Eric Lloyd Barr
Eric Lloyd Barr (4 September, 1887 – 25 March, 1975) served in the United States Navy.
His son, Eric Lloyd Barr, Jr. (b 1912) also served in the U.S.N. as a submariner, also reaching the rank of Captain.
Life & Career
Received the Navy Cross "for distinguished and heroic action as Commanding Officer of the U.S.S. E-1 and U.S.S. K-1, engaged in the important, exacting, and hazardous duty of patrolling the waters infested by enemy submarines, destroyers, and mines, protecting vitally important convoys of troops and supplies; and in offensive and defensive action, vigorously and unremittingly prosecuted against all forms of enemy naval activity during World War I."
|Captain of U.S.S. R-5
15 Apr, 1919