Charles Wilkes


NationalityAmerican 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth3.4.1798 - New York CityDANFS
First Known Service1.3.1817DANFS
Last Known Service8.2.1877DANFS
Date of Death8.2.1877 - WashingtonDANFS

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1815 Went to sea in merchant vesselsDANFS
1.3.1817 Entered the NavyUSNR-1827
1.1.1818 MidshipmanUSNR-1818
7.18183.1821Guerriere (44), MidshipmanDANFS
3.18215.1821Washington (74), MidshipmanDANFS
5.18213.3.1823Franklin (74), MidshipmanDANFS
3.3.1823 Left the Franklin to command the merchant vessel Ocain on her voyage to Boston, arriving 1823/10/15DANFS
28.4.1826 LieutenantUSNR-1827
4.183015.11.1830Boston (18), LieutenantDANFS
15.11.18305.1831Fairfield (18), LieutenantDANFS
7.7.183810.6.1842Vincennes (18), Lieutenant and Commanding OfficerDANFS
1843 CommanderDANFS
1855 CaptainDANFS
16.7.1862 CommodoreDANFS
6.8.1866 Rear-Admiral (retired)DANFS


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