Charles Turner Joy - Annapolis MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 38° 59.217 W 076° 29.372
18S E 370992 N 4316383
Quick Description: Charles Turner Joy was an admiral of the United States Navy during World War II and the Korean War. During the last years of his career, he served as Superintendent of the Naval Academy. The destroyer USS Turner Joy (DD-951) was named for him.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 7/9/2020 4:43:45 AM
Waymark Code: WM12RWD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
He is buried in the United States Naval Academy Cemetery in Section 7, Site 1607.
Description:
From Wikipedia: World War II-In 1941, he was Operations Officer for Commander Scouting Force, Pacific Fleet and, for several months after the United States entered World War II in December of that year, helped plan and execute combat operations against Japan. Captain Joy commanded the heavy cruiser USS Louisville (CA-28) from September 1942 until June 1943, during which time he was active in the Aleutians and South Pacific war theatres. After an important war plans tour in Washington, D.C., Rear Admiral Joy became commander of a cruiser division, leading it through nearly a year and a half of intense combat service against the Japanese.


Date of birth: 2/17/1895

Date of death: 6/6/1956

Area of notoriety: Military

Marker Type: Monument

Setting: Outdoor

Fee required?: No

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