William F. Halsey was a sailor born and bred. .. Specifically John J. Halsey, Jr. (My uncle) and Sr. There was also a William (Bill) Halsey, and.
The USS Halsey is named in honor of Fleet Admiral William Frederick "Bull" Halsey Jr. William Frederick Halsey, Jr., was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey.
William F. Halsey, Jr., in full William Frederick Halsey, Jr., byname Bull Halsey (born Oct. 30, Elizabeth, N.J., U.S.—died Aug. 16.