Friends of USS Gravely

Welcome to the Friends of the USS Gravely website

Our mission is to chronicle the exploits of the late Vice Admiral Samuel L. Gravely, Jr., USN (Retired), and to reflect his legacy of duty, honor, strength, resolve and sacrifice.

Friends of USS Gravely

Admiral Gravely

Learn more about the first African-American to achieve the rank of admiral in the U.S. Navy.

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Media Gallery

Photos and Video of Adm. Gravely and African Americans in the Military


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African American Military History

Learn about African American's contributions to the US Armed Forces

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