Charles B. McVay, JR.

Charles B. McVay, JR.

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Charles Butler McVay II (September 9, 1868 - October 28, 1949) was an admiral in the United States Navy after World War I. In 1907-1909, After the cruise of the Great White Fleet, he commanded the tender, Yankton. He then held various assignments of increasing importance throughout and after World War I. Later, in the earlier 1930s, he served as Commander-in-Chief, Asiatic Fleet. Rear Admiral Charles Butler McVay Jr. was born on September 9, 1868 at Edgeworth, Pennsylvania. He was an 1890 graduate of the United States Naval Academy. During the Spanish-American War (1898), Ensign McVay served aboard the USS Amphitrite (BM-2), a double-turret monitor. They patrolled the waters off Cuba, Puerto Rico, and Key West and participated in the shelling of San Juan in May 1898.show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134926132
  • 9786134926133