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Commander Kenneth Whiting

Photograph of Commander Kenneth Whiting
Title: Commander Kenneth Whiting
Caption: This photograph was taken aboard USS LANGLEY in 1922
Description: Whiting was one of the pioneers of submarine warfare and naval aviation. During World War I, he was among the first Americans to reach Europe and helped established a naval air station at Dunkirk. He went on to a distinguished career that included developing the first U.S. aircraft carriers. He died of a heart attack while still in uniform on 24 April 1943.
Catalog #: NH 70940
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