LINCOLN, Horatio, Sr., CAPT

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1958-1960, AFRTS/Armed Forces Network/Broadcasting (AFN)/AFRS New York
Service Years
1930 - 1960
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Ditch
Order of the Shellback
Panama Canal
Plank Owner
Captain
Captain

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Home State
North Dakota
North Dakota
Year of Birth
1909
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by Steven Loomis (SaigonShipyard), IC3 to remember LINCOLN, Horatio, Sr. (Abe), CAPT USN(Ret).

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Contact Info
Home Town
Grand Forks, North Dakota
Last Address
Kent, King County, Washington

Date of Passing
Sep 11, 2001
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

US Navy Retired 30


 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge


 Military Association Memberships
Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS)
  1945, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1945, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS) - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Captain Horatio Alonzo Lincoln, U.S.N. (Ret.)


Commanding Officer of destroyers WWII
Port Captain, Balboa - Panama Canal Zone 1952-1955
Officer-in-Charge, Armed Forces Radio and Press Services 1958-1960


July 1, 1955
THE PANAMA CANAL REVIEW
25 YEARS 

Two of the four employees who passed the quarter-century mark of government service during the month of June have unbroken Canal service. Three of them are mid-westerners and one is a native Canal Zonian.


The two with unbroken Canal service are Fred Yaeger, Pumping Plant Operator with the Maintenance Division and Capt. Horatio A. Lincoln, Captain of the Balboa Port. 

Captain Lincoln was born in Grand Forks, N. Dak. and has been Port Captain in Balboa since 1952. He is scheduled to complete his tour of duty here in July (1955).

   
Other Comments:
Captain Horatio Alonzo Lincoln was a direct decedent of Abraham Lincoln
 

Presidential Descendants
Have a Great-Great-Grand Time


NEW YORK, April 30, 1989. 
Horatio Lincoln was among Lincoln relatives descended from the President's uncle, and seated at a table with Eleanor Axson Sayre, Woodrow Wilson's granddaughter, a curator emeritus at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. ''Yours was a Democrat, and mine was a Republican,'' said Captain Horatio A. Lincoln, who is retired from the United States Navy. ''But,'' replied Mrs. Sayre, ''he was a liberal Republican.''


The occasion was the bicentennial of the first President's first inauguration, about 100 First Descendants got together for breakfast at Fraunces Tavern on Broad and Pearl Streets, to discuss who was related to whom. It was the first time that so many presidential kin - direct and collateral, from George Washington's great-great-great-great-great-great-niece to Ronald Reagan's third cousin, representing almost every one of the country's 40 former Presidents - had been brought together in one place.

   
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  1952-1955, 111X, NAVCOMSTA Balboa, CZ

Captain

From Month/Year
June / 1952

To Month/Year
August / 1955

Unit
NAVCOMSTA Balboa, CZ Unit Page

Rank
Captain

NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare

Location
Not Specified

Country/State
Not Specified
 
 
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 NAVCOMSTA Balboa, CZ Details

NAVCOMSTA Balboa, CZ

Type
Garrison - Base Station

Existing/Disbanded
Existing

Parent Unit
NAVCOMMSTA - NAVCOMSTA - NCS

Strength
Station

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: May 12, 2015
   
Memories For This Unit

Best Moment

PORT CAPTAIN LEAVING 

CAPT. H. A. LINCOLN, Balboa Port Captain since June 1952, will leave the Isthmus next month on completion of his tour of duty here. He has been assigned to the command of the Navy Transport General Breckenriage, which operates in the Pacific. 


Prior to his assignment to the Canal Zone he had been with the Military Sea Transportation Service, with headquarters in San Francisco. 

Captain Lincoln, who of course is familiarly known as "Abe," will be succeeded as Balboa Port Captain by Capt. Anthony C. Roessler who is arriving here in July. 

Captain Roessler, a graduate of the United States Naval Academy with the Class of 1931, has been in command of the Fleet Oil Tanker USS Ashtabula.

Chain of Command

CANAL ZONE JULY 1952.
New Port Captain CAPTAIN HORATIO A. LINCOLN, U. S. N., is the new Balboa Port Captain. He came to the Canal Zone from San Francisco, where he has been on duty with the Military Sea Transportation Service. He arrived on the Isthmus June 21, accompanied by his wife, their 16-year-old son, Robert A., and daughter, Susan B., 11.

 

July 1, 1955
THE PANAMA CANAL REVIEW
25 YEARS

Two of the four employees who passed the quarter-century mark of government
service during the month of June have unbroken Canal service. Three of them
are mid-westerners and one is a native Canal Zonian. 

The two with unbroken Canal service are Fred Yaeger, Pumping Plant Operator with
the Maintenance Division and Capt. Horatio A. Lincoln, Captain of the Balboa
Port.

Captain Lincoln was born in Grand Forks, N. Dak. and has been Port Captain in Balboa since 1952. He is scheduled to complete his tour of duty here in July (1955).

   

Other Memories

ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, Balboa Heights, Headquarters of the Panama Canal Company and Canal Zone Government. 

 

MARINE BUREAU
NAVIGATION DIVISION

Balboa Branch 
Third Floor, Terminal Building, Balboa 
Capt. Horatio A. Lincoln, USN, Port Captain. 2-2631 

   
My Photos For This Duty Station
H.A. Lincoln leaving CZ
PANAMA CANAL SOCIETY
PANAMA CANAL ZONE
1 Member Also There at Same Time
NAVCOMSTA Balboa, CZ

Mallett, Ron, CPO, (1952-1972) BM BM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class

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