William Ward Burrows

William Ward Burrows may refer to:

  • William Ward Burrows I (Marine Lieutenant Colonel) (1768–1805), second Commandant of the Marine Corps
  • William Ward Burrows II (Navy Lieutenant) (1785–1813), the Colonel's son

Other articles related to "william ward burrows, burrows, william":

USS William Ward Burrows (AP-6) - Operational Service
... After fitting-out, William Ward Burrows sailed from Norfolk on her maiden voyage on 6 July and proceeded to Weehawken, New Jersey, to take on a cargo of ... William Ward Burrows began, consequently, what would become a series of voyages that formed part of the belated American attempt to fortify her outposts in the Pacific - islands such as Wake, Midway, and ... William Ward Burrows carried the pioneer construction unit - 80 men and 2,000 tons of equipment - to Wake Island in January 1941, departing Honolulu the day ...
USS William Ward Burrows (AP-6) - Operational Service - Invasion of Okinawa
... May, in the wake of the invasion of Okinawa, William Ward Burrows - escorted by minesweeper USS Sustain (AM-119) - reached that island on 3 June and entered Buckner Bay ... sky with antiaircraft fire and sent the "Jill" crashing about 1,000 yards from Burrows' anchorage ... William Ditter (DM-31), four miles away ...
USS William Ward Burrows (AP-6)
... USS William Ward Burrows (AP-6) on 6 July 1942. 19-N-32040) Career Name USS William Ward Burrows (AP-6) Namesake Commandant William Ward Burrows, USMC (1758-1805) Builder Burmeister Wain, Denmark Launched ... was commissioned "in ordinary" as transport William Ward Burrows (AP-6) on 9 February at Pier 5 of the Norfolk Navy Yard, Portsmouth, Virginia ...

Famous quotes containing the word ward:

    Mister Ward, don’t yur blud bile at the thawt that three million and a half of your culled brethren air a clanking their chains in the South?—Sez I, not a bile! Let ‘em clank!
    —Artemus Ward (1834–1867)