William Mayhew Folger

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William Mayhew Folger ( – ) served in the United States Navy.

Life & Career

Folger was appointed General Inspector of the new battleship U.S.S. Kearsarge on 11 February, 1899.[1] He would become her first captain when she was commissioned.

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Bibliography

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
George W. Coffin
Captain of U.S.S. Quinnebaug
13 Apr, 1887[2]
Succeeded by
Charles Henry Davis
Preceded by
Montgomery Sicard
Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance
12 Feb, 1890[3] – 28 Jan, 1893[4][Inference]
Succeeded by
William T. Sampson
Preceded by
Arthur P. Nazro
Captain of U.S.S. New Orleans
18 Apr, 1898[5] – Feb, 1899[6]
Succeeded by
Edwin Longnecker
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of U.S.S. Kearsarge
20 Feb, 1900 – May, 1901[7]
Succeeded by
Bowman H. McCalla
Preceded by
Yates Stirling
Commander-in-Chief, Asiatic Fleet
23 Mar, 1905
Succeeded by
Charles J. Train

Footnotes

  1. Register of Officers, 1900. p. 8.
  2. Register of Officers, 1887. p. 10.
  3. Register of Officers, 1892. pp. 8-9.
  4. Register of Officers, 1895. pp. 6-7.
  5. List and Station, July 1898. pp. 5, 67.
  6. Records of Living Officers (7th ed). pp. 102-3.
  7. Register of Officers, 1903. p. 8.