A naval officer was placed over the police to diminish difficulties with the naval authorities and sailors.
ALFRED THAYER MAHAN (1840-), American naval officer and historian, was born on the 27th of September 1840 at West Point, New York..
MATTHEW FONTAINE MAURY (1806-1873), American naval officer and hydrographer, was born near Fredericksburg in Spottsylvania county, Virginia, on the 24th of January, .1806.
Cornell, the naval officer of the Port; and George H.
CHARLES WILKES (1798-1877), American naval officer and explorer, was born in New York City on the 3rd of April 1798.
A British naval officer who visited the group in 1760 gave his name to Nightingale Island.
Antonio de Ulloa (1716-1795), a distinguished Spanish naval officer and scholar, came to New Orleans in 1766 to take possession for his king.