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George Henry Preble


NationalityAmerican 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1600CSORN
First Known Service1600CSORN
FatherEnoch Prebleref:234
MotherSally Crossref:234
WifeSusan Zabiahref:234
Uncle
Edward PrebleAmerican
Naval Sailor
Service 1761-1807
ref:234
Last Known Service1.3.1885CSORN
Date of Death1.3.1885 - Boston

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
10.12.1835 MidshipmanE-WIKI
1.5.183622.11.1838
United States (44) 1797-1862
American 44 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Midshipman
ref:234
25.1.183923.9.1840
Warren (18) 1826-1863
American 18 Gun
6th Rate Sloop
, Midshipman
ref:234
1.1.1841 Entered the Naval Schoolref:234
22.6.1841 Warranted as a Passed Midshipmanref:234
16.8.184113.8.1842
Madison (1) 1841-1842
American 1 Gun
Unrated Schooner
, Acting Lieutenant
ref:234
23.5.18439.8.1843
St Louis (18) 1828-1907
American 18 Gun
6th Rate Sloop
, Acting Master
ref:234
9.8.184320.9.1845
St Louis (18) 1828-1907
American 18 Gun
6th Rate Sloop
, Acting Lieutenant
ref:234
18.11.1845 Married Susanref:234
30.5.18461847
Petrel (1) 1846-1846
American 1 Gun
Unrated Schooner
, Acting Master
ref:234
1847 Invalided home in the Ohioref:234
31.5.1847 Arrived homeref:234
15.7.1847 MasterE-WIKI
5.2.1848 LieutenantE-WIKI
5.2.18481.3.1849
Saratoga (22) 1842-1888
American 22 Gun
6th Rate Ship
, Lieutenant
ref:234
30.4.1849 Ordered to the U. S. Coast Survey attahced to the steamer Legreeref:234
18.12.185231.3.1853
Vermont (74) 1848-1902
American 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Lieutenant
ref:234
1853 
St Lawrence (50) 1848-1875
American 50 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Lieutenant
ref:234
31.3.18538.1854
Macedonian (36) 1836-1871
American 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Lieutenant
ref:234
8.1854 Placed in command of the steamer Queen (4), chartered by Commodore Perryref:234
31.3.185514.8.1856
Macedonian (36) 1836-1871
American 36 Gun
5th Rate Frigate
, Lieutenant
ref:234
12.9.1859 Placed as a Lieutenant of the Narragansett of 1859, a 2nd class screw sloopref:234
23.11.1861 Left his post in the Narragansettref:234
17.2.1862 Took command of the KatahdinE-WIKI
16.7.1862 CommanderE-WIKI
16.3.1867 CaptainE-WIKI
16.3.1867 Took command of the PensacolaE-WIKI
2.11.1871 CommodoreE-WIKI
1873 Took command of the Philadelphia Navy YardE-WIKI
1875 Left the Philadelphia Navy YardE-WIKI
30.9.1876 Rear-AdmiralE-WIKI
1878 Rear-Admiral (retired)E-WIKI

Notes on Officer


Other serviceref:234
During his appointment to the Warren he also served on the Macedonian, Levant and Erie


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