Photo #: NH 83110 (complete caption)
Commander, Cruisers, Scouting Force and his staff
On board USS Chicago (CA-29) in 1938.
Those present are identifed on the photograph, and include:
Seated, left to right: Commander Jacob H. Jacobson, Gunnery Officer;
Commander Webster M. Thompson, Engineering Officer;
Captain H. Kent Hewitt, Chief of Staff and Aide;
Rear Admiral Joseph K. Taussig, ComCruScoForce & Cruiser Division 5;
Commander Daniel J. Callaghan, Operations Officer;
Commander Allan R. McCann, Damage Control Officer;
Lieutenant Commander Wallace M. Dillon, Aviation Officer.
Standing, left to right:
Lieutenant Frederic S. Withington, Aide and Flag Lieutenant;
Lieutenant John B. Moss, Cruiser Scouting Squadron 5;
Ensign Frank K.B. Wheeler, communications duty;
Ensign Mark Eslick, Jr., communications duty;
Ensign Charles I. Raymond, Jr., communications duty;
Ensign LeRoy T. Taylor, communications duty;
Lieutenant Frederick L. Riddle, Aide and Flag Secretary;
Lieutenant Edward R. Gardner, Jr., Radio Officer.
Courtesy of Captain Frank K.B. Wheeler, USN (Retired), 1975.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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11 July 2000