Rear Admiral Schley

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USS White Plains (CVE-66) - Service History - World War II - Battle of Leyte Gulf
... While a decoy force of carriers under Admiral Jisaburō Ozawa moved south from Japan in an attempt to draw off Halsey's Third Fleet and the large carriers, the forces under Vice ... on the night of 24 October and 25 October, Vice Admiral Oldendorf's old battleships in Leyte Gulf obliterated Nishimura's force and sent Shima's packing ... In the meantime, after Admiral Halsey received information indicating that a battered Center Force had begun retirement, Ozawa's decoy force finally ...
Israeli Navy - History
... Seren "Captain" Segen "Deputy" Segen mishne "Junior Deputy" USA Fleet Admiral Admiral Vice Admiral Rear Admiral (UH) Rear Admiral (LH) Captain ... to have a sleeve rank of Vice Admiral which is equal to Lt.General as the rank of the IDF Chief of Staff ... of Israeli Navy Commander-in-Chief is Rear Admiral and the gesture given to the navy is ceremonial only when meeting foreign commanding officers ...
Winfield Scott Schley - After Cuba - Controversy
... A controversy arose between partisans of Schley and those of Sampson over their respective claims to the credit of the victory over Cervera's fleet during the recent war ... In that book, the author referred to Commodore Schley as a “caitiff, poltroon and coward.” The proofs of the book had been read and approved by various naval ... At Schley's request, because of the charges made against him in the book, a court of inquiry was opened on September 12, 1901, composed of Admiral George Dewey, Rear Admiral Andrew E ...
USS Marcus Island (CVE-77) - Service History - World War II
... As flagship for Rear Admiral W ... Rear Admiral Sample hauled down his flag on 6 February, and on the 8th, Marcus Island became flagship of Rear Admiral Felix Stump's CarDiv 24 ...
Battle Of Santiago De Cuba - Battle
... by all four of the Spanish cruisers, Commodore Schley ordered a "retrograde loop" that pulled her away, and then alongside, the line of Spanish ships fleeing southwest ... Oregon, initially to the rear of the action but the fastest ship in the U.S ... and caused Iowa to slow and she therefore engaged Almirante Oquendo, bringing up the rear of Cervera's four cruisers ...

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