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John Cummings Howell
|Born||November 24, 1819|
|Died||September 12, 1892 (aged 72)|
Cheriton Road Cemetery,
|Service/||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1836–1881|
John Cummings Howell (24 November 1819 – 12 September 1892) was an officer in the United States Navy during the American Civil War. He rose to the rank of rear admiral and late in his career was commander-in-chief of the North Atlantic Squadron and then of the European Squadron.
- Hamersly, p. 29.
- Adm John C. Howell at Find-a-Grave
- Naval History and Heritage Command: Navy Officers 1798–1900: H
- Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships: Tahoma
- Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships: Nereus
- Rentfrow, p. 35.
- Rentfrow, pp. 4-5
- Hamersly, Lewis Randolph. The Records of Living Officers of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, Fourth Edition. Philadelphia: L. R. Hamersly & Co., 1890.
- Rentfrow, James C. Home Squadron: The U.S. Navy on the North Atlantic Station. Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 2014. ISBN 978-1-61251-447-5.
Stephen D. Trenchard
| Commander-in-Chief, North Atlantic Squadron
September 1878–January 1879
Robert H. Wyman
William E. Le Roy
| Commander-in-Chief, European Squadron
February 1879–16 September 1881
James W. Nicholson
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