Royal Bird Bradford

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Rear Admiral Royal Bird Bradford, U.S.N. (22 July, 1844 – 4 August, 1914) served in the United States Navy.

Life & Career

Bradford died at Chelsea Naval Hospital in Massachusetts of dropsy.[1]

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of U.S.S. Bennington
20 Jun, 1891
Succeeded by
Kossuth Niles
Preceded by
French E. Chadwick
Chief of Bureau of Equipment
1898 – 1903
Succeeded by
George A. Converse
Preceded by
George A. Converse
Captain of U.S.S. Illinois
27 Oct, 1903[2] – 7 Nov, 1904[Inference]
Succeeded by
John A. Rodgers


  1. New York Times obituary.
  2. Register of Officers, 1904. p. 8.