Thomas Anderson Conover (1791 - 1864)

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Commodore Thomas Anderson Conover, US Navy, Captain USS Constitution 18 September 1849 - 16 January 1851

(Born: 17 April 1791, Monmouth, New Jersey; Died: 25 September 1864, South Amboy, New Jersey)

Officers of the Continental and U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, 1775-1900

Name: Thomas A Conover

Rank Information: Midshipman, Lieutenant, Commander, Captain, Commodore on the Retired List

Service Dates: 1 Jan 1812, 5 Mar 1817, 28 Feb 1838, 2 Oct 1848

Military Branch: US Navy Officers (1798-1900)

Death Date: 25 Sep 1864

Was on the Essex's Pacific cruise during the War of 1812, and later commanded gunboat Borer in the Second Battle of Lake Champlain (1814). Awarded a sword by Congress. It was during his tour in Constitution that flogging was abolished in the US Navy.

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