CAPT, (1907-1935) OFF 410X Lieutenant Commander
Evans, Sydney Key, CAPT, (1907-1935) OFF 410X Lieutenant
Halligan, John, RADM, (1894-1934) OFF Commander
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Ghormley, Robert Lee, VADM, (1906-1946) Lieutenant
GILL, Charles, CAPT, (1903-1939) Lieutenant
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Clark, Joseph James, ADM, (1917-1953) Midshipman
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Denebrink, Francis Compton, VADM, (1917-1956) Midshipman
Duncan, Donald B., ADM, (1917-1957) Midshipman
GLOVER, Cato, ADM, (1916-1957) Midshipman
Goggins, William Bernard, RADM, (1919-1949) Midshipman
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HUGHES, James, CDR, (1915-1945) Midshipman
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MOEN, Arthur, RADM, (1917-1948) Midshipman
Moon, Don Pardee, RADM, (1916-1944) Midshipman
Moran, Edward J., RADM, (1917-1947) Midshipman
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Noble, Albert Gallatin, ADM, (1917-1951) Midshipman
Phillips, William Kearney, ADM, (1917-1955) Midshipman
Royal, Forrest Betton, RADM, (1915-1945) Midshipman
Sherman, Forrest, ADM, (1918-1951) Midshipman
Simpson, Rodger, RDML, (1917-1951) Midshipman
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