When war was declared against Spain in April, Admiral George Dewey
sailed for Manila, where on I May 1898 his modern flotilla systematically destroyed Spanish naval power in the Pacific, suffering only one dead and nine wounded in the process.
At 5:41 AM on 1 May 1898, sixty-year-old Commodore George Dewey
cemented his place in history books with his famous command to the captain of his flagship, the protected cruiser USS Olympia (C-6): "You may fire when you are ready, Grldley.
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There are floor machines, 6 feet tall and graced by portraits of Admiral George Dewey
We were taught in grade school to rejoice that Admiral George Dewey
on May 1, 1898, sunk the Spanish fleet in the Bay of Manila and seized the islands that Spain had exploited for over 300 years.
On May 1, 1898, Commodore George Dewey
gave the command, ''You may fire when you are ready, Gridley,'' as an American naval force destroyed a Spanish squadron in Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War.
The other ECDs in the NY agency are George Dewey
, Craig Markus, Steve Ohler and Leslie Sims.
Henderson II of Hollandale and granddaughter of Mr.
Zimmermann also gives due credit for constructing the first overseas empire to Admiral George Dewey
, Leonard Wood, Philippine colonial governor William H.
Included are John Paul Jones at the battle off Flamborough Head, Oliver Hazard Perry at Lake Erie, David Farragut at Mobile Bay, George Dewey
at Manila Bay, and Raymond Spruance at Midway.