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Rear Admiral William A. Moffett, USN, (1869-1933)
Group Views, 1923-1929

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Photo #: NH 90261

USS Shenandoah (ZR-1)


Night photograph of the airship's control car, probably at the time of her arrival at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego, California, on 10 October 1924, after a flight across the Continent.
Rear Admiral William A. Moffett, Chief of the Bureau of Aeronautics, is standing in the rightmost control car window.
Captain Thomas T. Craven, Commanding Officer of Naval Air Station, North Island, is on the ground, at right.

Photograph from the collection of Vice Admiral Thomas T. Craven. Courtesy of Lieutenant Rodman DeKay, Jr., USNR (Retired), 1979.

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph

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Photo #: NH 81154

Rear Admiral William A. Moffett, USN
,
Chief of the Bureau of Aeronautics (right)

Observing aircraft operations on board USS Langley (CV-1), circa 1925-26.
Captain Joseph M. Reeves, USN, (left)
(Commander, Aircraft Squadrons, Battle Fleet).

Collection of Lieutenant Gustave J. Freret, USN(Retired), 1972.

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph

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Photo #: NH 104796

Schneider Cup Races, circa 1926


Pictured at Norfolk, Virginia.
Present: (left to right)
Lieutenant Commander Homer C. Wick, USN;
Rear Admiral William A. Moffett, USN;
Lieutenant John J. Bergen, USNR;
Commander John L. Callan, USNR; and
The Winner of the Race -- Major Mario Bernardi,
Royal Italian Air Force

Collection of Commander John L. Callan, USN.

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph

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Photo #: NH 104797

King County's Gift to the Nation


The pictures show Senator Wesley L. Jones presenting the Deeds to Lands for Naval Air Station, Sand Point, from King County, Washington State Officials to the U.S. Navy in Washington, D.C. on 8 March 1926.

The upper left photograph shows the following left to right:
Honorable Curtis D. Wilbur, Secretary of the Navy;
Senator Clarence C. Dill;
Senator Wesley L. Jones;
Rear Admiral Luther E. Gregory;
Honorable John F. Miller, M.C.;
Rear Admiral William A. Moffett, USN;
Honorable Lin H. Hadley, M.C.;
Rear Admiral Edward H. Campbell, USN;
Mr. John J. Underwood; and
Colonel Howard A. Hanson
The mid-right photograph shows the following from left to right:
Secretary Wilbur, seated;
Congressman Miller;
Colonel Howard A. Hanson;
Mr. Underwood;
Rear Admiral William A. Moffett, USN;
Rear Admiral Luther E. Gregory, CEC, USN; and
Congressman Hadley

The signed letter dated 8 March 1926 from the Secretary of the Navy, Curtis Wilbur reads:
"To the Honorable Board of Ceremonies of King County, State of Washington:
This deed to the Sand Point Aviation Field for the United States Navy is this day accepted with great appreciation for your extended cooperation in the establishment of this new unit in the name of national defense. Sincerely yours,"

This montage was given as a gift by Colonel Howard A. Hanson to the Commanding Officer, U.S. Fleet at Seattle, Washington on 1 July 1938.

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph

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Photo #: NH 52781

Charles A. Lindberg


Rear Admiral William A. Moffett, USN, and Major General Mason M. Patrick, USA Air Service, are pictured with Charles Lindberg circa 1928.

U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph

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Photo #: 80-G-460885

Rear Admiral William A. Moffett, USN


Pictured with Captain Frederick J. Horne, USN, on 26 July 1929.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives collection

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Reproductions may be available at National Archives.

 
Photo #: 80-G-460072

Rear Admiral William A. Moffett, USN


Pictured with Mr. Guy Vaughn, Vice President of the Wright Aeronautical Corp. and Lieutenant Commander Homer C. Wick, Commanding Officer of Naval Air Station, Anacostia, Washington, D.C. at Anacostia Naval Air Station, circa 1930.

Official U.S. Navy Photograph, National Archives collection

Online Image: 49KB; 740 x 565 pixels

Reproductions may be available at National Archives.

 

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To the best of our knowledge, the pictures referenced here are all in the Public Domain, and can therefore be freely downloaded and used for any purpose.



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