Purdy, Gilbert Harrison, SN
Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Seaman (E-3)
Last Rating/NEC Group
Rating/NEC Group Unknown
Last Duty Station
1895-1900, USS Olympia (C-6)
Service Years
1858 - 1900
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Decommissioning
Order of the Spanish Main
Order of the Golden Dragon

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1828
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by Kent Weekly (SS/DSV) (DBF), EMCS to remember Purdy, Gilbert Harrison (OLD SALT), SN.

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Contact Info
Home Town
Poughkeepsie, NY
Last Address
San Diego, CA

Date of Passing
Dec 26, 1912
 
Location of Interment
Greenwood Cemetery - San Diego, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Gun Captain (pre-1969)


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose)




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was retired and living in San Diego upon the occasion of his death.
   
Other Comments:

Gilbert Purdy is the Old Salt standing spinning yarns.



Photograph taken on board USS Mohican in 1888 by Assistant Surgeon H.W. Whitaker, USN.
The Sailors in the photograph are (from left to right): David Ireland, Gilbert H. Purdy, John T. Griffith and John King.
   
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  1895-1900, USS Olympia (C-6)


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- / 1895

To Month/Year
- / 1900

Unit
USS Olympia (C-6) Unit Page

Rank
Seaman (E-3)

Designator/NEC
Not Specified

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Not Specified
 
 
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 USS Olympia (C-6) Details

USS Olympia (C-6)

Type
Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Redesignated

Parent Unit
Surface Vessels USS N-Q

Strength
Heavy Cruiser

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: May 21, 2008
   
   
My Photos For This Duty Station
GILBERT PURDY - USS OLYMPIA (C-6) (1899)
GILBERT PURDY - USS OLYMPIA (C-6) (Present)
15 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Olympia (C-6)

McNair, Frederick, RADM, (1857-1900) Rear Admiral Upper Half
Gridley, Charles Vernon, CAPT, (1860-1898) Captain
Read, John Joseph, RADM, (1861-1904) Captain
Ford, John Donaldson, RADM, (1862-1902) Commander
SMITH, Daniel A., CAPT, (1863-1901) Commander
Howard, Thomas Benton, RADM, (1873-1919) Lieutenant Commander
Niblack, Albert Parker, VADM, (1880-1923) Lieutenant
Rees, Corwin Pottenger, RADM, (1870-1910) Lieutenant
Rees, Corwin Pottenger, RADM, (1870-1910) Lieutenant
Caldwell, Harry, CDR, (1891-1919) Lieutenant Junior Grade
TAYLOR, Montgomery Meigs, ADM, (1890-1936) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Upham, Frank Brooks, ADM, (1893-1936) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Butler, Henry, VADM, (1891-1944) Ensign
Upham, Frank Brooks, ADM, (1893-1936) Ensign
Monaghan, John Robert, ENS, (1895-1899) Midshipman
Standley, William Harrison, ADM, (1895-1937) Midshipman
Upham, Frank Brooks, ADM, (1893-1936) Midshipman
MacConnell, Charles Jenkins, RADM, (1861-1899) WO Lieutenant Commander

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