CHARLES J. MCDOUGAL, CDR, USN
Charles McDougal '56
Date of birth: January 30, 1837
Date of death: March 28, 1881
The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.
From Find A Grave:
Husband of Kate Coffee they were married on August 22, 1866.
Father of Kate Coffee, Elizabeth "Bessie" Mitchell, Caroline "Carrie" Marian, Infant, and Douglas Cassell McDougal.
Son of David Stockton McDougal and Caroline M. Sterrett.
Info from Mare Island Historical Society is that he drowned in Cape Mendocino, California. Info from N Gray & Co funeral home in San Francisco states he died in Humboldt Bay due to trying to land in surf boat
Acting Midshipman, 26 May, 1852. Midshipman, 1 October, 1856. Passed Midshipman, 29 April, 1859. Master, 5 September, 1859. Lieutenant, 23 January, 1861. Lieutenant Commander, 16 November, 1862. Commander, 19 January, 1871. Died 28 March, 1881.