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Frank Jack Fletcher

Frank J Fletcher
Frank J Fletcher

Lieutenant Commander Frank Jack Fletcher, USN, Commanding officer of USS Margaret (SP-527) -- at left; talking with Lieutenant Stuart O. Greig, USN, Commanding officer of USS K-6 (Submarine # 37) On board the K-6 at Horta, Fayal, Azores, in December 1917.

Lieutenant Commander Frank Jack Fletcher retired from the navy as a Full Admiral. He was in positions of command at the Battle of the Coral Sea; Midway, replacing Bull Halsey who was in the hospital; the Landings at Guadalcanal and the Battle of the Eastern Solomons. He was award the Medal of Honor for his actions at the battle of Vera Cruz, April 21 and 22, 1914.

Lieutenant Stuart O. Greig, the Commanding Officer of the K-6 during WW I was awarded the Navy Cross for his actions in the Ocean transit and operations against the German presence in and around his area of operation.

Photographed by Raymond D. Borden. Note the dog. It is not known who the dog belonged to.

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