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Charles B. McVay papers

Charles B. McVay

Charles B. McVay papers

by Charles B. McVay

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Correspondence,
  • United States,
  • United States. Navy. Asiatic Fleet,
  • United States. Navy,
  • Foreign service

  • About the Edition

    Correspondence, speech, writings, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to McVay"s duties as commander-in-chief of the U.S. Navy Asiatic Fleet in 1929 and 1930. Correspondents include Charles Francis Adams, William R. Castle, Edwin Sheddan Cunningham, Dwight Filley Davis, Lynn Winterdale Franklin, Nelson T. Johnson, and Howard Charles Kelly.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination900 3 1 1.2
    Number of Pages900
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25135348M
    LC Control Number70053173

    McVAY CHARLES B. McVAY, IV J ~ Febru Charles Butler McVay IV was born on J in Honolulu, Hawaii, the eldest of two sons. His father was Navy Captain Charles. Other articles where Charles B. McVay, III is discussed: USS Indianapolis: Rescue and aftermath: commanding officer of the Indianapolis, Capt. Charles B. McVay III, was among the survivors. He became the only ship’s captain in the U.S. Navy to be court-martialed in connection with the loss of his ship in combat in World War II. In February McVay was found guilty of negligence.

      For the skipper, Capt. Charles McVay III, the weight and burden of command was readily visible in his words and actions following the disaster. McVay’s experience provides a somber reminder of the responsibility of command, the mental burdens carried by combat veterans, and the lingering memories of war. Charles McVay passed away on Febru in Boston, Massachusetts. Funeral Home Services for Charles are being provided by Levine Chapels. The obituary was featured in Boston Globe on March.

    Charles B. McVay Jr. (), American admiral in the United States Navy, father of Charles B. McVay III; Sean McVay (b. ), American football coach and former player, current offensive coordinator for the Washington Redskins; Hugh McVay (), American politician, 9th Governor of the U.S. state of Alabama in   Charles B. McVay IV, who served in the Navy from at the same time his father did, last night said, "The Navy bore a lot of the responsibility for the sinking of the Indianapolis." He said his father was not privy to secret information, though the Navy was aware the ship was in the direct path of three Japanese submarines.


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Charles Butler McVay III (Aug – November 6, ) was an American naval officer and the commanding officer of the cruiser USS Indianapolis when she was lost in action inresulting Charles B. McVay papers book a significant loss of life. Of all captains in the history of the United States Navy, he is the only one to have been subjected to court-martial for losing a ship sunk by an act of war, despite Battles/wars: World War II, Battle of Iwo Jima, Battle.

Charles McVay is most known in U.S. naval history for captaining USS Indianapolis (CA) when two Japanese torpedoes from submarine I struck and sunk her on 30 July Survivors of the sinking drifted unknown in the Philippine Sea for four days and sailors out of a crew of 1, were lost.

The loss of the Indianapolis, and failure of the Navy to recognize its non-arrival in port. Charles B. McVay III (son) Charles Butler McVay Jr. (Septem – Octo ) was an admiral in the United States Navy after World War I.

In –, after the Charles B. McVay papers book of the Great White Fleet, he commanded the tender USS Yankton. He then held various assignments of increasing importance throughout and after World War s/wars: Spanish–American War, World War I.

Her captain, Charles Butler McVay III, ordered abandon ship. The huge cruiser quickly turned over on her side and sank within 15 minutes.

Approximately men who survived the initial explosions either fell or jumped into the black, foot seas. After five torturous days clinging to debris and treading water above sharks clearly visible. USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (also titled USS Indianapolis: Disaster in the Philippine Sea) is a American war disaster film directed by Mario Van Peebles and written by Cam Cannon and Richard Rionda Del Castro, based largely on the true story of the loss of the ship of the same name in the closing stages of the Second World War.

The film stars Nicolas Cage, Tom Sizemore, Thomas Jane Starring: Nicolas Cage, Tom Sizemore, Thomas. Some other men, including the captain, Charles B. McVay III, leaped into the sea. Floating in the Pacific Ocean under a broiling sun, delirious from thirst, nearly died over the next four.

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3 JAN MEMORANDUM FOR: THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY Subj: Mochitsura Hoshimato [sic through entire memorandum], General Court Martial Witness- Return to Japan of On 22 Decemberfollowing completion of the General Court Martial in the case of Captain Charles B.

McVay, Jr., USN, the Chief of Naval Personnel was requested to issue orders to an officer to: Take custody of the subject. Captain Charles B. McVay, III, U. Navy, informed the court that he had an interest in the subject matter of the inquiry in that he was the commanding officer of the U.S.S.

Indianapolis. He requested that he be allowed to be present during the course of the inquiry, examine witnesses, and introduce new matter pertinent to the inquiry in the.

Really enjoyed this book. It doesn't focus too heavily on the shark attacks but gives a good account of the lead up to the sinking and the Court-martial against Charles B. McVay.

Gives quite a lot of insight into conditions at sea over the days the crew were adrift. Very well s: Charles Francis Adams III (August 2, - J ) was the United States Secretary of the Navy,under President Herbert Hoover and a well-known yachtsman.

From the description of Letter, Octo Charles Butler McVay, Jr., was born in Edgeworth, Pennsylvania on Septemson of Charles B. and Anne Huntington (Jones) McVay. He attended public schools in Pennsylvania and Colorado, before his appointment to the U.

Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, from the State of Colorado in Graduated on June 6,he served the two years at sea, then required by law. Has anyone ever read the book "In Harm's Way", by Doug Stanton.

If wanting to learn about the experiences McVay had on the USS Indianapolis, then I would recommend reading this book. It also contains a list at the beginning of the book of all the crew members, including its survivors.

Thesomeone15 September (UTC)Thesomeone U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee hearing report, The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis and the Subsequent Court-martial of Rear Admiral Charles B.

McVay III, 1st session, th Congress, Septempages (can be ordered from the Government Printing Office for. This bill will erase all mention of the court-martial and conviction from the record of Captain Charles B.

McVay III and award a Presidential Unit Citation to the USS Indianapolis and her crew. InThomas Jefferson wrote: "Political interest can never be separated in the long run from the moral right.".

McVay, Charles B. (Charles Butler), Charles B. McVay papers, (bulk ). The papers of Charles Butler McVay () span the yearswith the bulk of the material falling between the years and The papers consist chiefly of general and official correspondence concerning McVay’s duty as commander-in-chief of the Asiatic Fleet in Charles B.

McVay Papers 3. McVAY, Charles B. IV Of Boston, formerly of Washington, DC & Honolulu, HI on Tuesday, Febru For 32 years, he was the beloved husband of Elaine (Cohen). Loving brother-in-law of Marsha.

Their commander, Capt. Charles B. McVay, was court-martialed and driven to suicide. The ship’s mission, though it did speed the war to its conclusion, led. Captain McVay, along with other survivors, spent four days in shark-infested waters waiting to be rescued.

Nelson's book describes Captain McVay's last moments on the ship: "Captain McVay was walking upright on the side of his ship as the bow went under, and a wave of water came and washed him into the sea.

He swam. Get this from a library! Kimmel, Short, McVay: case studies in executive authority, law and the individual rights of military commanders. [Roger D Scott; Naval War College (U.S.)].Background.

InJoseph McStay (age 40) and his wife Summer (age 43) lived in Fallbrook, California, with their sons Gianni (age 4) and Joseph Jr.

(age 3). Joseph owned and operated Earth Inspired Products, a company that built decorative fountains, and Summer was a licensed real estate agent.

Summer was born Virginia Lisa Aranda, and had also been known as Summer Martelli.Charles Butler McVay III, son of the late Admiral Charles B. McVay, Jr. USN, and Mrs. Edith Reno McVay, was born in Ephrata, Pennsylvania, August 31 He attended Yates Academy in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, before his appointment to the U.S.

Naval Academy by President Woodrow Wilson in While a Midshipman he was a member of the tennis, soccer and swimming teams, and served in the .