Walter Selwyn Crosley

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Rear Admiral Walter Selwyn Crosley (30 October, 1871 – 6 January, 1939) served in the United States Navy. He fought in the Spanish-American War and in World War I.

His sons, Floyd Stewart Crosley and Paul Cunningham Crosley also served in the U.S.N., and fought in World War II, both attaining the rank of Captain.

Life & Career

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Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
James W. Angus
Captain of U.S.S. Leyden
1898 – 6 Sep, 1898
Succeeded by
Herbert Campbell
Preceded by
Henry K. Benham
Captain of U.S.S. Truxtun
14 Jan, 1904[1] – 1905[2]
Succeeded by
Clark D. Stearns
Preceded by
George W. Logan
Captain of U.S.S. Scorpion
26 Feb, 1909[3] – 21 Feb, 1912[4][5]
Succeeded by
Frank B. Upham
Preceded by
Macgillivray Milne
Captain of U.S.S. Prairie
10 Jul, 1914[6]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Julian L. Latimer
Captain of U.S.S. Rhode Island
26 Jan, 1919[7]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
Joel R. P. Pringle
Captain of U.S.S. Idaho
9 Jun, 1923[8] – after 1 Jan, 1925[9]
Succeeded by
William C. Asserson

Footnotes

  1. Register of Officers, 1905. p. 30.
  2. Register of Officers, 1906. p. 22.
  3. Register of Officers, 1911. p. 20.
  4. Register of Officers, 1912. p. 20.
  5. Register of Officers, 1913. p. 18.
  6. Register of Officers, 1917. p. 14.
  7. Register of Officers, 1920. pp. 12-13.
  8. Register of Officers, 1925. pp. 12-13.
  9. Register of Officers, 1925. pp. 12-13.