Joseph Campbell Cronin, USN

Born  3 Dec 1899Geneva, Geneva Co., Alabama, USA
Died  13 Jun 1972(72)Camp Pendleton, San Diego Co., California, USA


3 Nov 1936 Lt.Cdr.
1 Jul 1941 Cdr.
20 Jun 1942 T/Capt.
6 Apr 1945 T/Commodore


Warship Commands listed for Joseph Campbell Cronin, USN

USS Tulagi (CVE 72)T/Capt.Escort carrier21 Dec 19438 May 1945

Career information

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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