List of Naval Officers & Sailors on Ships

With their years and location of service
Note: There may be multiple ships with the same name.

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List of Naval Officers & Sailors on Ships
Charles W. 1856-1858sloop FalmouthBrazil Squadron
Charles W. 1859frigate St LawrenceBrazil Squadron
Charles W. 1859-1860steam sloop MohicanCoast of Africa
Charles W. 1862-1863steam sloop BrooklynWest Gulf Squadron
EnsignAlbert Ammerman 1883-1884Fish Commission steamer Albatross
EnsignAlbert Ammerman 1884US relief steamer AlertGreely Relief Expedition
EnsignAlbert Ammerman 1884-1887USS Ranger
EnsignAlbert Ammerman 1890-1893PhiladelphiaNorth Atlantic Squadron
Seth Mitchell 1867GuerriereNorth Atlantic Squadron
EnsignSeth Mitchell 1868-1869GettysburgNorth Atlantic Squadron
MasterSeth Mitchell 1870-1YanticNorth Atlantic Squadron
LieutenantSeth Mitchell 1872-1873OmahaSouth Pacific Station
LieutenantSeth Mitchell 1874-1875SS Onward
LieutenantSeth Mitchell 1876-1877Receiving Ship Wyoming
LieutenantSeth Mitchell 1877Coast Survey Steamer Blake
LieutenantSeth Mitchell 1878-1880CSS Eagre
LieutenantSeth Mitchell 1881-1883Palos
LieutenantSeth Mitchell 1887-1889QuinnebaugEuropean Squadron
Lieutenant CommanderSeth Mitchell 1893-1894YanticBrazil Squadron
EnsignCharles Albert 1870-1872OssipeePacific Squadron
MasterCharles Albert 1873ShenandoahEuropean Squadron
LieutenantCharles Albert 1874-1876CongressEuropean Squadron
LieutenantCharles Albert 1878-1879RangerAsiatic Squadron
LieutenantCharles Albert 1879-1881PalosAsiatic Squadron
LieutenantCharles Albert 1882-1885MichiganNorth West Lakes
LieutenantCharles Albert 1885-1888PensacolaEuropean Squadron
LieutenantCharles Albert 1888-1892Receiving Ship Vermont
LieutenantCharles Albert 1892-1894PhiladelphiaPacific Station
James Dexter 1868Albany
James Dexter 1868Gettysburg
MasterJames Dexter 1868Yantic
EnsignJames Dexter 1869Frolic
EnsignJames Dexter 1870Jamestown
MasterJames Dexter 1871Mohican
MasterJames Dexter 1872Receiving Ship Independence
MasterJames Dexter 1873Coast Survey Hassler
LieutenantJames Dexter 1877Receiving Ship Independence
LieutenantJames Dexter 1877Pensacola
LieutenantJames Dexter 1883Powhatan
LieutenantJames Dexter 1884Kearsarge
LieutenantJames Dexter 1884Lancaster
LieutenantJames Dexter 1887Receiving Ship Vermont
LieutenantJames Dexter 1889-1891DolphinNorth Atlantic Squadron
Assistant PaymasterRobert W. 1864steamer AlbatrossWest Gulf Squadron
Assistant PaymasterRobert W. 1865-1866New Hampshire
Assistant PaymasterRobert W. 1867-1869SwataraEuropean Squadron
Assistant PaymasterRobert W. 1870Receiving Ship Potomac
Assistant PaymasterRobert W. 1870Practice Ship Savannah
Assistant PaymasterRobert W. 1871Receiving Ship Vandalia
Assistant PaymasterRobert W. 1872Receiving Ship Sabine
Assistant PaymasterRobert W. 1873Store Ship Idaho
Assistant PaymasterRobert W. 1876-1878Store Ship New Hampshire
Assistant PaymasterRobert W. 1885BrooklynBrazil Squadron
Assistant PaymasterRobert W. 1885-1888OmahaAsiatic Squadron
William Herschell 1878-1879Essex
EnsignWilliam Herschell 1879-1883CS steamer Endeavor
LieutenantWilliam Herschell 1887-1889Trenton
LieutenantWilliam Herschell 1889New Hampshire
LieutenantWilliam Herschell 1890-1893AlertAsiatic Squadron
LieutenantCharles Olden 1874Receiving Ship Independence
LieutenantCharles Olden 1874-1876TuscaroraNorth Pacific Station
LieutenantCharles Olden 1878-1881VandaliaNorth Atlantic Squadron
LieutenantCharles Olden 1881-1882LancasterEuropean Squadron
LieutenantCharles Olden 1882-1883GalenaBrazil Squadron
LieutenantCharles Olden 1885-1889DolphinNorth Atlantic Squadron
Charles Olden 1892-1894Columbia
LieutenantAugustus Craven 1883-1885Powhatan
LieutenantAugustus Craven 1887-1890Coast Survey steamer Patterson
LieutenantAugustus Craven 1890-1891Thetis
LieutenantAugustus Craven 1893-1894MontereyPacific Station
MidshipmanJohn J. 1830-1832USS ConcordEuropean Squadron
MidshipmanJohn J. 1833-1834USS Ontario
LieutenantJohn J. 1842US brig Bainbridge
LieutenantJohn J. 1843-1845frigate MacedonianCoast of Africa
LieutenantJohn J. 1846-1850Ohio
LieutenantJohn J. 1857-1859USS Fulton
CommanderJohn J. 1865USS JuniataBrazil Squadron
CaptainJohn J. 1865-1867USS JuniataCoast of Africa
Assistant SurgeonH. E. 1875-1877RichmondSouth Pacific Station
Assistant SurgeonH. E. 1878-1880Receiving Ship Passaic
Assistant SurgeonH. E. 1880-1883Training Ship Saratoga
Assistant SurgeonH. E. 1883-1884Receiving Ship Colorado
Assistant SurgeonH. E. 1886-1889MonocacyAsiatic Squadron
MidshipmanDaniel 1838-1839sloop Levant
MidshipmanDaniel 1840-1841sloop Preble
MidshipmanDaniel 1843-1844Store Ship Lexington
LieutenantDaniel 1850frigate St LawrenceEuropean Squadron
LieutenantDaniel 1853-1854steamer Water Witch
LieutenantDaniel 1854-1855brig BainbridgeBrazil Squadron
LieutenantDaniel 1858steam sloop SaranacPacific Squadron
LieutenantDaniel 1859-1860steam frigate MerrimacPacific Squadron
Executive OfficerDaniel 1861steam frigate RoanokeNorth Atlantic Blockading Fleet
Executive OfficerDaniel 1861-1862SenecaSouth Atlantic Blockading Squadron
Executive OfficerDaniel 1864-1865steam sloop MohicanNorth Atlantic Blockading Fleet
Executive OfficerDaniel 1866Iron Clad Miantonomah
CaptainDaniel 1867-1868Flag Ship PiscataquaAsiatic Squadron
MasterEdward Linzee 1868Flag Ship FranklinEuropean Squadron
LieutenantEdward Linzee 1869-1870Flag Ship SevernNorth Atlantic Squadron
LieutenantEdward Linzee 1873-1874Second Rate RichmondNorth Pacific Station
LieutenantEdward Linzee 1874-1875Second Rate HartfordAsiatic Squadron

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