Olaf M. Hustvedt Oral History Interview

December 31, 1975
Oral History #OH0083
United States Naval Institute; Hustvedt, Olaf M. (Olaf Mandt), 1886-1978
Physical description
0.01 Cubic Feet, 297 pages
Preferred Citation
Olaf M. Hustvedt Oral History Interview (#OH0083), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Biographical/historical information

Vice Admiral Hustvedt (USNA Class of 1909), during a thirty six year career, distinguished himself in Naval Ordnance and as battleship commander. He served in World War I and World War II, headed the Experimental Section in the Bureau of Ordnance, served as Production Chief of the Naval Gun Factory, commanded the USS DETROIT, the USS NORTH CAROLINA, Commander Battleships, Atlantic Fleet, and Battleship Division 7.

Scope and arrangement

This typed memoir is a copy of sessions conducted by the U.S. Naval Institute in 1975. This copy was made with the approval of Captain Erling H. Hustvedt, son and heir of Admiral Hustvedt. All copyright privileges belong to the U.S. Naval Institute and the family of Admiral Hustvedt.

Administrative information
Source of acquisition

Gift of Olaf M. Hustvedt

Processing information

Encoded by Apex Data Services

Copyright notice

Repository does not own copyright to the oral history collection. Permission to cite, reproduce, or broadcast must be obtained from both the repository and the participants in the oral history, or their heirs.

General note


Key terms
Personal Names
Hustvedt, Olaf M. (Olaf Mandt), 1886-1978
Corporate Names
North Carolina (Battleship : BB-55)
United States. Navy--Officers--Interviews
Admirals--United States--Interviews
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1939-1945