Rodgers, Frederick, 1842-1917

Alternative names

Hide Profile

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)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Rodgers, Frederick. Autograph letter signed : Navy Dept., Washington, to J.S. Crosby, 1906 Dec. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Frederick Rodgers Papers, 1852-1920, (bulk 1860-1905) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Matthew Calbraith Perry correspondence, 1812-1878. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Rodgers, Frederick, 1842-1917. Naval order, August 1, 1898. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Rodgers family. Rodgers family papers, 1791-1885 bulk 1800-1830. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
correspondedWith Allen, Charles H. (Charles Herbert), 1848-1934 person
associatedWith Cixi, Empress dowager of China, 1835-1908 person
associatedWith Corsair II (Yacht) corporateBody
associatedWith Crosby, John Schuyler, 1839-1914, person
associatedWith Dresel, Herman G., d. 1898. person
associatedWith Gloucester (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith New York (Cruiser) corporateBody
associatedWith New York Naval Shipyard. corporateBody
associatedWith Perry, Matthew Calbraith, 1794-1858 person
associatedWith Puritan (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Rodgers family. family
associatedWith Rodgers family. family
correspondedWith Rodgers, John, 1812-1882 person
correspondedWith Rodgers, Sarah M. Fall, approximately 1850- person
associatedWith Rogers family. family
correspondedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 person
associatedWith United States Naval Academy. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Navy corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Navy. Board of Inspection and Survey. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Navy. Examining and Retiring Board. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
China
Beijing (China)
Sion Hill (Md. : Estate)
Philippines
United States
Havre de Grace (Md.)
Subject
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
Occupation
Naval officers
Function

Person

Birth 1842-10-03

Death 1917-11-03

Information

Permalink: http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w61v6dbg

Ark ID: w61v6dbg

SNAC ID: 18741494