Admiral Yarnell was known to the service and to the country at large as one of our outstanding naval officers. Entering the Naval Academy in 1893, he served through the several grades until his retirement in 1939. His last sea duty was in command of the U. S. Asiatic Fleet from 1936 to 1939. Recalled to active service in the World War II, he was on duty in the Navy Department in Washington until his return to inactive duty in 1945.

Articles by Harry E. Yarnell

Sons Of Gunboats

By Admiral H. E. Yarnell, U. S. Navy (Retired)
July 1945
In may, 1900, a number of officers met on the U.S.S. General Alava in Manila Bay and organized a society under the somewhat grandiose title of “The Ancient and Honorable ...