Rodgers, Frederick, 1842-1917

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Dates:
Birth 1842-10-03
Death 1917-11-03

Biographical notes:

Frederick W. Rodgers was a rear admiral in the U.S. Navy.

From the description of Naval order, August 1, 1898. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 733310781

Biographical Note

  • 1842, Oct. 3: Born, Harve de Grace, Md.
  • 1857 - 1861 : Midshipman, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md
  • 1861 - 1865 : Served: Wabash, 1861 Santee, 1861-1862 Kineo, executive officer, 1862-1863 Grand Gulf, 1863-1865 Engagements at Donaldsonville, Port Hudson, and College Point, La., 1862
  • 1866 - 1869 : Served: Chattanooga, 1866 Sacramento, 1866-1867 (wrecked near Madras, India) Michigan, 1868-1869
  • 1869 - 1872 : Served North Pacific Squadron: Pensacola St. Mary's Saranac
  • 1872 - 1873 : Inspector of ordnance, Washington, D.C., Navy Yard
  • 1873 - 1876 : Commanded Despatch
  • 1876 - 1877 : Lighthouse inspector, 11th District
  • 1877 - 1879 : Commanded Adams
  • 1881 - 1883 : Lighthouse inspector, 4th District
  • 1882: Married Sarah M. (“Sally”) Fall
  • 1883 - 1887 : Commanded Independence
  • 1887 - 1890 : Lighthouse inspector, 3rd District
  • 1890 - 1892 : Commanded Philadelphia
  • 1892 - 1893 : Supervisor, New York Harbor
  • 1893 - 1896 : Captain of yard, New York Naval Shipyard
  • 1896 - 1897 : Commanded Massachusetts
  • 1897: Member, U.S. Navy Examining and Retiring Board Member, Board of Inspection and Survey
  • 1898: Commanded Puritan
  • 1898 - 1901 : President, Board of Inspection and Survey
  • 1901: Senior squadron commander, Asiatic Squadron
  • 1902: Commander-in-chief, Asiatic Fleet
  • 1903 - 1904 : Commandant, New York Naval Shipyard
  • 1904: Retired
  • 1904 - 1907 : Special naval board duties
  • 1917, Nov. 3: Died, St. James, Long Island, N.Y.

From the guide to the Frederick Rodgers Papers, 1852-1920, (bulk 1860-1905), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Russo--Japanese War, 1904-1905
  • Harbors--Atlantic Coast (U.S.)
  • Spanish--American War, 1898
  • Warships--United States
  • Voyages around the world
  • Lighthouses--Atlantic Coast (U.S.)
  • Spanish--American War, 1898--Naval operations

Occupations:

  • Naval officers

Places:

  • China (as recorded)
  • Beijing (China) (as recorded)
  • Sion Hill (Md. : Estate) (as recorded)
  • Philippines (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Havre de Grace (Md.) (as recorded)