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USS Ohio (1820)
A Virtual Cemetery created by: Rubbings
Description: The second USS Ohio was a ship of the line of the United States Navy. She was designed by Henry Eckford, laid down at New York Navy Yard in 1817, and launched on 30 May 1820. She went into ordinary and in the ensuing years decayed badly. Refitted for service in 1838, Ohio sailed on 16 October 1838 to join the Mediterranean Squadron under Commodore Isaac Hull. Acting as flagship for two years, she protected commerce and suppressed the slave trade off the African coast. Ohio proved to have excellent performance under sail, repeatedly making more than 12 kn (14 mph; 22 km/h). One of her officers stated, "I never supposed such a ship could be built — a ship possessing in so great a degree all the qualifications of a perfect vessel." In 1840, Ohio returned to Boston where she again went into ordinary. From 1841-1846, Ohio served as receiving ship.To meet the needs of the Mexican-American War, Ohio was recommissioned on 7 December 1846, and sailed on 4 January 1847 for the Gulf of Mexico, arriving off Veracruz on 22 March. Ohio landed 10 guns on 27 March to help in the siege of Veracruz; but the city soon surrendered.Ohio drew too much water for coastal operations in the gulf. However, 336 of her crew participated in the Tuxpan River Expedition. In 1847, the entire distance from the mouth of the river to the town was covered with thick jungle growth. The enemy had constructed three well-positioned forts on bluffs overlooking bends in the river. On 18 April, Commodore. Matthew Perry arrived off the mouth of the river with 15 vessels. At 22:00, light-draft steamers Scourge, Spitfire, and Vixen, each towing a schooner, moved up stream. Bombships Etna, Hecla, and Vesuvius followed closely while 30 surf boats containing 1,500 men brought up the rear. Approaching the town, the squadron came under hot fire from Fort LaPena. Cmdre. Perry ordered Commander Franklin Buchanan to disembark the surf boats and storm the fort. As the landing party swept ashore, the Mexicans abandoned their position. The other two forts fell in a like manner, with only light casualties substained by the squadron. Men from Ohio retrieved the guns of brig Truxtun which had foundered in a storm near Tuxpan on 16 September 1846. The town was occupied and all military stores destroyed.Following Tuxpan, Ohio sailed from Veracruz and arrived in New York on 9 May. On 26 June, she sailed to bolster the Pacific Squadron, first carrying the U.S. minister to Brazil and operating off the east coast of South America until December. In Valparaíso on 21 January 1848, Cmdre. Thomas ap Catesby Jones took her as the flagship of the Pacific Squadron, intending to blockade the western Mexico ports. Ohio arrived at Mazatlán on 6 May, shortly after the Mexican-American War ended. Jones used the fleet to help transport to Monterey, California, those that had aided the United States in the war, arriving there on 9 October. Ohio then sailed to Sausalito, in San Francisco Bay. Ohio spent the next two years in the Pacific protecting commerce and policing the newly acquired California Territory during the chaotic early months of the gold rush. Scurvy struck the crew in the spring of 1849 in San Francisco Bay so Jones sent Ohio to the Sandwich Islands for fresh food.In 1850, she returned to Boston where she again went into ordinary. In 1851, Ohio became a receiving ship and continued this duty until again placed in ordinary in 1875. Ohio was sold at Boston to J. L. Snow of Rockland, Maine on 27 September 1883. She was burned in the following year, in Greenport Harbor, New York; the remains are still accessible to scuba divers. The wreck is off Fanning Point, in about 20 ft (6.1 m) of water.
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Aarestrup, SMN Alfred 89220803
b. unknown d. Jul. 23, 1894
No cemetery
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Abbott, SMN Charles W 89249223
b. Aug. 31, 1820 d. May 12, 1894
No cemetery
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Abbott, George A 80278638
b. unknown d. Nov. 19, 1901
Los Angeles National Ceme...
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Abrams, John 89385476
b. unknown d. Dec. 8, 1903
No cemetery
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Accardi, Salvador 89387101
b. unknown d. Nov. 15, 1861
No cemetery
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Achorn, Eben T 48295684
b. 1839 d. Mar. 24, 1887
Comery Cemetery
Waldoboro
Lincoln County
Maine, USA
Adams, George 89525726
b. unknown d. Sep. 11, 1897
Cedar Grove Cemetery
Dorchester
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Adams, Isaac A 89537453
b. unknown d. Aug. 24, 1893
Achorn Cemetery
Rockland
Knox County
Maine, USA
Adams, James A 89564287
b. Nov. 22, 1849 d. Sep. 15, 1906
Holy Cross Cemetery and M...
Malden
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Alchorn, SMN George E 68677499
b. Dec. 25, 1839 d. May 6, 1873
Oak Grove Cemetery
Fall River
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
Allen, SMN Alfred 88774057
b. unknown d. Sep., 1896
No cemetery
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Allen, SMN George F 69098363
b. Dec. 10, 1840 d. Nov. 16, 1898
Oak Grove Cemetery
Fall River
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
Allen, John L. 29378348
b. Nov. 4, 1839 d. Mar. 14, 1905
First Baptist Church Ceme...
Kittery Point
York County
Maine, USA
Allen, Oscar J 3076057
b. unknown d. Apr. 25, 1905
Hampton National Cemetery
Hampton
Hampton city
Virginia, USA
Allen, SMN Stephen 90053144
b. Jan. 25, 1835 d. Jan. 16, 1909
The Evergreens Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Allen, William 54925534
b. 1824 d. 1903
Ridgelawn Cemetery
Elyria
Lorain County
Ohio, USA
Allen, SMN William A 90101990
b. unknown d. Sep. 14, 1887
American Mechanics Cemete...
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Alley, William H. 69908464
b. 1838 d. 1898
Decker's Cemetery
Southport
Lincoln County
Maine, USA
Anderson, SMN Andrew 2584440
b. unknown d. Sep. 25, 1893
Cypress Hills National Ce...
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Anderson, George P 90773349
b. 1844 d. Mar. 23, 1892
Cotton Cemetery
Richmond
Sagadahoc County
Maine, USA
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Anderson, George Washington 64941351
b. Jan. 28, 1837 d. Dec. 11, 1908
Vandalia Cemetery
Vandalia
Jasper County
Iowa, USA
Anderson, Hans 20790088
b. Dec. 19, 1843 d. Feb. 14, 1898
Bethel Cemetery
Somers
Flathead County
Montana, USA
Anderson, John 5629376
b. 1880 d. May 19, 1903
Mare Island Cemetery
Vallejo
Solano County
California, USA
Andrea, James 91357397
b. unknown d. Aug. 30, 1894
The Evergreens Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Andrews, Amos 91239050
b. Jun. 21, 1850 d. Mar. 10, 1924
Yantic Cemetery
Norwich
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Appleton, John 69774600
b. May 2, 1832 d. Dec. 9, 1903
Saint Stephens Cemetery
Attleboro
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
Arey, Harlow R 92190913
b. 1846 d. Feb. 11, 1907
Hallowell Village Cemeter...
Hallowell
Kennebec County
Maine, USA
Armstrong, Lieut Charles W 84380179
b. unknown d. Feb. 27, 1850
No cemetery
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Arrington, SMN Walter R 92327975
b. 1876 d. Jun. 2, 1898
No cemetery
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Atwater, Matthew 80004864
b. 1841 d. Oct. 21, 1900
East Conneaut Cemetery
Conneaut
Ashtabula County
Ohio, USA
Atwood, Tisdale 92437982
b. unknown d. Mar. 12, 1863
No cemetery
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Aubin, Daniel D 92445750
b. unknown d. Mar. 19, 1893
No cemetery
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Augustus, SMN Joseph 92482035
b. unknown d. Jul. 5, 1864
No cemetery
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Austin, SMN Frank C 82579021
b. May 21, 1847 d. Dec. 17, 1920
Mountain Grove Cemetery a...
Bridgeport
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
Austin, James 30877260
b. 1843 d. Mar. 1, 1891
Pine Grove Cemetery
Corry
Erie County
Pennsylvania, USA
Avery, SMN Charles H 86165837
b. unknown d. May 13, 1921
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Avery, SMN Orange A 92558445
b. Oct. 8, 1842 d. Jun. 11, 1901
Mount Evergreen Cemetery
Jackson
Jackson County
Michigan, USA
Aylward, SMN Lowell C 92722809
b. 1837 d. Jan. 7, 1901
Restlawn Cemetery
Perry
Washington County
Maine, USA
Babb, Isaac Newton 44953927
b. Oct. 20, 1838 d. Jul. 16, 1899
Babb-Smith Cemetery
Jonesborough
Washington County
Tennessee, USA
Babin, Dr Hosea John 34248647
b. Dec. 15, 1842 d. Oct. 25, 1907
Arlington National Cemete...
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
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