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Capt John Goldsmith Baker

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Capt John Goldsmith Baker

  • Birth 27 Apr 1829 Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 22 Dec 1892 Pass Christian, Harrison County, Mississippi, USA
  • Burial Woodlawn, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA
  • Memorial ID 104321487

aged 62 years
Captain of the USRC SEWARD
USRC William H. Seward was a Revenue Cutter Service schooner purchased in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in April 1864 and assigned in July 1864 to Wilmington, North Carolina. In 1874 she was moved to Key West, Florida and a year later to Galveston, Texas. In April 1880 Seward was assigned to Bay St. Louis, Mississippi where she patrolled from Mobile Bay to New Orleans, Louisiana. After September 1885 her patrol area also included Lake Pontchartrain and the Mississippi River as far south as Port Eads. on 12 June 1897 she was ordered to Ship Island to aid in quarantine duty with the Marine Hospital Service ship MH Surgeon. In September 1897 she was ordered to Mobile, Alabama and repaired and fumigated. On 12 April 1898 she laid up at Mobile and recommissioned on 1 July. On 20 May 1901 she was ordered sold and was decommissioned a final time on 10 June 1901 at Mobile. The sale price was $1015 and the new owner named her Eugenia, and refitted her as a merchant barge.


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  • Created by: Dave Crouse
  • Added: 28 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 104321487
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt John Goldsmith Baker (27 Apr 1829–22 Dec 1892), Find A Grave Memorial no. 104321487, citing Lorraine Park Cemetery, Woodlawn, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Dave Crouse (contributor 47355833) .