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.
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.
Gift of Olaf M. Hustvedt
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