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Henderson, George R.


Photograph of Admiral George R. Henderson
National Archives #80-G-431388.
Cropped by author.

Henderson had set seaplane records and was executive officer of Hornet during the Doolittle raid. He commanded a carrier division in the Gilbert Islands, Palaus, and Philippines campaigns.

Service record

1925
Lieutenant

1942
Commander
Executive officer, CV Hornet
1943-2-25     
Captain
Commander, CV Princeton
1944-8
Rear admiral    
Commander, Carrier Division 28
1945-2    

Commander, Carrier Division 25
1951

Commander, Carrier Division 5, Korea
1953-4-30     

Commander, 11 Naval District

References

Morison (1959)

Naval Historical Center (accessed 2009-7-8)
Pettibone (2006)
Tuohy (2007)



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