USS DEALEY (DE 1006)
DEALEY Division was originally called Sea Cadet Ship USS Dealey named for the new class of destroyer escorts. This new class was named after Commander Samuel Dealey, a Medal of Honor recipient. See the links below for more information on this class of ship.
Commander Samuel D. Dealey, United States Navy
USS DEALEY (DE 1006) is named after CDR Samuel D. Dealey. He was a U.S. Navy submarine commander who was lost at sea in 1944 as a result of World War II. For his gallant actions above and beyond the call to duty, Dealey was posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his intrepid command of the USS Harder and for sinking five enemy warships in short timespan. We at DEALEY Division honor his devotion to duty, leadership, and legacy. Learn more about CDR Dealey at the following Links:
Becoming a Unit
DEALEY Division is one of the first Sea Cadet divisions in New England and one of the oldest in the country. Chartered in 1953, DEALEY Division has been and continues to be a leader in developing America's youth. We consistently have Cadets receive appointments to the five federal service academies and Reserve Officers Training Corps, enlist into the U.S. Armed Forces, and become leaders of industry.