Tully Shelly, Jr., Oral History Interview, January 23, 1998

Oral History #OH0163

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Tully Shelly, Jr., Oral History Interview
    Creator: Lennon, Donald R.
    Shelly, Tully
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Extent: 0.005 Cubic feet, 1 audiocasssette, 1.5 hours, 27 pages ,
  • Description

    Lt. Commander Shelly discusses his experiences as a Navy junior (his father retired as a Rear Admiral, USNA Class of 1915), living in Annapolis, Cuba, St. Petersburg, Los Angeles, etc. He comments on his schooling and his experiences as a midshipman at the USNA. For World War II he relates experiences in the USS DRAYTON and the USS MONTPELIER in the South Pacific, flight training in 1943-44, and duty as a PBY pilot from 1944-46. He resigned his commission in 1946 and discusses his business career after leaving the Navy.

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    Tully Shelly, Jr., Oral History Interview (#OH0163), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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