Admiral Lee

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April 23 - Births
1616) 1598 – Maarten Tromp, Dutch admiral (d. 1653) 1621 – William Penn, English admiral (d. 1967) 1889 – Karel Doorman, Dutch admiral (d ...
Naval Battle Of Guadalcanal - Second Naval Battle of Guadalcanal, November 14–15 - Action
... The Japanese ships spotted Lee's force around 2300, though Kondo misidentified the battleships as cruisers ... Admiral Lee ordered a cease fire about five minutes later after the radar returns on the northern group appeared to disappear from his ship's radar scopes ... Lee ordered the retirement of Benham and Gwin at 2348 ...
Battle Off Samar - Criticism of Halsey
... However, Morison stated in a footnote "Admiral Lee, however, said after the battle that he would have been only too glad to have been ordered to cover San Bernardino Strait without air cover." It does ... two hours and a half, a powerful battle line of six modern battleships under the command of Admiral Lee, the most experienced battle squadron commander in. 336–337 Perhaps the most telling comment is made laconically by Vice Admiral Lee in his action report as the Commander of TF 34 “ No battle damage was incurred nor inflicted on the enemy by ...
Joint Expedition Against Franklin - Outcome
... did not return until after the April 1865 surrender of General Lee ... In his summation of the Joint Expedition Against Franklin, Acting Rear-Admiral Lee said, "The Department will perceive that Lieutenant-Commander Flusser (senior officer present ... Admiral Lee wrote to Naval Secretary Gideon Welles that "where the situation does not allow gunboats to take care of themselves, they can not assist the army." Further, General Peck ...
Battle Of Leyte Gulf - Criticism of Halsey
... However, Morison states that Admiral Lee said after the battle that he would have been fully prepared for the battleships to cover San Bernardino Strait without 'any' carrier support ... In addition, Halsey may well have been influenced by the criticisms of Admiral Raymond Spruance, who was widely thought to have been excessively cautious at the Battle of the ... was likely influenced by his Chief of Staff, Rear Admiral Robert "Mick" Carney, who was also wholeheartedly in favor of taking all of 3rd Fleet's available ...

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    The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.
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