Howard Leyland Young, USN

Born  23 Nov 1901Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died  4 Apr 1954(52)Chula Vista, California, USA

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23 Jun 1938 Lt.Cdr.
1 Jan 1942 T/Cdr.
30 Jun 1942 Cdr.
1 May 1943 T/Capt. (1)
 Rear Admiral (1)

Retired: 30 Jun 1953


  Bronze Star (1)
25 Oct 1944 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for Howard Leyland Young, USN

USS Tangier (AV 8)T/Capt.Seaplane tender27 Aug 1943Jan 1944 (1)
USS Ommaney Bay (CVE 79)T/Capt.Escort carrier11 Feb 19444 Jan 1945
USS Tarawa (CV 40)T/Capt.Aircraft carrier28 Feb 194827 Aug 1948 (2)

Career information

USS Akron Air Group Pilot 1930's.

CV-6 Air Group Commander 1941-1942.

Captain Howard Leyland Young reported to the almost ready escort carrier USS Ommaney Bay in January 1944 and commissioned her on 11 Feb.

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