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Death Of An Admiral

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Rear Admiral Worden, retired, died in Newport, R. I., on the 12th inst. He was born iu Pennsylvania in 1818 and appoint ed to the navv in 1834 from Ohio. He served us midshipman in tho East Indian and Brazilian squadrons and commissimied a lieutenant in 1847. In lcl he oommanded the Yankee, of the North Atlantic blockadingo squaileon, and the steamer Stars and Stripea in the following year. He assisted at the capture of Roanoke island and Newbern. The latter part of 18C2 and during 1863 he commanded the steamer Couemaugh of the South Atlantic blockading squadron. He was commissioned as oommandOT in 18t2. In l1"") Be was appointcd flect captain of the East Gulf blockading squadron. He blockaded the ram Stonewall in the port of Havana, until her surrender to the Spanish government. He was commissioncd as captain in 1866 and served from 1888 to 1871 in the navy yard at Mare Island, Ual. He was eoniniissioned as commodore in 1S71. In 1875 he was commissioneil rear admiral and commanded the South Pacific station until 1S70, when he was retired.


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