John Jennings Ballentine, USN

Born  4 Oct 1896Hillsboro, Ohio, USN
Died  21 May 1970(73)Bethesda, Maryland, USA


29 Jun 1917 Ens.
1 Jul 1917 T/Lt.(jg)
1 Feb 1918 T/Lt.
1 Jul 1920 Lt.
5 Jun 1930 Lt.Cdr.
1 Nov 1937 Cdr.
1 Jan 1942 T/Capt.
30 Jun 1942 Capt.
21 Apr 1943 T/R.Adm.
1 Nov 1949 V.Adm.
1 May 1954 Adm. (Retd.)

Retired: 1 May 1954


Warship Commands listed for John Jennings Ballentine, USN

USS Long Island (CVE 1)Cdr.Escort carrier26 Dec 194118 Apr 1942
USS Bunker Hill (CV 17)T/R.Adm.Aircraft Carrier24 May 19432 Feb 1944

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