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Frederick Engle (1799 - 12 Feb 1868)
 
migration: Delaware County, Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA
 
 
FREDERICK ENGLE
 
Frederick ENGLE, naval officer, born in Delaware County, Pennsylvania in 1799, died in Philadelphia, 12 February 1868. He entered the navy as a midshipman on 30 November 1814, and became lieutenant on 13 January 1825. During the Mexican war he commanded the " Princeton" and served in the blockading squadron. He was promoted to captain in 1855, and at the beginning of the civil war was sent to China to bring home the "Hartford." He was then assigned to the command of the Philadelphia navy yard, and subsequently became governor of the naval asylum in that City. He was promoted to be rear admiral on the retired list, 25 July 1866.
 
 
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Edited Appletons Encyclopedia
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