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entered the service as Assistant Paymaster; attached to steam-sloop Mohican,
special service, 1863-4 ; promoted to Paymaster, October 18th, 1864 ; special
service. New York, 1865; steam-sloop Monongahela, West India Squadron,
1866, and North Atlantic Squadron, 1867-8 ; school-ship Constitution, 1869 ;
at present, Naval Storekeeper, Naval Academy.



PAYMASTER ARTHUR J. PRITCHARD.

Born in Maryland. Appointed from Maryland, October 11th, 1861; enter-
ed the service as Assistant Paymaster ; attached to steam gunboat Itasca, West
Gulf Squadron, 1861-3 ; steam gunboat Wyalusing, North Atlantic Squadron,
1863-5 ; promoted to Paymaster, November 9th, 1864 ; steam-sloop Ticonde-
roga, European Squadron, 1865-8.



PAYMASTER ALBERT J. KENNY.

Born in Iowa. Appointed from Vermont, March 19th, 1862 ; entered the
service as Assistant Paymaster ; attached to steamer South Carolina, South At-
lantic Blockading Squadron, 1862-4 ; steamer Santiago de Cuba, North Atlan-
tic Squadron, 1865 ; promoted to Paymaster, March 9th, 1865 ; in charge of
stores at Loando, 1866; Paymaster at San Francisco, California, 1868-9.



PAYMASTER FORBES PARKER.

Born in Ohio. Appointed from Ohio, October 19th, 1861 ; entered the
service as Acting Assistant Paymaster ; attached to steamer Dawn, South At-
lantic Squadron, 1861 ; appointed Assistant Paymaster, U. S. Navy, March 19,
1862; steam-sloop Monongahela, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1862-3,
and West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1863^; promoted to Paymaster, August
25th, 1865 ; steamer Winooski, North Atlantic Squadron, 1865-6 ; receiving
ship, Baltimore, 1867; in charge of stores, Rio Janeiro, 1868-9.



PAYMASTER ALEXANDER MoC. BISHOP.

Born in New_ Jersey. Appointed from New Jersey, March 19th, 1862;
entered the service as Assistant Paymaster ; attached to steamer Wyandotte,
Potomac flotilla, 1862 ; steamer Mendota, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron,
1864 ; promoted to Paymaster, November 22d, 1865 ; in charge of stores, Bay
Point, S. C, 1866; store-ship Cyane, at Panama, 1868.



220 PATMASTEES.

PAYMASTEE GEOKGE A. LYON.

BoEN in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Pennsylvania, June lltli, 1862 ;
entered the service as Assistant Paymaster ; Mississippi flotilla, 1862-3 ; steam-
sloop Pontoosuc, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864 ; receiving-ship
Potomac, Gulf Squadron, 1865-6; promoted td Paymaster, January 23d, 1866 ;
store-ship Idaho, Asiatic Squadron, 1867-9.



PAYMASTER GEORGE W. BBAMAN.

BoBN in Vermont. Appointed from Missouri, March 5th, 1862 ; entered
the service as Assistant Paymaster ; attached to steam gunboat Seneca, South
Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1862 ; steamer Union, East Gulf Blockading
Squadron, 1863 ; special duty. Mound City, Illinois, 1864 ; steamer Algonquin,
1865-6; promoted to Paymaster, March 28th, 1866; practice-ship Marion,
1867 ; store-ship Oyane, Panama, 1868-9.



PAYMASTER HORATIO L. "WAIT.

Born in New York. Appointed from Illinois, July 14th, 1862; entered
the service as Assistant Paymaster; attached to steam gunboat Pembina, South
Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1862, and West Gulf Blockading Squadron,
1862-3 ; steamer Philadelphia, South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1863-4 ;
store-ship Ino, European Squadron, 1865-6; promoted to Paymaster, April 1st,
1866; receiving-ship, Norfolk, Va., 1867; Navy Yard, Pensacola, Fla., 1868-9.



PAYMASTER ARTHUR BUETIS.

Born in New York. Appointed from New York, July 14th, 1862; entered
the service as Assistant Paymaster; attached to steam gunboat Sangamon, East
Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1862 ; steamer Connecticut, special service, 1863,
and North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864; steamer Muscoota, Gulf
Squadron, 1864-5 ; promoted to Paymaster, May 4th, 1866 ; League Island,
Pa., 1867-9. J > J > > o ,



PAYMASTER EDWIN PUTNAM.

Born in Maine. Appointed from Maine, September 20th, 1862; entered the
service as Assistant Paymaster; attached to iron-clad steamer Nahant, North
Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1862-3 ; sloop Portsmouth, West Gulf Block-
ading Squadron, 1864-5; steamer Mackinaw, North Atlantic Squadron, 1866 ;
promoted to Paymaster, May 4th, 1866 ; in charge of stores at Loando, 1867-8 ;
Paymaster at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1869.



PATMASTERS. 221

PAYMASTER GEORGE R. MARTIN.

EoRN in New York. Appointed from New York, June 30, 1862 ; entered
the service as Acting Assistant Paymaster ; attached to steamer Albatross, West
Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1862-3 ; steamer Oneida, West Gulf Blockading
Squadron, 1864-5; appointed Assistant Paymaster, U. S. Navy, June 80,
1864; steamer Blohican, North Pacific Squadron, 1866; promoted to Pay-
master, May 4th, 1866 ; steamer Mohican, North Pacific Squadron, 1868;
steamer Juniata, 1869.



PAYMASTER WILLIAM N. WATMOUGH.

BoEN in Maryland. Appointed from Pennsylvania, November 2d, 1862 ;
entered the service as Acting Assistant Paymaster; steamer Harriet Lane,
West Gulf, 1862 ; appointed Assistant Paymaster, U. S Navy, June 30th,
1864; steam-sloop Kearsarge, European Squadron, 1865 ; promoted to Pay-
master, May 4th, 186G ; store-ship Onward, Asiatic Squadron, 1868.



PAYMASTER WORTHINGTON GOLDSBOROUGH.

Born in Maryland. Appointed from Maryland, September 30th, 1862 ; en-
tered 1?he service as Acting Assistant Paymaster ; attached to'SteamerSouthfield,
North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1862 ; store-ship St. Lawrence, North
Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1863-4 ; appointed Assistant Paymaster, U. S.
Navy, July 2d, 1864 ; steamer Shamrock, European Squadron, 1866-7 ; com-
missioned as Paymaster, May 4th, 1866 ; frigate Constitution, school-ship, 1869.



PAYMASTER HORACE P. TUTTLE.

Born in Massachusetts. Appointed from Massachusetts, February 17th,
1863 ; entered the service as Acting Assistant Paymaster ; attached to school-
ship Macedonian, ] 863-4 ; appointed Assistant Paymaster, U. S. Navy, July 2d,
1864; iron-clad Catskill, South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864-5; Bureau
of Provisions and Clothing, 1865-6; commissioned as Paymaster, May 4th,
1866; store-ship Onward, South Atlantic Squadron, 1867; store-ship Guard,
European Squadron, 1868-9.



PAYMASTER FRANK H. HINMAN.

Born in New York. Appointed from Ohio, March 7th, 1863 ; entered the
service as Acting Assistant Paymaster ; attached to steam gunboat Penobscot,
West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1863-5 ; appointed Assistant Paymaster, U.
S. Navy, July 2d, 1864; commissioned as Paymaster, May 4th, 1866; special
duty, New Orleans, 1867-8 ; iron-clad Dictator, North Atlantic Squadron, 1869.



222 PATMAST£ES.

PAYMASTER CHARLES F. GUILD.

Born in New York. Appointed from New York, October 8tli, 1864; entered
the service as Assistant Paymaster; special duty on the staff of Rear Admiral
Porter, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864—5 ; steam-sloop Canandai-
gua, European Squadron, 1865-8; commissioned as Paymaster, May 4th, 1866;
Navy Yard, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1869.



PAYMASTER JAMES E. TOLFREE.

Born in New York. Appointed from New York, September 13th, 1862 ;
entered the service as Acting Assistant Paymaster ; attached to steamer Van-
derbilt, special service, 1862-5 ; appointed Assistant Paymaster, U. S. Navy,
March 3d, 1865; commissioned as Paymaster, U. S. Navy, May 4th, 1866;
steam-sloop Richmond, European Squadron, 1869.



PAYMASTER LUTHER G. BILLINGS.

Born in New York. Appointed from New York, October 24th, 1862 ; en-
tered the service as Acting Assistant Paymaster; attached to steamer Water
Witch, South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1862-4; steamer Connecticut,
special cruise, 1864r-5 ; appointed Assistant Paymaster, U. S. Navy, March 3d,
1865 ; steamer Wateree, South Pacific Squadron, 1866-8 ; commissioned as Pay-
master, U. S. Navy, May 4th, 1866; receiving-ship, Norfolk, 1869.



PAYMASTER JAMES F. HAMILTON.

_ Born in_ Maine. Appointed from Maine, May 19th, 1863 ; entered the ser-
vice as Acting Assistant Paymaster ; attached to receiving-ship Clara Dolsen,
Mississippi Squadron, 1863-4; Naval Station, Mound City, Illinois, 1865 ; ap-
pointed Assistant Paymaster, U. S. Navy, March 3d, 1865 ; steam-sloop Daco-
tah. South Pacific Squadron, 1865-8; commissioned as Paymaster, U. S. Navy,
June 29th, 1866 ; store-ship Onward, South Pacific Squadron, 1868-9.



PAYMASTER CHARLES P. THOMPSON.

Born in Virginia. Appointed from New York, January 19th, 1865 ; entered
the service as Assistant Paymaster; special duty, Navy Department, 1865-8;
commissioned as Paymaster, August 1st, 1866; attached to steam-sloop Ply-
mouth, European Squadron, 1869.



PAYMASTERS. " 223

PAYMASTER FRANCIS H. SWAN.

Born in Massachusetts. Appointed from Massachusetts, December 9th,
1861 J entered the service as Acting Assistant Paymaster; attached to steamer
Potomska, South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1863-4; prisoner of war,
1864-5; appointed Assistant Paymaster, U. S. Navy, March 9th, 1865; steamer
Frolic, European Squadron, 1865-7 ; promoted to Passed Assistant Paymaster,
May 4th, 1866; commissioned as Paymaster, March 5th, 1867; steam-sloop
Saranao, North Pacific Squadron, 1867-8 ; practice-ship Macedonian, 1869.



PAYMASTER SAMUEL T. BROWNE.

Born in Rhode Island. Appointed from Rhode Island, September 30th,
1862 ; entered the service as Acting Assistant Paymaster ; attached to iron-
clad steamer Montauk, South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1862-3 ; iron-
clad Onondago, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864-5 ; appointed As-
sistant Paymaster, U. S. Navy, March 9th, 1865 ; steamer Mackinaw, North
Atlantic Squadron, 1865-6 ; promoted to Passed Assistant Paymaster, May 4th,
1866; steamer Ashuelot, Asiatic Squadron, 1866-9; commissioned as Pay-
master, March 22d, 1867.



PAYMASTER ROBERT P. LISLE.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Pennsylvania, November 2d, 1863 ;
entered the service as Acting Assistant Paymaster ; special duty, Bureau of Pro-
visions and Clothing, 1863-4 ; appointed Assistant Paymaster, July 2d, 1864 ;
iron-clad Canonicus, South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864^5 ; steam-sloop
Swatara, West India Squadron, 1865-6 ; promoted to Passed Assistant Pay-
master, May 4th, 1866 ; steam-sloop Resaca, North Pacific Squadron, 1866-9 ;
commissioned as Paymaster, December 11th, 1867.



PAYMASTER ROBERT W. ALLEN.

Born in Massachusetts. Appointed from Massachusetts, January 20th, 1864 ;
entered the service as Acting Assistant Paymaster ; attached to steamer Ma-
haska, East G-ulf Blockading Squadron, 1864-5 ; store-ship New Hampshire,
South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1865 ; receiving-ship New Hampshire,
Norfolk, Va., 1866; appointed Passed Assistant Paymaster, U. S. Navy, July
23d, 1866; steam-sloop Besaca, European Squadron, 1867-9; commissioned as
Paymaster, February 1st, 1868.



PAYMASTER HENRY M. MEADE.

Born in New York. Appointed from New York, January 31st, 1862 ; en-
tered the service as Acting Assistant Paymaster ; attached to receiving-ship,



224 FAYMASTEES.

New York, 1862-4; steamer Mattabessett, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron,
1864-5; special duty, Navy Department, 1865-6 j appointed Passed Assistant
Paymaster, U. S. Navy, July 23d, 1866 ; steam-sloop Juniata, South Atlantic
Squadron, 1867 ; steam-sloop Kearsarge, South Pacific Squadron, 1868-9 ; com-
missioned as Paymaster, April 9th, 1868.



PAYMASTEE FRANK CLAEKE.

Born in P»,hode Island. Appointed from Ehode Island, December 4th, 1862 ;
entered the service as Acting Assistant Paymaster ; attached to steamer Curri-
tuck, Potomac flotilla, 1862-5; barque L. G. Kuhn, Gulf Squadron, 1865-6;
appointed Passed Assistant Paymaster, July 23d, 1866 ; steamer Paul Jones,
Grulf Squadron, 1867 ; commissioned as Paymaster, June 5th, 1868 ; steamer
De Soto, North Atlantic Squadron, 1868 ; receiving-ship, Baltimore, 1869.



PAYMASTER ALBERT D. BACHE.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Pennsylvania, November 19th,
1862 ; entered the service as Acting Assistant Paymaster ; attached to steamer
Hendrick Hudson, East Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1862-4 ; steam gunboat
Tacony, Atlantic Squadron, 1865-6 ; appointed Passed Assistant Paymaster,
United States Navy, July 23d, 1866-7 ; steam-sloop Iroquois, Asiatic Squad-
ron, 1866-9 ; commissioned as Paymaster, June 11th, 1868.



PAYMASTER DOMINIOK B. BATIONE.

Born in Spain. Appointed from Nevada, March 15th, 1865 ; entered the
service as Acting Assistant Paymaster ; Potomac flotilla, 1865 ; appointed
Passed Assistant Paymaster, United States Navy, July 23d, 1866 ; steamer Cone-
inaugh, Atlantic Squadron, 1866-7; store-ship Purveyor, 1868-9; commis-
sioned as Paymaster, August 26th, 1868.



PAYMASTER WILLIAM F. A. TORBERT.

Born in Maryland. Appointed from Maryland, May 11th, 1864 ; entered
the service as Acting Assistant Paymaster ; attached to iron-clad Lehigh, South
Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864-5; special duty, Pensacola, 1866; appoint-
ed Passed Assistant Paymaster, U. S. Navy, July 2.3d, 1866 ; suppJy steamer
IMassaohusetts, 1866-7; steam-sloop Wampanoag, 1867-8; commissioned as
Paymaster, September 16th, 1868; special duty, Philadelphia, 1869 ; at present,
attached to school-ship Savannah.



PAYMASTERS. 225

PAYMASTEE LEONARD A. FEAILEY.

Born in District of Columbia. Appointed from District of Columbia, Au-
gust 20th, 1864; entered the service as Acting Assistant Paymaster; attached
to steamer Quaker City, West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1864-5; steamer
Nyack, Pacific Squadron, 1865-7; appointed Passed Assistant Paymaster, U. S.
Navy, July 23d, 1866 ; special duty, Navy Yard, Washington, 1867-8 ; Naval
Station, Mound City, Illinois, 1869; commissioned as Paymaster, 1869.



PAYMASTEE JOHN H. STEVENSON.

Born in New York. Appointed from New York, September 19th, 1862 ;
entered the service as Acting Assistant Paymaster ; attached to steamer Satel-
lite, Potomac flotilla, 1862-3 ; steam-sloop Pensaoola, West Gulf Blockading
Squadron, 1868-4; steamer Massasoit, North Atlantic Squadron, 1864-5 ; ap-
pointed Passed Assistant Paymaster, U. S. Navy, July 23d, 1866 ; North At-
lantic Squadron, 1866 ; steam-sloop Pawnee, South Atlantic Squadron, 1866-9 ;
commissioned as Paymaster, 1869.



PAYMASTEE THOMAS L. TULLOCK, Jr.

Born in New York. Appointed from New Hampshire, May 11th, 1863 ;
entered the service as Acting Assistant Paymaster ; attached to steamer Adela,
East Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1863-4 ; steamer Paul Jones, Gulf Squadron,
1865-6; appointed Passed Assistant Paymaster, U. S. Navy, July 23d, 1866;
steam-sloop Oneida, Asiatic Squadron, 1867-9 ; commissioned as Paymaster,
1869.



PAYMASTER GEORGE E. HENDEE.

Born in Massachusetts. Appointed from Massachusetts, March 25th, 1864 ;
entered the service as Acting Assistant Paymaster ; attached to steamer Don,
North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864-5; appointed Passed Assistant
Paymaster, U. S. Navy, July 23, 1866; steam-sloop Ossipee, North Pacific
Squadron, 1866-9 ; commissioned as Paymaster, 1869.



PAYMASTEE MILTON B. CUSHING.

Born in Ohio. Appointed from New York, August 20th, 1864 ; entered the
service as Acting Assistant Paymaster ; attached to steam gunboat Seneca, North
Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864-5 ; steam gunboat Chicora, Gulf Squad-
15



226 PATMASTEES.

ron, 1865-6; appointed Passed Assistant Paymaster, U. S. Navy, July 23d,
1866; steamer Suwanee, North Pacific- Squadron, 1866-8; commissioned as
Paymaster, 1869.



PAYMASTER J. HENRY BULKLEY.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Pennsylvania, November 4th, 1862 ;
entered the service as Acting Assistant Paymaster ; attached to ship National
Guard, Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1862-4 ; steamer Vicksburg, North Atlantic
Squadron, 1864-5 ; appointed Passed Assistant Paymaster, U. S. Navy, July
23d, 1866 ; steamer Monocacy, Asiatic Squadron, 1866-9 ; commissioned as Pay-
master, 1869.



PAYMASTER ROBERT B. RODNEY.

Born in Delaware. Appointed from Pennsylvania, October 25th, 1862 ; en-
tered the service as Acting Assistant Paymaster ; attached to sloop Dale, East
Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1862-3 ;, schooner James S. Chambers, West Gulf
Blockading Squadron, 1863-4; steamer Conemaugh, Atlantic Squadron, 1865-6;
appointed Passed Assistant Paymaster, U. S. Navy, July 23d, 1866 ; school-
ship Constitution, 1867; commissioned as Paymaster, 1869.



PAYMASTER JAMES S. GIRAUD.

Born in New York. Appointed from District of Columbia, December 12th,
1864; entered the service as Acting Assistant Paymaster; attached to steamer
Gettysburg, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864-5; steamer Wasp, Brazil
Squadron, 1865-7 ; Appointed Passed Assistant Paymaster, United States Navy,
July 2od, 1866; apprentice-ship, Saratoga, 1867-9 ; commissioned as Paymas-
ter, 1869.



PAYMASTER GEORGE L. MEADE.

Born in New York. Appointed from New York, September 11th, 1862 ;
entered the service as Acting Assistant Paymaster ; attached to steamer Sove-
reign, Mississippi Squadron, 1862-3 ; steam gunboat, Itasca, West Gulf Block-
ading Squadron, 1864; receiving-ship. New York, 1865; steamer South Caro-
hna, Atlantic Squadron, 1866 ; appointed Passed Assistant Paymaster, U. S.
Navy, July 23d, 1866 ; steamer Memphis, Atlantic Squadron, 1866 ; Naval
Storekeeper, Key West, Fla., 1867-9 ; commissioned as Paymaster, 1869.



i CHIEF ENGINEERS. 227

CHIEF ENGINEER WILLIAM W. W. WOOD.

Born in North Carolina. Appointed from New York, March 15th, 1845 ;
entered the service with the rank of Chief Engineer j stationed at Navy Yard,
Pensacola, 1845-7 ; special duty, Boston, 1849 ; steam-frigate Saranac, Home
Squadron, 1850-,^; superintending construction of engines of steam-frigate
Merrimack, Cold Spring, New York, 1854-7; special duty, Philadelphia,
1858-9; steam-sloop Lancaster, Pacific Squadron, 1859-61; special duty, Phil-
adelphia, 1862; special duty, New Fork, 1863; special duty, Boston, 1864;
special duty. New York, 1865 ; Naval Academy, 1866-7; Navy Yard, New
York, 1868-9 ; at present, Inspector of Machinery afloat, New York.



CHIEF ENGINEEE BENJAMIN F. ISHERWOOD.

Born in New York. Appointed from New York, May 23d, 1844 ; entered
the service as First-Assistant Engineer ; stationed at Navy Yard, Pensacola,
1844-5 ; attached to steamer General Taylor, Pensacola, 1846-7 ; special duty,
1848-50 ; promoted to Chief Engineer, October 81st, 1848 ; special duty. Navy
Department, 1852-3 ; steam-frigate San Jacinto, East India Squadron, 1854r-8 ;
special duty, 1859-60 ; appointed Engineer-in-Chief, 1861, which position he
retained until 1869 ; at present, on duty at Navy Yard, Mare Island, California.



CHIEF ENGINEER GEORGE SEWELL.

Born in New York. Appointed from New York, March 18th, 1847;
entered the service with the rank of First- Assistant Engineer; attached to
steamer Vixen, Home Squadron, during the Mexican war ; special duty, Nor-
folk, Va., 1849-52; commissioned as Chief Engineer, July 15th, 1852 ; steam-
frigate Powhatan, East India Squadron, 1852-6; Inspector of Ocean Steamers,
etc., 1857-8; special duty. Mare Island, California, 1859; steam-sloop Susque-
hanna, Mediterranean Squadron, 1860 ; steam-sloop Susquehanna, Atlantic
Blockading Squadron, 1861 ; steam-sloop Susquehanna, West Gulf Block-
ading Squadron, 1862-3; special duty. New York, 1864-5; Fleet Engineer,
North Atlantic Squadron, 1866-8 ; special duty, Newburg, New York, 1869.



CHIEF ENGINEER WILLIAM H. SHOCK.

Born in Maryland. Appointed from Maryland, January 18th, 1845 ;
entered the service as Third- Assistant Engineer; steamer General Taylor, Home
Squadron, during the Mexican war; promoted to Second- Assistant Engineer,
July 10th, 1847 ; steamer Engineer, Home Squadron, 1848-9 ; promoted to
First- Assistant Engineer, October 1st, 1848 ; steam-frigate Susquehanna, East
India Squadron, 1850-1; special duty, Boston, 1852 ; promoted to Chief Engi-
neer, September 16th, 1862 ; steamer Princeton, Home Squadron, 1853-4 ;



22S CHIEF ENGINEEES.

Steam-frigate Merrimack, 1856; steam-frigate Powhatan, East India Squadron,
1857-60; special duty, 1861; special duty, St. Louis, Mo., 1862-3; Fleet
Engineer, West Gulf Bloekadiug Squadron, 1863-5; Navy Yard, Boston, 1866;
Navy Yard, Washington, 18S7-8 ; Fleet Engineer European Squadron, 1868-9 ;
at present, Inspector of Machinery afloat, Washington, D. C.



CHIEF ENGINEER JAMES W. KING.

Born in Maryland. Appointed from Maryland, September 2d, 1844 ; en-
tered the service as Third- Assistant Engineer ; steamer General Taylor, Home
Squadron, 1844-5 ; steamer Mississippi; Home Squadron, during the Mexican.
war; promoted to Seco-nd- Assistant Engineer, July 10th, 1847; steamer Prince-
ton, Mediterranean Squadron, 1847-9 ; promoted to First-Assistant Engineer,
Sept. 13th, 1849 ; promoted to Chief Engineer, November 12th, 1852 ; steamer
Michigan, on the lakes, 1852-3; Inspector Ocean Steamers, New York, 1854 ;
Superintendent construction of engines of steam-frigate Wabash, at Philadel-
phia, 1855-6 ; steam-frigate Wabash, Home Squadron, 1856-8 ; Navy Yard,
New York, 1858-60 ; steam-frigate Wabash, Atlantic Blockading Squadron,
1861; special duty, Pittsburg, Pa., 1862-3; special duty, St. Louis, Mo., 1864;
special duty, 1865 ; Navy Yard, New York, 1866-7 ; special duty, New York,
1868-9 ; appointed Engineer-in-Chief, 1869.



CHIEF ENGINEER THEODORE ZELLER.

Born in New York. Appointed from New York, June 15th, 1843; en-
tered the service as Third- Assistant Engineer; steamer Col. Harney, Home
Squadron, 1843-7; promoted to Second- Assistant Engineer, July 10th, 1847
steamer Iris, Home Squadron, 1847-8 ; steamer Massachusetts, Pacific Squad-
ron, 1849-53 ; promoted to First- Assistant Engineer, February 26th, 1851 ,
steam-frigate Saranac, Mediterranean Squadron, 1853-6; promoted to Chief En-
gineer, June 27th, 1857; steam-frigate Saranac, Pacific Squadron, 1858-9;
steamer Michigan, on the ^akes, 1860-1; special duty, 1861; special duty
New York, 1862-3 ; Fleet Engineer, East Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1864 ;
Fleet Engineer, North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1864-5 ; Navv Yard.
Philadelphia, 1866-9. > J >



CHIEF ENGINEER ELBRIDGE LAWTON.

Born in Massachusetts. Appointed from Massachusetts, March 23d, 1848;
entered the service as Third- Assistant Engineer; Home Squadron, 1848 ; special
?o'?' ^^1''™°'^®' 1849-50; promoted to Second- Assistant Engineer, September
13th, 1849 ; steam-frigate Saranac, Home Squadron, 1850-2 ; promoted to First-
Assistant Engineer, February 26th, 1851; steamer John Hancock, North Pacific
Expedition, 1852-5; promoted to Chief Engineer, June 26th, 1856 ; steam-
trigate Roanoke, Home Squadron, 1859-60; steam-sloop Mississippi, West Gulf



CHIEF ENGINEERS. 229

Blockading Squadron, 1861-2 ; special duty, New York, 1863-4 ; Fleet Engineer,
East Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1865; special duty, New York, 1866-7 ; special
duty, Bridgewater, Massachusetts, 1868-9 j at present, on duty at Navy Yard,



Boston.



CHIEF ENGINEEK ROBEKT DANBY.

Born in Delaware. Appointed from Massachusetts, March 23d, 1848 ; en-
tered the service as Third- Assistant Engineer ; steamer Colonel Harney, Home
Squadron, 1845-7 ; steamer General Taylor, Home Squadron, 1847-8 ; pro-
moted to Second- Assistant Engineer, July 10th, 1847 ; steamer Mississippi,
Mediterranean Squadron, 1849-51; promoted to First- Assistant Engineer,
February 1st, 1851; steam-frigate Mississippi, East India Squadron, 1852-5;
special duty. New York, 1856-7 ; promoted to Chief Engineer, June 26th,
1856 ; steam-frigate Mississippi, flag-ship East India Squadron, 1858-60 ; Navy
Yard, Philadelphia, 1861-2 ; special duty, Philadelphia, 1863 ; Fleet Engineer,
South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1863-5 ; special duty, New York, 1866-7 ;
Inspector, Navy Yard, New York, 1868-9.



CHIEF ENGINEER BENJAMIN F. GAEVIN.

Born in Pennsylvania. Appointed from Pennsylvania, March 29th, 1847 ;
entered the service as Third- Assistant Engineer ; steamer Spitfire, Home Squad-
ron, 1847-8; promoted to Second- Assistant Engineer, October 31st, 1848;
steamer Water Witch, Home Squadron, 1849-50 ; Coast Survey, 1851 ; pro-
moted to First-Assistant Engineer, February 26th, 1851 ; steam-frigate San
Jacinto, Mediterranean Squadron, 1851-3 ; steamer Princeton, Home Squadron,
1854-5 ; special duty, Philadelphia, 1856 ; steam-frigate Wabash, Home Squad-
ron, 1856-7 ; promoted to Chief Engineer, May 11th, 1858 ; steam-frigate
Wabash, Mediterranean Squadron, 1858-9 ; Navy Yard, New York, 1861-2 ;
special duty. New York, 1863 ; Fleet Engineer, North Atlantic Blockading
Squadron, 1864 ; steam-frigate Colorado, flag-ship European Squadron, 1865-7;
President Board of Examiners, 1868-9; at present. Inspector of Machinery
afloat, Philadelphia.



CHIEF ENGINEER HENRY H. STEWART.



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