Commodore (U.S. Navy)

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The rank of Commodore in the U.S. Navy was created during the Civil War and later abolished by an act of 3 March, 1899.[1]


  • Connell, Commander Royal W. and Vice Admiral William P. Mack (2004). Naval Ceremonies, Customs and Traditions. 6th ed. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press.


  1. Customs and Traditions, p. 266.