1661 – Born on the 27th of October in Moscow, Russia. 1692 – He was appointed governor of Arkhangelsk, the foremost trade port of Russia at that time, and built ships capable of weathering storms, to the great delight of the tsar. 1697 – He was entrusted with major shipbuilding activities in Voronezh, where he ..
1697 – Born on April 23rd in Colwich, Staffordshire, England. Admiral George Anson was the first and last Lord Anson. – He was baptized on May 21st in Colwich, Staffordshire. 1711-1712 – Anson gained the rank of Midshipman on February 2nd, in the service of the Royal Navy. 1724 – He gained the ..
1921 – Born on June 17th in Humphreys County, Tennessee. American naval officer and politician. 1942 – Graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis. 1943 – Married to Yvonne Etzel on June 10th. 1957 – He became commanding officer of the USS Nautilus, the first atomics submarine. – Captain Anderson took command of ..
1906 – Born on December 15th in Brooklyn, New York. George Whelan Anderson, Jr. was an Admiral in the United States Navy. 1927 – He entered the United States Naval Academy. 1930 – Trained as a pilot after graduation. He flew as a test pilot and served on cruisers and carriers. 1961-1962 – The Chief ..
1820 – Born on May 15th in Brown County, Ohio. American naval officer and author. 1834 – He was appointed midshipman on July 7th, and ordered to West Point, where he studied for three months, under his brother Jacob Ammen, later a brigadier general in the United States Army. 1849 – He was appointed lieutenant ..
1874 – Anderson was born in England on April 11th. British admiral governor of Newfoundland. 1887-1894 – A distinguished naval officer, he began his career at the age of 13, and became a lieutenant at 20. 1905 – He was promoted to commander. 1911 – He became a captain. 1931 – After four decades of ..
1784 – Allen was born in Providence, Rhode Island on October 21, 1874. 1800 – Appointed as midshipman in the United States Navy on April 28, 1800. 1800-1807 – Worked successively at the USS George Washington and USS Philadelphia. 1807 – Transferred to the USS Chesapeake. 1812 – Promoted to first lieutenant while serving in ..
1640 – Worked as a merchant-shipowner in Lowestoft. 1644 – At the age of thirty-two, he became a privateer for the King, serving under Rupert as a captain of a frigate. 1660 – He was a consistant royalist and had quite a successful nav..