Finding aid (Word)
Harris Cade Lockwood was born in Hannibal, New York, on 4 October 1908. He attended the local schools and the Carnegie Institute of Technology before entering the U.S. Naval Academy. His first duty station was on the battleship USS New York, after which he worked on USS MacDonough, then building in the Boston Navy Yard. He was retired in March 1936 due to physical problems.
Scope and Content Note
The collection contains Lieutenant (jg) Harris Lockwood's entrance papers to the Naval Academy, an official report from an insurance company, a medical report, and his Navy service report. This collection also contains official correspondence between Lockwood and his various commanding officers as well as heads of several Navy sections. This correspondence includes orders to various duty stations, requests for transfer and leave, and documentation relating to his retirement from active service due to a vision impairment. There is also official correspondence relating to his recall to active duty with the Navy ROTC unit at Harvard University.
This collection should be cited as the Papers of Harris C. Lockwood, Archives Branch, Naval History and Heritage Command, Washington, D.C.
Subject Headings (LCSH)
United States. Navy--History--World War, 1939-1945.