Howard Leyland Young, USN
|Born||23 Nov 1901||Brooklyn, New York|
|Died||4 Apr 1954||(52)||Chula Vista, California|
Retired: 30 Jun 1953
Warship Commands listed for Howard Leyland Young, USN
|USS Tangier (AV 8)||Capt.||Seaplane tender||27 Aug 1943||Jan 1944 (1)|
|USS Ommaney Bay (CVE 79)||Capt.||Escort carrier||11 Feb 1944||4 Jan 1945|
|USS Tarawa (CV 40)||Capt.||Aircraft carrier||28 Feb 1948||27 Aug 1948 (2)|
Career informationUSS Akron Air Group Pilot 1930's.
CV-6 Air Group Commander 1941-1942.
Captain Howard Leyland Young reported to the almost ready escort carrier USS Ommaney Bay in January 1944 and commissioned her on 11 Feb.
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