Rear Admiral Victor Blue was born in Richmond County, North Carolina, 6 December 1865, and was graduated from the Naval Academy in 1887.

In Cuba during the Spanish-American War, Lt. Blue earned recognition conducting intelligence missions behind enemy lines.

As rear admiral, Blue served as Chief of the Bureau of Navigation (1913–16 and 1919) and commanded battleship Texas. Retiring in 1919, he founded the Army and Navy Club on Florida’s Fort George Island in 1923.

He died 22 January 1928.