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Full Text Citations For Award of
 
The Navy Cross to Members of the US Navy
 World War 1 
1298 Total Awards

Convoy Duty

A total of 372 Navy Crosses were awarded for heroism in the dangerous work of transporting hundreds of thousands of American soldiers and supplies to the European theater during World War I.  The Commanders and crews of these ships faced daily dangers from Atlantic storms, enemy submarines, and hidden mines.  Submarine chasers accounted for a large number of these awards.

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Abbott, Henry L.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. AL-1
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Henry L. Abbott, U.S. Navy, for distinguished and heroic action as commanding officer of the U.S.A. Al-1 engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines, destroyers, and mines, protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies; and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and
unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Abele, Clarence A.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Maur
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Clarence A. Abele, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Maui engaged engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines

 

Alexander, James T.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Sterret & U.S.S. Porter
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander James T. Alexander, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Sterrett and the U.S.S. Porter, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Alford, Thalbert N.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Nicholson
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Thalbert N. Alford, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Nicholson, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops, and supplies through these waters and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Allen, Burrell G.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Dent & U.S.S. Sampson
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Burrell G. Allen, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Dent and the U.S.S. Sampson engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines and mines, protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Allen, Ezra G.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Sultana & U.S.S. Wakiva
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Ezra G. Allen, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Sultana and the U.S.S. Wakiva, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters invested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Allen, Millard E.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-151
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Millard E. Allen, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces),
for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-151 engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Allen, William R.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Transport Norragansett
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander William R. Allen, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession while commanding the U.S.S. Transport Norragansett, operating between Southampton, England, and France, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines.

 

Anderson, Lorain
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Paulding
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Lorain Anderson, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S. Destroyer Paulding, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines and mines, and escorting and protecting convoys of troops and supplies.

 

Armstrong, Eldred B.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Mayrant
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Eldred B. Armstrong, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Mayrant, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines and mines, protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Arnold, Clarence L.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Cantamares & U.S.S. Mercy
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Clarence L. Arnold, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Cantamares and the U.S.S. Mercy, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Asserson, William C.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Castine
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain William C. Asserson, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Castine, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of transporting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Atwood, George D.
Lieutenant (j.g.), U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-117
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant (j.g.) George D. Atwood, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-117 engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Badger, Oscar Charles
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Worden
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Oscar Charles Badger, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Worden, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines and mines, protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.
Other Award:
Medal of Honor (Vera Cruz, Mexico)

 

Baldridge, Harry A.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Stockton
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Harry A. Baldridge, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Stockton, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines and mines, protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity. .

 

Ball, William W.
Lieutenant (j.g.), U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-351
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant (j.g.) William W. Ball, U.S. Navy (Reserve
Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C. 351, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone.

 

Barker, George N.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Grayton & U.S.S. Israel
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander George N. Barker, U.S. Navy, for distinguished and meritorious service in a duty of great responsibility, first as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Grayton engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of patrolling waters infested by enemy submarines and mines, and later as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Isreaal in the Eastern Mediterranean and as Senior United States representative at Spalato when he was consistently called upon to deal with conditions requiring tact and diplomatic ability, all of which he manifested in a high degree, with the result that harmonious relations were maintained between the various Powers represented at Spalato, and good order
preserved in a region where conditions were greatly disturbed.

 

Barleon, J. S.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Wickes
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander J. S. Barleon, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Wickes, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines and mines, protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Barnes, Guy C.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Roe
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Guy C. Barnes, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Roe, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of patrolling waters infested by enemy submarines and mines, protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies in these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Barr, Eric Lloyd, Sr.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. E-1 & U.S.S. K-1
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Eric Lloyd Barr, Sr., U.S. Navy, for distinguished and heroic action as commanding officer of the U.S.S. E-1 and K-1, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines, destroyers, and mines, protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies; and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Barthalow, Benjamin Grady
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Lenape
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Benjamin Grady Barthalow, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Lenape, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Bartlett, Owen
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Cummings
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Owen Bartlett, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Cummings, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines and mines, protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Bassett, Prentice P.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Mercury
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Prentice P. Bassett, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Mercury, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Baxter, Thomas
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Aphrodite
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Thomas Baxter, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Aphrodite, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Beary, Donald B.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Remlik & U.S.S. Tamson
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Donald B. Beary, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Remlik and the U.S.S. Tamson, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines and mines, protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and
in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Beckman, Fred W.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-22
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Fred W. Beckman, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C. 222, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone.

 

Benjamin, Charles G.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C.103
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Charles G. Benjamin, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C.103, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone.

 

Bennett, Kenneth M.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. New Orleans
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Kenneth M. Bennett, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
New Orleans, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Benson, Howard H.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Roe
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Howard H. Benson, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Corona and the U.S.S. Roe, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines and mines, protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Berrien, Thomas G.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. K-5
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Thomas G. Berrien, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. K-5, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines, destroyers, and mines, protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies; and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Berry, Fred T.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. McCall
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Fred T. Berry, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. McCall, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines and mines, protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Beverley, John M.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-338
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign John M. Beverley, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-338 engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Billings, Harold G.
Lieutenant (j.g.), U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-130
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant (j.g.) Harold G. Billings, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
C-130, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Blackburn, Charles T.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Beale
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Charles T. Blackburn, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Beale, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Blakely, John R. Y.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Des Moines & U.S.S. Seattle
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain John R. Y. Blakely, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Des Moines and later of the U.S.S. Seattle, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Block, Claude C.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Plattsburg
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Claude C. Block, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Plattsburg, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Blumenthal, Hugo W.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-80
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Hugo W. Blumenthal, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-80, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Boness, Paul W.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-244
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Paul W. Boness, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces),
for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-244, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Bonnell, Henry P.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-252
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Henry P. Bonnell, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C, 252, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone.

 

Booth, Richard H.
Lieutenant, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Christobel
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Richard H. Booth, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Christobel, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Borden, John
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Piqua
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander John Borden, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Piqua, engaged in the important, exacting and Hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Borgeson, Oscar
Lieutenant, U.S. Navy
Executive Officer, U.S.S. C-90
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Oscar Borgeson, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
C-90, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Bostwick, Lucius Allyn
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer,
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Lucius Allyn Bostwick, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of vessels engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting
troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Brennan, Richard C.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S. Transport Yale
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Richard C. Brennan, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession while commanding the U.
S. Transport Yale operating between Southampton, England, and France, engaged in the exacting and hazardous duty of transporting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines.

 

Brewer, William C., Jr.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commander, 2nd Squad, Submarine Chasers
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign William D. Brewer, Jr., U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as aid to commander, Second Squad of Submarine Chasers, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Brinser, Harry L.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Mercury & U.S.S. Columbia
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Harry L. Brinser, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Mercury and the U.S.S. Columbia, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Bronson, Amon, Jr.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Denver & U.S.S. St. Louis
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Amon Bronson, Jr., U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Denver and the U.S.S. St. Louis, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Brown, Wilson, Jr.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, S.S. Parker
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Wilson Brown, Jr., U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U. S. S. Parker, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally
important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Brownell, John A.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. K-6
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander John A. Brownell, U.S. Navy,
for distinguished and heroic action as commanding officer of the U.S.S. K-6, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines, destroyers, and mines, protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies; and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Bryan, Henry F.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Leviathan
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Henry F. Bryan, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Leviathan, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Bryant, Samuel Wood
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Allen (DD-66)
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Samuel Wood Bryant, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Allen, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Buchanan, Allen
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Downes
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Allen Buchanan, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Downes, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Burns, Francis D.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Yankton
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Francis D. Burns, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Yankton, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of escorting merchant ships through the war zone.

Byrne, John Francis
Gunner, U.S. Navy
Armed Guard, S.S. Artemis
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Gunner John Francis Byrne, U.S. Navy,
for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the armed guard on the S.S. Artemis.

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Campbell, Edward H.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Charleston
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Edward H. Campbell, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Charleston, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Candy, Henry A. T.
Commander, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, S.S. Harrisburg
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Henry A. T. Candy, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U. S. S. Harrisburg, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Chadwick, Francis L.
Captain, U.S. Navy
U.S.S. Galveston
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Francis L. Chadwick, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Galveston, engaged on patrol against raiders in the waters of the Asiatic Station, and later on convoy duty in the Atlantic, escorting troop and cargo ships to European waters through the zone infested by enemy submarines and mines.

 

Chambers, Hilary R.
Ensign, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C.128
Date Of Action:
October 2, 1918

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Hilary R. Chambers, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
C-128, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone, and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Chandler, William D., Jr.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. MacDonough
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander William D. Chandler, Jr., U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. MacDonough, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters,
and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Chaplin, Vance D., Jr.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Harvard
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Vance D. Chaplin, Jr., U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Harvard, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Clark, Sidney P.
Lieutenant, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-84
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Sidney P. Clark, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
C-84, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone.

 

Clarke, Vincent A., Jr.
Lieutenant, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. AL-10
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Vincent A. Clarke, Jr., U.S. Navy, for distinguished and heroic action as commanding 0fficer of the U. S. AL-10, engaged in
the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines, destroyers and mines, protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies; and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Claude, Abraham
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Cassin
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Abraham Claude, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U. S. S. Cassin, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally
important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Clement, Emory F.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Wainwright
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Emory F. Clement, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Wainwright, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Cobb, Calvin H.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Duncan
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Calvin H. Cobb, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Duncan, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of, patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Cobb, Charles K., Jr.
Lieutenant, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-35
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Charles K. Cobb, Jr., U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
C-35, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

Coffey, Mathew
Chief Gunner's Mate, U.S. Navy
Armed Guars, S.S. Kermanshaw
Date Of Action:
World War I

Synopsis:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Chief Gunner's Mate Mathew Coffey, U.S. Navy, for
extraordinary heroism as commander of the Armed Guard aboard the S.S. Kermanshaw.

Cogswell, Francis
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Fanning & U.S.S. McDougal
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Francis Cogswell, U.S. Navy,
for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Fanning and the U.S.S. McDougal, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Cole, Cyrus W.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Pastores
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Cyrus W. Cole, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Pastores and
the U.S.S. President Grant, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Collier, Francis M.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Vedette
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Francis M. Collier, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Vedette, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Coman, Vaughan Kimball
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. McDougal
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Vaughan Kimball Colman, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. McDougal, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and
in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Comstock, Lewis W.
Lieutenant, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Vedette
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Lewis W. Comstock, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Vedette, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Conger, Franklin P.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Trippe
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Franklin P. Conger, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Trippe, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Connett, William B.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-45
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign William B. Connett, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-45 engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Conroy, Thomas M.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-248
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Thomas M. Conroy, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-248, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Constein, Thomas Theodore
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Madawaska & U.S.S. Rochester
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Thomas Theodore Constein, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Madawaska and the U.S.S. Rochester, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Cook, Harold E.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Huron
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Harold E. Cook, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Huron, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Cortright, Arthur B.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-343
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Arthur B. Cortright, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-343, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone.

 

Corwin, Arie A.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Porter
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Arie A. Corwin, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Porter, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Courtney, Charles E.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Rowan
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Charles E. Courtney, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Rowan, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Cox, John F.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Monaghan
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander John F. Cox, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Monaghan, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Craft, Ralph P.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Aphrodite
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Ralph P. Craft, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Aphrodite, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Cronan, William P.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Komingin der Nederlanden
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain William P. Cronan, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Komingin der Nederlanden, transporting troops to Europe through waters infested by enemy submarines and mines.

 

Cuneen, Frank J.
Lieutenant, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. AL-11
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Frank J. Cuneen, U.S. Navy, for distinguished and heroic action as commanding officer of the U.S.S. AL-11, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines, destroyers and mines protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies; and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Dann, Henry R.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-130
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Henry R. Dann, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-130, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Davidson, Walter Sherman
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Reid
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Walter Sherman Davidson, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Reid, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and
in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Davis, Louis P.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Jarvis
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Louis P. Davis, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Jarvis, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Davis, Milton S.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Shaw
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Milton S. Davis, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Shaw, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Dawes, Robert A.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Wainwright
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Robert A. Dawes, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Wainwright, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Day, George Calvin
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. America & U.S.S. Montanan
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain George Calvin Day, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
America and the U.S.S. Montanan, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Defrees, Joseph R.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Antigone
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Joseph R. Defrees, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Antigone, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Dodd, Edwin H.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Antigone
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Edwin H. Dodd, U.S. Navy, for distinguished
service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Antigone, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Donahue, Watson D.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-131
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Watson D. Donahue, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-131, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Donaldson, Norman V.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-98
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Norman V. Donaldson, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-98, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Dortch, Isaac F.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Wadsworth & U.S.S. Talbot
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Isaac F. Dortch, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Wadsworth and the U.S.S. Talbot, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines and mines, protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Downer, Delavan B.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Ammen
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Delavan B. Downer, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Ammen, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines and mines, protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters and in offensive and defensive action vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Doyle, Robert M., Jr.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Whipple
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Robert M. Doyle, Jr., U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Whipple, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Doyle, Stafford H. R.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Great Northern
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Stafford H. R. Doyle, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Great Northern, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

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Emrick, Roy P.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Barry & U.S.S. Gregory
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Roy P. Emrick, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession in command of the U.S.S. Barry and
later the U.S.S. Gregory, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of escorting troops and cargo ships through waters infested by enemy submarines and mines.

 

English, Robert H.
First Award
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. O-4
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Robert H. English, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service as commanding officer of the U.S.S. 0-4, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines, destroyers and mines, protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.
Other Award:
Navy Cross with Gold Star (WWI)

 

Eshom, Clifford W.
Lieutenant (j.g.), U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-324
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant (j.g.) Clifford W. Eshom, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-324, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Essery, Carl V.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-82
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Carl V. Essery, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-82, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Evans, Cornelius Henry
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-48
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Cornelius Henry Evans, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-48, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Evans, Waldo
Captain, U.S. Navy
U.S.S. New Orleans & U.S.S. St. Louis
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Waldo Evans, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. New Orleans
and the U.S.S. St. Louis, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Everson, John H.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Fanning
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander John H. Everson, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Fanning, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Farley, Louis C.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer U.S.S. Ammen & U.S.S. Alien
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Louis C. Farley, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Ammen and the U.S.S. Alien, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Flanigan, Howard A.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Rowan
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Howard A. Flanigan, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Rowan, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Fletcher, Frank Jack
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Benham
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Frank Jack Fletcher, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Benham, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.
Other Award:
Medal of Honor (Vera Cruz, Mexico)

 

Ford, Halsey L.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-87
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Halsey L. Ford, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-87, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Foster, Harold F.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-272
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Harold F. Foster, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-272, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Foster, Murphy J.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Ericsson
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Murphy J. Foster, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Ericsson, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Freeman, Charles S.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Manchuria, U.S.S. Orizaba, & U.S.S. Mauit
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Charles S. Freeman, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of as profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Manchuria, the U.S.S. Orizaba and the U.S.S. Mauit engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and. supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Fremont, John C.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Wilkes, U.S.S. Wadsworth, & U.S.S. Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander John C. Fremont, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Wilkes, the U.S.S. Wadsworth and the U.S.S. Nicholson, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Friedell, DuPree, Jr.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. AL-3
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander DuPree Friedell, Jr., U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession in command of the AL-3,
carrying out an unusual number of patrols and maintaining his ship always in efficient condition and readiness for immediate service.

 

Fuller, Henry G.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Wenonah
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Henry G. Fuller, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Wenonah, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Galbraith, William W.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Sacramento
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander William W. Galbraith, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Sacramento, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Gay, Jesse B.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Benham & U.S.S. Conyngham
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Jesse B. Gay, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Benham and the U.S.S. Conyngham, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Gherardi, Walter R.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. DeKalb
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Walter R. Gherardi, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
DeKalb, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Giffen, Robert C.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Trippe
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Robert C. Giffen, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Trippe, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Giles, William J.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Finland
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander William J. Giles, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Finland, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Goodwin, Francis
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-44
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Francis Goodwin, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-44, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Goss, Nelson H.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. O'Brien and U.S.S. Wadsworth
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Nelson H. Goss, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
O'Brien and the U.S.S. Wadsworth, engaged in the important exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Grady, John
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Wilhelmina
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander John Grady, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Wihelmina, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Graham, Andrew T.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Siboney
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Andrew T. Graham, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Siboney, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Griswold, Ralph M.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Kroonland
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Ralph M. Griswold, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Kroonland, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Gross, James L.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-356
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign James L. Gross, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces),
for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-356, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Grossman, Walter P.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-327
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Walter P. Grossman, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-327, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Gumz, Ludwig W.
Lieutenant, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-100
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Ludwig W. Gumz, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
C-100, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Gunther, Ernest L.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Isabel and U.S.S. Jarvis
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Ernest L. Gunther, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Isabel and the U.S.S. Jarvis, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops, and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

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Haggart, Robert S.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Hull
Date Of Action:
June - October, 1918

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Robert S. Haggart, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Hull, acting as escort to troops and merchant convoys from Hampton Roads, and in patrolling against enemy submarines on the Atlantic Coast, from June to October 1918. Through his zeal and energy this old destroyer was kept actively on duty.

 

Hall, Irwin C.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-125
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Irwin C. Hall, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C.125, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the
waters of the zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Hall, Richard W.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-257
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Richard W. Hall, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces),
for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-257; engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Hall, Walter A., Jr.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-190
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Walter A. Hall, Jr., U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-190, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of
patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Halsey, William F.., Jr.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. O'Brien & U.S.S. Shaw
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander William F.. Halsey, Jr., U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
O'Brien and the U.S.S. Shaw, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Hannigan, John G.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Rijndam
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander John G. Hannigan, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Rijndam, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Harris, Charles H.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-346
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Charles H. Harris, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-346, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Hartley, Herbert
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Louisville
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Herbert Hartley, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Louisville, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Hasbrouck, Raymond D.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, Naval Transport Ship
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Raymond D. Hasbrouck, U.S. Navy, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of a transport, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous
duty of transporting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Hatch, William G. B.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Decatur
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander William G. B. Hatch, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession in command of the U.S.S.
Decatur, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of escorting troops and cargo ships through waters infested by enemy submarines and mines.

 

Hatten, Earl R.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-110
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Earl R. Hatten, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-110, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Hazard, Erskine
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-179
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Erskine Hazard, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-179, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Heartt, Phillip T.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-97
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Phillip T. Heartt, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces),
for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-97, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Hellweg, Julius F.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Marietta
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Julius F. Hellweg, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Marietta, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Henderson, Robert
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Tenadores, U.S.S. Zeelandia & U.S.S. Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Robert Henderson, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Tenadores, the U.S.S. Zeelandia, and the U.S.S. Madawaska, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Hersey, Mark L., Jr.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Sampson
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Mark L. Hersey, Jr., U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Sampson, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Hewitt, Henry Kent
First Award
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Cummings
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Henry Kent Hewitt, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Cummings, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.
Other Award:
Navy Cross with Gold Star (WWII)

 

Hinckley, Robert M.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. MacDonough
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Robert M. Hinckley, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. MacDonough, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Hinds, Alfred W.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Rochester
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Alfred W. Hinds, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Rochester, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Hines, John Fore
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Cleveland & U.S.S. Charleston
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain John Fore Hines, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Cleveland and the U.S.S. Charleston, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of escorting convoys of troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, also for duty as Chief of Staff to the Commander, Newport News Division, Cruiser and Transport Force and Harbor Floating Equipment

 

Hodgman, William A.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Roe
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander William A. Hodgman, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Roe, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Hogg, Frank T.
Lieutenant, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-329
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Frank T. Hogg, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-329, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Hooper, Stanford C.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Fairfax
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Stanford C. Hooper, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Fairfax, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Hoover, George H.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Cushing
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander George H. Hoover, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Cushing, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infected with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Howard, Douglas L.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Drayton, U.S.S. Rowan & U.S.S. Bell
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Douglas L. Howard, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Drayton, the U.S.S. Rowan and the U.S.S. Bell, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Howard, Joseph H. P., Jr.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-254
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Joseph H. P. Howard, Jr., U.S. Navy (Reserve
Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-254, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Howe, Alfred G.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Conner
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Alfred G. Howe, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Conner, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Howe, Arthur W.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-345
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Arthur W. Howe, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-345, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Howie, Eben D.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-79
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Eben D. Howie, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-79, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Hulings, Garnet
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. AL-4
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Garnet Hulings, U.S. Navy, for distinguished and heroic action as commanding officer of the U.S.S. AL-4, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines, destroyers and mines, protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies; and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and
unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Hunt, Walter M.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Coningen der Nederlinden
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Walter M. Hunt, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the . U.S.S. Coningen der Nederlinden engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Hussey, Charles L.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Birmingham
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Charles L. Hussey, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Birmingham, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Hutchins, Charles T., Jr.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Ericsson & U.S.S. Taylor
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Charles T. Hutchins, Jr., U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Ericsson and the U.S.S. Taylor, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously arid unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Ives, George A.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-221
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign George A. Ives, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-221, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Jackson, John P.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Louisville & U.S.S. Matsonia
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander John P. Jackson, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as Commanding officer of the U.S.S. Louisville and the U.S.S. Matsonia, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Jennings, Benjamin B.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-82
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Benjamin B. Jennings, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-82, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Jessen, Frederick A.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-85
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Frederick A. Jessen, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-85, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Johnson, Isaac C., Jr.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Remlik & U.S.S. Norma
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Isaac C. Johnson, Jr., U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Remlik and the U.S.S. Norma, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Johnson, Lee P.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Batch
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Lee P. Johnson, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Batch, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the
waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these, waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Johnson, Niels A.
Lieutenant, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-226
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Niels A. Johnson, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
C-226, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Johnston, Rufus Zenas
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Minneapolis
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Rufus Zenas Johnston, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Minneapolis, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.
Other Award:
Medal of Honor (Vera Cruz, Mexico)

 

Jones, Vincent W.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-77
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Vincent W. Jones, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-77, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Jordan, Leland J., Jr.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Little
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Leland J. Jordan, Jr., U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Little, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Junkin, George B.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. K-2
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander George B. Junkin, U.S. Navy, for distinguished and heroic action as commanding officer of the U.S.S. K-2, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines, destroyers and mines, protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies; and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and
unremittingly prosecuted, against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Kalbfus, Edward C.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Pocohontas
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Edward C. Kalbfus, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Pocohontas, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of' transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Karleson, Frank E.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-147
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Frank E. Karleson, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-147, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Kauffman, James L.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Jenkins
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander James L. Kauffman, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S. Destroyer, Jenkins, engaged in the exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, and escorting and protecting convoys of troops and supplies.

 

Kautz, Austin
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Machias
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Austin Kautz, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Machias, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Keisker, Herman E.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. K-6
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Herman E. Keisker, U.S. Navy, for distinguished and heroic action as commanding officer of the U.S.S. K-6, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines, destroyers and mines, protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies; and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and
unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Keleher, Timothy J.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Jenkins
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Timothy J. Keleher, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Jenkins, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Kelley, Andrew J.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-337
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Andrew J. Kelley, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-337, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Kellogg, Edward Stanley
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Huntington
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Edward Stanley Kellogg, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Huntington, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Kelly, Philip J.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-124
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Philip J. Kelly, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-124, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Kempff, Clarence S.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Aeolus
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Clarence S. Kempff, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Aeolus, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Kent, Silas S.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-260
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Silas S. Kent, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession, as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-260, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Kenyon, George W.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Warrington & U.S.S. Talbot
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander George W. Kenyon, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Warrington and the U.S.S. Talbot, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Kerrick, Charles S.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Mahma
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Charles S. Kerrick, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Mahma, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

King, Albert L.
Lieutenant (j.g.), U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-39
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant (j.g.) Albert L. King, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
C-39, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Kipp, Walter Douglas
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-256
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Walter Douglas Kipp, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-256, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Kirkman, Van L., Jr.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Shaw
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Van L. Kirkman, Jr., U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Shaw, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Kittinger, Theodore A.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Corsair
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Theodore A. Kittinger, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Corsair, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Klemann, John V.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Agamemnon
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain John V. Klemann, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Agamemnon, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Knott, George
Lieutenant, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-99
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant George Knott, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-99, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Knox, Forney M.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Perkins
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Forney M. Knox, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Perkins, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activities.

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Lake, George E.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Machias
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander George E. Lake, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession in command of the U.S.S. Machias, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of escorting troops and cargo ships through waters infested by enemy submarines and mines.

 

Lally, William F.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-101
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign William F. Lally, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces),
for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-101, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Lane, George H.
Lieutenant (j.g.), U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-861
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant (j.g.) George H. Lane, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-861, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Lang, Edward K.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. McCall
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Edward K. Lang, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. McCall, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Lannon, James Patrick
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Nashville
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander James Patrick Lannon, U.S. Navy, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Nashville, engaged in the important exacting and hazardous duty of escorting mercantile convoys in the Mediterranean Sea through waters infested with enemy submarines.
Other Award:
Medal of Honor (Vera Cruz, Mexico)

 

Larimer, Edgar B.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. New Orleans
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Edgar B. Larimer, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
New Orleans, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

LaRoche, Francis A.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Sultana & U.S.S. Flusser
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Francis A. LaRoche, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Sultana and the U.S.S. Flusser, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Lassing, Walter H.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Tucker
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Walter H. Lassing, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Tucker, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Lawton, Sanford
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-351
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Sanford Lawton, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces),
for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-351, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Leahy, William D.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Princess Matoika
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain William D. Leahy, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Princess Matoika, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Leary, Herbert F.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Aylwin
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Herbert F. Leary, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Aylwin, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Lebreton, David McD.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Aylwin
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander David McD. Lebreton, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Aylwin, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Lee, William H.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Porter & U.S.S. McKee
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander William H. Lee, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Porter and the U.S.S. McKee engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Leovy, George Julian, Jr.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-95
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign George Julian Leovy, Jr., U.S. Navy (Reserve
Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-95, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Lewis, Spencer S.
Lieutenant, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Patterson
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Spencer S. Lewis, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Patterson, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Lincoln, Gatewood S.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Powhatan
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Gatewood S. Lincoln, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Powhatan, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Linn, Winfield S.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-127
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Winfield S. Linn, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces),
for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer, of the U.S.S. C-127, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Littlefield, William L.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Hancock & U.S.S. Charleston
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain William L. Littlefield, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Hancock and the U.S.S. Charleston, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Logan, George C.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Ammen & U.S.S. Stribling
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander George C. Logan, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Ammen and U.S.S. Stribling, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Lohrke, James L.
Lieutenant (j.g.), U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-40
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant (j.g.) James L. Lohrke, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-40, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Luby, John M.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Matsonia & U.S.S. South Dakota
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain John M. Luby, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Matsonia and the U.S.S. South Dakota, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty
of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Lupton, Roland W.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-181
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Roland W. Lupton, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-181, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Lyons, David
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Benham
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander David Lyons, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Benham, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

MacArthur, Arthur
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Chattanooga
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Arthur MacArthur, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Chattanooga, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

MacCormack, Edward C.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-47
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Edward C. MacCormack, U.S. Navy (Reserve
Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-47, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

MacDougall, William D.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Tacoma
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain William D. MacDougall, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Tacoma, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Madison, Zachariah H.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Susquehanna & U.S.S. Des Moines
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Zachariah H. Madison, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Susquehanna and the U.S.S. Des Moines, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting, troops and supplies to ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Maennale, Frederick William
Lieutenant, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Arcturus
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Frederick William Maennale, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Arcturus, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Magruder, Cary W.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Preston & USS Lansdale
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Cary W. Magruder, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Preston and later the U.S.S. Lansdale, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorging and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

Manly, Matthias E.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Sterett
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Matthias E. Manly, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Sterrett and the U.S.S. Duncan, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Marcus, Arnold
Lieutenant (j.g.), U.S. Navy
Submarine Service
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant (j.g.) Arnold Marcus, U.S. Navy, for exceptional and distinguished service in the line of his profession, on duty on a submarine, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Martin, Ralph
Lieutenant, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Remlik
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Ralph Martin, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Remlik, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Martin, Walter A.
Lieutenant (j.g.), U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-349
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant (j.g.) Walter A. Martin, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
C-349, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Maury, Sifrein P.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. K-1
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Sifrein P. Maury, U.S. Navy, for distinguished and heroic action as commanding officer of the U.S.S. K-1 engaged
in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines, destroyers, and mines protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies; and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Maxwell, Thomas A.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-207
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Thomas A. Maxwell, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-207 engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

McCandless, Byron
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Caldwell
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Byron McCandless, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Caldwell, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

McCandlish, Benjamin V.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Davis
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Benjamin V. McCandlish, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Davis. engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops, and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

McCauley, Edward, Jr.
Captain, U.S. Navy
U.S.S. George Washington
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Edward McCauley, Jr., U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
George Washington engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

McCluen, Elmer J.
Lieutenant (j.g.), U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-92
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant (j.g.) Elmer J. McCluen, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as Commanding Officer of the U.S.S. C-92, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the War Zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

McClure, Harry A.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Decatur
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Harry A. McClure, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Decatur, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of escorting troop and cargo ships through waters infested by enemy submarines and mines.

 

McCready, George H.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-208
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign George H. McCready, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-208, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the War Zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

McCullough, Robert
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-78
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Robert McCullough, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-78, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the War Zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

McKittrick, Harold V.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Burrows
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Harold V. McKittrick, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Burrows, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted, against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

McNair, Frederick Vallette, Jr.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Winslow & U.S.S. Woolsey
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Frederick Vallette McNair, Jr., U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Winslow and the U.S.S. Woolsey, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

McNair, Laurence N.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Ericsson
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Laurence N. McNair, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Ericsson, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forma of enemy naval activity.

 

Meyer, Robert D.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-255
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Robert D. Meyer, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-255, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the War Zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Michael, Herbert H.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Coyningham
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Herbert H. Michael, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Coyningham, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Miller, Cyrus R.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Cleveland & U.S.S. Von Steuben
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Cyrus R. Miller, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Cleveland and the U.S.S. Von Steuben, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Miller, William S.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Balch
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander William S. Miller, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Balch, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Mitchell, Willis G.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Mallory
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Willis G. Mitchell, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Mallory, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Moffatt, Alexander W.
Lieutenant (j.g.), U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-143
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant (j.g.) Alexander W. Moffatt, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-143, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Moore, Charles J.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Downes
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Charles J. Moore, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Downes, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Morris, Robert
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Siboney & U.S.S. Lenape
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Robert Morris, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Siboney and the U.S.S. Lenape, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Morse, George P.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-227
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign George P. Morse, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-227, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Morse, John P.
Lieutenant (j.g.), U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-148
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant (j.g.) John P. Morse, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-148, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Mundy, Joseph H.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-92
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Joseph H. Mundy, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-92, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Murdock, James P.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Powhatan
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander James P. Murdock, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Powhatan, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

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Neal, George F.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Cummings
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander George F. Neal, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Cummings, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Nelson, Fred H.
Boatswain, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-352
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Boatswain Fred H. Nelson, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-352, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Newton, John H.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Patterson
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander John H. Newton, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Patterson, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling
the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Nichols, N. E.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Winslow & U.S.S. Stringham
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander N. E. Nichols, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Winslow and the U.S.S. Stringham, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Oats, Eugene T.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Stewart
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Eugene T. Oats, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Stewart, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Oman, Joseph W.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Leviathan
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Joseph W. Oman, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Leviathan, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Ott, Wilden A.
Lieutenant (j.g.), U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-215
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant (j.g.) Wilden A. Ott, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
C-215 engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the War Zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Overstreet, Luther M.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. DeKalb
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Luther M. Overstreet, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
DeKalb, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Owens, Charles T.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Princess Matoika
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Charles T. Owens, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Princess Matoika, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Page, Thomas N.
Ensign, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-91
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Thomas N. Page, U.S. Navy, for distinguished
service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-91, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the War Zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Parker, Ralph C.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Winslow & U.S.S. Luce
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Ralph C. Parker, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Winslow, the U.S.S. Luce and the U.S.S. Janis, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Payne, Garrison
Lieutenant (j.g.), U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-83
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant (j.g.) Garrison Payne, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the lines of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-83, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the War Zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Phelps, William W.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Leviathan & U.S.S. Great Northern
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain William W. Phelps, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Leviathan and the U.S.S. Great Northern, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Phillips, Charles H.
Ensign, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-224
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Charles H. Phillips, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
C-224, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the War Zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Piercey, Ernest R.
Lieutenant, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-271
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Ernest R. Piercey, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
C-271, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the War Zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Pitt, Clarence B.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-206
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Clarence B. Pitt, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces),
for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-206, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the War Zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Pollock, Edwin T.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. George Washington
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Edwin T. Pollock, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
George Washington, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Porter, William B.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Corsair
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander William B. Porter, U.S. Navy,
for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Corsair, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Poteet, Fred Halstead
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, Convoy Escort
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Fred Halstead Poteet, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy
naval activity.

 

Powers, Frederick D.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-82
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Frederick D. Powers, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-82, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the War Zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Pownall, Charles A.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Vedette
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Charles A. Pownall, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Vedette, engaged in the important exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Preston, Charles F.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Northern Pacific
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Charles F. Preston, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Northern Pacific, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Puleston, William D.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Stringham, U.S.S. Sigourney, & U.S.S. Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander William D. Puleston, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Stringham, the U.S.S. Sigourney and the U.S.S. Cushing, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplier through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Purdy, Warren F.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Wenonah
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Warren F. Purdy, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as Commanding Officer of the U.S.S. Wenonah, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Purnell, William R.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Lamson
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander William R. Purnell, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Lamson, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and m offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

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Raby, James J.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Albany
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain James J. Raby, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Albany engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and cargo ships through the area of submarine activity. Captain Raby was later in command of the U.S.S. Missouri in the Atlantic Fleet.

 

Read, F. Allerton, Jr.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-262
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign F. Allerton Read, Jr., U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-262, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the War Zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Read, Oliver M., Jr.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. O-9
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Oliver M. Read, Jr., U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commander of the U.S.S. 0-9, making passage to the Azores and operating in European waters against enemy submarines.

 

Reed, Allen B.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Susquehanna
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Allen B. Reed, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Susquehanna, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Reinicke, Frederick G.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Aylwin
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Frederick G. Reinicke, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Aylwin, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Rice, Emery
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Magnolia
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Emery Rice, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Magnolia, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Richardson, Thomas P.
Ensign, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-217
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Thomas P. Richardson, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
C-217, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the War Zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Richardson, William A.
Lieutenant, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Parker
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant William A. Richardson, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Parker, engaged in the exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Riddle, William K.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Bridge
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain William K. Riddle, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Bridge, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Riebe, Herbert B.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Cristabel
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Herbert B. Riebe, U.S. Navy,
for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Cristabel engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Robbins, T. H., Jr.
Ensign, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-172
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign T. H. Robbins, Jr., U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
C-172, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the War Zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Roberts, William J.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Plattsburg
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander William J. Roberts, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Plattsburg, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Robison, John K.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Huntington
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain John K. Robison, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Huntington, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Rockwell, Francis W.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Winslow
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Francis W. Rockwell, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Winslow, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Rogers, Robert E.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Terry
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Robert E. Rogers, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Terry, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Roper, Walger G.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Cythera
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Walger G. Roper, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Cythera, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Ross, Charles C.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Drayton
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Charles C. Ross, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Drayton, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Royall, Hilary H.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Paducah
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Hilary H. Royall, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Paducah, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Rubinkam, Nathaniel
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-38
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Nathaniel Rubinkam, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-38, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the War Zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Russell, Charles F.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Walke & U.S.S. Waters
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Charles F. Russell, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Walke and the U.S.S. Waters, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through those waters and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Sadler, Frank H.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Rowan
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Frank H. Sadler, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Rowan, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Sayles, William R.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Henderson
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain William R. Sayles, U.S. Navy, for exceptionally meritorious service in a duty of great responsibility as Naval Attaché at Paris and as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Henderson, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of transporting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Scott, Randolph Wilson
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-41
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Randolph Wilson Scott, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-41, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the War Zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Sellers, David F.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Agamemnon
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain David F. Sellers, U.S. Navy, for exceptionally meritorious service in a duty of great responsibility as Commanding Officer of the U.S.S. Agamemnon, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines; as Commanding Officer of the U.S.S. Wisconsin, in the Atlantic Fleet; and as Commander of the District Forces Afloat, Fifth Naval District.

 

Shackford, Chauncey
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Martha Washington
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Chauncey Shackford, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Martha Washington, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Shafroth, John F., Jr.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Terry
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander John F. Shafroth, Jr., U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Terry, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Shaw, William T.
Lieutenant, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-323
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant William T. Shaw, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
C-323, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Sherman, Frederick Carl
First Award
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. O-7
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Frederick Carl Sherman, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commander of the U.S.S. 0-7, making passage to the Azores and patrolling waters infested by enemy submarines.
Other Award:
Navy Cross with Gold Star (WWII), Navy Cross with 2nd Gold Star (WWII)

 

Shoemaker, Harry E.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
U.S.S. Isabel
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Harry E. Shoemaker, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Isabel, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Simmons, Joseph Stephen
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-1
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Joseph Stephen Simmons, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-l, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Simons, Manley H.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Kroonland
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Manley H. Simons, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Kroonland, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Simpson, George W.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Sterrett
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander George W. Simpson, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Sterrett, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Slayton, Charles C.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Reid & U.S.S. Wadsworth
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Charles C. Slayton, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Reid and the U.S.S. Wadsworth, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Slingluff, Frank, Jr.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Paulding
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Frank Slingluff, Jr., U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Paulding, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Smart, Alexander
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Transport Nopatin
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Alexander Smart, U.S. Navy,
for distinguished service in the line of his profession while commanding the U.S.S. Transport Nopatin, operating between Southampton, England, and France, engaged in the exacting and hazardous duty of transporting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines.

 

Smith, Charles D.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-337
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Charles D. Smith, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-337, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Smith, Charles E.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Nicholson
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Charles E. Smith, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Nicholson, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Smith, Charles Weldon
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-332
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Charles Weldon Smith, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-332, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Smith, Joseph M. B.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Warden
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Joseph M. B. Smith, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Warden, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Snyder, Charles J.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-321
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Charles J. Snyder, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-321, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Snyder, Charles P.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Mongolia
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Charles P. Snyder, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Mongolia, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Sowell, Ingram C.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. K-2
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Ingram C. Sowell, U.S. Navy,
for distinguished service and heroic action as commanding officer of the U.S.S. K-2, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines, destroyers, and mines, protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Speicher, Paul E.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Wenonah
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Paul E. Speicher, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Wenonah, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Springer, Paul
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-90
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Paul Springer, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-90, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Steckel, Abner M.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Burrows
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Abner M. Steckel, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Burrows, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forma of enemy naval activity.

 

Steele, George W., Jr.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Henderson
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain George W. Steele, Jr., U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Henderson, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Stephenson, Grant T.
Lieutenant, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Gypsum Queen
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Grant T. Stephenson, U.S. Navy (Reserve
Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Gypsum Queen, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Stirling, Archibald G.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Harvard
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Archibald G. Stirling, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Harvard, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Stirling, Yates, Jr.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. President Lincoln
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Yates, Jr. Stirling, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
President Lincoln, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Swasey, George T., Jr.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Ammen
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander George T. Swasey, Jr., U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Ammen, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

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Tarbell, George E.
Lieutenant (j.g.), U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-338
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant (j.g.) George E. Tarbell, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
C-338, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Tarpey, Martin F.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, US Transport Charles
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Martin F. Tarpey, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession while commanding the U.S. Transport Charles, operating between Southampton, England and France, engaged in the exacting and hazardous duty of transporting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines.

 

Taylor, Charles R.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-182
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Charles R. Taylor, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-182, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Thompson, Henry L.
Captain, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Westerdyk
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Henry L. Thompson, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. Westerdyk, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Thompson, Robert R.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. AL-3
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Robert R. Thompson, U.S. Navy, for distinguished and heroic action as commanding officer of the U.S.S. AL-3, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines, destroyers and mines, protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and
unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Thompson, Thadeus A.
Lieutenant, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. AL-9
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Thadeus A. Thompson, U.S. Navy, for distinguished and heroic action as commanding officer of the U.S.S. AL-9, engaged in
the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines, destroyers and mines, protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies; and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Thompson, Walter G.
Ensign, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-126
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Walter G. Thompson, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
C-126, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against the enemy submarines.

 

Tomb, William V.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Dams
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander William V. Tomb, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Dams, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Turnbull, Archibald D.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Kanawha II
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Archibald D. Turnbull, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Kanawha II, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Tydeman, Stephen J.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-81
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Stephen J. Tydeman, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-81, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against the enemy submarines.

 

Underwood, Herbert W.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Walke
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Herbert W. Underwood, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Walke, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Upham, Frank B.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Columbia
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Frank B. Upham, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Columbia, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Van der Veer, N. R.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Warrington
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander N. R. Van der Veer, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Warrington, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Van Hook, Clifford E.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Lamson
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Clifford E. Van Hook, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Lamson, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Vanderwall, Archie
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-354
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Archie Vanderwall, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-354, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against the enemy submarines.

 

Waddington, Harold A.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Bainbridge
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Harold A. Waddington, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession in command of the U.S.S.
Bainbridge, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of escorting troops and cargo ships through waters infested by enemy submarines and mines.

 

Wadman, Harold A.
Ensign, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-353
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Harold A. Wadman, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
C-353, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Wainwright, John D.
First Award
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Tanadores
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain John D. Wainwright, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Tanadores, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.
Other Award:
Navy Cross with Gold Star (2nd Nicaraguan Campaign)

 

Walker, Reuben L.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Sampson
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Reuben L. Walker, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Sampson, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Wallace, Henry G. S.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Aeolus
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Henry G. S. Wallace, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the lines of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Aeolus engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Wallace, Kenneth R. R.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. AL-4
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Kenneth R. R. Wallace, U.S. Navy, for distinguished and heroic action as commanding officer of the U.S.S. AL-4, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines, destroyers and mines and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies; and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Walling, Ralph G.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Flusser
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Ralph G. Walling, U.S. Navy,
for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Flusser, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Walton, Arthur S.
Lieutenant, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Hopkins
Date Of Action:
June - October, 1918

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Arthur S. Walton, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Hopkins, acting as escort to troops and merchant convoys from Hampton Roads, and in patrolling against enemy submarines on the Atlantic coast from June to October, 1918. Through Lieutenant Walton's zeal and energy this old destroyer was kept actively on duty.

 

Watts, William C.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Albany
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain William C. Watts, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Albany, engaged in. the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Wellbrock, John H.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Preston
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander John H. Wellbrock, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of
the U.S.S. Preston, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Wells, Chester
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Montana
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Chester Wells, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the lines of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Montana, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports" through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Wetherill, Samuel J.
Ensign, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-344
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Samuel J. Wetherill, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
C-344, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against the enemy submarines.

 

Wheeler, Walter H.
Lieutenant (j.g.), U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-94
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant (j.g.) Walter H. Wheeler, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-94, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

White, Harold A.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-220
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Harold A. White, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-220, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against the enemy submarines.

 

Whitlock, Frederick S.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-216
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign Frederick S. Whitlock, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer
of the U.S.S. C-216, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Wilder, H. Kenneth
Ensign, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-258
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign H. Kenneth Wilder, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
C-258, engaged in the important exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against the enemy submarines.

 

Williams, George W.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Pueblo
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain George W. Williams, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Pueblo, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Williams, Hilary
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Mallory
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Hilary Williams, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Mallory, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Williams, Philip
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Chester
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Philip Williams, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Chester, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Williams, Raleigh C.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Nokomis
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Raleigh C. Williams, U.S. Navy, for distinguished services in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Nokomis, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Williams, Roger
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Duncan
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Roger Williams, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Duncan, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Willson, James D.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Sierra
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander James D. Willson, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Sierra engaged for one trip in transporting troops to France.

 

Wilson, Pierre L.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Benham
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Pierre L. Wilson, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Benham, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Wolf, George W.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. E-1
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander George W. Wolf, U.S. Navy, for distinguished and heroic action as commanding officer of the U.S.S. E-1 engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines, destroyers and mines, protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies; and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Wood, Duncan M.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Pocahontas & U.S.S. Tacoma
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Duncan M. Wood, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Pocahontas and the U.S.S. Tacoma, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines.

 

Wortman, Ward K.
Captain, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Porter & U.S.S. Rathburne
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Captain Ward K. Wortman, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Porter and the U.S.S. Rathburne, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Wright, Percy T.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. AL-9
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Percy T. Wright, U.S. Navy, for distinguished and heroic action as commanding officer of the U.S.S., AL-9, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines, destroyers, and mines, protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies; and in offensive and defensive action unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Wygant, Benyaurd B.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Tucker & U.S.S. Calhoun
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Benyaurd B. Wygant, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Tucker and the U.S.S. Calhoun, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Yarnall, John B.
Ensign, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces)
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. C-342
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Ensign John B. Yarnall, U.S. Navy (Reserve Forces), for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. C-342, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters of the war zone and operating against enemy submarines.

 

Zemke, Eric F.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. AL-1
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Eric F. Zemke, U.S. Navy, for distinguished and heroic action as commanding officer of the U.S.S. AL-1, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines, destroyers and mines, protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies; and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and
unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

Zogbaum, Rufus F.
Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Stevens
Date Of Action:
World War I

Citation:
The Navy Cross is awarded to Commander Rufus F. Zogbaum, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S.
Stevens, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

 

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