Tag: Father of U.S. Navy

Sept. 11, 2015

Navy Legend: John Barry Also Called "Father of U.S. Navy"

For the continuing series on Navy Legends, we've asked you - the Sailor, veteran and reader - to offer up one of your own favorite legends, with a reason or two as to what makes a naval legend. Is it action or attributes?Portrait by Gilbert Stuart (1755-1828), circa 1801. In 1972 this painting was on indefinite loan to the White House. It was then