Joseph Campbell Cronin, USN
|Born ||3 Dec 1899||Geneva, Geneva Co., AL|
|Died ||13 Jun 1972||(72)||Camp Pendleton, San Diego Co., CA|
|1 Jul 1941|| ||Capt.|
|6 Apr 1945|| ||T/Commodore|
Warship Commands listed for Joseph Campbell Cronin, USN
|USS Tulagi (CVE 72)||Capt.||Escort carrier||21 Dec 1943||8 May 1945|
Born December 3, 1899 in Geneva, Geneva Co., AL and died June 13, 1972 at Camp Pendleton, San Diego Co., CA. Graduated U.S. Naval Academy 1921. Commissioned FAB Sitka, AK, 1938-40. Operations Officer, Chief of Staff, Kaneohe Bay NAS, Oahu, HI, December 7, 1941. Commissioned NAS, Millington, TN 1942-43. Commissioned and Commanded USS TULAGI CVE-72 in the Atlantic and Pacific Theaters 1943-1945. Chief of Staff and Fast Battleships, 1945. On USS MISSOUI for Japanese Surrender, September 2, 1945. Retired Rear Admiral, USN.
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