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Naval officer

Lucien Young, American naval officer. Served on Alaska and Hartford, 1873-1875. While midshipman, July 23, 1873, and serving on the “Alaska,” jumped overboard while under way at sea and saved life of seaman who had been knocked overboard.; Served in Powhatan, 1875-1876; Served in Portsmouth, 1878-1880.

Background

Young, Lucien was born on March 31, 1852 in Lexington, Kentucky, United States. Son of Richard Bosworth and Jane Ellen Young.

Education

Appointed to the United States Naval Academy from Kentucky, 1869, graduate, 1873.

Career

Ensign, July 16, 1874.

Membership

Served on Alaska and Hartford, 1873-1875. While midshipman, July 23, 1873, and serving on the “Alaska,” jumped overboard while under way at sea and saved life of seaman who had been knocked overboard. Served in Powhatan, 1875-1876.

Served in Portsmouth, 1878-1880.

Connections

father:
Richard Bosworth

mother:
Jane Ellen Young