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Admiral Charles Frederick Hughes

Portrait from the waist up of a naval officer, his arms are folded
Description: Painting, Oil on Canvas; By E. McAshan; 1961; Unframed Dimensions 31H X 24W
Accession #: 62-111-A
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During World War I, Captain Hughes commanded USS New York, one of the ships assigned to the Sixth Battle Squadron of the British Grand Fleet.  In the late 1920’s he served as the Fourth Chief of Naval Operations, trying to preserve the Department’s strength during the post-war “Treaty Navy” and the onset of the Depression.   

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