Ernest Edward Herrmann Edit Profile
Came to the United States, 1897, naturalized, 1905. Student College City of New York, 1914-1915. Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1918.
Jean. Commissioned ensign United States Navy June 6, 1918, and advanced through grades to rear admiral, March 4, 1944. On duty, Cruiser Transport Force, World War I. Served in various capacities, chiefly gunnery, in Atlantic and Pacific Fleet ships, 1918-1939.
Battle force gunnery officer, 1939-1940, United States Fleet gunnery officer, 1940-1941. Instructor in ordnance and gunnery United States Naval Academy, 1924-1926, 29-31, 34-37. Coordinator for antiaircraft matters, bureau of Ordnance, Navy Department, Washington, District of Columbia, 1941-1943 director of plans, 1943-1944.
Commanded heavy cruiser United States Ship Boston, from Marianas campaign to beginning Okinawa campaign, 1944-1945. Chief, logistic plans, Office of Chief of Naval Operations, Navy Department, 1946. Commanded cruiser Division 3, United States Pacific Fleet, 1947, Division 13, 1948-1949.
Superintendent United States Naval Postgraduate School since 1950.
Married Jean Simpson Stewart Hughes, June 8, 1918.