Victor of Manila Bay: Commodore George Dewey: Admiral George Dewey, USN

Victor of Manila Bay: Commodore George Dewey: Admiral George Dewey, USN

Commodore George Dewey during the Spanish-American war. He returned to America to a hero's welcome, and by act of Congress was promoted to the special rank of Admiral of the Navy in 1903 with his date of rank retroactive to 1899.

Commodore George Dewey during the Spanish-American war. He returned to America to a hero's welcome, and by act of Congress was promoted to the special rank of Admiral of the Navy in 1903 with his date of rank retroactive to 1899.

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USS Olympia (C-6) - A Chinese Steward pictured on board Olympia, circa 1898. In May 1898, Olympia was Admiral George Dewey's flagship and participated in the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War. Cynotype print, photographed by George Grantham, New York City, New York.  U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

USS Olympia (C-6) - A Chinese Steward pictured on board Olympia, circa 1898. In May 1898, Olympia was Admiral George Dewey's flagship and participated in the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War. Cynotype print, photographed by George Grantham, New York City, New York. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.

Original 1898 EAPG Flint Glass "Admiral George Dewey" Commemorative Pitcher by WNYTradingCo on Etsy

Original 1898 EAPG Flint Glass "Admiral George Dewey" Commemorative Pitcher by WNYTradingCo on Etsy

Admiral George Dewey (1837-1917). Admiral of the Navy. The only person in U.S. history to have attained the rank. He is best known for his victory at the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War.

Admiral George Dewey (1837-1917). Admiral of the Navy. The only person in U.S. history to have attained the rank. He is best known for his victory at the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War.

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Four-Cent Navy Stamp: William Sampson, George Dewey, and Winfield Scott Schley (1937)

Four-Cent Navy Stamp: William Sampson, George Dewey, and Winfield Scott Schley (1937)

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Drink When Ready Gridley - Admiral George Dewey

Drink When Ready Gridley - Admiral George Dewey

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