Yarnell, Harry E. (Harry Ervin), 1875-1959

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Admiral, U.S. Navy.

From the description of Papers, 1879-1960. (Navy Department Library, Naval History & Heritage Command). WorldCat record id: 57552600

Naval officer.

From the description of Harry E. Yarnell papers, 1935-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78464899

From the description of Harry E. Yarnell papers, 1909-1958 (bulk 1939-1945). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982012

Biographical Note

  • 1875, Oct. 18: Born, Independence, Iowa
  • 1897: B. S. degree, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.
  • 1899: Duty on Oregon (battleship) during Spanish-American War and on Albay (gunboat) during Philippine American War
  • 1903: Married Emily Carroll Thomas
  • 1915: Graduated, Naval War College, Newport, R. I.
  • 1917: Commanded Nashville (patrol gunboat) in the Mediterranean Sea during World War I
  • 1927 - 1928 : Commanded Saratoga (aircraft carrier)
  • 1928 - 1930 : Chief, Bureau of Engineering, Navy Department
  • 1933 - 1936 : Commandant, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
  • 1936 - 1939 : Commander-in-chief, United States Asiatic Fleet
  • 1939: Retired from United States Navy
  • 1942: Promoted to full admiral (retired list)
  • 1942 - 1944 : Special advisor, Chinese Military Mission Assistant to vice chief of naval operations
  • 1959, July 17: Died, Newport, R.I.

From the guide to the Harry E. Yarnell Papers, 1909-1958, (bulk 1939-1945), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Halsey, William Frederick, 1882-1959. Papers William Frederick Halsey, 1907-1959 (bulk 1943-1959). Library of Congress
referencedIn Snyder, Charles Philip, 1879-1964. Papers, 1896-1953. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn "March of Time" Collection. 1934 - 1951. March of Time Documentary/Newsreel Films Relating to U.S. History, Government, Politics, Culture, and International Affairs. 1935 - 1953. CRISIS IN THE PACIFIC, 1940 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Morton L. Deyo Papers, 1911-1981, (bulk 1911-1954) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Kretz, Charles H. Oral history reminiscences of Capt. Kretz. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Howland, Daniel,. Papers, 1902. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn William Frederick Halsey Papers, 1907-1959, (bulk 1943-1959) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Yarnell, Harry E. (Harry Ervin), 1875-1959. Harry E. Yarnell papers, 1909-1958 (bulk 1939-1945). Library of Congress
referencedIn Smith-Hutton, Henri. Oral History typescript of reminiscences. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Ford, J. mss., 1906-1976 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn McNutt mss., 1899-1955 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Yarnell, Harry E. (Harry Ervin), 1875-1959. Harry E. Yarnell papers, 1935-1939. Library of Congress
referencedIn Edward Lindley Bowles Papers, 1869-1990, (bulk 1920-1982) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Deyo, Morton L. (Morton Lyndholm), 1887-1973. Papers of Morton L. Deyo, 1911-1981 (bulk 1911-1954). Library of Congress
creatorOf Yarnell, Harry E. (Harry Ervin), 1875-1959. Memorandum on war situation / H.E. Yarnell. Operational Archive Branch, Naval History Center
creatorOf Bowles, Edward Lindley, 1897-1990. Edward Lindley Bowles papers, 1869-1990 (bulk 1920-1982). Library of Congress
creatorOf Yarnell, Harry E. (Harry Ervin), 1875-1959. Papers, 1879-1960. Operational Archive Branch, Naval History Center
referencedIn Kimmel, Husband Edward, 1882-1968. Papers of Husband Edward Kimmel, 1954-1955. Library of Congress
referencedIn James M. McHugh papers, 1930-1965. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Harry E. Yarnell Papers, 1909-1958, (bulk 1939-1945) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn The Personal Collection of Adm. Gerald Francis Bogan, 1919-1963 San Diego Air and Space Museum Library and Archives
referencedIn McHugh, J. M. (James Marshall), 1899-. James M. McHugh papers, 1930-1965. Cornell University Library
referencedIn General Records of the Department of the Navy. 1941 - 2004. Moffett Field Naval Air Station General Photograph Files
Role Title Holding Repository
Direct Relationships
Relation Name
correspondedWith Allen, William H. (WIlliam Harvey), 1874-1963 person
associatedWith Angwin, William A. person
correspondedWith Baldwin, Hanson Weightman, 1903-1991 person
associatedWith Bogan, Gerald F. (Gerald Francis), Adm., 1904-1973 person
associatedWith Bowles, Edward Lindley, 1897-1990. person
associatedWith Bryant, Alice Franklin, 1900-1977. person
correspondedWith Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975 person
correspondedWith Clark, Frank H. person
associatedWith Culver Military Academy. corporateBody
associatedWith Deyo, Morton L. (Morton Lyndholm), 1887-1973. person
correspondedWith Eliot, George Fielding, 1894- person
associatedWith Ford, John, 1895-1973 person
correspondedWith Forrestal, James, 1892-1949 person
correspondedWith Gauss, Clarence E. person
associatedWith Halsey, William Frederick, 1882-1959. person
correspondedWith Hart, Thomas Charles person
associatedWith Howland, Daniel, person
associatedWith J. M.(James Marshall) McHugh 1899- person
correspondedWith Johnson, Nelson T. (Nelson Trusler), 1887-1954 person
correspondedWith Jones, J. Weldon (James Weldon), 1896- person
associatedWith Kimmel, Husband Edward, 1882-1968. person
correspondedWith King, Ernest Joseph, 1878-1956 person
associatedWith Kretz, Charles H. person
correspondedWith Leahy, William D. person
correspondedWith Little, Charles person
correspondedWith Lockhart, Frank P. person
associatedWith McHugh, J. M. (James Marshall), 1899- person
associatedWith McNutt, Paul V. (Paul Vories), 1891-1955 person
associatedWith Nashville (Gunboat : PG-7) corporateBody
associatedWith Oregon (Battleship) corporateBody
associatedWith Oregon (Battleship : BB-3) corporateBody
associatedWith Panay (Gunboat) corporateBody
correspondedWith Rhee, Syngman, 1875-1965 person
associatedWith Saratoga (Aircraft carrier : CV-3) corporateBody
associatedWith Smith-Hutton, Henri. person
associatedWith Snyder, Charles Philip, 1879-1964. person
correspondedWith Soong, T. V. (Tzu-wen), 1894-1971 person
associatedWith Thomas, Charles Mitchell, 1846-1908. person
associatedWith United States. Navy corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Navy. Asiatic Fleet. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. War Department. War Plans Division. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. War Dept. War Plans Division. corporateBody
associatedWith Wright (Tender : AZ-1) corporateBody
associatedWith Yap, Alfred T. L. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
China
United States
United States
East Asia
China
United States
China
Japan
Jiujiang (Jiangxi Sheng, China)
China
Subject
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, Japanese
Lend-lease operations (1941-1945)
Military planning
Warships--China
Merchant marine
Sino--Japanese War, 1937-1945
Merchant marine--China
Chinese newspapers
Diplomatic and consular service, Chinese--United States
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American
Admirals--Archives
World War, 1914-1918--Naval operations, American
World War, 1939-1945--Military intelligence
American
Spanish--American War, 1898--Naval operations, American
Warships--United States
Diplomatic and consular service, Chinese
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, Chinese
Refugees
Admirals--Correspondence
Warships
Occupation
Naval officers
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Person

Birth 1875-10-18

Death 1959-07-07

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