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Ammen, Daniel

Michael Hausenfleck.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1160 words.

Ammen, Daniel (16 May 1819–11 July 1898), naval officer, author, and inventor, was born in Brown County, Ohio, the son of David Ammen and Sally Houtz, farmers. While still a boy, Ammen...

Anderson, James (1765–1835), naval officer

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 264 words.

Anderson, James (1765–1835), naval officer, was born in September 1765 in Scotland. He served through the American War of Independence as a midshipman, and after rejoining the navy in 1793,...

Andrewes, Sir William Gerrard (1899–1974), naval officer

Eric J. Grove.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1607 words.

Andrewes, Sir William Gerrard (1899–1974), naval officer, was born on 3 November 1899 at Chilcomb rectory, St Giles Hill, Winchester, the second son of the Revd Canon Gerrard Thomas...

Andrews, Philip

Jeffery M. Dorwart.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1058 words.

Andrews, Philip (31 March 1866–18 December 1935), naval officer, was born in New York City, the son of Phoebe D. Andrews, a Jersey City schoolteacher (father’s name unknown). Andrews...

Anson, George, Baron Anson (1697–1762), naval officer and politician

N. A. M. Rodger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; UK Politics. 6397 words.

Anson, George, Baron Anson (1697–1762), naval officer and politician, was born on 23 April 1697 at Colwich, Staffordshire, the second son of William Anson (d. 1720) and his wife, Isabella,...

Aplin, Peter (1753–1817), naval officer

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 329 words.

Aplin, Peter (1753–1817), naval officer, first went to sea as captain's servant and, later, midshipman on the yacht William and Mary, and then as able seaman and midshipman on the Guernsey, null...

Appleton, Henry (d. 1657), naval officer

Bernard Capp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1081 words.

Appleton, Henry (d. 1657), naval officer, probably born in Hull, was bred to the sea and commanded merchant vessels to Spain and the Mediterranean in the 1630s and 1640s. He was admitted a...

Apsley, Sir Allen (1566/7–1630), naval and military administrator

J. H. Round.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Military Administration; Naval Forces and Warfare. 692 words.

Apsley, Sir Allen (1566/7–1630), naval and military administrator, was a younger son of John Apsley of Pulborough, Sussex, and of his wife, Elizabeth (née Shelley). His daughter, Lucy...

Arbuthnot, Marriot (1711–1794), naval officer and colonial governor

Julian Gwyn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1509 words.

Arbuthnot, Marriot (1711–1794), naval officer and colonial governor, was born in Weymouth, the son of John Arbuthnott. He entered the navy about 1727, and passed his lieutenant's...

Arbuthnot, Sir Robert Keith, fourth baronet (1864–1916), naval officer

Paul G. Halpern.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1230 words.

Arbuthnot, Sir Robert Keith, fourth baronet (1864–1916), naval officer, was born on 23 March 1864, the eldest son of Sir William Wedderburn Arbuthnot, third baronet (1831–1889) and major,...