David Worth Bagley

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Admiral David Worth Bagley (January 8, 1883 – May 24, 1960) served in the United States Navy.

Life & Career

He was the brother of Worth Bagley, the only American naval officer killed in the Spanish-American War.

His first command was the destroyer Drayton. He later commanded the destroyer Jacob Jones, losing her to a torpedo on 6 December, 1917.

After World War II, he retired as a Vice-Admiral in 1947 and was promoted to Admiral.

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Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles S. Freeman
Captain of U.S.S. Drayton
Sep, 1915[1] – Jan, 1917[2]
Succeeded by
Preceded by
William S. Pye
Captain of U.S.S. Jacob Jones
Jan, 1917[3] – 6 Dec, 1917
Succeeded by
Vessel Lost
Preceded by
Captain of U.S.S. Reno
Mar, 1922[4]c. Aug, 1923
Succeeded by
James R. Barry


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