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List of Naval Officers & Sailors on Land

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List of Naval Officers & Sailors on Land
RankFirstLastServiceStateCountyPlaceNotesSrc
Fleet PaymasterCharles W. 1869-1871MASuffolk CoBoston, Navy Pay Office
Pay DirectorCharles W. 1872-1874NHRockingham CoPortsmouth, Navy YardInspector of Provisions and Clothing
Pay DirectorCharles W. 1875-1876MASuffolk CoBoston, Navy Pay Office& 83-86
Pay DirectorCharles W. 1878-1879MASuffolk CoBoston, Navy Yard& 88-91
Pay DirectorCharles W. 1880-1881MASuffolk CoBoston, Navy YardInspector of Provisions and Clothing
MidshipmanIsaac H. 1824NYNew York CoNew York City, Navy Yard
LieutenantJoel 1830-1832MASuffolk CoBoston, Receiving Ship
CommanderJoel 1839MASuffolk CoBoston, Navy Yard
LieutenantWalter 1818-1819SCCharleston CoCharleston, Naval Station
LieutenantWalter 1824PAPhiladelphia CoPhiladelphia, Navy Yard
SurgeonJohn J. 1864NYNew York CoNew York City, Naval Rendezvous
Asst EngineerA. H. 1895PAPhiladelphia CoPhiladelphia, Navy Yard
Chief EngineerAugustus Henry 1881-1883PAPhiladelphia CoPhiladelphia, Naval Rendezvous
Chief EngineerAugustus Henry 1893-1894PAPhiladelphia CoPhiladelphia, Navy Yard
Albert Ammerman 1882-1883DCWashingtonSmithsonian Institution
EnsignAlbert Ammerman 1887-1890DCWashingtonNavy YardOrdnance Duty
LieutenantAlbert Ammerman 1893-1894Bureau of Ordnance
CaptainSeth M. 1904PhilippinesCavite, Naval StationCommandant
LieutenantSeth Mitchell 1872DCWashingtonNaval Observatory
LieutenantSeth Mitchell 1876DCWashingtonNavy Yardordinance duty
LieutenantSeth Mitchell 1884-1886DCWashingtonHydrographic Office
Lieutenant CommanderSeth Mitchell 1889-1893Coast Survey Office
Charles Albert 1868-1870Pacific Squadron
LieutenantCharles Albert 1877-1878Asiatic Squadron
Lieutenant CommanderCharles Albert 1894-1896NYNew York CoNew York City, Navy Yard
MidshipmanGeorge 1822MDBaltimore CityNaval Station
LieutenantGeorge 1830MDBaltimore CityReceiving Ship
LieutenantHenry A. 1831PAPhiladelphia CoPhiladelphia, Receiving Ship
LieutenantHenry A. 1834PAPhiladelphia CoPhiladelphia, Naval Rendezvous
Rear AdmiralJames D. 1909-1910SCCharleston CoCharleston, Naval StationCommandant
LieutenantJames Dexter 1876CASolano CoMare Island, Navy Yard& 80
LieutenantJames Dexter 1876RINewport CoNewport, Torpedo Station& 83
LieutenantJames Dexter 1888DCWashingtonNavy YardOrdnance Duty
LieutenantJames Dexter 1891-1892DCWashingtonHydrographic Office
Asst SurgeonN. H. 1865VANorfolkNaval Hospital
First Asst EngineerAlfred 1875-1878PAPhiladelphia CoPhiladelphia, Navy Yard
Chief EngineerAlfred 1897-1898MASuffolk CoBoston, Navy Yard
Joseph T. 1870-1871PAPhiladelphia CoPhiladelphia, Navy Yard
MidshipmanJames, Jr 1830MASuffolk CoBoston, Naval Station
MidshipmanAlbert A. 1822SCCharleston CoCharleston, Naval Station
CaptainGeorge A. 1933-1936GUNaval StationCommandant
CaptainJames T. 1938-1940GUNaval StationCommandant
CommanderLouis 1816-1821LAOrleans ParishNew Orleans, Naval Station
GunnerBurgess P. 1864MASuffolk CoBoston, Navy Yard
First Asst EngineerLouis J. 1865MDBaltimore CityNaval Station
First Asst EngineerLouis J. 1867PAPhiladelphia CoPhiladelphia, Naval Rendezvous
Chief EngineerLouis J. 1872CASolano CoMare Island, Navy YardInspector of Machinery Afloat
Chief EngineerLouis J. 1875-1877FLEscambia CoPensacola, Navy Yard
Chief EngineerLouis J. 1887-1888NYNew York CoNew York City, Navy Yard
Chief EngineerLouis J. 1889-1890PAPhiladelphia CoPhiladelphia, Navy Yard
Asst PaymasterRobert W. 1869Bureau of Provisions and Clothing
Asst PaymasterRobert W. 1886-1892DCWashingtonNavy YardGeneral Storekeeper
Asst PaymasterRobert W. 1892-1894NHRockingham CoPortsmouth, Navy YardGeneral Storekeeper
Second Asst EngineerW. A. H. 1871-1872FLEscambia CoPensacola, Navy Yard
Second Asst EngineerW. A. H. 1884-1889Bureau of Steam Engineering
BoatswainWilliam 1865ILPulaski CoMound City, Naval Station
EnsignWilliam Herschell 1883-1887DCWashingtonNaval Observatory
Charles Olden 1867-1870Asiatic Squadron
LieutenantCharles Olden 1877PAPhiladelphia CoPhiladelphia, Navy Yard
LieutenantCharles Olden 1877-1878RINewport CoNewport, Torpedo Station
LieutenantCharles Olden 1883-1885NHRockingham CoPortsmouth, Navy Yard
LieutenantCharles Olden 1889-1890CTNew London CoNew London, Naval Station
LieutenantCharles Olden 1890-1892DCWashingtonNavy YardOrdnance duty
Asst SurgeonJ. J. 1865NYNew York CoNew York City, Navy Yard
ChaplainBurgess 1824-1827DCWashingtonNavy Yard
MidshipmanJacob S. 1821SCCharleston CoCharleston, Naval Station
LieutenantAugustus Craven 1896-1897DCWashingtonNavy Yard
LieutenantJohn J. 1860-1861NYNew York CoNew York City, Navy Yard
CaptainAdelbert 1922-1922GUNaval StationCommandant
Asst SurgeonH. E. 1890-1893DCWashingtonNaval Museum of Hygiene
SurgeonH. E. 1893-1894RINewport CoNewport, Torpedo Station
SurgeonH. E. 1897-1898VANorfolkNavy Yard
LieutenantDaniel 1856-1857DCWashingtonNaval Observatory
CaptainDaniel 1869-1871Bureau of Yards and Docks
CommodoreDaniel 1871-1878Bureau of NavigationChief
LieutenantEdward Linzee 1871-1872MASuffolk CoBoston, Navy Yard& 75-76, navigation duty
Edward Linzee 1885-1887NYNew York CoNew York City, Navy Yardequipment duty
MidshipmanJohn Holmes 1824MASuffolk CoBoston, Naval Station
CaptainWilliam 1927SCCharleston CoCharleston, Naval StationCaptain of the Yard
CommanderEdwin A. 1908CASolano CoMare Island, Navy YardOrdnance Officer
CaptainEdwin A. 1911-1912PAPhiladelphia CoPhiladelphia, Navy YardCaptain of the Yard
Rear AdmiralEdwin A. 1918SCCharleston CoCharleston, Naval StationCommandant
Asst SurgeonFrank 1875-1876MASuffolk CoChelsea, Naval Hospital
Asst SurgeonFrank 1884-1886NYNew York CoNew York City, Navy Yard
SurgeonFrank 1897-1898JapanYokohama, Naval Hospital
MidshipmanJames 1836PAPhiladelphia CoPhiladelphia, Navy Yard
Samuel T. 1823-1826LAOrleans ParishNew Orleans, Naval Station
LieutenantWalter G. 1820-1821VANorfolkNavy Yard
CaptainWilliam 1829VANorfolkNavy Yard
First Asst EngineerCipriano 1871-1872PAPhiladelphia CoPhiladelphia, Navy Yard
First Asst EngineerCipriano 1873-1874CASolano CoMare Island, Navy Yard
GunnerJoseph 1829-1830PAPhiladelphia CoPhiladelphia, Navy Yard
GunnerJoseph 1831-1833NHRockingham CoPortsmouth, Navy Yard
SailmakerNathan S. 1823-1826VANorfolkNavy Yard
CaptainSamuel 1822NYNew York CoNew York City, Naval Rendezvous
CaptainSamuel 1824NYNew York CoNew York City, Navy Yard
LieutenantCharles M. 1871NHRockingham CoPortsmouth, Navy Yard& 75-76
LieutenantCharles M. 1876RINewport CoNewport, Torpedo Station
Asst PaymasterFrank H. 1864Bureau of Provisions and Clothing
PaymasterFrank H. 1873-1875PAPhiladelphia CoPhiladelphia, Navy Yard

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