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Arie Alvardo Corwin
Captain, United States Navy
Courtesy of his Grandson, Nicholas H. Corwin

Corwin, Arie A.
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy
Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Porter
Date Of Action: World War I
Citation:

The Navy Cross is awarded to Lieutenant Commander Arie A. Corwin, U.S. Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as commanding officer of the U.S.S. Porter, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested with enemy submarines and mines, in escorting and protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies through these waters, and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity.

Commanding Officer, USS Porter, DD-59, 1918  Atlantic Fleet
Commanding Officer, USS Hazelwood, DD-107 1919 Pacific Fleet
Commanding Officer, USS Asheville, PG-21  1931 Asiatic SquadronCaptain Corwin also served in World War II and received the Bronze Star Medal for that service.


CORWIN, ARIE ALVARDO
CAPT USN
DATE OF BIRTH: 10/04/1883
DATE OF DEATH: 09/03/1966
BURIED AT: SECTION 37  SITE 2209
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 17 February 2006
Navy Cross

Bronze Star Medal