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CARPENDER, Edward William, naval officer, born in Brooklyn, New York, 28 January, 1797; died in Shrewsbury, New Jersey, 16 May, 1877. He was appointed midshipman from New York in the United States navy on 10 July, 1813, and in 1825 received his commission as lieutenant. He served in the Mediterranean squadron in 1827, on the sloop "Falmouth" in the West India squadron in 1829-'30, at the rendezvous in Boston in 1833-'4, and on the frigate "Constitution" in the Pacific squadron in 1840. He received his commission as commander in 1841, and was stationed at the Norfolk navy-yard in 1845, and at the New York navy-yard in 1852. He was placed on the reserved list in 1855, and became commodore in 1862. During 1864-'5 he was prize commissioner at Key West, Florida, subsequent to which he retired to Shrewsbury, New Jersey, where he spent the last years of his life.
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