1866 – Born on the 7th of April in New York City. American Coast Guard officer. – Ellsworth Price Bertholf, USRCS, USCG, was the first Commandant of the United States Coast Guard. 1885 – He enlisted in the Revenue Cutter Service as a cadet. – Became the first Revenue Cutter Service ..
1855 – Born at Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, September 25th. American naval officer. 1877 – Graduated from the United States Naval Academy. 1881 – He was advanced to Ensign and to Lieutenant. 1890 – His assignments ashore included various posts at the Naval Academy, including instructor; and Commandant of Midshipmen; and command of the Philadelphia ..
1866 – Paul Behncke was born on the 13th of August. 1920-1924 – Served as boss of the realm navy. 1933 – Became the President of national socialists as a successor of Professor Dr. Wilhelm Haas. – In this function it resisted opposite the race-political office of the NSDAP. 1937 – Died on ..
1871 – Born on the 17th of January in Nantwich, Cheshire. 1886-1888 – Served as a midshipman on the Mediterranean Fleet flagship HMS Alexandria. 1890-1892 – He was at the gunnery school, HMS Excellent when he was promoted to lieutenant. 1893-1895 – He was on the corvette HMS Ruby, he was transferred to the battleship ..
1774 – Born on the 17th December in Ireland. Beaufort was the creator of the Beaufort scale for indicating wind force. 1789 – Became obsessed with the importance of education and the development of accurate charts. 1811-1812 – Beaufort charted and explored southern Anatolia, locating many classical ruins. 1817 – Published ..
Edward Latimer Beach, Jr. was an American naval submarine officer and author. 1918 – Born 20th of April. 1939 – Graduated from the United States Naval Academy. Beach served in the USS Trigger, USS Tirante, and commanded the USS Piper. Served as President Eisenhower’s naval aide. 1955 – Wrote his first novel, Run Silent, Run ..
1769 – James Barron was born in Virginia. – Served in the Virginia Navy during the last years of the American Revolution. 1798 – Received a commission as a Lieutenant in the new U.S. Navy. 1800-1801 – Promoted to Captain and commanded the frigate Warren – Served in the ..
1745 – Born in County Wexford, Ireland. 1766 – A merchant shipmaster out of Philadelphia at the age of 21, he outfitted the first Continental fleet at the outbreak of the Revolution. 1775-1783 – American naval officer who won significant maritime victories during the American Revolution. 1776 – Commissioned captain of the brig Lexington, he ..
1651 – Jean Bart is a French naval commander was born 21st of October. 1672 – Entered the French service, as one of the Dunkirker Privateers. He gained great distinction in the Mediterranean. 1679 – He became a lieutenant and rose rapidly to the rank of captain and then to that of ..
1478 – Barbarossa Hayreddin Pasha, Barbary pirate, born in Mitilini, Greece. With his brothers he became a Turkish corsair, attacking shipping in the Mediterranean. He was a Turkish privateer and Ottoman admiral who dominated the Mediterranean for decades. 1518 – The execution of his brother Horuk. 1529 – He captured Algiers. 1533 – He was ..