Naval Historical Center
805 Kidder Breese Street SE
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5060
Scope and Content Note
This collection contains the personal memoirs of Rear Admiral Kemp Tolley regarding
his command of USS Lanikai during 1941-1942. Later in 1942 Tolley was
assigned to the U.S. Mission in Moscow as Assistant Naval Attaché, which
is reflected in his correspondence during 1942-1943. Also included is the daily
diary of A. W. Ashbrook, Commander of USS Mindanao on the South China
Patrol and his successor, Commander G. C. Logan, during the 23 April-18 June
1929 period. Other items include a monograph (April 1965), several fragmentary
letters, and a brief paper called "Origins of Spanish Gunboat Names."
This collection should be cited as Papers of Kemp Tolley, Operational Archives Branch, Naval Historical Center, Washington, D.C.
0.25 cubic feet
3 July 2003