George Henry Preble


NationalityAmerican 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1600CSORN
First Known Service1600CSORN
FatherEnoch PrebleB171
MotherSally CrossB171
WifeSusan ZabiahB171
UncleEdward Preble (1761-1807)B171
Last Known Service1.3.1885CSORN
Date of Death1.3.1885 - Boston

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
10.12.1835 MidshipmanEWIKI
1.5.183622.11.1838United States (44), MidshipmanB171
25.1.183923.9.1840Warren (18), MidshipmanB171
1.1.1841 Entered the Naval SchoolB171
22.6.1841 Warranted as a Passed MidshipmanB171
16.8.184113.8.1842Madison (1), Acting LieutenantB171
23.5.18439.8.1843St Louis (18), Acting MasterB171
9.8.184320.9.1845St Louis (18), Acting LieutenantB171
18.11.1845 Married SusanB171
30.5.18461847Petrel (1), Acting MasterB171
1847 Invalided home in the OhioB171
31.5.1847 Arrived homeB171
15.7.1847 MasterEWIKI
5.2.1848 LieutenantEWIKI
5.2.18481.3.1849Saratoga (22), LieutenantB171
30.4.1849 Ordered to the U. S. Coast Survey attahced to the steamer LegreeB171
18.12.185231.3.1853Vermont (74), LieutenantB171
1853 St Lawrence (50), LieutenantB171
31.3.18538.1854Macedonian (36), LieutenantB171
8.1854 Placed in command of the steamer Queen (4), chartered by Commodore PerryB171
31.3.185514.8.1856Macedonian (36), LieutenantB171
12.9.1859 Placed as a Lieutenant of the Narragansett of 1859, a 2nd class screw sloopB171
23.11.1861 Left his post in the NarragansettB171
17.2.1862 Took command of the KatahdinEWIKI
16.7.1862 CommanderEWIKI
16.3.1867 CaptainEWIKI
16.3.1867 Took command of the PensacolaEWIKI
2.11.1871 CommodoreEWIKI
1873 Took command of the Philadelphia Navy YardEWIKI
1875 Left the Philadelphia Navy YardEWIKI
30.9.1876 Rear-AdmiralEWIKI
1878 Rear-Admiral (retired)EWIKI

Notes on Officer


Other serviceB171
During his appointment to the Warren he also served on the Macedonian, Levant and Erie


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