Lieutenant John P. J. Augur. Born March 31, 1852. Appointed a Cadet Midshipman, September 26, 1866. Graduated, June 7, 1870. Served on board the Brooklyn and Plymouth, European Squadron, from July, 1870, to June, 1873. Commissioned an Ensign, July 13, 1871. Served on board Powhatan, North Atlantic Squadron, from September, 1873, to October, 1874. Commissioned a Master, July 22, 1874. Served on board Kearsarge and Tennessee, Asiatic Squadron, from April, 1875, to July, 1878. Ordered to Nautical Almanac Office, September, 1878. Ordered to Alliance, North Atlantic Squadron, December 19, 1879. Commissioned a Lieutenant, January 4, 1881. Detached from Alliance on May 12, 1883. Ordered to receiving ship Colorado, September 17, 1883, and on October 23 was detached and placed on waiting orders. December 8, 1883, was granted one year’s sick leave. He died at New York on January 9, 1884. Sea service, ten years and ten months. Shore duty, four years and one month. Total service, seventeen years and three months.
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