|Birth: ||Mar. 5, 1829|
|Death: ||Dec. 8, 1846, At Sea|
John Ringgold Hynson, Midshipman, US Navy, Lost on board USS Somers
Officers of the Continental and U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, 1775-1900about John R Hynson
Name: John R Hynson
Rank Information: Midshipman, Passed Midshipman, Drowned
Service Dates: 5 Mar 1829, 2 Jul 1845
Military Branch: US Navy Officers (1798-1900)
The second USS Somers was a brig in the United States Navy during the John Tyler administration, infamous for being the only U.S. Navy ship to undergo a mutiny which led to executions.
Somers was launched by the New York Navy Yard on 16 April 1842 and commissioned on 12 May 1842, with Commander Alexander Slidell Mackenzie in command.
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Body lost at sea
Specifically: USS Somers
Created by: Rubbings
Record added: Jul 30, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94472869
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