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Davis, Glenn B.

An able ship handler, Glenn Davis commanded battleship Washington through the Guadalcanal campaign, including the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal. He commanded a battleship division at the time of the New Georgia landings and throughout the remainder of the war. He was a member of the Court of Inquiry that concluded Halsey was guilty of nonculpable errors of judgement in sailing into the path of a typhoon.

Service record

1942-7-25
Captain
Commander, BB Washington
1943-4-27     
Rear admiral      
Commander, Battleship Division 8
1951-7-1     

Commander, 6 Naval District


References

Morison (1950)

Naval Historical Center (accessed 2008-3-28)
Pettibone (2006)
Tuohy (2007)



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