Capt. USN - Ret. Ed J. Cummings

LCDR EJ CummingsServed as XO USS H.J.Ellison 52-54.

From Ellison Commissioned and Commanded USS Cromwell-DE1014. After 2 years went to the Pentagon with Naval Intelligence. In 1959 Commissioned and Commanded USS Somers-DD947. Then back to the Pentagon and on to Naval War College, Newport RI. In 1963 took command of DesDiv 252 and the next year I reported to Comasw for PAC on Ford Island, Pearl Harbor. Moved to San Diego, CA 1967 for Command of DesRon 21 and in 1969 became Chief of Staff ComCru DesPac. In July 1972 I retired after 30 years service and joined a Real Estate Development/Construction Co. Became VP in several companies and finished off as President in 1990. Now retired and enjoying life. Happy to have served aboard the "Happy Jack".


Ed Cummings
Capt. USN-Ret