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Admiral Joseph Mason Reeves, Sr.

Full length portrait of an admiral wearing his dress blue uniform
Description: Painting, Oil on Canvas; By Joseph Mason Reeves, Jr.; C. 1925; Unframed Dimensions 50H X 35W
Accession #: 60-382-C
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Admiral Joseph Mason Reeves, Sr. commanded USS Maine  (BB-10), a training ship in the Atlantic during World War I.  Post-war, he joined the growing Air Corps, commanding the first aircraft carrier, USS Langley (CV-1) and was instrumental in the development of carrier tactics.  He eventually rose to be the Commander, Battle Force, of the U.S. Fleet.

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  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War I 1917-1918
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