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Whiting, Francis Eliot Maynard


Photograph of Francis E.M. Whiting

National Archives #80-G-208653

Cropped by author

Francis Whiting commanded a cruiser-destroyer force in the last year of the war, seeing action in the Ryukyus.

Service record

1921
Lieutenant commander     
New York Navy Yard
1939
Captain Commander, Destroyer Division 8
1942-5-12

Commander, BB Massachusetts
1942-12-25     
Rear admiral      Commander, Southeast Pacific Area
1944-4-14     

Commander, 17 Naval District
1944-8-12

Commander, Cruiser Division 14
1946

Commander, Naval Base, New York

References

Pettibone (2006)


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