James Alden, Jr.

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Rear Admiral James Alden, Jr., (31 March, 1810 – 6 February, 1877) served in the United States Navy in the early to mid-1800s.

Life & Career

Born in Portland, Maine, Alden was a direct descendant of John Alden, a Mayflower pilgrim.

Alden was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 25 February, 1841.[1]

Alden circumnavigated the globe in U.S.S. Constitution.

Alden was promoted to the rank of Commander on 1 September, 1855.

Alden was promoted to the rank of Captain on 2 January, 1863.

Alden was promoted to the rank of Rear Admiral on 19 June, 1871.

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Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles S. Boggs
Commanding European Squadron
c. Dec, 1871 – 2 Jun, 1873
Succeeded by
Augustus Case

Footnotes

  1. Wikipedia.