Higginson, Francis John, RADM

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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Primary Unit
1903-1905, Washington Naval Shipyard
Service Years
1861 - 1905
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Rear Admiral Upper Half

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Contact Info
Home Town
Deerfield, MA
Last Address
Kingston, NY

Date of Passing
Sep 13, 1931
Location of Interment
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 Military Association Memberships
United States Naval Academy Alumni AssociationMilitary Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS)
  0, United States Naval Academy Alumni Association [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1865, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS) - Assoc. Page

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 Duty Stations
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)US NavyCommander Naval Recruiting Command (CNRC)Bureau of Ordnance
Mare Island Naval ShipyardDepartment of Defense (DOD)Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
  1857-1861, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1861-1862, USS COLORADO (Steam Frigate)
  1862-1862, USS VIXEN (Steamer)
  1863-1864, USS Powhatan (1861)
  1864-1865, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1865-1865, USS Housatonic (1861)
  1865-1866, USS Hartford (steam frigate)
  1866-1868, USS Hartford (steam frigate)
  1868-1868, USS New Hampshire (1864)
  1868-1869, USS FRANKLIN (Screw Frigate)
  1869-1871, USS Richmond (1860)
  1871-1873, USS Shenandoah (1863)
  1873-1873, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1873-1874, USS FRANKLIN (Screw Frigate)
  1874-1874, USS Dictator
  1874-1875, NRD Boston
  1875-1875, USS Ohio (1820) - (ship of the line)
  1875-1875, Naval Torpedo Station, Newport RI
  1875-1876, Bureau of Ordnance
  1876-1877, Bureau of Ordnance
  1877-1882, USS Despatch (1873) Screw steamer
  1883-1886, USS Monocacy
  1886-1891, RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Newport, RI
  1891-1893, USS Atlanta (1884)
  1893-1895, Mare Island Naval Shipyard
  1895-1895, USS Monterey (BM-6)
  1895-1897, New York
  1897-1898, USS Massachusetts (BB-2)
  1898-1899, Lighthouse Board
  1899-1901, Lighthouse Board
  1901-1903, Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)/North Atlantic Fleet
  1903-1905, Washington Naval Shipyard
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1861-1865 Civil War
  1862-1862 Civil War/Battle of New Orleans
  1863-1863 Civil War/Bombardment of Fort Sumter
  1865-1865 Civil War/Capture of Fort Fisher
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1857-1861, United States Naval Academy
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