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