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.
There is no cause of death given.
Midshipman, 10 September, 1841. Passed Midshipman, 10 August, 1847. Acting Master, 17 January, 1848. Died 4 February, 1850.
He was born in, and appointed to the Naval Academy from, Maryland.
He was aboard USS Constitution when that ship was placed in commission on June 22, 1842.