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RADM Daniel Vincent Gallery

RADM Daniel Vincent Gallery

Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 16 Jan 1977 (aged 75)
Bethesda, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 4, Grave 61-3, Map grid Y/Z 11
Memorial ID 6430 · View Source
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United States Navy Rear Admiral. Born in Chicago, Illinois, he was a distinguished US Naval officer whom was most noted for actions during World War II. He began his career graduating from the US Naval Academy on June 3, 1920 and advanced through the ranks retiring a Rear Admiral in 1960. During World War II, while Captain in command of the U.S.S. Guadalcanal in June 1944, he captured the German submarine U-505 off Cape Blanco, French West Africa. This was the first boarding and capture at sea of an enemy naval vessel since 1815. He also wrote 8 books on US Navy life in the 1940s to 1960s.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 19 Sep 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6430
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for RADM Daniel Vincent Gallery (10 Jul 1901–16 Jan 1977), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6430, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .