Giles B. Harber
|Giles B. Harber|
|Died||December 29, 1925 (aged 75–76)
|Allegiance||United States of America|
||United States Navy|
|Commands held||United States Atlantic Fleet
Giles B. Harber (1849 – December 29, 1925) was a rear admiral of the United States Navy and one-time Commander-in-Chief of both the United States Atlantic Fleet and the Pacific Fleet. He was born and died in Youngstown, Ohio. Harber, called a "Naval Hero" by The New York Times, was best known as for leading the rescue expedition for the USS Jeannette off of Siberia and the return of the body of her captain. He was a decorated by Congress for his role in the Spanish–American War.
- "Admiral Harber, Naval Hero, Dies". The New York Times. 1925-12-31. p. 15.
- Giles B. Harber, United States Navy Department (1884). Report of Lieut. Giles B. Harber of his Search for the Missing People of the Jeannette. Siberia (Russia): Govt. print. off. Retrieved 2008-06-02.
- "A Lengthy Deployment: The Jeannette Expedition in Arctic Waters as Described in Annual Reports of the Secretary of the Navy, 1880-1884". Naval Historical Center, Department of the Navy. 14 November 2003. Retrieved 2008-06-02.
|Commander in Chief of the United States Pacific Fleet
19 February, 1910- 1911
Edward B. Barry