Farquhar, Norman Von Heidreich, RADM

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Primary Unit
1901-1902, Lighthouse Board
Service Years
1859 - 1902
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Rear Admiral Upper Half

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1840
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Pottsville, PA
Last Address
Jamestown, RI

Date of Passing
Jul 03, 1907
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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 Military Association Memberships
Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS)
  1865, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS) - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
   
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Rear Admiral Farquhar was the Commanding Officer of the USS Trenton when wrecked during the Samoan Typhoon of 1889 at Apia, Samoa.

   
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 Duty Stations
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)US NavyBureau of Yards and DocksNaval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PA
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)/Under Secretary of the Navy (UNSECNAV)Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), Portsmouth, VACommander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)Department of Defense (DOD)
  1854-1859, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1859-1859, USS San Jacinto (Screw Frigate)
  1859-1860, USS Saratoga (1842) Sloop of war
  1859-1861, African Squadron
  1860-1860, USS Constellation (1854) Sloop of War
  1860-1861, USS Mystic (1853)
  1861-1861, Surface Vessels USS R-U
  1861-1862, USS Mystic (1853)
  1862-1863, Surface Vessels USS L-M
  1863-1864, USS Rhode Island (1861)
  1864-1865, Surface Vessels USS R-U
  1866-1868, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1868-1869, USS Swatara (screw sloop)
  1869-1870, Boston Navy Yard
  1870-1871, USS Severn (1867) Sloop of War
  1871-1871, Surface Vessels USS I-K
  1871-1872, Boston Navy Yard
  1872-1872, USS Powhatan (1861)
  1872-1878, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1878-1878, USS Portsmouth (1843) Sloop of War
  1878-1880, USS Quinnebaug (Screw Corvette)
  1880-1881, USS Wyoming (1859)
  1881-1886, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1883-1883, USS Constellation (1854) Sloop of War
  1884-1884, USS Constellation (1854) Sloop of War
  1886-1889, USS Trenton (1877) Screw Steamer
  1890-1894, Bureau of Yards and Docks
  1894-1896, Naval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PA
  1896-1896, USS Newark (C-1)
  1896-1897, Under Secretary of the Navy (UNSECNAV)/Naval Examining Board
  1897-1898, Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), Portsmouth, VA
  1898-1899, Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), Portsmouth, VA
  1899-1901, Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)/North Atlantic Fleet
  1901-1902, Lighthouse Board
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1862-1862 Civil War/Battle of Hampton Roads
  1865-1865 Civil War/Capture of Fort Fisher
  1889-1889 Samoan Typhoon8
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1854-1859, United States Naval Academy
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