Aubrey Wray Fitch (June 11, 1883 – May 22, 1978) was an admiral of the United States Navy during World War II. A naval aviator, he held important aviation-related commands both at sea and on shore from the 1920s onward. He also served as Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy.
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... Aubrey Fitch completed repalrs and returned to Mayport in September ... Aubrey Fitch interrupted refresher training to conduct patrols in defense of the base at Guantanamo Bay against possible hostile action by Cuba as a result of the ... American presence in Grenada, however, overtook the experiment and sent Aubrey Fitch and her two consorts south to the tiny republic ...
... The USS Aubrey Fitch (FFG-34), the twenty-sixth ship of the Oliver Hazard Perry class of guided-missile frigates, was named for Vice-Admiral Aubrey Fitch (1883–1978), who was ... Ordered on 23 January 1978, as a part of the FY-1978 program, the Aubrey Fitch was laid down on 10 April 1981 at the Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine ... Francesca Fitch Ferguson, the granddaughter of the late Admiral Fitch—and she was commissioned at Bath, Maine, on 9 October 1982, with Commander Floyd A ...
... Aubrey Fitch spent March through July 1995 touring Western Europe, including Bermuda Brest, France Rota, Barcelona and Ibiza, Spain Casablanca, Morocco ... Aubrey Fitch was decommissioned on 12 December 1997 and towed to the former Philadelphia Naval yard as part of the inactive reserve fleet ... She was stricken on 3 May 1999, Aubrey Fitch was transferred to Metro Machine Corp ...
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“In ancient timestwas no great loss
They hung the thief upon the cross:
But now, alas!I sayt with grief
They hang the cross upon the thief.”
—Anonymous. On a Nomination to the Legion of Honour, from Aubrey Stewarts English Epigrams and Epitaphs (1897)