Arthur Cayley Davis, USN
|Born ||14 Mar 1893||Columbia, South Carolina|
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|30 Jun 1935|| ||Cdr.|
|1 Jul 1941|| ||Capt.|
|20 Jul 1942|| ||T/R.Adm.|
|12 Feb 1951|| ||V.Adm.|
Warship Commands listed for Arthur Cayley Davis, USN
|USS Langley (AV 3)||Cdr.||Seaplane tender||15 Jun 1939||18 Jun 1940|
|USS Enterprise (CV 6)||Capt.||Aircraft carrier||30 Jun 1942||21 Oct 1942|
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24 Aug 1942
During the Battle of Eastern Salomon Islands, aircraft from USS Enterprise and USS Saratoga sunk Japanese carrier Ryujo, damaged light cruiser Jintsu and hydroplanes tender Chitose. One of Japanese cargo ships was also sunk.
Japanese aircraft damaged Enterprise by three bombs that caused huge fire. Luckily, Japanese second air group failed to find US forces, so USS Enterprise managed to survive. (2)
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