Barker, Albert Smith, RADM

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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Primary Unit
1903-1905, North Atlantic Fleet, Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
Service Years
1861 - 1905
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Antarctic Circle
Order of the Golden Dragon
Order of the Magellan
Order of the Spanish Main
Order of the Square Rigger
Plank Owner
Realm of the South Wind
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Rear Admiral Upper Half

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Contact Info
Home Town
Hanson, MA
Last Address
Washington, DC

Date of Passing
Jan 30, 1916
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Dragon

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
Other Comments:

Was the Commanding Officer of the USS Enterprise during its around the world oceanographic cruise.


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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)US NavyUSS Alert (AS-4)Department of Defense (DOD)
Mare Island Naval ShipyardSecretary of the Navy (SECNAV)Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), Portsmouth, VA
NAVSTA Norfolk, VA
  1859-1861, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1861-1862, USS Mississippi (1841) Sidewheel steamer
  1862-1863, USS Mississippi (1841) Sidewheel steamer
  1863-1863, USS MONONGAHELA (Screw Sloop)
  1863-1863, USS BROOKLYN (Screw Sloop)
  1864-1866, USS Lancaster (1858) (Screw Sloop)
  1866-1867, USS Powhatan (1861)
  1867-1867, USS Lancaster (1858) (Screw Sloop)
  1867-1868, USS GUERRIERE (Sail Frigate/44 guns)
  1868-1869, USS Quinnebaug (Screw Corvette)
  1869-1870, USS Terror (BM-4)
  1871-1873, USS Wachusett (1861) Sloop
  1873-1874, Naval Torpedo Station, Newport RI
  1874-1874, USS Intrepid (4 guns Sail Ship)
  1874-1876, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1877-1877, USS Alert (AS-4)
  1877-1877, USS Alert (AS-4)
  1878-1878, Naval Torpedo Station, Newport RI
  1878-1881, Lighthouse District 8, Lighthouse Board
  1882-1882, USS Montauk
  1882-1886, USS Enterprise (1874) Screw Sloop
  1886-1889, Lighthouse District 2, Lighthouse Board
  1890-1892, Bureau of Navigation
  1892-1892, Bureau of Navigation
  1892-1894, USS PHILADELPHIA (C-4)
  1895-1897, Mare Island Naval Shipyard
  1897-1898, USS Oregon (BB-3)
  1898-1898, Naval War Board, Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
  1898-1898, Joint Military Board, Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
  1898-1898, USS Newark (C-1)
  1898-1899, USS Oregon (BB-3)
  1899-1899, Commander, Special Service Squadron, Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
  1899-1899, Asiatic Squadron
  1899-1900, Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), Portsmouth, VA
  1899-1900, NAVSTA Norfolk, VA
  1900-1903, Brooklyn Navy Yard, NY
  1903-1905, North Atlantic Fleet, Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1862-1862 Civil War/Battle of New Orleans
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War/Battle of Santiago
  1899-1902 Philippine-American War
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1859-1861, United States Naval Academy
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