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Naval officer

Yates Stirling, American naval officer. Served on Shenandoah, N. Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1863-1865; member Lighthouse Board, 1898-1900.

Background

Stirling, Yates was born on May 6, 1843 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Son of Archibald and Elizabeth Ann (Walsh) Stirling.

Education

Appointed to the United States Naval Academy from Maryland., 1860, graduate 1863.

Career

Ensign, May 28, 1863. Promoted through grades to rear admiral, June 8, 1902. Retired May 6, 1905.

Membership

Served on Shenandoah, N. Atlantic Blockading Squadron, 1863-1865. Member Lighthouse Board, 1898-1900.

Connections

Married Ellen Salisbury Haley, August 29, 1867. Children: Helen, Marie Yates (Mistress.

father:
Archibald Stirling

mother:
Elizabeth Ann (Walsh) Stirling

spouse:
Ellen Salisbury Haley

children:
Helen Stirling

Marie Yates (Mrs Stirling