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Naval officer

Charles Francis Nagle, Irish naval officer. Member general court-martial at Brooklyn Navy Yard 3 years after retirement. Medal for creditable service in Civ. War.

Background

Nagle, Charles Francis was born on September 4, 1841 in in Ireland. Son of William and Ellen (Cotter) Nagle.

Education

Arrived in America, December 4, 1850. Public schools and Commercial and Mathematics Academy, Brooklyn.

Career

William Holt, August 11, 1880. Appointed 3d assistant engineer United States Navy, rank of midshipman, August 3, 1863. Promoted master, July 26, 1866.

Lieutenant, April 15, 1874. Chief engineer with rank of lieutenant commander, June 29, 1906. Retired July 26, 1892, account of physical disability due to exposure on Arctic expedition With Admiral Farragut in West Gulf Blockading Squadron, 1863 to close of Civ.

War; saved United States steamer Chicopee from sinking, January 1867, received thanks of admiral commanding the station. Total sea service 16 years, 2 months, including cruises in N. Atlantic and S. Pacific, Asiatic and European stations, and shore duty at Boston, New York and Portsmouth, N.H., navy yards.

Membership

Member general court-martial at Brooklyn Navy Yard 3 years after retirement. Medal for creditable service in Civ.

Connections

Married Alice W., d.

father:
William Nagle

mother:
Ellen (Cotter) Nagle

spouse:
Alice W.