Admiral H. T. Mayo

Location: Burlington
Tag(s): Famous Vermonters
Historical Category: Military History
Video Date: 08/17/2020

Admiral Henry Thomas Mayo from Burlington had an illustrious military career culminating in being named Commander-in-Chief of the North Atlantic American Naval Forces during World War I. He had a big impact on the development of what a modern navy looks like, being a big proponent of anti-submarine warfare and an early advocate for the idea of aircraft carriers.

This Place in History is produced in partnership by Local 22 & Local 44 ( and the Vermont Historical Society.

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