Arthur Cayley Davis, USN

Born  14 Mar 1893Columbia, South Carolina


If you can help with photo or any information on this Officer please
use our comment form
.

Ranks

1 Jul 1941 Capt.
20 Jul 1942 T/Rear-Admiral
12 Feb 1951 Vice-Admiral

Decorations

24 Aug 1942 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for Arthur Cayley Davis, USN


ShipRankTypeFromTo
USS Langley (AV 3)Seaplane tender15 Jun 193918 Jun 1940
USS Enterprise (CV 6)Capt.Aircraft carrier30 Jun 194221 Oct 1942

Career information

We currently have no career / biographical information on this officer.

Events related to this officer

Aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CV 6)


24 Aug 1942
During the Battle of Eastern Salomon Islands, aircraft from USS Enterprise and USS Saratoga sunk Japanese carrier Ryujo, damaged light cruiser Jintsu and hydroplanes tender Chitose. One of Japanese cargo ships was also sunk. Japanese aircraft damaged Enterprise by three bombs that caused huge fire. Luckily, Japanese second air group failed to find US forces, so USS Enterprise managed to survive. (2)


You can help improve officers Arthur Cayley Davis's page
Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this officer.
Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve his page.

Allied Commanders main page