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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; State: SH
RankFirstLastServiceShipStationSrc
PurserLewis 1852Sloop USS DecaturNorth Atlantic Squadron
LieutenantWilliam H. 1848Sloop USS DecaturAfrican Squadron
GunnerJonathan M. 1848Sloop USS DecaturAfrican Squadron
EnsignHaller 1911USS Decatur (DD5)Asiatic Squadron
Passed Asst SurgeonWilliam S. 1848Sloop USS DecaturAfrican Squadron
Passed Asst SurgeonFred M. 1905USS Decatur (DD5)
LieutenantE. Carrington 1848Sloop USS DecaturAfrican Squadron
SailmakerJoseph C. 1848Sloop USS DecaturAfrican Squadron
SailmakerWilliam Jr 1859Sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
BoatswainHenry 1854Sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
MidshipmanRobert 1848Sloop USS DecaturAfrican Squadron
MidshipmanSalmon A. 1848Sloop USS DecaturAfrican Squadron
GunnerWilliam 1852Sloop USS DecaturNorth Atlantic Squadron
CommanderEdmund 1848Sloop USS DecaturAfrican Squadron
MidshipmanMarshal C. 1854Sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
LieutenantLloyd H. 1902USS Decatur (DD5)
LieutenantWilfred F. 1915USS Decatur (DD5)Asiatic Squadron
LieutenantJ. M. B. 1859Sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
LieutenantJohn M. B. 1858-1859sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
BoatswainJasper 1859Sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
EnsignFrancis 1911USS Decatur (DD5)Asiatic Squadron
LieutenantNapoleon 1848Sloop USS DecaturAfrican Squadron
LieutenantHutch I. 1902USS Decatur (DD5)
LieutenantJames W. 1852Sloop USS DecaturNorth Atlantic Squadron
MidshipmanPierce 1846sloop USS Decatur
MidshipmanFrancis G. 1855-1857Sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
MidshipmanWilliam H. 1852Sloop USS DecaturNorth Atlantic Squadron
EnsignJoseph R. 1905USS Decatur (DD5)
LieutenantJoseph E. 1859Sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
LieutenantA. J. 1854Sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
EnsignCarroll S. 1911USS Decatur (DD5)Asiatic Squadron
LieutenantBurton H. 1913USS Decatur (DD5)Asiatic Squadron
CommanderWilliam 1852Sloop USS DecaturNorth Atlantic Squadron
EnsignEwart G. 1913USS Decatur (DD5)Asiatic Squadron
LieutenantDavid B. 1858-1860sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
Asst PaymasterJ. George 1848-1849sloop USS DecaturCoast of Africa
MasterCharles W. 1852Sloop USS DecaturNorth Atlantic Squadron
BoatswainAlfred 1848Sloop USS DecaturAfrican Squadron
LieutenantA. K. 1854Sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
MidshipmanHenry C. 1852Sloop USS DecaturNorth Atlantic Squadron
CarpenterWilliam 1859Sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
Samuel 1851-1852Sloop USS Decatur
Passed Asst SurgeonRichard W. 1854Sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
CarpenterDaniel 1848Sloop USS DecaturAfrican Squadron
PurserJohn J. 1854Sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
MidshipmanLewis A. 1852-1855sloop USS DecaturNorth Atlantic Squadron
LieutenantDudley W. 1905USS Decatur (DD5)
Asst SurgeonL. Cooper 1859Sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
MasterGeorge 1859Sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
GunnerJames 1859Sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
CarpenterJames 1852Sloop USS DecaturNorth Atlantic Squadron
MidshipmanWilliam S. 1848Sloop USS DecaturAfrican Squadron
LieutenantEdward 1854Sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
CarpenterJoseph E. 1854Sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
MidshipmanJohn G. 1854Sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
LieutenantVan R. 1854Sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
MidshipmanGeorge U. 1854Sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
LieutenantWilliam T. 1852Sloop USS DecaturNorth Atlantic Squadron
MidshipmanThomas S. 1853-1857sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
Edward E. 1852sloop USS DecaturNorth Atlantic Squadron
MidshipmanJohn D. 1848Sloop USS DecaturAfrican Squadron
MidshipmanBeverley 1848Sloop USS DecaturAfrican Squadron
EnsignAlbert C. 1909USS Decatur (DD5)Pacific Squadron
LieutenantR. W. 1859Sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
PurserFelix 1859Sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
SailmakerJohn J. 1852Sloop USS DecaturNorth Atlantic Squadron
CommanderIsaac S. 1854Sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
John Y. 1853-1857Sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
CommanderHenry K. 1859Sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
LieutenantEgbert 1851-1852Sloop USS DecaturNorth Atlantic Squadron
MidshipmanWashington 1848Sloop USS DecaturAfrican Squadron
GunnerT. P. 1854Sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
BoatswainJames 1852Sloop USS DecaturNorth Atlantic Squadron
SailmakerAugustus A. 1854Sloop USS DecaturPacific Squadron
MidshipmanCharles 1848Sloop USS DecaturAfrican Squadron
Asst SurgeonJames B. 1852Sloop USS DecaturNorth Atlantic Squadron
EnsignGeorge L. 1915USS Decatur (DD5)Asiatic Squadron
EnsignClark H. 1902USS Decatur (DD5)
LieutenantClark H. 1905USS Decatur (DD5)

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