Conner, David, 1792-1856

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Dates:
Birth 1792
Death 1856-03-20

Biographical notes:

David Conner (1792-1856) was a United States naval officer. He served as Navy Commissioner; chief of the Bureau of Construction, Equipment and Repair; commander of the U.S. naval force in the Gulf of Mexico during the war with Mexico; and commandant of the naval base at Philadelphia.

From the guide to the David Conner papers, 1816-1856, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Navy officer.

From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to R. C. Hale, 1837 June 10. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86165791

Naval officer.

From the description of David Conner papers, 1817-1847 (bulk 1844-1847). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981121

David Conner (1792-1856) was a United States naval officer.

He served as Navy Commissioner; chief of the Bureau of Construction, Equipment and Repair; commander of the U.S. naval force in the Gulf of Mexico during the war with Mexico; and commandant of the naval base at Philadelphia.

From the description of David Conner papers, 1816-1856. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 144652199

David P. Conner (1792-1856) was an American Naval officer.

  • 1792: Born in Pennsylvania, the son of an Irish immigrant
  • 16 Jan 1809: Began U.S. Naval career as a Midshipman
  • 1812: Taken prisoner by the British (was later exchanged)
  • 24 Jul 1813: Promoted to Lieutenant
  • 23 Mar 1825: Promoted to Master Commandant
  • 1834: Commanded the USS John Adams
  • 3 Mar 1835: Promoted to Captain
  • Sep 1842: Appointed chief of the Bureau of Construction, Equipment, and Repair
  • 1855: Placed on the U.S. Navy reserves list
  • 20 Mar 1856: Died in Philadelphia

From the guide to the David P. Conner Correspondence, 1807-1889, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

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Subjects:

  • Mexican War, 1846-1848--Blockades
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848--Naval operations
  • Ship's papers--19th century
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848--Military intelligence
  • Military history
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848--Naval operations, American

Occupations:

  • Public officers--United States
  • Naval officers

Places:

  • Yucatán (Mexico : State) (as recorded)
  • Veracruz (Veracruz-Llave, Mexico) (as recorded)
  • Veracruz Llave (Mexico) (as recorded)
  • Dominican Republic (as recorded)
  • Veracruz (Veracruz, Mexico) (as recorded)
  • Mexico, Gulf of (as recorded)
  • Yucatán (Mexico : State) (as recorded)
  • Caribbean Area (as recorded)
  • Gulf Coast (U.S.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)