naval_promotions: Promotions of U.S. Navy officers, 1798-1849

Description Usage Format Variables Author(s) References Examples

Description

This dataset contains records of the careers of officers of the line in the United States Navy who became midshipmen between 1798 and 1849. It lists the dates at which officers were promoted to the ranks of midshipment, lieutenant, master commandament, and captain.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 5,705 observations of 4 variables.

Variables

Author(s)

Abby Mullen, Northeastern University

Edward W. Callahan

References

This data was compiled by Abby Mullen from Edward W. Callahan, Officers of the Continental and U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, 1775-1900 (New York: L. R. Hamersly, 1901), made available via the Naval Historical Center, http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/NHC/Callahan/index.htm. See Mullen's blog post about compiling the data, "Database of Officers of the Line," abbymullen.org, January 5, 2013.

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