Ford, John Donaldson, RADM

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Last Primary NEC
144X-Engineering Duty Officer - Ship Engineering Specialist
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1902-1908, Office of the Naval Inspector General (Naval IG)
Service Years
1862 - 1902
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Rear Admiral Upper Half

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Home State
Maryland
Maryland
Year of Birth
1840
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Baltimore, MD
Last Address
Baltimore, MD

Date of Passing
Apr 17, 1918
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Military Association Memberships
Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS)
  0, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS) - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
   
Other Comments:

Was one of the founders of the Baltimore Manual Training School in 1883. Now known as Baltimore Polytechnic Institute.

Remained on Active Duty after his retirement until 1908.

   

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 Duty Stations
US NavyNorfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), Portsmouth, VASecretary of the Navy (SECNAV)/Under Secretary of the Navy (UNSECNAV)Naval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PA
Office of the Naval Inspector General (Naval IG)
  1860-1864, USS Richmond (1860)
  1862-1862, USS Rhode Island (1861)
  1865-1865, USS Estrella (1862) Steamer
  1865-1866, USS Pensacola (1859) Steam Sloop
  1866-1866, USS GUERRIERE (Sail Frigate/44 guns)
  1866-1867, USS Sacramento (1862) Sloop
  1868-1868, Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), Portsmouth, VA
  1868-1869, USS FRANKLIN (Screw Frigate)
  1869-1869, USS Swatara (screw sloop)
  1872-1874, USS Hartford (steam frigate)
  1874-1875, USS Hartford (steam frigate)
  1876-1878, Under Secretary of the Navy (UNSECNAV)/Naval Examining Board
  1883-1884, Bureau of Steam Engineering
  1896-1896, Naval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PA
  1896-1898, USS Brooklyn (CA-3)
  1898-1898, USS Baltimore (C-3)
  1898-1899, Asiatic Squadron
  1898-1899, USS Olympia (C-6)
  1899-1902, Office of the Naval Inspector General (Naval IG)
  1902-1902, Office of the Naval Inspector General (Naval IG)
  1902-1908, Office of the Naval Inspector General (Naval IG)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1861-1865 Civil War
  1864-1864 Civil War/Battle of Mobile Bay
  1864-1864 Civil War/Surrender of the CSN Tennessee
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War/Battle of Manila Bay
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
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