US (Polish-born) admiral father of the nuclear navy 2.6 / 5 ( ..
German admiral fought in World War I and World War II 2.6 / 5 ( ..
1785 – Oliver Hazard Perry, American naval officer, was born at South Kingston, Rhode Island, on the 23rd of August. 1799 – He entered the navy as midshipman with his father, Christopher Raymond Perry, a captain in the navy, and saw service against the Barbary pirates. 1812 – At the beginning of the War, he ..
1880 – Born on the 16th of January. 1894 – He served in the Grand Fleet during the First World War. 1925 – He commanded the boys’ training establishment at Forton. 1928 – He was appointed Director of Operations Division at the Admiralty. 1931 – He became the Director of Naval Equipment. 1941 – He ..
US admiral and war hero in World War II commander-in-chief of US naval forces in the Pacific 1941-1945 chief of naval operations 1945-1947 1.8 / 5 (..
1758 – Born in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk on the 29th of September. 1771 – His naval career began on 1st of January when he reported to the third-rate Raisonnable as an Ordinary Seaman and coxswain. Nelson’s maternal uncle, Captain Maurice Suckling, commanded the vessel. 1777 – Nelson had risen to the rank of lieutenant and ..
US biographer and historian wrote biographies "Admiral of the Ocean Sea: A Life of Christopher Columbus" 1942 (Pulitzer Prize for biography 1943), "John Paul Jones" 1959 (Pulitzer Prize for biography 1960), 15-volume history "History of U.S. Naval Operations in World War II" 1947-1962 2.7 / 5 ( ..
1952 – Kathleen McGrath, born in the United States. She was the first woman to command a United States Navy warship. 1975 – Graduated from California State University at Sacramento. 1980 – Worked in the United States Forestry Service. 1990 – She participated in the operation intended to protect Saudi Arabia after Iraq invaded Kuwait. ..
1862 – Born on the 5th of September in Brompton England. 1875 – He entered the Britannia as a naval cadet. 1877 – He was promoted as Midshipman a subordinate officer. 1881 – He was promoted as a sub-lieutenant. 1892 – He was appointed as a torpedo lieutenant of the Royal Sovereign, flagship of the ..
US admiral and naval strategist in World War II chief of naval operations 1942-1945 2.3 / 5 ( ..