Howard Leyland Young, USN

Born  23 Nov 1901Brooklyn, New York
Died  4 Apr 1954(52)Chula Vista, California


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Ranks

1 May 1943 Capt. (1)
 Rear Admiral (1)

Retired: 30 Jun 1953


Decorations

  Bronze Star (1)
25 Oct 1944 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for Howard Leyland Young, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Tangier (AV 8)Capt.Seaplane tender27 Aug 1943Jan 1944 (1)
USS Ommaney Bay (CVE 79)Capt.Escort carrier11 Feb 19444 Jan 1945
USS Tarawa (CV 40)Capt.Aircraft carrier28 Feb 194827 Aug 1948 (2)

Career information

USS 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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