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1860 - Captain Henry Benjamin Nones, USRM
221216-G-G0000-005.JPG Photo By: USCG Historian's Office

Unknown - Henry B. Nones was born in 1804 in Virginia. He entered the Revenue Marine with an appointment as a Second Lieutenant on 15 June 1831. Though involved with numerous rescues, Captain Nones was most famous for commanding the Revenue Cutter Forward throughout the cutter's distinguished career between 1841-1865, including combat action in the Mexican War and throughout the Civil War. During the Mexican War, the Forward under Captain Nones led the attack on Alvarado and Tabasco and played a major part in the blockade of the Mexican port of Vera Cruz. He died in 1868. From: "RCS - Uniforms" subject file; USCG Historian's Office Special Collections & Library.


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