Frank Lyon (1874 - 1949)

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About Frank Lyon

Graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. Served aboard the USS Oregon during the Battle of Santiago, off the coast of Cuba during the Spanish/American War.

Rear Admiral Frank Lyon, United States Navy

24 Feb 1950

Officer Service:

1890 May 20 - Appointed Naval Cadet 1st District, Kentucky.

1896:

Jul 10 - Commissioned Assistant Engineer, U.S. Navy.

Jul 27 - Reported aboard the USS OREGON for duty.

1899:

Jun 28 - Commissioned Ensign, U.S. Navy for temporary service to the rank from 3 Mar 1899.

Aug 9 - Detached from the USS OREGON and to the USS SOLACE for duty.

Oct 10 - Detached from the USS SOLACE and to home to await orders.

Oct 19 - Ordered aboard the USS DIXIE. Reported 1 Nov 1899.

Oct 30 - Commissioned Lieutenant (jg) U.S. Navy for temporary service to rank from 1 Jul1899.

Nov 20 - Detached from the USS DIXIE and to the USS MACHIAS for duty. Reported 24 Nov1899.

1900:

Mar 1 - Re-Commissioned Lieutenant (jg) U.S. Navy for temporary service to rank from 1 Jul 1899.

Aug 14 - Detached from the USS MACHIAS and to the Receiving Ship USS WABASH for duty with the crew of USS BANCROFT and to her when in Commission. Reported 14 Aug

List of Ships Assigned To:

USS OREGON (BB-3) (Battleship): 10 Jul 1896 - 09 Aug 1899.

USS SOLACE (AH-2) (Hospital Ship): 09 Aug - 10 Oct 1899 & 10 May - 13 Aug 1902

USS DIXIE (Training Ship): 19 Oct - 20 Nov 1899.

USS MACHIAS (PG-5) (Gunboat): 24 Nov 1899 - 14 Aug 1900.

USS BANCROFT (Gunboat): 14 Aug 1900 - 20 Mar 1901

USS ALABAMA (BB-8): 01 Apr - 22 May 1901 & 27 Mar - 01 Jun 1915.

USS MONONGAHELA (Steam Screw Sloop): 26 Aug 1901 - 23 Apr 1902.

USS MONADNOCK (BM-3) (Monitor): 14 Aug - 10 Nov 1902.

USS ELCAUO (PG-38) (Gunboat): 10 Nov 1902 - 18 Aug 1904.

USS NEW JESEY (BB-16) (Battleship): 25 Nov 1904 - 25 May 1909.

USS KANSAS (BB-21) (Battleship): 26 Jul 1912 - 06 Jan 1915.

USS PROMETHEUS (AR-3) (Repair Ship): Commanding Officer 02 Oct 1917 - 27 Nov 1919.

USS NEW HAMPSHIRE (BB-25): Commanding Officer 09 Dec 1920 - 28 Apr 1921.

USS ARKANSAS (BB-33): Commanding Officer 01 Apr 1924 - 01 Oct

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Rear Admiral Frank Lyon (USN)'s Timeline

1874
1874
1949
1949
Age 75
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Arlington National Cemetery Arlington Arlington County Virginia