Silas Wright Terry

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Rear Admiral Silas Wright Terry (28 December, 1842 – 6 February, 1911) served in the United States Navy.

Life & Career

Terry was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 16 September, 1862.

Terry was promoted to the rank of Commander on 11 July, 1877.

Terry was promoted to the rank of Captain on 9 January, 1893.

Terry was promoted to the rank of Rear Admiral on 29 March, 1900.

He was retired due to age at age 62 on 28 December, 1904.

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Bibliography

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
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Captain of U.S.S. Marion
11 Jun, 1881[1]
Succeeded by
Merrill Miller
Preceded by
Mortimer L. Johnson
Captain of U.S.S. Franklin
31 Jul, 1895[2] – Sep, 1898[3]
Succeeded by
William C. Wise
Preceded by
Robley D. Evans
Captain of U.S.S. Iowa
24 Sep, 1898[4] – 4 Sep, 1899[5]
Succeeded by
Caspar F. Goodrich
Preceded by
Charles S. Norton
Commandant, Navy Yard, Washington
24 Mar, 1900[6]
Succeeded by
Francis J. Higginson
Preceded by
Albert P. Niblack
Commandant, Naval Station, Hawaii
21 Aug, 1903 – 24 Dec, 1904
Succeeded by
Henry W. Lyon

Footnotes

  1. Register of Officers, 1882. p. 10.
  2. Register of Officers, 1897. p. 6.
  3. Register of Officers, 1899. p. 6.
  4. NavSource.org
  5. NavSource.org
  6. Register of Officers, 1903. p. 6.