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Adm Herbert Spencer Duckworth

Adm Herbert Spencer Duckworth

Birth
Keosauqua, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA
Death 29 May 1990 (aged 89)
Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 8, Site 5279-A
Memorial ID 100607266 · View Source
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Earned Naval Aviator wings after 1922 graduation from U. S. Naval Academy. Served in Fighting One(VF-1) "Top Hats" operating from USS Saratoga (CV-3). Made first Saratoga arrested landing after she was commissioned. Subsequently commanded Fighting Two (VF2) "Flying Chiefs" operating from USS Lexington (CV-2). Commanded USS Midway (CVB-41) from 12 Jan, 1946 to 18 Jul, 1946. Retired as a Vice Admiral.


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  • Created by: Jack Davison
  • Added: 12 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100607266
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Adm Herbert Spencer Duckworth (23 Oct 1900–29 May 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100607266, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Jack Davison (contributor 47534141) .