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Naval officer

John Wilkinson, American naval officer.

Background

Wilkinson, John was born on November 6, 1821 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. Son of Jesse Wilkinson. Commissioned midshipman United States Navy, 1837. ordered to South Atlantic in ship Independence.

Career

Assigned to sloop Boston, 1840. Engaged in business in Nova Scotia after Civil War.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Narrative of a Blockade-Runner, 1877.

Connections

father:
Jesse Wilkinson. Commissioned Wilkinson