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USS Savannah (1842)
A Virtual Cemetery created by: Rubbings
Description: The second USS Savannah was a frigate in the United States Navy. She was named after the city of Savannah, Georgia.Savannah was begun in 1820 at the New York Navy Yard, but she remained on the stocks until 5 May 1842, when she was launched. She was one of nine frigates to be built from a prototype design by naval architect William Doughty.Savannah, with Captain Andrew Fitzhugh in command, joined the Pacific Squadron as flagship in 1844. As the prospect of war with Mexico became imminent, the Squadron moved into position off the California coast. On 7 July 1846, the Squadron captured Monterey without firing a shot. On 8 September 1847, Savannah returned to New York for repairs.She served as flagship for the Pacific Squadron again from 1849-52. Repairs at Norfolk, Virginia took her into 1853, and on 9 August of that year, she sailed for a three-year cruise on the Brazil Station. In November 1856, she was inactivated, but served as flagship for the Home Squadron on the east coast of Mexico during 1859 and 1860.USS Savannah, USS Saratoga and two charted steamers fought the small Battle of Anton Lizardo in 1860. Two armed Mexican vessels were captured by the Americans after they were deemed pirates by the Mexican government.With the outbreak of the American Civil War in 1861, Savannah was deployed off the coast of Georgia, where she shared in the capture of two Confederate prizes, the schooner, E. J. Waterman, and the ship, Cheshire. On 11 February 1862, Savannah was taken out of active service and placed in use as an instruction and practice ship at the United States Naval Academy.In 1870, after conducting her last training cruise to England and France, she was laid up at the Norfolk Navy Yard. She remained there until sold to E. Stannard and Company of Westbrook, Connecticut, in 1883.
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Abbott, George Arthur 80278638
b. Apr. 8, 1848 d. Nov. 19, 1901
Los Angeles National Ceme...
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Abbott, George P 89266496
b. 1832 d. Nov. 8, 1904
Central Cemetery
Beverly
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Abrams, John 89385476
b. unknown d. Dec. 8, 1903
No cemetery
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Adams, Garrett 89522878
b. unknown d. Aug. 5, 1864
No cemetery
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Allen, William 54925534
b. 1824 d. 1903
Ridgelawn Cemetery
Elyria
Lorain County
Ohio, USA
Anderson, Thomas B 91145598
b. unknown d. May 3, 1883
Holy Cross Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Bartell, SMN Joshua 86306688
b. 1814 d. Apr. 14, 1888
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Campbell, Francis 96871518
b. 1838 d. Dec. 13, 1884
No cemetery
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Cantley, SMN Andrew 92087797
b. 1824 d. Oct. 11, 1882
Congressional Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Colburn, George 86611918
b. 1804 d. Apr. 21, 1881
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Doolan, Patrick J 91912161
b. unknown d. May 24, 1902
Congressional Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Drew, SMN Richard 86838439
b. 1792 d. Oct. 16, 1879
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Ellis, Leonard K 91554955
b. unknown d. Jul. 3, 1877
Congressional Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Ham, Joseph 87176192
b. 1808 d. Jul. 27, 1876
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Lilly, SMN Alexander 85319036
b. 1796 d. Aug. 12, 1872
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
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