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 Arthur Sinclair

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Arthur Sinclair

Birth
USA
Death 17 Nov 1925 (aged 88)
Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Burial Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Plot Area V, Lot 35
Memorial ID 30773121 View Source
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Former member of U.S. Navy. At start of Civil war, he joined the C.S. Navy. He was the only individual in the C.S.N. to be a crew member of both the C.S.S. Virginia in its battle with the U.S.S. Monitor in 1862 and the raider C.S.S. Alabama under Captain Raphael Semmes when she was sunk in June 1864 in the battle with the U.S.S. Kearsarge in the English Channel. After the battle, Sinclair was rescued by an English yacht and taken to England. In the 1890's he wrote a memoir of of his time with Semmes, entitled "Two Years on the Alabama"


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  • Created by: Doug
  • Added: 22 Oct 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 30773121
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/30773121/arthur-sinclair : accessed ), memorial page for Arthur Sinclair (2 May 1837–17 Nov 1925), Find a Grave Memorial ID 30773121, citing Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Doug (contributor 46551405) .