Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Charles Frederick Hughes

Portrait of Admiral C.F. Hughes
Title: Charles Frederick Hughes
Caption: Oil on canvas portrait by E. McAshan, 1961
Description: During World War I, Captain Hughes commanded U.S.S. 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.
Catalog #: 62-111-A
Original Location: Navy Art Collection
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