Rowan, Stephen Clegg, VADM

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Last Rank
Vice Admiral
Primary Unit
1972-1979, New York
Service Years
1826 - 1889
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Order of the Magellan
Order of the Spanish Main
Order of the Square Rigger
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Home Town
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Last Address
Washington, DC

Date of Passing
Mar 31, 1890
Location of Interment
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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

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Other Comments:

VADM Rowan never held the ranks of Master later to be called LT(jg), nor LCDR and was promoted to CAPT and Commodore on the same day in 1862.
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 Duty Stations
US NavyUS Coast Guard (USCG)Secretary of the Treasury/US Coast & Geodegic SurveyBureau of Ordnance
Naval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PACommander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)/South Atlantic ForceNorfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), Portsmouth, VAUS Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)/Under Secretary of the Navy (UNSECNAV)CNO - OPNAV/Naval ObservatoryDepartment of Defense (DOD)
  1826-1830, USS Vincennes (1826) Sloop of War
  1830-1832, US Coast Guard (USCG)
  1831-1831, USS Experiment (1832) Schooner
  1832-1833, USS SHARK (Schooner)
  1834-1836, USS Vandalia (1828) Sloop of War
  1836-1838, USS Relief (1836)
  1838-1841, Secretary of the Treasury/US Coast & Geodegic Survey
  1841-1844, USS Delaware (1820) 74 gun Ship of the line
  1844-1845, USS Ontario (1812) 16 gun Sloop-of-war
  1845-1848, USS Cyane (1837) Sloop of War
  1850-1853, New York
  1853-1855, USS Relief (1836)
  1855-1857, USS NORTH CAROLINA (Ship of the line/74 guns)
  1857-1861, Bureau of Ordnance
  1861-1862, USS Pawnee (1859)
  1862-1862, USS Delaware (1861) Side-Wheel steamer
  1862-1862, Naval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PA
  1863-1863, New York
  1863-1864, USS New Ironsides (1862) Ironclad
  1864-1864, South Atlantic Force/South Atlantic Blockading Squadron
  1866-1866, USS Madawaska (1865) Screw steamer
  1866-1867, Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), Portsmouth, VA
  1867-1869, USS Piscataqua (1866)
  1867-1870, Commander In Chief Asiatic Fleet
  1869-1870, USS Delaware (1866)
  1870-1872, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1879-1881, Under Secretary of the Navy (UNSECNAV)/Naval Examining Board
  1879-1881, Under Secretary of the Navy (UNSECNAV)/Naval Retiring Board
  1881-1882, Naval Asylum, Philadelphia
  1882-1883, CNO - OPNAV/Naval Observatory
  1883-1889, Lighthouse Board
  1972-1979, New York
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1846-1846 Mexican-American War/Capture of Monterey 3
  1846-1846 Mexican-American War/Capture of San Diego
  1847-1847 Mexican-American War/Battle of Rio San Gabriel
  1861-1861 Civil War/Bombardment of Aquia Creek2
  1861-1861 Civil War/Battle of Hatteras Inlet
  1861-1865 Civil War/Blockade of Charleston Harbor
  1862-1862 Civil War/Battle of Roanoke Island1
  1862-1862 Civil War/Battle of Elizabeth City
  1862-1862 Civil War/Battle of New Berne, North Carolina1
  1863-1863 Civil War/Bombardment of Fort Sumter
  1865-1898 Indian Wars (US)/Second Seminole War
 Colleges Attended 
Miami University of Ohio
  1825-1826, Miami University of Ohio
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