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USS Omaha (1869)
A Virtual Cemetery created by: Rubbings
Description: The first USS Omaha was laid down in 1867 by the Philadelphia Navy Yard as Astoria; launched 10 June 1869; she was renamed Omaha on 10 August 1869; and commissioned 12 September 1872, Captain John C. Febiger in command.Atlantic Stations, 1873–1879Omaha's first assignment was with the South Atlantic Squadron, and she served alternately on South and North Atlantic Stations from 1873 to 1879. From 1880 to 1884, Omaha was laid up in ordinary at Philadelphia, for a complete refit. By 1885 she was en route to the Asiatic Station via Cape Horn.[edit] Asiatic Station, 1885–1891Omaha served on the Asiatic Station from 1885 to 1891. In 1890, on the night of 8 February, she put ashore a detachment of officers and men to assist in fighting an extensive fire in the town of Hodogaya, Japan, on request of the United States Consul-General.[edit] Marine Hospital Service, 1891–1914In 1891, Omaha returned to Mare Island Navy Yard, where she decommissioned and was placed in ordinary. She never recommissioned, but later was turned over to the Marine Hospital Service, (which later became the U.S.Public Health Service) and subsequently anchored at Angel Island, California for use as a quarantine barge. Omaha served in this capacity until 1914, after which she was scrapped.
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Ackley, Adm Seth Mitchell 84281892
b. Oct. 13, 1849 d. Feb. 7, 1908
Prospect Hill Cemetery
Nantucket
Nantucket County
Massachusetts, USA
Carey, Pvt Michael 86488555
b. 1826 d. 1896
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Emanuelson, SMN Carl 93181194
b. unknown d. Jul. 30, 1890
No cemetery
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Febiger, Adm John Carson 42172965
b. Feb. 14, 1821 d. Oct. 9, 1898
Arlington National Cemete...
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Ferguson, Sgt Thomas 86914800
b. Jan. 7, 1861 d. Feb. 3, 1929
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Kirk, SMN John E 93182648
b. unknown d. Jul. 30, 1890
No cemetery
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Mertz, Adm Albert 74245276
b. Mar. 26, 1851 d. Jul. 21, 1936
United States Naval Acade...
Annapolis
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA
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