Henry Chalfant Gearing

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Henry Chalfant Gearing ( – ) served in the United States Navy.

His son, Henry Chalfant Gearing, Jr. would also join the Navy during the Great War period, and later, a grandson Henry Chalfant Gearing III . A destroyer would be named for the three of them in the World War II period.

Life & Career

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Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles B. T. Moore
Equipment Officer, Navy Yard, Mare Island
1 Nov, 1904[1] – 15 Nov, 1907[2][3]
Succeeded by
Alexander S. Halstead


  1. Register of Officers, 1906. p. 14.
  2. Register of Officers, 1907. p. 14.
  3. Register of Officers, 1909. p. 14.