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Statements of Rear Admiral Charles J. Badger and Rear Admiral Frank F. Fletcher, U.S. Navy

Statements of Rear Admiral Charles J. Badger and Rear Admiral Frank F. Fletcher, U.S. Navy

hearings before the United States House Committee on Naval Affairs, Sixty-Third Congress, third session, on Dec. 8, 1914

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States -- Defenses

  • About the Edition

    Committee Serial No. 13. Considers Navy fleet condition and preparedness

    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination463-511 p
    Number of Pages511
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15272938M


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Statements of Rear Admiral Charles J. Badger and Rear Admiral Frank F. Fletcher, U.S. Navy Download PDF EPUB FB2

Statements of Rear Admiral Charles J. Badger, Retired, and Rear Admiral F. Fletcher, Members of the General Board of the Navy: hearings before the United States House Committee on Naval Affairs, Sixty-Fourth Congress, second session, on Dec.

8, Statements of Rear Admiral Charles J. Badger and Rear Admiral Frank F. Fletcher, U.S. Navy: hearings before the United States House Committee on Naval Affairs, Sixty-Third Congress, third session, on Dec. 8, Rear Admiral Charles J. Badger, President, General Board of the United States Navy, to Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels.

GENERAL BOARD. DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY. WASHINGTON. Ma From: Senior member present. To: Secretary of the Navy. Subject: Estimate of the situation as to system of patrol and sweeping best adapted for protection of shipping off port of New.

statement by rear admiral charles j. badger, accompanied by rear admiral frank f. fletcher and rear admiral albert g. winterhalter, of the general board of the navy. THE CHAIRMAN. Admiral Badger, the committee would be glad to receive such suggestions from you, in your own behalf and representing the General Board, as you might see proper to.

Rear Admiral Charles J. Badger, President, General Board, to Senator Frederick Hale of Maine, Chairman of the Subcommittee of the Committee on Naval Affairs. DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY, GENERAL BOARD, Washington, Senator Frederick Hale, Chairman Subcommittee, Senate Committee on Naval Affairs.

MY DEAR SENATOR HALE: I am in receipt of your letter of the. Admiral Charles J. Badger, President, General Board of the Navy, to Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels APR 5 From: Senior Member Present; To: Secretary of the Navy. SUBJECT: Assistance that United States can give Allies upon declaration of War.

References: (a) General Board’s letter,(Serial No. ) February 4, – Steps to be taken to meet a possible condition of. Rear Admiral Charles J.

Badger (left) and Rear Admiral Frank F. Fletcher On board USS Wyoming (Battleship # 32) during Change of Command ceremonies in which Fletcher relieved Badger as Commander in Chief of the Atlantic Fleet, circa 16 September Collection of Rear Admiral Frank F.

Fletcher, USN (Retired). Their son was Oscar Charles Badger II ( - ) who received the Medal of Honor for heroism at Vera Cruz in and went on to serve in both world wars.

He retired from the Navy as an admiral in Rear Admiral Badger was a cousin of Secretary of the Navy George E. Badger (–). Awards. Navy Distinguished Service Medal. Inset: Appearing in the photograph (left to right): Rear Admiral Henry T. Mayo, Commander of U.S. forces during the Tampico Affair; Rear Admiral Frank F.

Fletcher, who commanded the landing to seize Veracruz; Vice Admiral Charles J. Badger, Commander of U.S. Atlantic Fleet in   The U.S. Navy has fired Rear Adm. Charles Williams and Capt. Jeffrey Bennett amid probes into multiple incidents of warship collisions in the Western Pacific over the summer, according to US Naval Institute News.

Williams was the officer in charge of Combined Task Force 70 and Bennett was commodore of Destroyer Squadron Considers Navy General Board recommendations for naval defense forces buildup. Note Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest Congressional Hearings Digital Collection.

Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC. U.S. G.P.O., The Atlantic Fleet was established by President Theodore Roosevelt inat the same time as the Pacific Fleet, as protection for new bases in the Caribbean acquired as a result of the Spanish–American Fleet was a combination of the North Atlantic Fleet and the South Atlantic Squadron.

The first commander of the fleet was Rear Admiral Robley D. Evans, who hoisted his flag in the. In Aprilwhile serving as an aide to his uncle, Rear Admiral Frank Friday Fletcher, he earned the Medal of Honor during the landings at Vera Cruz, Mexico. In he studied at the Naval War College and the Army War College, and from to was Aide to Claude A.

Swanson, the Secretary of the Navy. In Augustrecently promoted to vice admiral, Frank Jack Fletcher was the onscene commander for the invasion of Guadalcanal and Tulagi. In this first Allied offensive action of the war, Fletcher was learning--along with Rear Admiral Richmond Kelly Turner and others--the difficulties involved in supporting an amphibious assault.

Photo #: NH Rear Admiral Charles J. Badger (left) and On board USS Wyoming (Battleship # 32) during Change of Command ceremonies in which Fletcher relieved Badger as Commander in Chief of the Atlantic Fleet, circa 16 September Collection of, USN (Retired).

Donated by Mrs. Robert D. Barnhart, U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph. Charles Johnston Badger Rear Admiral, United States Navy: Born at Rockville, Maryland, on August 6,the son of Commodore Oscar Charles and Margaret M.

(Johnston) Badger. He was appointed to the United States Naval Acaemy at large by President Ulysses S. Grant ingraduating in Rear Admiral Charles J. Badger, commander-in-chief of the Atlantic Fleet, flying his flag in the new dreadnought battleship Arkansas (BB), led the predreadnoughts Vermont (BB), New Jersey (BB), and New Hampshire (BB) to sea from Hampton Roads late on 14 April.

That same day, the dreadnought South Carolina (BB) steamed from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to join the squadron as it. Rear Admiral, sometimes referred to as Rear Admiral Upper Half, is a two-star flag officer rank in the U.S. Navy equivalent to the rank of Major General General in the other Armed Admiral is the highest naval rank maintained during peacetime, as all higher ranks are temporary and linked to.

Rear Admiral Charles J. Badger, President, General Board of the United States Navy, to Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels Ma From: Senior member present. To: Secretary of the Navy.

Subject: Protection of American Shipping. Reference: Secretary of the Navy’s confidential letter, Ma Of the measures advocated by the General Board in its letter of February 4, Fletcher demanded that Mexican federal forces, isolated from German arms and new troops, surrender or it would use heavy inch caliber cannons to force them out.

Should the cannon not propel the federal troops to leave, Admiral Charles J. Badger, Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet, was prepared to arrive w men before noon. Frank Friday Fletcher (Novem – Novem ) was a United States Navy admiral who served in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

He was awarded the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions as commander of navy forces at the Battle of Veracruz, Fletcher-class destroyer, the most produced class of United States Navy destroyers, was. With these Marines, and with several additional battleships en route, Admiral Mayo anticipated orders from Washington to land and occupy the city.

Two hundred fifty miles farther south on the coast, U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Frank F. Fletcher understood that. In Maythe Naval destroyer USS Charles J.

Badger (DD) was named for him and the destroyer USS Badger (FF) was named in his honor in July United States Navy Rear Admiral. He began his military career being appointed to the US Naval Academy by President Ulysses S.

Grant and graduated a Ensign in Letters discussing the organization of the Navy Department: The Hon. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Assistant Secretary of the Navy ; Admiral R.E. Coontz, United States Navy ; Rear Admiral Charles J. Badger, United States Navy ; Rear Admiral Henry T. Mayo, United States Navy ; Rear Admiral William S.

Simms, United States Navy ; Rear Admiral Frank F. Vice Admiral Charles J. Badger, President, General Board of the Navy, to Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels G. (Serial No. ) Confidential. May 3, From: Senior member present.1 To: Secretary of the Navy. Subject: Further recommendations as to the employment of patrol draft [i.e., craft] to meet submarines.

References: general board letter, G.B.of April   Admiral Frank Jack Fletcher was an American naval officer who played a key role in the early battles of World War II in the Pacific. An Iowa native, he received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the occupation of he had little experience with carriers, Fletcher directed Allied forces at the Battle of the Coral Sea in May and at the Battle of Midway a month later.

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Rear Admiral Charles J. Badger, President, General Board of the Navy, to Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels, 4/5/; Vice Admiral Henry F. Oliver, Royal Navy, to Vice Admiral David Beatty, Royal Navy, 4/6/; President Franklin D. Roosevelt Remembers the Start of.

Vice Admiral Charles J. Badger, President, General Board of the Navy, to Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels 7th endorsement. GENERAL BOARD G.B. (serial. On the morning of 21 Aprilwarships of the United States Atlantic Fleet under the command of Rear Admiral Frank Friday Fletcher, began preparations for the seizure of the Veracruz er's orders were to "Seize custom house.

Do not permit war supplies to. Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFF) is the title of the United States Navy officer who serves as the commanding officer of the United States Fleet Forces U.S. Fleet Forces Command was originally established in as the U.S. Atlantic Fleet and as a two-star rear admiral's billet; the position has been held by a four-star admiral since Ma Vice Admiral Oscar C.

Badger, USN: Other Comments: As an ensign on USS Utah (BB), in Charles Badger participated in the U.S. occupation of Veracruz. Several thousand American troops landed, in an effort to force out General Victoriano Huerta, who had seized power in Mexico.

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Fullam, Commander, Division Two, United States Pacific Fleet, to Admiral William. ↑ Fletcher originally assumed office as a rear admiral then was promoted to admiral in bypassing the rank of vice admiral.

↑ King was promoted to Fleet Admiral on 17 December He later served as Commander-in-Chief, United States Fleet and as the 9th Chief of Naval Operations. ^ Fletcher originally assumed office as a rear admiral then was promoted to admiral in bypassing the rank of vice admiral.

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