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Cmdr. Melancthon Taylor Woolsey (1780 - 1838)

Commodore Melancthon Taylor Woolsey (1782 – 18 May 1838) was an officer in the United States Navy during the War of 1812 and battles on the Great Lakes. He supervised warship construction at N...

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Captain James Lawrence (1781 - 1813)

James Lawrence (October 1, 1781 – June 4, 1813) was an American naval officer. During the War of 1812, he commanded the USS Chesapeake in a single-ship action against HMS Shannon (commanded by...

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Lt William Ward Burrows II (1785 - 1813)

Lieutenant William Ward Burrows II (6 October 1785 – 5 September 1813) was an officer in the United States Navy during the First Barbary War and the War of 1812. His father, also named William...

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Captain Foxhall A. Parker, Sr. (1788 - 1857)

Foxhall Alexander PARKER (Commodore), born 1788, at Rock Spring, Westmoreland Co., VA. At an early age he entered the USN,and rose to the rank of Commodore. He was placed in command of the navy yards...

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Captain John "Mad Jack" Percival (1779 - 1862)

John Percival known as Mad Jack Percival (3 April 1779, – 7 September 1862) was a legendary officer in the United States Navy during the Quasi-War with France, the War of 1812, the campaign ag...

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Commodore Jacob Jones (1768 - 1850)

Commodore Jacob Nicholas Jones (March 1768 – August 3, 1850) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Quasi-War with France, the First Barbary War and the Second Barbary War, and th...

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Rear Admiral George C. Read (1788 - 1862)

George Campbell Read (January 9, 1788 – August 22, 1862) was a United States Naval Officer who served on Old Ironsides during the War of 1812 and commanded vessels in actions off the Barbary C...

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Commodore Thomas Anderson Conover (1791 - 1864)

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...

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Captain John H. Dent, USS Constitution (1782 - 1823)

United States Naval Officer. He served as the acting captain of the frigate "Constitution" in 1804 during the war with Tripoli. He was also senior officer in charge of naval affairs at Charleston durin...

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Rear Admiral John D. Sloat, 1st Military Governor of California (1781 - 1867)

John Drake Sloat (July 6, 1781 – November 28, 1867) was a commodore in the United States Navy who, in 1846, claimed California for the United States. Life He was born at the family hom...

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Admiral Charles Stewart, US Navy (1778 - 1869)

See his son-in-law Charles Stewart Parnell's profile for documentation. --Terry Teford Cooper --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ) Charles S...

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Commodore Charles Stewart McCauley (USN) (1793 - 1869)

Charles Stewart McCauley (February 3, 1793 – May 21, 1869) was an American naval officer in the War of 1812 and the Civil War. He was a nephew of Admiral Charles Stewart. McCauley was born...

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Captain Thomas Macdonough (1783 - 1825)

Thomas Macdonough (December 21, 1783 – November 10, 1825) was an early-19th-century American naval officer noted for his roles in the first Barbary War, and the War of 1812. He was the son of ...

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Commodore Charles Morris (1784 - 1856)

) Commodore Charles Morris, USN (1784–1856) was a United States naval officer and administrator whose service extended through the first half of the 19th century. Biography Morris was ...

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Commodore Alexander James Dallas, USN (1791 - 1844)

) Alexander James Dallas (May 15, 1791 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - June 3, 1844 in Callao, Peru) was an officer in the United States Navy. He served in the War of 1812, operations against ...

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Commodore Thomas ap Catesby Jones (USN) (1790 - 1858)

Thomas ap Catesby Jones (1790–1858) was a U.S. Navy officer during the War of 1812 and the Mexican-American War. Early life Jones was born in 1790 in Westmoreland County, Virginia. Thomas ...

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Commodore James Barron, USN (1768 - 1851)

James Barron (September 15, 1768 – April 21, 1851) was an officer in the United States Navy. Barron was born in Hampton, Virginia, the son of a merchant captain named James Barron who became...

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Commodore James Biddle, (USN) (1783 - 1848)

James Biddle (February 18, 1783 – October 1, 1848), of the Biddle family, brother of financier Nicholas Biddle and nephew of Captain Nicholas Biddle, was an American commodore. His flagship wa...

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Captain Daniel Todd Patterson (USN) (1786 - 1839)

Daniel Todd Patterson (March 6, 1786 – August 25, 1839) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Quasi-War with France, the First Barbary War and the War of 1812. Biography Patt...

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Captain Josiah Tattnall, III (USN/CSA) (1795 - 1871)

Commodore Josiah Tattnall, Jr. (14 June 1794 – 14 June 1871) was an officer in the United States Navy during the War of 1812, the Second Barbary War, and the Mexican-American War. He later ser...

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Commodore David Porter, USN (1780 - 1843)

) David Porter (February 1, 1780 – March 3, 1843) was an officer in the United States Navy in a rank of commodore and later the commander-in-chief of the Mexican Navy. Life Born at Boston,...

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Admiral David Farragut (USN) MP (1801 - 1870)

He is remembered in popular culture for his order at the Battle of Mobile Bay, usually paraphrased: "Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!" by U.S. Navy tradition Civil War Union Navy Admiral. He is ...

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Rear Admiral Joshua R. Sands, USN (1795 - 1883)

Joshua Ratoon Sands (May 13, 1795 – October 2, 1883) was an officer in the United States Navy who rose to the rank of Rear Admiral. He served in the War of 1812, the Mexican–American Wa...

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CDR. John Rodgers, USN (1772 - 1838)

United States Naval Ofifcer. He became a hero in the pre-War of 1812 Naval squabbles with France and Great Britain. He served with distinction in the Quasi-War with France, helped to defeat Tripolita...

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Samuel C. Reid (USN), Hero of Fayal (1783 - 1861)

Samuel Chester Reid (24 August 1783 – 28 January 1861) was an officer in the United States Navy who commanded a privateer during the War of 1812. He is also noted for having helped design the ...

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Commodore William Bainbridge (USN) (1774 - 1833)

William Bainbridge (May 7, 1774 – July 27, 1833) was a Commodore in the United States Navy, notable for his victory over HMS Java during the War of 1812. Biography Born in Princeton, New J...

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Commodore Jesse Elliot (USN) (1782 - 1845)

Jesse Duncan Elliot (July 14, 1782 – December 10, 1845) was a United States naval officer and commander of American naval forces in Lake Erie during the War of 1812, especially noted for his c...

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Commodore William M. Crane, USN (c.1776 - 1846)

Commodore William Montgomery Crane (1776 – 18 March 1846) was an officer in the United States Navy during the First Barbary War and the War of 1812. He was the son of Gen. William Crane who wa...

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Commodore Isaac Hull, USN MP (1773 - 1843)

Isaac Hull (1773 - 1843) was a Commodore in the United States Navy. On August 19, 1812, under Isaac Hull's command, USS Constitution encountered the British frigate HMS Guerriere at sea and pounded her...

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Rear Adm. Grace Hopper MP (1906 - 1992)

Click here to view information about Grace Hopper from Wikipedia. Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper (December 9, 1906 – January 1, 1992) was an American computer scientist and United States N...

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Rear Admiral William S. Parsons (1901 - 1953)

Rear Admiral William Sterling "Deak" Parsons (26 November 1901 – 5 December 1953) was an American Naval officer who worked as an ordnance expert on the Manhattan Project during World War II. H...

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Capt. Alfred Thayer Mahan (USA) (1840 - 1914)

Alfred Thayer Mahan (September 27, 1840 – December 1, 1914) was a United States Navy flag officer, geostrategist, and historian, who has been called "the most important American strategist of ...

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Commodore Oscar C. Badger (1823 - 1899)

Commodore Oscar Charles Badger (12 August 1823 in Mansfield, Connecticut – 20 June 1899 in Concord, Massachusetts) was an officer of the United States Navy who served in the Mexican–A...

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Rear Admiral Francis Gregory (USN) (1789 - 1866)

Francis Hoyt Gregory (October 9, 1789 – October 4, 1866) was an officer in the United States Navy during the War of 1812 through to the Civil War, serving then as a Rear Admiral. Early life;...

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Rear Admiral Theodorus Bailey (1805 - 1877)

Theodorus Bailey (April 12, 1805 – February 14, 1877) was a United States Navy officer during the American Civil War. )

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Rear Admiral David McDougal (1809 - 1882)

David Stockton McDougal (September 27, 1809 – August 7, 1882) was an officer in the United States Navy during the American Civil War most noted for his leadership during a naval battle off of ...

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Rear Adm. William Branford Shubrick, USN MP (1790 - 1874)

William Branford Shubrick (31 Oct 1790-25 May 1874) was the son of Col. Thomas Shubrick and Mary Branford. He married Harriet Cordelia Wethered. He was born in South Carolina but lived most of his adul...

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Commodore Robert F. Stockton, U.S Senator, Military Governor of California MP (1795 - 1866)

Biographical Summary: Robert Field Stockton (August 20, 1795 – October 7, 1866) was a United States naval commodore, notable in the capture of California during the Mexican-American War. He wa...

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Captain Levi Charles Harby (1793 - 1870)

Captain in the United States navy. Brother of Isaac Harby; born in Georgetown, S. C., 1793; died at Galveston, Texas, 1870. At nineteen he became a midshipman in the United States navy, and during the ...

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Rear Admiral Raymond Perry Rogers (1849 - 1925)

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Rear Admiral Thomas Slidell Rogers (1858 - 1931)

Rear Admiral Thomas Slidell Rodgers (18 August 1858 – 28 February 1931) was an officer in the United States Navy who served during the Spanish-American War and World War I. Born at Morri...

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Adm. Christopher R. P. Rodgers (1819 - 1892)

Portrait of Rear Admiral Christopher Raymond Perry Rodgers (1819-1892) of the United States Navy. He served in the Mexican-American War, the United States Civil War, as Superintendent of the Naval A...

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Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry MP (1794 - 1858)

Click here to view the Commodore Perry page at Wikipedia. Matthew Calbraith Perry (April 10, 1794 – March 4, 1858) was the Commodore of the U.S. Navy who compelled the opening of Japan to the ...

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Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry MP (1785 - 1819)

Click here to view the Wikipedia page for Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry. Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry (August 23, 1785 – August 23, 1819) was born in South Kingstown, Rhode Island, the son ...

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Master Commandant Andrew Sterett (1778 - 1807)

Andrew Sterett (January 27, 1778 – June 9, 1807) was an officer in the United States Navy during the nation's early days. He saw combat during the Quasi-War with France and in the Barbary Wars...

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Reuben James (c.1776 - 1838)

Profile photo: Reuben James saving the life of Stephen Decatur, engraving by Alonzo Chappel, 1858 Reuben James (c. 1776 – 3 December 1838) was a boatswain's mate of the United States Navy, f...

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Lieutenant James Decatur (b. - 1804)

Lieutenant James Decatur was killed in action in 1804 during the First Barbary War. The Tripoli Monument, the oldest military monument in the U.S., honors the heroes of the First Barbary War, includi...

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Lt. John Templar Shubrick MP (1788 - 1815)

John Templar Shubrick (28 Sep 1788-1815) was the son of Col. Thomas Shubrick and wife Mary Branford. He married Elizabeth Matilda Ludlow. John Templar Shubrick was born on Bull's island, South Caroli...

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Commodore Stephen Decatur, Jr. (1779 - 1820)

. Commodore Stephen Decatur, Jr. (January 5, 1779 – March 22, 1820) was a United States naval officer notable for his many naval victories in the early 19th century. He was born on the eas...

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Rear Admiral Washburn Maynard (1844 - 1913)

During the Spanish-American War, the gunboat USS Nashville, commanded by Washburn Maynard, fired the war's first American shot. ) MAYNARD, Washburn, naval officer, was born in Knoxville, Tenn., D...

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Ensign Worth Bagley (1874 - 1898)

Ensign Worth Bagley (April 6, 1874 – May 11, 1898) was a United States Navy officer during the Spanish-American War, distinguished as the only U.S. naval officer killed in action during that w...

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Rear Admiral Frank Lyon (USN) (1874 - 1949)

Graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. Served aboard the USS Oregon during the Battle of Santiago, off the coast of Cuba during the Spanish/American War. Rear Admiral Frank Lyon, United States Navy 24...

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Admiral Austin M. Knight (1854 - 1927)

Austin Melvin Knight (December 16, 1854 - February 26, 1927) was an admiral in the United States Navy. He was commander in chief of the U.S. Asiatic Fleet from 1917 to 1918. His textbook Modern Seama...

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Admiral Hugh Rodman KCB (1859 - 1940)

Admiral Hugh Rodman KCB (6 January 1859 – 7 June 1940) was an officer in the United States Navy who served during the Spanish–American War and World War I, later serving as the Commande...

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Rear Admiral William Wirt Kimball (1848 - 1930)

William Wirt Kimball (January 9, 1848 - January 26, 1930) was a U.S. naval officer and an early pioneer in the development of submarines. Biography Kimball was born in Paris, Maine. In 1869 h...

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Lieutenant Commander Charles C. Carpenter (USN) [Rear Admiral post Civil War] (1834 - 1899)

) Rear Admiral Charles Carroll Carpenter (27 February 1834 - 1 April 1899) was an officer in the United States Navy. He participated in the African Slave Trade Patrol, fought in the American Civil Wa...

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Captain Dudley Newcomb Carpenter, MD (1874 - 1955)

Dudley Newcomb Carpenter (June 28, 1874 – March 26, 1955) was a U.S. Naval officer and Doctor who participated in the Spanish-American War of 1898, and served through World War I and World War...

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Henry Glass (USN) [Rear Admiral post Civil War] (1844 - 1908)

) Henry Glass (January 7, 1844–September 1, 1908) was a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy, best remembered for his role in the bloodless capture of Guam in the Spanish-American War. He wa...

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Admiral Richard Wainright, Jr. (USN) (1849 - 1926)

) Rear Admiral Richard Wainwright (17 December 1849–6 March 1926), son of Commander Richard Wainwright, was an officer in the United States Navy during the Spanish-American War. Early life...

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Rear Admiral Nathan Crook Twining (1869 - 1924)

Nathan Crook Twining (17 January 1869 – 4 July 1924) was a rear admiral of the United States Navy. Biography Twining was born in Boscobel, Wisconsin on January 17, 1869. He was appoint...

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Capt. Arthur MacArthur III (1876 - 1923)

Arthur MacArthur III (June 1, 1876 – December 2, 1923) was a United States Navy officer, whose active-duty career extended from the Spanish-American War through World War I. He was the elder b...

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Rear Admiral Bowman H. McCalla (1844 - 1910)

Rear Admiral Bowman H. McCalla (19 June 1844 – 6 May 1910) was an officer in the United States Navy, who was noted for his roles in the Spanish-American War and putting down the Boxer Rebellio...

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Rear Admiral Arent S. Crowninshield MP (1843 - 1908)

Arent Schuyler Crowninshield (March 14, 1843–May 27, 1908) was an rear admiral of the United States Navy. He saw combat during the Civil War, and after the war held high commands both afloat a...

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Rear Admiral George Colvocoresses (1847 - 1932)

George Partridge Colvocoresses (April 3, 1847 - September 10, 1932) was a United States Navy rear admiral. He was the son of Captain George M. Colvocoresses, the adopted son of Captain Alden Partridg...

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Rear Admiral Richardson Clover (1846 - 1919)

Rear Admiral Richardson Clover (July 11, 1846 – October 14, 1919) was an officer of the United States Navy. An 1867 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, he was a noted hydrographer, se...

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Rear Admiral Willard H. Brownson (USN) (1845 - 1935)

Rear Admiral Willard Herbert Brownson, USN (July 8, 1845 – 16 March 1935) was a United States Navy officer whose career included service against pirates in Mexico, and service during the Spani...

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Adm. Richmond P. Hobson, US Congress, Medal of Honor MP (1870 - 1937)

Richmond Pearson Hobson (August 17, 1870 – March 16, 1937) was a United States Navy Rear Admiral who served from 1907-1915 as a U.S. Representative from Alabama. A veteran of the Spanish-Ameri...

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Adm. Edward W. Eberle, Super. US Naval Acad, Chief of Naval Ops. (1864 - 1929)

Edward Walter Eberle (August 17, 1864 - July 6, 1929) was an admiral in the United States Navy, who served as Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy and third Chief of Naval Operations. ...

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Commander Frank W. Kellogg (USN) (deceased)

During the Spanish-American War, Frank W. Kellogg served on the cruiser U.S.S. Baltimore at the Battle of Manila Bay. He was a lieutenant at that time. (see link to ship's roster above).

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Rear Admiral William T. Sampson (USN) (1840 - 1902)

William Thomas Sampson (9 February 1840 – 6 May 1902) was a United States Navy rear admiral known for his victory in the Battle of Santiago de Cuba during the Spanish-American War. Biography...

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Rear Admiral Winfield Scott Schley (USN) (1839 - 1911)

"Winfield Scott Schley (9 October 1839 - 2 October 1911) was a rear admiral in the United States Navy and the hero of the Battle of Santiago de Cuba during the Spanish-American War." ... not to neg...

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Admiral Cameron Winslow (USN) (1854 - 1932)

Admiral Cameron McRae Winslow (29 July 1854 – 2 January 1932) served in the United States Navy during the Spanish-American War and World War I. A son of Commander Francis Winslow (I) (1818...

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John Tracey Edson (1850 - 1929)

During the Spanish-American War John Tracey Edson served as an ensign aboard a gunboat, the U. S. S. Gloucester, and was in the harbor at Havana when the Spanish ship the Infanta Maria Teresa sank. As ...

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Rear Admiral John C. Watson (USN) (1842 - 1923)

John Crittenden Watson (24 August 1842 – 14 December 1923) was an admiral of the United States Navy. Watson was born in Frankfort, Kentucky on August 24, 1842, the grandson of renowned Kentu...

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Rear Admiral Bradley A. Fiske MP (1854 - 1942)

From Wikipedia (English) : Rear Admiral Bradley Allen Fiske (13 June 1854 - 6 April 1942) was an officer in the United States Navy who was noted as a technical innovator. During his long career, Fisk...

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Admiral Richard H. Jackson (USN) (1866 - 1971)

Richard Harrison Jackson (May 10, 1866 - October 2, 1971) was a four-star admiral in the United States Navy. Originally cashiered from the Navy for poor grades at the U.S. Naval Academy, he was commi...

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Admiral George Perrin Dewey (USN) (1837 - 1917)

George Dewey (December 26, 1837 – January 16, 1917) was an admiral of the United States Navy. He is best known for his victory at the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War. He w...

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Capt. Franklin Van Valkenburgh (1888 - 1941)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Captain Franklin Van Valkenburgh (NSN: 0-7187), United States Navy...

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Vice Admiral Herbert D. Riley (1904 - 1973)

Herbert Douglas Riley (24 December 1904–17 January 1973) was an vice admiral of the United States Navy. A naval aviator, his career included service in World War II and the Cold War, command o...

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Vice Admiral William F. Raborn, Jr., Director of Central Intelligence (1905 - 1990)

Vice Admiral William Francis Raborn, Jr., United States Navy (June 8, 1905 - March 6, 1990) was a United States Navy officer, the leader of the project to develop the Polaris missile system, and the ...

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Lt.Cdr. John D. Bulkeley, Medal of Honor (1911 - 1996)

John Duncan Bulkeley (August 19, 1911 – April 6, 1996) was a Vice Admiral in United States Navy and was one of the most decorated naval officers. Bulkeley received the Medal of Honor for actions...

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Adm. David Worth Bagley (1883 - 1960)

David Worth Bagley (January 8, 1883 – May 24, 1960) was an admiral in the United States Navy during World War II. He was also the brother of Ensign Worth Bagley, who was the only United States...

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Lt. Commander Brinkley Bass (USN) (1916 - 1944)

Harry Brinkley "Brink" Bass (July 4, 1916 – August 20, 1944) was a U.S. Navy pilot who was twice awarded the Navy Cross for his heroic actions in the Pacific theater during World War II. Bass ...

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Rear Admiral Eugene B. "Lucky" Fluckey (1913 - 2007)

Click here to view the Wikipedia page for Read Admiral Eugene Bennett "Lucky" Flucky.'" Rear Admiral Eugene Bennett Fluckey (October 5, 1913 – June 28, 2007), nicknamed "Lucky Fluckey", was a ...

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Lieutenant Commander Mannert L. Abele, USN (1903 - 1942)

Lieutenant Commander Mannert Lincoln Abele, USN was a World War II submarine commander who posthumously received the Navy Cross for his heroism in the Pacific Theater. Biography Abele was born Ju...

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Rear Admiral Charles J. Badger (1853 - 1932)

Charles Johnston Badger (August 6, 1853 – September 7, 1932) was an admiral in the United States Navy. His active-duty career included service in the Spanish-American War and World War I. Li...

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Admiral Oscar C. Badger II (1890 - 1958)

Oscar Charles Badger II (June 26, 1890 – November 30, 1958) was an admiral of the United States Navy who served in both World Wars, and, as a junior officer, received the Medal of Honor. Ear...

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David McCampbell (1910 - 1996)

Captain David McCampbell (January 16, 1910 – June 30, 1996) was an American naval aviator, who became the US Navy’s all-time leading ace with 34 aerial victories during World War II. ...

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Wayne Morris (1914 - 1959)

) Wayne Morris (February 17, 1914 – September 14, 1959), born Bert DeWayne Morris in Los Angeles, was an American film and television actor, as well as a decorated World War II fighter ace. He...

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Admiral Marc Mitscher (1887 - 1947)

Admiral Marc Andrew "Pete" Mitscher (January 26, 1887 – February 3, 1947) was a pioneer in naval aviation who became an admiral in the United States Navy, and served as commander of the Fast...

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Admiral Thomas H. Moorer (1912 - 2004)

Thomas Hinman Moorer (February 9, 1912 – February 5, 2004) was an admiral and naval aviator in the United States Navy who served as Chief of Naval Operations from 1967 to 1970, and as the Ch...

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Lt. Commander Rufus G. Herring (USNR) (1921 - 1996)

Rufus Geddie Herring (June 11, 1921 – January 31, 1996) was a United States Naval Reserve officer and a recipient of America's highest military decoration—the Medal of Honor—for ...

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Admiral Joseph James "Jacko" Clark (1893 - 1971)

Joseph James Clark was born on November 12, 1893 in a log cabin on a creek in Pryor Indian Territory in the northeast corner of Oklahoma. His father was William A. Clark, a Native American Cherokee, ...

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Admiral John Henry Towers (1885 - 1955)

John Henry Towers (January 30, 1885 – April 30, 1955) was a United States Navy admiral and pioneer naval aviator. He made important contributions to the technical and organizational developm...

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Admiral Arthur D. Struble (1894 - 1983)

Arthur Dewey Struble (June 28, 1894 – May 1, 1983) was a United States admiral who served in World War II and the Korean War. Struble was born in Portland, Oregon. Following graduation fro...

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Admiral Aubrey Fitch (1883 - 1978)

Aubrey Wray Fitch (June 11, 1883 – May 22, 1978) was an admiral of the United States Navy during World War II. A naval aviator, he held important aviation-related commands both at sea and on s...

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Vice Admiral Francis W. Rockwell (1886 - 1979)

) Francis Warren Rockwell (July 2, 1886 – January 2, 1979) was a Vice Admiral in the United States Navy who served from 1908 to 1948. Early life and career Rockwell was born in South W...

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Rear Admiral Claude S. Gillette (USN) (deceased)

When Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, Rear Admiral Claude S. Gillette (then a Captain) was in charge of the Industrial Department at the Pearl Harbor Naval Base. One of the most experie...

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Admiral Harry D. Felt (1902 - 1992)

Admiral Harry Donald Felt (June 21, 1902 – February 25, 1992) was an aviator in the United States Navy who led U.S. carrier strikes during World War II and later served as commander in chief o...

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Admiral U. S. Grant Sharp, Jr. (1906 - 2001)

. Ulysses Simpson Grant Sharp, Jr. (April 2, 1906 – December 12, 2001) was a United States Navy four star admiral who served as Commander in Chief, United States Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT) fro...

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