Sicard, Montgomery, 1836-1900

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Dates:
Birth 1836-09-30
Death 1900-09-14

Biographical notes:

Naval officer.

From the description of Papers of Montgomery Sicard, 1800-1948 (bulk 1870-1898). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81967148

Biographical Note

  • 1836, Sept. 30: Born, New York, N.Y.
  • 1855: Graduated, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. Duty in USS Potomac, Home Squadron
  • 1856: Duty in USS Wabash, Home Squadron
  • 1860: Duty in USS Dacotah, East India Squadron
  • 1862 - 1863 : Duty in USS Oneida, West Gulf Blockading Squadron
  • 1863: Married Elizabeth Floyd
  • 1864: Duty in USS Ticonderoga, South Atlantic Blockading Squadron
  • 1865: Commanded USS Seneca; in charge of the left wing of the 2nd Naval Division
  • 1869: Commanded USS Saginaw, Pacific Fleet
  • 1871 .: Ordnance duty, U.S. Navy Yard, New York, N.Y
  • 1872: Ordnance duty, U.S. Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.
  • 1877: Duty in designing and constructing the first steel breech-loading guns for the U.S. Navy
  • 1881: Promoted to captain
  • 1881 - 1897 : Chief, Bureau of Ordnance
  • 1891 - 1893 : Commanded USS Miantonomoh
  • 1897: Promoted to rear admiral Commander in chief, Naval Forces, North Atlantic Station
  • 1898: President, Strategy Board, during the Spanish-American War Retired from the U.S. Navy
  • 1900, Sept. 14: Died, Westernville, N.Y.

From the guide to the Montgomery Sicard Papers, 1800-1948, (bulk 1870-1898), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Shipbuilding
  • Artillery
  • Matter, Structure Of
  • Naval architecture
  • Armor-plate
  • Howitzers

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  • Naval officers

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