Harvey S. Haislip (Harvey Shadle Haislip)

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Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA
Harvey Shadle Haislip was a retired navel officer who authored a number of U. S. Navy sea adventure stories. He was born on 12 July, 1889 in Fredericksburg, Virginia, the second son of Silas E. and Edna A. Haislip. His father worked as a salesman for a firm that manufactured safes.

On 13 January, 1917, Haislip was one of 429 crewmen rescued after the cruiser Milwaukie ran ashore near Eureka, California. Read more...