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REAR ADMIRAL SAMUEL FRANCIS DU PONT
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Samuel Francis Du Pont (September 27, 1803 – June 23, 1865) was an American naval officer who achieved the rank of Rear Admiral in the United States Navy, and a member of the prominent Du Pont family; he was the only member of his generation to use a capital D. He served prominently during the Mexican-American War and the Civil War, was superintendent of the United States Naval Academy, and made significant contributions to the modernization of the U.S. Navy.
Place of birth Bayonne, New Jersey
Place of death Philadelphia
Place of burial Greenville, Delaware
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Department of the Navy Seal.svg United States Navy
Years of service 1815–1865
Rank Rear Admiral
Commands held Warren
Grampus
Perry
Congress
Cyane
Minnesota
South Atlantic Blockading Squadron
Battles/wars Mexican–American War
American Civil War
Relations Du Pont family
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