William Faulkner Amsden

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Captain William Faulkner Amsden (8 September, 1884 – 21 October, 1979) served in the United States Navy.

Life & Career

Amsden and Ensign Francis A. L. Vossler were detached from the Hartford on 30 June, 1910 for duty in connection with the Navy Rifle Team at the Boston Navy Yard.[1]

Amsden died in Rhode Island on 21 October, 1979.

See Also


Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Charles S. Keller
Captain of U.S.S. Barry
5 Mar, 1915 – 15 Oct, 1915
Succeeded by
Selah M. La Bounty
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of U.S.S. Laub
17 Mar, 1919
Succeeded by
Sidney R. J. Woods
as Captain of H.M.S. Burwell
Preceded by
Paulus P. Powell
Captain of U.S.S. Graham
14 Feb, 1921[2]
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Archibald G. Stirling
Captain of U.S.S. Billingsley
19 Jun, 1923 – 6 Dec, 1925
Succeeded by
Joseph F. Crowell, Jr.


  1. "The Navy Gazette". Army and Navy Register. 2 July, 1910. Vol. XLVIII, No. 1,893, p. 23.
  2. Register of Officers, 1922. pp. 28-29.