Delavan Bloodgood Downer

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Captain Delavan Bloodgood Downer (24 June, 1888 – ) served in the United States Navy.

In a minority of sources, his first name is spelled "Delevan".

Life & Career

Downer was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 7 March, 1918

Downer was promoted to the temporary rank of Lieutenant Commander under the provisions of the Act of May 22, 1917 on 1 July, 1918.

Downer was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Commander on 28 December, 1921.

See Also


Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George C. Logan
Captain of U.S.S. Ammen
21 Mar, 1917[1] – 1919
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Harry A. Baldridge
Captain of U.S.S. Preble
Oct, 1920[2]
Succeeded by
Husband E. Kimmel


  1. Register of Officers, 1919. pp. 50-51.
  2. Register of Officers, 1922. pp. 36-37.