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rear admiral , United States Navy

John Russell Young BLAKELY, Rear Admiral, United States Navy.

Background

BLAKELY, John Russell Young was born on July 17, 1872 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Son of John and Mary A. (Young) Blakely.

Education

United States Naval Academy; Naval War College Commander, U.S.S. Des Moines; Captain, U.S.S. Seattle, Flagship of Cruiser and Transport Force in World War; Commndr. Light Cruiser Division. 2 and 5 as Rear Admiral; Commandant, Naval Diet., 15.

Career

United States Naval Academy. Naval War College Commander, United States Ship Des Moines. Captain, United States Ship Seattle, Flagship of Cruiser and Transport Force in World War.

Commndr. Light Cruiser Division 2 and 5 as Rear Admiral. Commandant, Naval Diet, 15.

Membership

  • Clubs: Army and Navy (Washington, District of Columbia), New York Yacht, Lambs.