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NH 66662 Rodgers, John

Rodgers, John
Title: Rodgers, John
Caption: Commodore John Rodger, U.S. N. Served in the Seminole Wars during 1840s; also surveyed Florida. At his death he was superintendent of The Naval Observatory, Washington D.C. (1882.) Engraved by A. H. Ritchie. Born 1812, son of John who commanded Atlantic Squadron in war of 1812. Midshipman 18 April 1828, passed 14 June 1834, Lieutenant 28 January 1840, commander 14 September 1855, captain 16 July 1862, Commodore 17 June 1863, Rear Admiral 31 December 1869, died 5 May 1882.
Catalog #: NH 66662
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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Original Medium: BW Photo
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