JAMES H. SOMERVILLE, PASSED MIDN, USN
James Somerville '47
Date of birth: unknown
Date of death: February 4, 1850
The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.
Life & Loss
Unable to find any details about James' life or loss. He is buried in Florida.
He was born in, and appointed to the Naval Academy from, Maryland.
Midshipman, 10 September, 1841. Passed Midshipman, 10 August, 1847. Acting Master, 17 January, 1848. Died 4 February, 1850.
He was aboard USS Constitution when that ship was placed in commission on June 22, 1842.